Pages from the Past: May 11, 2022

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

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60 years ago, May 11, 1962

(Headline) Midnite fire destroys barn and pigs at Les Pollock farm

50 years ago, May 11, 1972

(Headline) Annual car wash at Pine River Dam Saturday, May 13

(Headline) Gordon Stone opens new barber shop here


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25 years ago, May 8, 1997

(Headline) Communities gearing up for Cass centennial

(Headline) Backus liquor law draws fire

10 years ago, May 10, 2012

(Headline) Franken visits Mann Lake Ltd.

(Photo) Sen. Al Franken, Betty Thomas and Jack Thomas tour the manufacturing plant at Mann Lake Ltd.

- 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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