Pages from the Past: April 28, 2021

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

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60 years ago, April 28, 1961

(Advertisement) Ultra mod. home, about 2 1/2 mi. Pine River on Norway Lake, 3 bedrooms, full bath and shower, huge living room, fireplace, kitchen with dining area, many built-ins and closets, automatic oil furnace, large 112 foot lot, sand beach, garage, extras included. Good year round road, school bus, mail etc. Asking $12,500

(Photo) Pine River's new junior-senior high school building now is nearing completion and will be ready for next fall's school term. The building without furnishings will cost $825,000.

50 years ago, April 29, 1971

(Headline) Dick Houston finishes business management course at Hopkins


25 years ago, April 25, 1996

(Headline) Turnout meager for Pequot mascot vote

The public was invited into the school to cast their ballot for one of four mascot choices. Ten ballots were cast.

10 years ago, April 28, 2010

(Photo) Hundreds of pelicans recently gathered on the Pine River along River Road/32nd Street Southwest.

- 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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