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Pages from the Past-Feb. 16, 2017

60 years ago, Feb. 15, 1957

(Headline) Staimbrook Implement Co. building shaken by Saturday eve explosion

Shortly after 6:30 p.m. Saturday evening, people uptown heard a definite explosion and felt a considerable jar.

50 years ago, Feb. 17, 1967

(Headline) Officer Sorenson solves January church robbery here

Quiet sleuthing by Pine River Officer Sorenson led to the solving of a church robbery which occurred here on Jan. 19 of this year.

25 years ago, Feb. 20, 1992

(Headline) Liquor store fate pending

The days of a city-owned liquor store in Backus may be numbered.

(Advertisement) While at Papa Dad's register to win a free dinner for 4.

10 years ago, Feb. 15, 2007

(Headline) Cass to advocate for extension service

(Photo) Lotsa Stuff store opens

- Compiled by Travis Grimler, Staff Writer