Pages from the Past: June 22, 2022

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

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60 years ago, June 22, 1962

Registration for Red Cross swimming lessons in Pine River will be conducted tomorrow, Saturday morning, at the Pine River beach from 9 to 10 a.m. The actual classes will begin on Monday, June 25, and this year Hap Lundrigan of Walker will again teach.

50 years ago, June 22, 1972

Pine River will be hit by the Moonlite Madness Gug all day Friday, June 23, when fantastic bargains and a multitude of prizes will be offered by Pine River merchants.

Big ones continue to be the order of the day at the Hi-way Trading Post in Hackensack, where a big fish contest has been under way many years.


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25 years ago, June 26, 1997

(Photo) Caleb Nelson stands by the mural he painted on the side of a garage near Kater Park in Pine River.

(Headline) Hackensack Liquor Store robbed; employees tied up with duct tape; suspects escape

10 years ago, June 28, 2012

(Photo) Schrupp Excavating was digging behind Pine River-Backus High School on Thursday, June 21, in preparation for a new athletic addition on the site.

(Headline) Relay for Life raises more than $21,000

- 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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