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Pages from the Past: Feb. 20 2014

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75 years ago, Jan. 27, 1938

From the Pine River Journal

The local basketeers played their best game of the season Friday evening, when they nosed out Pequot 15-14.

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(Headline) Temp. drops to 40 below; coldest this winter

50 years ago, Feb. 21, 1964

From the Pine River Journal

(Headline) Former Pine River teacher named to Augsburg Post recently

A Minneapolis insurance man and former school teacher, Kenneth P. Fagerlie, has been named vice president for development of Augsburg College, President Oscar A. Anderson announced recently.

25 years ago, Feb. 16, 1989

From the Pine River Journal

A motion “directing the administration and joint powers committee of the Backus and Pine River school districts to compile data ... develop timelines toward a pairing/sharing agreement” was passed in an effort to satisfy recommendations of the Legislative Auditor’s Report.

Hackensack chainsaw artist Jerry Faber has unveiled his creation of three whales, a work that will be donated to the Soviet Union as a goodwill gift.

10 years ago, Feb. 19, 2004

From the Pine River Journal

The city of Pine River will finally have a place to take cats and dogs found wandering within city limits without taxing its police force.

(Headline) Frigid weather prompts parental concerns for students’ safety.

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