Pages from the Past: July 22, 2021

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

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60 years ago, July 21, 1961

(Headline) Drought injured firms are eligible for S.B.A. Loans

(Headline) Firemen ask cooperation of all residents on fire calls

Do not dial JU 7-4545 unless you are reporting a fire

(Headline) Bradfield's "V" Store improves appearance with new awnings.


50 years ago, July 15, 1971

Pine River teenagers will be happy to know that a group of enterprising teachers have opened the Pine Recreation Teen Center, formerly the Purple Peanut, as a place of entertainment and recreation for the youth of the community.

Mr. and Mrs. Ted Leagjeld of Driftwood Resort on Whitefish Lake have announced the opening of a new nine hole golf course at their resort.

25 years ago, July 18, 1996

(Headline) Students not fleeing PR-B School District; report disputes theory that area districts drawing students

10 years ago, July 21, 2010

(Photo) Jade Kreuger, Pine River, one of two girls elected to represent Minnesota at Girls' Nation, receives a check for $200 from both the Backus American Legion Auxiliary and Legion to help her with personal expenses.

(Headline) Emily manganese demonstration project continues to move forward


- 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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