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Pages from the Past: Nov. 24, 2022

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

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60 years ago, Nov. 23, 1962

(Headline) Alison Amy in teen bake-off in Crosby

Pine River's Tigers captured their second Northern Lites Conference championship this fall and established a new conference record when they rolled over five league foes without yielding a point. Non-league wins over Sebeka and Menahga completed a perfect 7-0 record.

50 years ago, Nov. 23, 1972

A warning was issued to homeowners this week by the Lands and Forestry Division of the Minnesota DNR and by the U.S. Forest Service that fire alarm salesmen are making unauthorized use of Smokey Bear in door-to-door promotions.

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Mrs. William (Bea) Burnson, Hackensack, is retiring from the Kitchigami Regional Board after 11 years of library service.

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

25 years ago, Nov. 28, 1997

(Photo) Leslie Bouchonville, of Backus, shows a piece of dyed cloth to her daughter, Anna. Bouchonville is a member of the Backus Hare Razors, a fiber guild with members from the area.

(Headline) Legion donates two bulletproof vests to P.R. police department

(Headline) Kegs are corked at P.R. city bar: After more than 50 years, municipal lounge to close

10 years ago, Nov. 29, 2012

Pine River-Backus School Board member John Palmer has resigned from the board mainly because of work-related reasons, he said.

After 105 years as a teacher, library supporter and more, longtime Pine River resident Violet Beatrice "Bea" Burnson passed away Thursday morning, Nov. 22.

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- 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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