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Pages from the Past - May 1

75 years ago, May 5, 1938

From the Pine River Journal

(Headline) Council accepts Armory from state Tuesday

A timber fire, which was started by a spark from a steam tractor furnishing the power for a lumber mill owned by Jerry Hall, put a large swath through Bungo Township Tuesday.

50 years ago, May 1, 1964

From the Pine River Journal

The May meeting of the PTA will be held in conjunction with the annual style show of Pine River High School under the direction of Miss Rita Hanneson and Mrs. Lillion Ailie.

(Headline) Hackensack Drive-In Cafe changes hands

Mrs. C.O. Darby announced this week that she has sold her drive-in cafe in Hackensack to Mr. and Mrs. R.D. Lamser.

25 years ago, May 4, 1989

From the Pine River Journal

(Photo) Leo Hovey of Hovey’s Studio and Gallery of Pine River has again won a national award for his photography.

(Photo) Recognized during the Day for Women sponsored by the Homemakers Clubs of Cass County were, standing from left, Dolly Pollock, Dorothy Vollman, Mary Norton, Kathy (Deml) Goetz and Marie Ware; seated, Amy Fuhrman, left, and Madeline Hempstead.

10 years ago, May 6, 2004

From the Pine River Journal

(Headline) Army Reservist CB Finley returns to Pine River after spending 15 months in Iraq

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