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Pages from the Past - December 12


75 years ago, Dec. 9, 1938

From the Pine River Journal

The annual fishing contest sponsored each year by the Hill Hardware Store ended in November, with many fine entries.

In the northern pike division, Vernon Erickson won first prize with a 16-pound, 4-ounce catch in Stewart Lake, receiving a Union solid steel fishing rod.

50 years ago, Dec. 13, 1963

From the Pine River Journal

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