Pages from the Past: April 16, 2020

April 15 1960

60 years ago, April 15, 1960

(Headline) Pine Haven Resort sold this week to Omaha couple

(Headline) Junk Jalopy sinks Tuesday; Harris Zigmund wins prize

The old Jalopy seen for the past few weeks on the ice above the Pine River Dam finally broke through and sank at 6:13 p.m. Tuesday evening, April 12.

50 years ago, April 16, 1970


(Headline) Ground breaking at Pleasant Hills for new community church

(Headline) Richard Weiss escapes serious injury in crash

25 years ago, April 13, 1995

(Headline) 2 apprehended at high school dance

Two people were arrested after brandishing deadly weapons on school grounds at a dance held at Pine River-Backus Schools April 14.

10 years ago, April 22, 2010

(Headline) Thrifty Living Thrift Store is new business

(Headline) Hannah Zaske is Miss Pine River


- 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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