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Pages from the Past - June 19

75 years ago, June 16, 1939

From the Pine River Journal

(Headline) Pioneer Pine River merchant retires.

A business transaction was completed Tuesday, whereby Mr. Arthur Zigmund of Hope, N. D., purchased the entire stock and good will of the Lindberg Store.

Ware lad missing since Saturday; no clues found as search is reorganized under military direction.

50 years ago, June 19, 1964

From the Pine River Journal

(Headline) Torske's Cafe suffers damage in Monday fire

(Photo) "Get on the Milk Wagon" was the slogan used by the Clover Hill 4-H Club for its float, sponsored by Jim Gearey of the Gamble Discount Center.

25 years ago, June 15, 1989

From the Pine River Journal

(Headline) Swans may not return to Pine River

(Headline) Anderson brothers follow dad's footsteps at Carl's

(Headline) Jewelry store moves as part of expansion

10 years ago, June 17, 2004

From the Pine River Journal

(Headline) PR-Backus superintendent contract offered to local principal Cathy Bettino

After going through five superintendent searches in 10 years, the Pine River-Backus School Board chose potential longevity over experience in offering a contract to first-time superintendent Cathy Bettino on June 10.