40 years ago - Nov. 24, 1977

(Headline) First major storm of the season closes Echoland schools

Director Rod Pitstick, of HVC, announced last Friday that Heartland Vocational Center will construct a building to provide office space, classrooms, and construction laboratory on the Pine River School site.

30 years ago - Nov. 27, 1987

(Photo) Rubble is all that remains of the railroad bridge across the Pine River, as the salvage crew races southward to Brainerd before the snow flies.

(Headline) Five unit development OK'd in Crosslake

(Headline) Thiede named chairman of board assigned to educate public on U.S. Constitution

20 years ago - Nov. 28, 1997

(Headline) Bi-Lingual opportunities: German, Spanish now offered at Pequot schools

(Headline) Tap beer will flow no more: Last day at Pine River's municipal bar is Nov. 29

(Headline) Pequot, Pine River to play at Target Center

10 years ago - Nov. 22, 2007

(Headline) Save Nisswa School: Community bands together to fight for its school

(Headline) Sled dogs don't need snow to race: Mushers compete in dryland events at BIR

Construction has begun on the Crosslake senior assisted living development project, Golden Horizons.

- Compiled by Theresa Bourke, Staff Writer