Pages from the Past: July 28, 2021

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

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60 years ago, July 28, 1961

(Headline) Dr. Ted Lelwica will assist Dr. Pelzl at Pine River Clinic

(Headline) Pine River lanes reopen with automatic pin-setters installed

50 years ago, July 29, 1971

Racing against a field of 38 hobby stock cars at North Central Speedway Saturday night, Dick Houston, of Houston Motor Company here, brought his 1962 Ford home in front of the field for a first place win in the Trophy Race, a first place in the Feature Race and a second place in the Heat Race.


25 years ago, July 25, 1996

The city of Backus, the Minnesota Department of Transportation Aeronautics Division and the Old Backus Community Renewal and Development Task Force are celebrating the dedication of the state's only native red pine log airport terminal building on July 28.

Raymond Ingersoll, a single man, 76, has been missing since Monday, July 15.

Gavin Gensmer, son of Art and Pearl Gensmer, of Pequot Lakes, will perform an active role in law enforcement during the summer Olympics in southern South Carolina and northern Georgia.

10 years ago, July 28, 2011

(Headline) Triolos brings Italian, Mexican fare to Backus

(Headline) Ultra Machining Company expands to Pine River

- 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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