Pages from the Past: June 30, 2021

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

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60 years ago, June 30, 1961

(Headline) Rollin Herzog resigns as village peace officer

(Headline) Wednesday grass fire shows extreme dryness in this area now

(Headline) Tuesday rail wreck slows train traffic for day

50 years ago, June 24, 1971


(Photo) Like all new housekeepers and parents, Stanley and Freda are deeply concerned about the welfare of their offspring. Here, Stanley is dutifully, but gently guiding the little ones to the shelter of their mother's wing.

(Headline) Dale Farnam, new owner of Steam Magic Carpet Service

25 years ago, June 27, 1996

Pine River Elementary School students will have a new basketball court to play on this fall, thanks to fundraising efforts of local residents.

(Headline) Echo Publishing starts home page on Net

10 years ago, June 30, 2011

Joe Bueckers, former Timberwolves intern and Jiangsu Dragons training coach, will bring his knowledge of strength and conditioning training to a local youth basketball camp July 18-21 in Pine River.

(Photo) City councilors Tamara Hansen and Ron Derksen, and Diane Collins of Central Lakes Rotary Club, cut the ribbon at the Pine River Dam Park playground celebration Friday.


- 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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