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Pages from the Past for August 22, 2013

75 years ago, Aug. 25, 1938

From the Pine River Journal

For the fourth consecutive year, residents from Pine River and neighboring towns who were once neighbors in Murray County, gathered to renew old friendships at a good old fashioned picnic dinner on Norway Lake Sunday.

(headline) Gov. Benson to Speak At Fair Sat.

50 years ago, Aug. 23, 1963

From the Pine River Journal

Special meeting of the village Council called at 7 p.m. August 1, 1963. Purpose of meeting: To decide what is to be done about Village Pick-up; whether to repair or call for bids on new unit.

(headline) Cass County Fair Attendance Reached Four Thousand Mark

25 years ago, Aug. 25, 1988

From the Pine River Journal

Woodsman save that tree

Touch Not a single bough

In Youth it sheltered me---

The same thing might be said in Pine River this past week as the news suddenly dawned on the city dwellers that the stately old maple trees which grace the boulevard in front of the clinic and library might be a sacrifice for the new highway construction.

10 years ago, Aug. 21 2003

From the Pine River Journal

(headline) New Pine River officer may have saved Brogle’s life

With celebrations for the city of Crosslake’s 100th birthday in full swing, the Crosslake Area HIstorical Society sponsored a panel of long-time residents to introduce some of the younger generations to the city’s rich and vibrant history.

Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
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