60 years ago, May 20, 1960

(Photo) Mel Johnson of Pine River, Minn., is shown with some striped marlin that he and his party caught while fishing in the Pacific Ocean about 40 miles off the shore of Mazatlan, Mexico.

(Photo) Chairman Glen M. Leverington and Clerk Verna L. Klein of the Pine River Board of Education sign part of the $400,000 school building bonds of 1960 for the district as Superintendent Filibeck watches.

50 years ago, May 21, 1970

(Headline) Thursday car crash kills two local men

Incumbents Elna Collins and George Coughlin were successful in their bid for re-election to the Pine River-Backus School Board here Tuesday resisting the challenge of Kelly Anderson who had also filed as a candidate for election

25 years ago, May 18, 1995

(Headline) Native son has computer book published

Tom Farrell, assistant professor of business and information systems at Dakota State University in Madison, S.D., has had his first textbook published by Que College.

(Headline) Plane crashes in Breezy

He was lucky. He didn't buy the farm.

- Compiled by Travis Grimler, Staff Writer