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Pages from the Past - October 3, 2013

75 years ago, Oct. 7 1938

From the Pine River Journal

(ad) Dance Every Nite — At — Welcome Inn, 2 Miles East of Pine River.

50 years ago, Oct. 4, 1963

From the Pine River Journal

While a certain lucky fellow is out this week picking cranberries in the wet, soggy bogs — a pastime known to be an October undertaking — here is word of another resident raspberry picking.

The Good Samaritan Home will observe its fifth anniversary with special services and a program Sunday, Oct. 6,

25 years ago, Oct. 6, 1988

From the Pine River Journal

(Photo) Pine River royalty: Princess Cheri Rowell, Queen Rhonda Orth, King Cory Richards, Prince Pat Tulenchik, Mary Austad and Andy Merritt.

1988 Backus High School homecoming queen and king: Stephanie Walberg and Courtney Borman.

10 years ago, Oct. 2, 2003

From the Pine River Journal

Pine River-Backus homecoming queen Ashley Tulenchik and king Travis Orth lead the homecoming parade Sept. 26.

Lacie Schaffer, left, and Amanda Knutson, Pine River, took first place in the duet competition at the Minnesota State Fair, hosted by the Minnesota Bluegrass and Old Time Music Association.

Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
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