40 years ago, Jan. 4, 1973
From the Country Echo
(photo) Fritz’s final resting spot-Taxidermist Bill Nagel straightens Fritz’s neck in Spike’s Barber Shop in Pine River. Fritz has lived in Pine River the past year but died this fall from an unknown cause. The Pine River Sportsman’s Club asked Nagel to mount the huge swan. The bird’s total wing span is 98 inches.