60 years ago, Aug. 14, 1959

(Photo) Del Birk Jr. catches prize bass in Norway Lake.

50 years ago, Aug. 14, 1969

(Photo) The remains of the Bill Sawyer home in the foreground indicate how narrowly the Sawyers escaped with their lives, as they took refuge in a corner of this basement home while the storm passed overhead.

25 years ago, Aug. 11, 1994

Plans for a park along the Paul Bunyan Trail were considered by the Economic Development Committee at a meeting Aug. 5.

(Letters) Local author Don Dabill and wife Myrle, who wrote and illustrated (respectively) the book “We Still Like It Here” sent copies to Gov. Arne Carlson and Twins’ owner Carl Pohlad as gifts. Below are their responses from these individuals.

(Headline) Ray Charles walks off WE Fest stage; cool mist cuts concert short

10 years ago, Aug. 13, 2009

(Photo) The morning of Aug. 11 was a big day for Pine River as its historic train depot was moved from its original location to what will be its future home.

(Advertisement) 25th anniversary, Merritt Jewelers in Pequot Lakes

- Compiled by Travis Grimler, Staff Writer