Pages from the Past: June 3, 2021

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

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60 years ago, June 2, 1961

Terry Olin, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ben Olin, of this city, received his degree in pharmacy at commencement exercises held Sunday, May 21, at North Dakota State University at Fargo.

(Headline) Western Auto observes first anniversary here Friday and Sunday

50 years ago, June 3, 1971

(Headline) New 18 hole miniature golf course opens here


This week marks the opening of a beautiful 18 hole miniature golf course, which will be known as "Putt-a-Round Golf."

25 years ago, June 6, 1996

Backus is considering annexing the portion of Powers Township where the old auction barn stands.

(Headline) Backus airport log building under way

10 years ago, June 2, 2011

(Headline) North Memorial Ambulance celebrates 50th anniversary

(Photo) Pine River-Backus staff, students and community volunteers planted the Pathways Memorial Garden on May 24 and 25.

- 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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