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Pages from the Past for March 13, 2014

75 years ago, Jan. 27, 1938

From the Pine River Journal

(Headline) Terrible Turks to Play Galloping consumptives

When these two teams meet, there will be several members of the janitorial staff to scrape up broken legs.

Pine River has been buzzing with news of the confessed kidnapper and slaying of Chas. Ross, wealthy Chicagoan, the past week, probably due to the closeness of the killer’s activities, which were in the vicinity of Pine River for about two weeks.

50 years ago, March, 13, 1964

From the Pine River Journal

(Headline) Plans for new school to be explained at Pequot Lakes Tuesday

Farmers intending to burn meadows are reminded that the best time to do so is while snow is still on the ground in the woods.

25 years ago, March, 9, 1989

From the Pine River Journal

(Headline) Pine River drops annexation

(Advertisement) Apple pays cash back on these (huge printers and accessories). When you buy one of these. (Macintosh II, Macintosh SE, Apple 11gs, Macintosh IIx)

10 years ago, March, 11, 2004

From the Pine River Journal

Election 2004. Governing from the grassroots. Area DFLers turn out in record numbers. If rural Cass DFLers have their way, Bush is history. Republican turnout “higher than expected.” Republicans call for gay marriage ban, UN withdrawal.

Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
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