Pages from the Past: Aug. 5, 2020

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60 years ago, Aug. 5, 1960

(Photo) Mrs. Emma Brown rests in the Pine River Rescue Unit truck and enjoys a cup of hot coffee following her hours of being lost in the woods west of Pine River.

(Headline) Elderly Pine River woman survives night in woods

50 years ago, Aug. 6, 1970

(Headline) Open meeting here tonite on mobile home park issue


Miss Gloria Gensmer, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Gensmer of Pine River, was chosen as winner of the talent division of the State Our Little Miss Pageant staged Sunday at Breezy Point in the Old Log Theatre.

25 years ago, Aug. 3, 1995

(Photo) Almost out of the water is the Cessna 180 that sank in Pelican Lake on July 24. Pilot Jerald Earl Johnson of Aitkin returned to the scene the following day to begin salvage operations.

(Headline) Annand to sing at Twins game Aug. 6

10 years ago, Aug. 5, 2010

(Photo) Pine River's Jeremy Johnson, left, and Dan Soukup will both participate in the Cage Fighting Extreme event Aug. 14 at Bada Bing, just north of Brainerd.

(Headline) Stockmans receive farm family 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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