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Pages from the Past: Nov. 17, 2021

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


60 years ago, Nov. 17, 1961

(Headline) Pequot Lakes man injured by revolver shot and fall

A fall down the stairs into his basement injured a Pequot Lakes man more than a bullet wound in the left side, Tuesday.

(Headline) Broken arms fail to keep local girl from school

50 years ago, Nov. 18, 1971


(Headline) New barber joins staff at "Spike's" Barber Shop

Dr. Galen Adkins, veterinarian, was injured Sunday morning while treating a cow at the Chuck Buss farm southwest of Pine River.

25 years ago, Nov. 21, 1996

(Headline) P.R. may start Habitat for Humanity

(Headline) Fire destroys Breezy-area carpet broker business

10 years ago, Nov. 17, 2011

(Photo) Staff Sergeant Mike Stanek tells Pine River-Backus students to thank veterans whenever they see them.

(Headline) City loan to Pine River Laundry approved


- Compiled by Travis Grimler, Staff Writer

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