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Pages from the Past for September 26, 2013

75 years ago, Sept. 30, 1938

From the Pine River Journal

This issue of the Journal contains an ordinance passed by the village council to safeguard the community against impure milk.

DR. L.W. Foker of the State Board of Health met with village officers, members of the school board and local physicians Wednesday evening to make arrangements for an intelligent method of culturing and inoculating for diptheria, which broke out in this community recently.

50 years ago, Sept. 27, 1963

From the Pine River Journal

A rash of accidents has plagued the area during the past week, with varying degree of injury and damage.

Cass County citizens approved the new jail bond issue by better than a 3-1 majority in the balloting on Tuesday. Total vote for the county was 2,000 yes and 537 no.

25 years ago, Sept. 29, 1988

From the Pine River Journal

No sooner had the fresh tar been laid on the south side of Barclay Avenue than these tracks appeared! You know how kids are about wet cement!

The maples by the library went down in all their majesty as Mike Rollins and crew removed them Sunday.

10 years ago, Sept. 25, 2003

From the Pine River Journal

A bomb scare inside the Breezy Point Resort gates forced an evacuation of the entire Breezy Point Inn and Suites complex Tuesday afternoon.

Backus Police Chief Dale Vredenburg was injured Saturday night when his efforts to apprehend a man on an all-terrain vehicle resulted in an alleged assault on Vredenburg.

Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
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