Pages from the Past: May 3, 2023
A look at the past from the pages of the Pine River Journal weekly newspaper
60 years ago, May 3, 1963
(Headline) Harvey Cromett, lifelong resident, died Wednesday
The Pine River Fire Department answered two fire calls this week, the first to the home recently purchased by Lawrence Kicker.
50 years ago, May 3, 1973
(Headline) Former area man wins centennial book naming contest
First prize of $20 goes to Mr. J.W. Wicklund for his winning title: "Logsleds to Snowmobiles."
25 years ago, May 7, 1998
Despite fervent opposition from two neighboring landowners, the Backus City Council approved renovations to the popular Pine Mountain Lake access known as the sawdust pile at its May 4 meeting.
(Headline) Taxidermy 101: Tom Lupella's class at Pine River-Backus High School gives students a firsthand look at animal anatomy
10 years ago, May 2, 2013
(Photo) Randy Schwegel's spaniel, Libby, demands to go collecting maple sap whenever Schwegel goes out, but he says she has never helped carry a single gallon of sap out of the woods.
(Headline) Hackensack gets new dining trifecta
(Headline) Pine Mountain Gospel Church deals with 'curious' kids who break in
- Compiled by Travis Grimler, Staff Writer