Pages from the Past: July 6, 2022

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

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60 years ago, July 6, 1962

(Headline) Nisswa Summer Theatre opened Tuesday for the season

Crow Wing State Park, covering 1,255 acres at the confluence of the Mississippi and Crow Wing rivers, will be dedicated at a flag raising ceremony Sunday, July 8.

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50 years ago, July 6, 1972

(Headline) Carl Anderson is elected chairman of school board


The Rev. Dudley Keach, former pastor of the Winnebago Charge, is the new minister here of the First Methodist Church.

(Photo) Art Deshayes, Emily artist, was recently commissioned to do three generations of family portraits for Mrs. Anna Mae Hooks, a summer resident from Chicago.

- 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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