Pages from the Past: Aug. 31, 2022

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

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60 years ago, Aug. 31, 1962

(Photo) Four new teachers on high school faculty: Don Coburn, Elaine Lueck, Paige Christensen, Roger Rasmussen

(Headline) Harvest festival at the Mildred chapel

50 years ago, Aug. 31, 1972

(Headline) Putt A-Round golf course sponsors 1st annual tournament


(Headline) Dick Houston to race at state fair

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25 years ago, Aug. 28, 1997

(Headline) Tax-increment financing approved for Bueckers: Final city approval hinges on annexation, rezoning issues.

Two recent break-ins at Johnson Oil in Pine River have prompted owners Bill and Carol Johnson to offer a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the thieves

(Headline) Journal editor wins award for story on domestic violence

10 years ago, Aug. 30, 2012

(Headline) Painter Myra Damm explores endless possibilities with nature

(Headline) Potlatch selling off Cass County land holdings


- 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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