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Pages from the Past - August 28

50 years ago, Aug. 28, 1964

(Headline) Olin Rexall Drug grand opening today & Saturday

Ben and Terry Olin will have the grand opening of their new Rexall Drug Store Friday and Saturday, Aug. 28 and 29.

25 years ago, Aug. 31, 1989

(Headline) Ponto returns zoning duties to county

After 85 years, the city of Jenkins, once a "boom town," still offers the potential for progress even though its one-time population of 500 and numerous places of business have decreased to 148 and a handful of business establishments.

(Headline) Wilson Junction celebrates opening

10 years ago, Aug. 26, 2004

(Headline) A Cut Above

It has been 30 years since Jim Sheeha first stepped foot into Pine River and started cutting hair for local residents. He moved to the area from Mankato, looking for an escape from the big city life and a quiet place to raise his children.