Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Maple Hill Lutheran Church will host a Fall & Deer Hunters Dinner from 4:30-7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 8, on opening day of the firearms deer season. The meal will include meatloaf, real mashed potatoes and gravy, French cut green beans, salad, rolls and dessert. A freewill donation will be accepted. All are invited. The church is four miles west of Pine River on County Road 2, then five miles south on County Road 26, or south of Pine River on County Road 1 to County Road 28 and west three miles to County Road 26 and north one mile. For more information, call 218-587-2366.
Join Larry Tillemans and the producer of "The Typist" for a special viewing followed by a question-and-answer session and refreshments at 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 6, at Crosslake Lutheran Church. "The Typist," an Emmy Award-winning documentary, follows the life and work of Tillemans, the last living clerk-typist from the Nuremberg Trials. As a sergeant in the U.S.
Earn cash for your candy and support a soldier. This Halloween, trick-or-treaters may bring their excess candy to Nisswa Smiles and receive $1 per pound. "Kids can still have all of the fun of trick-or-treating, and now their piggy banks will benefit as well," said Dr. Luke Waln. "The practice chose to participate in the Halloween Candy Buy Back to help parents that want to limit the amount of damage that can be done to their children's teeth. We want to encourage and teach preventative care to save your smile." Candy will be collected at Nisswa Smiles from 4-6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 3.
The eighth annual Hunters Feast will run from 5-7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 8, at Community Church of Walker. Hunters who bring their hunting license will save $2. Dinner will include chicken and ribs. Community Church of Walker is at Highway 371 and Tianna Drive.
The Brainerd Christian Women's Connection (BCWC) invites guests to the group's Christmas in November Luncheon & Silent Auction Women's Day Out Event from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 7, at the Brainerd Public Library. Michelle Oie will be the guest speaker on the topic, "Have you found your passion in life?" Paul Welch, program director from Breath of Life Adult Day Service, also will be a guest speaker. The event will include lunch, a silent auction fundraiser and door prizes. Cost is $20. Scholarships are no longer available.
40 years ago, Oct. 31, 1974 The Pequot Lakes Indians football team finished the season in fine fashion by thumping Northome 44-0. Enrollment in the University of Minnesota's College of Agriculture has increased 16 percent compared to fall 1973. 30 years ago, Nov. 1, 1984 It failed in the late 1970s, but the Pequot Lakes City Council voted to put it before the voters for another try: Sunday liquor in Pequot Lakes. (Headline) Good Samaritan's anniversary balloons found on South Dakota landscape 20 years ago, Nov.
Jamie Ledin and Dijon Bouchard announce their engagement. Parents are Charles and Sue Bouchard from Pequot Lakes, and Tom and Colleen Ledin from Crosslake.
Pequot Lakes Consolidated School in 1943 had an attendance of 287 pupils, of whom 142 were in High School. Faculty members were: Super Intendent C.A. McLaird; Principal, Mrs. Rosa Beck; English, Marjorie Skolness and Jeanette Scriver; Industrial Tr., Otto Ursin; Social Science, Genevieve Bayle; Junior H.S., Marie Normandin; Commercial, Mrs. Agnes Immel; Grades 5-6, Mabel Struck; 4-5, Mrs. Lillian Monson; 2-3, Mrs. Agnes Anderson; 1-2, Alice Benson.
60 years ago, Oct. 9, 1954 (Headline) Need exists for improved industrial arts department at local high school At present, our industrial arts department at Pine River School is severely outmoded, overcrowded and inadequate. The need for a new and modern department has been growing for several years. 50 years ago, Oct. 30, 1964 (Headline) Cattle rustling investigated by sheriff in recent incidents Sheriff Simpson of Cass County has had cattle rustling added to other investigations made by his office. 25 years ago, Oct.
State Sen. Carrie Ruud, R-Breezy Point, recently attended the annual Great Lakes Commission (GLC) meeting in Buffalo, N.Y. The annual meeting brings together commission members from Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin along with the Canadian provinces of Ontario and Quebec. Also attending from Minnesota were Sen. Ann Rest and Lt. Gov. Yvonne Prettner Solon. The GLC unveiled a report on oil transportation in the Great Lakes region.