Pages from the Past: April 13, 2022

A look at the past from the pages of the Pine River Journal weekly newspaper

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60 years ago, April 13, 1962

(Headline) Steps taken to form Civil Air Patrol here

(Headline) Christy's Plumbing to salute local business men.

50 years ago, April 13, 1972

(Headline) Pine River school lunch menu


Monday: macaroni and cheese, meat slice, buttered beets, peaches, spice cake, plain and peanut butter sandwiches, milk.

William Torgerson, 71, Deerwood, died Sunday, April 7, 1972, at the University Hospital.

25 years ago, April 10, 1997

(Headline) Land donated for Backus Head Start center: Zaffke family offers to give property located near school for building

(Headline) Bids in for P.R. treatment plant

10 years ago, April 12, 2012

(Photo) Erik and Melanie Lindquist, of Pine River, pose with Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton following his signing a bill into law April 5 that all buses manufactured for use in Minnesota after Jan. 1, 2013, be equipped with a "crossing gate" safety arm.

(Headline) Pine River laundromat underway


- Compiled by Travis Grimler, Staff Writer

Travis Grimler began work at the Echo Journal Jan. 2 of 2013 while the publication was still split in two as the Pine River Journal and Lake Country Echo. He is a full time reporter/photographer/videographer for the paper and operates primarily out of the northern stretch of the coverage area (Hackensack to Jenkins).
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