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Pages from the Past - April 17

75 years ago, April 21, 1939

From the Pine River Journal

(Headline) Jim Ware and Ted Howe win firsts in Old Time contest

The Old Time Fiddler’s and Accordion Player’s contest sponsored by the VFW at the local armory Saturday evening proved quite successful, considering the fact that the contest had been postponed and road conditions were not the best.

50 years ago, April 17, 1964

From the Pine River Journal

In an effort to interest Cass County girls and boys in demonstrating on Dairy Day, two local girls, Dolores and Nancy Norman of the Pine Valley Pioneers 4-H Club, will appear on KNMT Television Tuesday afternoon, April 21, at 4:30 to give important tips for successful demonstrations.

25 years ago, Jan. 26, 1989

From the Pine River Journal

(Headline) Kelly Hulke Artist creates patriotic mural for city hall.

Additional space needs in both the elementary and high school in Pine River were outlined by Colleen Adrian on behalf of the District Facility Committee at the April 17 meeting of the Pine River School Board.

10 years ago, April 15, 2004

From the Pine River Journal

Pine River’s claim to fame: Scrat the amazing, hanging squirrel.

Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
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