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Pages from the Past - May 23, 2019

60 years ago, May 22, 1959

(Photos) In the top picture, earth is being moved by Charles Heino and his Back-Hoe ditch digger as the first step toward the erection of a new store building by Walter Silbaugh, of G.&G. Store.

The second picture shows Mr. Paul Evard and Mr. Erwin Griep standing in front of the Evard building on Main Street, which was completed when plate glass windows were installed last week.

(Headline) Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Soeth new owners of Pine River Launderette

50 years ago, May 22, 1969

(Advertisement) Zaffke's Greenhouse, Mrs. Aaron Zaffke Sr., Backus, Minnesota on Hwy 371, Vegetable and Flower Plants, the best at reasonable prices, no Sunday sales

A retirement party is to be held for Henry Hagen, Cass County agricultural agent for the past 26 years, on Sunday.

25 years ago, May 19, 1994

(Headline) PR-B 6th grade boys qualify for championship

(Photo) Front, left to right, Brandon Schwegel, Joe Bueckers, Adam Nelson, Matt Bangston. Back, Ben Morse, Devlon Ingberg, Jason Norman, Paul Puleo.

10 years ago, May 28, 2009

(Headline) Depot construction starts soon

(Headline) Longville follows Jenkins' lead with community garden

- Compiled by Travis Grimler, Staff Writer