Pages from the Past: Dec. 22, 2021

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

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60 years ago, Dec. 22, 1961

(Headline) Firemen answer call at Jesse McClintock home Wednesday evening

(Headline) Tigers stop Pequot Lakes to stay in the race for Loop Lead

50 years ago, Dec. 23, 1971

The Jack Swensons have been named winner of this year's Christmas Lighting Contest in the general category.


(Headline) Fire destroys sauna bath at Leonard Miller home Friday

25 years ago, Dec. 27, 1996

Longtime Pine River-Backus teacher Jim Machacek has been named Minnesota Student Council Adviser of the year.

(Headline) Cass makes plan for centennial; committee seeks new centennial logo design

10 years ago, Dec. 22, 2011

(Headline) PR-B music students taste the 'Big Apple'

(Headline) Holm, Howard earn all-tournament recognition

- 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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A look at the past from the pages of the Pine River Journal weekly newspaper
Guest of honor was retiring Scoutmaster Denton Newman Jr.