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Pages from the Past: June 13, 2019

 60 years ago, June 10, 1959

(Headline) Car with seven passengers overturns on highway Wednesday

Seven persons miraculously escaped severe injury Wednesday when the car in which they were riding left the road and overturned two miles south of Pine River on Highway 371.

50 years ago, June 12, 1969

(Photo) Pictured above is the scene that greeted Mr. and Mrs. Russell Tulenchik following a recent thunderstorm on Saturday, May 31.

The 26 head of Holstein cattle had evidently taken shelter under the tree and were all killed by a bolt of lightning.

25 years ago, June 9, 1994

When Mary Koep of Crow Wing County came out publicly in support of moving the Kitchigami Regional Library from Pine River to Brainerd, the Pine River library board members got the kick in the pants they needed to make sure the regional library center stays in their backyard.

10 years ago, June 11, 2009

(Headline) Carl's Market and Jerry's SuperValu merge

(Headline) Backus woman wins day of pampering and shopping; family nominates Lorraine Steffen for prize

- Compiled by Travis Grimler, Staff Writer