Pages from the Past: June 11, 2020


60 years ago, June 10, 1960

The Pine River Dairy Queen located on Highway 371 will open soon after having had many unforeseen delays.

(Headline) Lisa Palmer cuts ribbon to open Western Auto

50 years ago, June 11, 1970

Shots fired after fracas in Jenkins


(Headline) Mike Griep, Joe Balk appointed lifeguard, playground director

25 years ago, June 8, 1995

(Headline) Engineering firm hired to start Backus well plan

(Headline) Pequot student assaulted with car, juvenile charged

10 years ago, June 10, 2010

(Headline) Community celebrates Jenkins' ball field dedication

(Photo) Cheryl Miller, Terry Gaviglio, Diane Norlin and Jerry Campbell were honored at the June 4 retirement ceremony from the Pine River-Backus School District.

- 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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