Pages from the Past: Dec. 17, 2020

School bonds, car crash, election, debates and grants

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60 years ago, Dec. 16, 1960

(Headline) School bonds sold at big savings for the district

(Headline) Sunday accident injures five in Kenneth Sawyer, Vern Coffland families

50 years ago, Dec. 17, 1970

Although the count was unofficial, M.K. "Dutch" Cragun conceded the loss of the legislative race recount to Bill Walker, his DFL opponent.


25 years ago, Dec. 21, 1995

(Headline) Miller, Gaffey sit in on final PR-B School Board meeting

(Headline) Deadlines loom for P.R. sewer district: Costly solutions could force user rates even higher

10 years ago, Dec. 16, 2010

(Headline) Heritage Group North receives grant for historic walking tour

(Headline) State legislators tackle business issues

John Ward sat right in the middle of an area contingent of state lawmakers , acknowledging he is now the lone Democrat in the area.

- 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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