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Pages from the Past - April 24

75 years ago, April 28, 1938

From the Pine River Journal

Arvid Lundin, clerk of the village council, received word last week that legislation was passed whereby the state could deed the local armory to the village. In other words, the armory comes to the village as a gift.

The local Post of the VFW will sponsor a popularity contest in conjunction with the ticket sales for its convention dance to be held June 10.

50 years ago, April 24, 1964

From the Pine River Journal

(Advertisement) TODAY Minnesota Iron Mining Families Will Eat ... 4,657 pounds of poultry.

25 years ago, April 27, 1989

From the Pine River Journal

(Headline) Newspaperwoman Amy receives Service Award

(Headline) Backus prom ‘chemical-free’

(Headline) Nystrom to close drug store

10 years ago, April 22, 2004

From the Pine River Journal

(Headline) Prayers will continue for Dru Sjodin family

As a daughter of the lake country, Dru Sjodin was the focus of everybody’s prayers.

(Headline) Twin brothers Steven and Andrew Wheeler earn Boy Scout Eagle Award, make their mark on Mule Lake Wildlife Management Area

Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
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