Pages from the Past: Nov. 9, 2022

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

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60 years ago, Nov. 9, 1962

Recently, Miss Linda L. Peterson, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Rudolph Peterson, Pine River, Minnesota, enlisted in the WAF (Women in the Air Force) and is presently taking eight weeks of basic training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.

(Headline) Burglary Saturday of treasurer's office in Walker courthouse

50 years ago, Nov. 9, 1972

The Social Service and Recreation Therapy Departments of Ah-Gwah-Ching Nursing Home have undertaken a worthwhile project to obtain a mini bus or station wagon, lawn swings, card tables and other items of benefit to all Ah-Gwah-Ching residents.


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25 years ago, Nov. 13, 1997

(Headline) P.R. to forgive interest on Sawyer loan

(Photo) Gary and Rhonda Wippler's home was destroyed by fire Nov. 6 in Pine River.

A 13-year-old-girl was hit by a hunter's stray bullet as she sat in the living room playing her clarinet.

10 years ago, Nov. 8, 2012

(Headline) Kurt Sawyer is new Backus mayor

(Advertisement) The Pine River Journal seeks a full-time reporter with strong reporting, writing and communication skills.

- 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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