Pages from the Past: May 25, 2022

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

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60 years ago, May 25, 1962

From the Brainerd Dispatch - Two Michigan couples in a 4-passenger plane escaped injury Wednesday when they became lost while flying from Ashland, Wis., to Bemidji and were forced to land in a cow pasture near Trout Lake, east of Pine River.

50 years ago, May 25, 1972

Coach Rezanka's Tiger baseball team emerged the winners of the Sub-District Championship Monday, when they defeated the Pillager squad in a game played on the Pequot Lakes field.

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25 years ago, May 30, 1997


(Photo) Rita Dabill of Pine River carves a trappers' camp scene into wood. Dabill has been carving for nearly 12 years, but has never received formal instruction.

(Headline) New owners of Bayside Cabins plan to take advantage of Paul Bunyan Trail

10 years ago, May 24, 2012

Veteran C.B. Finley, 31, of Pine River, will be the featured speaker at the 9:30 a.m. Pine River Memorial Day service at the dam Monday, May 28.

(Headline) Pine River GreenSteps efforts gain attention

- 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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