Pages from the Past: Aug. 20, 2020

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50 years ago, Aug. 20, 1970

The 65th Cass County Fair held here Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday may well prove to be a record breaker from the standpoint of attendance and number of entries, according to Don Smith, Fair Board president.

25 years ago, Aug. 17, 1995

(Headline) Geese loiter on airport runways, Refuge owner told he is responsible

Right, Canada geese like these have been causing problems at the Pine River Airport. These geese, some of their wings clipped so they can't fly, were wandering on the runways, forcing pilots to circle overhead until the geese moved.


10 years ago, Aug. 19, 2010

(Photo) Pine River's Third Street is now a one way between Parker and Murray avenues heading toward the school.

(Photo) An Aug. 12 storm brought down this tree in Pine River resident Alison Amy Stephens' yard. Stephens said that trees have fallen at her rental properties or her home during three storms this summer.

- 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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