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Pages from the Past: Aug. 25, 2022

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

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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

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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.

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

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

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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