Pages from the Past: Aug. 25, 2022
Remember when ... A look at the past from the pages of the Pine River Journal weekly newspaper
60 years ago, Aug. 24, 1962
The grand opening of Pine River's newest eating place, the Marquilynne Restaurant, is scheduled for Sunday, Aug. 26.
(Headline) $1,500 taken in Crosslake burglary Thursday
50 years ago, Aug. 24, 1972
(Headline) Backus fire dept. completes course in firemanship
The Backus Fire Department, under the direction of Chief Kermit Zaffke, has just completed the first course in Firemanship Training as provided by the Field Services Unit of the Vocational Technical Division, State Department of Education.
25 years ago, Aug. 21, 1997
(Photo) Above, guests on the Aug. 9 Cass County Centennial tour of homes in Pine River ride in a horse-drawn carriage to the first stop. Galen Adkins and Chet Durm drove the carriage.
(Photo) New football scoreboard installed.
10 years ago, Aug. 23, 2012
(Headline) Pine River to keep police department
At the Aug. 15 city council meeting, the mayor offered assurance that Pine River will continue its own police department for the foreseeable future. They are no longer considering a contract with the county for coverage.
- Compiled by Travis Grimler, Staff Writer