60 years ago, Sept. 11, 1959
Backus High School enrollment was unexpectedly increased by 30 pupils this year with the enrollment of 30 pupils from the Hackensack district, which disbanded its high school this year.
50 years ago, Sept. 11, 1969
(Advertisement) Hardwood smoked, picnic hams, 84 cents/lb
25 years ago, Sept. 8, 1994
(Headline) Pine River-Backus enrollment up to 1,337
(Headline) Pine River, Park Rapids already respond
Proposals sought for regional library site
10 years ago, Sept. 10, 2009
(Photo) Kolton Cusey, 13, of Backus, poses with Malawian youth during his Teen Missions International trip this summer.
(Photo) Good Samaritan Society-Pine River Care Center residents gathered to watch the start of the fifth annual Good Sam Motorcycle Ride fundraiser on Aug. 29.
- Compiled by Travis Grimler, Staff Writer