Pages from the Past: April 30, 2020

A moose in Nisswa. Submitted Photo

60 years ago, April 30, 1960

(Headline) Green thumb crew manufactures tornado warning system here

The Crow Wing County Sheriff’s Department Monday night arrested a man who had escaped a short time ago from the Hibbing city jail.

50 years ago, April 29, 1970

(Headline) Pine River Fire Dept. will give away Chevrolet Corvair


25 years ago, April 27, 1995

(Headline) Backus honored for wastewater treatment

(Photo) The DNR craft winds its way through the ice toward the moose during the rescue operation on Edna Lake near Nisswa, April 20.

(Headline) Harlan Houg to retire following 46 years with Gardiner Hardware

10 years ago, April 29, 2010

(Headline) Good Samaritan Society has five 100-plus year olds: Alice Paulson and Vera Petrie reflect

(Headline) Gravdahl receives chamber award

- 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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