Pages from the Past: Oct. 17, 2019


60 years ago, Oct. 16, 1959

(Headline) William Sawyer enrolls in Nazarene College

50 years ago, Oct. 16, 1969

(Headline) Village council approves new airport location land purchase

(Headline) Tom Taylor wins trip to Puerto Rico


25 years ago, Oct. 20, 1994

A unanimous vote from the Pequot Lakes School Board on Oct. 12 paved the way for Erin Suemnick, a third grade teacher at Lowell Elementary School in Brainerd.

(Headline) Pine River on MnDOT list for stoplight at 371, Barclay

10 years ago, Oct. 15, 2009

(Headline) Adkins’ humor, compassion remembered by many

(Headline) Pine Motors’ personnel, inventory relocated to Brainerd

(Headline) Melby earns top place at rodeo finals

- 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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