Pages from the Past: Nov. 24, 2021
A look at the past from the pages of the Pine River Journal weekly newspaper.
60 years ago, Nov. 24, 1961
(Headline) New Pine River school to be dedicated here Sunday
(Headline) New gymnasium to be initiated with first basketball game tonight
50 years ago, Nov. 25, 1971
(Headline) Pine River firemen complete course in firemanship training
(Headline) Local school board reduces '72 tax levy
25 years ago, Nov. 28, 1996
(Photo) Destruction of a black southern church by a firebomb inspired Bruce Dixon, Backus, inset, to help the congregation rebuild.
Protecting "one of the most pristine ... water systems in the world" is the goal of the newly formed Pine River Watershed Protection Foundation, according to its chairman.
(Headline) Seven inducted into first PR-B Hall of Fame
10 years ago, Nov. 24, 2011
(Photo) Pictured are Matt Bradley and Jessie Sawyer, both Pine River-Backus graduates. Bradley witnessed Sawyer's Oct. 29 rollover accident, called 911 and comforted her until the ambulance arrived.
(Headline) Healthy Green Communities Partnership recounts accomplishments, sets goals for coming year
- Compiled by Travis Grimler, Staff Writer