Pages from the Past: July 13, 2022

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

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60 years ago, June 13, 1962

(Headline) Kenton Sewell, Aqua-Wash owner, died suddenly Thursday.

Kenton Sewell died suddenly Thursday afternoon of a heart attack and was found in his car in front of the local post office.

There will be an outdoor worship service next Sunday morning at 10 a.m. at the fairgrounds. It will be a joint worship service of First Lutheran Church, Pine River, and Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Backus.

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(Photo) The Pine River Municipal Liquor Store, over the past several months, has undergone a complete remodeling project. Shown here is a view of the front of the building as it now looks.

Saturday, June 8: Gary Tollefsrud No. 31, Lynn Clodfelder No. 88, Kelly Anderson No. 36, Richard Houston No. 33. In the qualifying for hobbystock, all three Pine River men ran in the same heat.

- 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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