Pages from the Past: July 27, 2022

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

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60 years ago, July 27, 1962

The Sanborn Lake Improvement Association held a potluck supper last Friday evening at the Ohlberg Lodge.

50 years ago, July 27, 1972

(Photo) Shown above are the approximately 120 people who gathered to attend the first Jenkins Community Picnic at Shady Village Park in Jenkins on Sunday, July 16.

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25 years ago, July 31, 1997


(Headline) "Homeless' church celebrates 75 year anniversary: Emmanuel Lutheran of Backus finally settled at Highway 371 site

(Photo) Pine River to honor 100-year-old resident: Florence "Sally" Staimbrook, pictured sitting in her favorite chair in her Pequot Lakes home, will be honored Aug. 2 at Pine River's celebration of the Cass County Centennial.

10 years ago, July 26, 2012

(Photo) Pictured are Kayla Adkins and Ryan Sweeney who tried out in Chicago for "American Idol Season 12."

(Photo) Amber Vargo's photo of a Cass County pond was chosen as the cover photo of the 2012 Cass County plat book.

- 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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