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Pages from the Past: Dec. 14, 2022

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

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60 years ago, Dec. 14, 1962

(Headline) After 27 years, Cass Fair Board has new president, Don Smith

Late word was received Wednesday night by Rollin Herzog, county coroner, that the body of John Ketchem, who had been lost during the summer, had been found back in a swamp on Section 16 near Sucker Lake near Bena, about two miles in.

50 years ago, Dec. 14, 1972

The Pine River State Bank, Pine River, Minnesota, has been sold by Mr. and Mrs. Vincent E. Palmer to the major stockholders of the First National Bank of Hawley, Minnesota.

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Ellings Floral in Pequot lakes suffered a damaging fire Friday morning of last week, which gutted the living quarters and the floral shop causing a complete loss of all facilities.

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25 years ago, Dec. 11, 1997

(Headline) Library far from fundraising goal: $20,000 raised, $410,000 needed for Pine River building

(Headline) Pine River man who flew for presidents Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon dies at age 70

10 years ago, Dec. 13, 2010

(Photo) "I've been bad a little," Brock Norman, 4, told Santa after being asked how he'd behaved this year.

- 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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