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Pages from the Past - January 30

75 years ago, Jan. 27, 1938

From the Pine River Journal

Pine River Lady Has Interesting Collection of Buttons

Seven Eskimo dogs, a snow sled, three men and six pups mushed into town about noon Thursday.

50 years ago, Jan. 31, 1964

From the Pine River Journal

(Headline) Recreation Parlor Sold To “Sparky” Zeglen

25 years ago, Jan. 26, 1989

From the Pine River Journal

(Headline) Backus moves to improve liquor store profits

Members of the Backus City Council met Jan. 23 for a special meeting to discuss concerns about declining liquor store profits.

10 years ago, Jan. 29, 2004

From the Pine River Journal

As temperatures dip into the negatives in the lake country, some Backus residents are enjoying a heat wave thanks to a new business in town. All-Star Fitness and Tan Center, located just north of the American Legion on Highway 371 in Backus, celebrated its grand opening last week with an open house and free guest passes for all.

Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
I've worked at the Brainerd Dispatch with various duties since Dec. 7, 1983. Starting off as an Ad Designer and currently Director of Audience Development. The Dispatch has been an interesting and challenging place to work. I'm fortunate to have made many friends, both co-workers and customers.
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