Pages from the Past: Oct. 5, 2022

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

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60 years ago, Oct. 5, 1962

The grand opening of the new "Sew and Weave" shop will be held in Pine River on Saturday, Oct. 13, with coffee and cookies served during the day to welcome customers.

The official ground-breaking ceremony for the new Methodist parsonage will be held this Sunday, Oct. 7, following services at the Methodist church.

50 years ago, Oct. 5, 1972

(Photo) Homecoming festivities began Friday morning at Pine River High School, with a pep-fest in the auditorium and election of the king and queen to reign over the events of the day. Pictured above are Queen Barbara Pelzl and King Gearey Kline, following their coronation.


(Photo) Shown above is Walt Wiencke of Pine River with a 9 pound, 10 ounce walleye, proving that the fishing is still good in the area and the big ones are waiting for you.

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25 years ago, Oct. 2, 1997

(Headline) Cousins Dale and Melissa Johnson crowned king, queen

(Headline) A miracle of modern medicine: Heart transplant patient Mark Davis recovering

10 years ago, Oct. 4, 2012

(Photo) Tyler McAllister won numerous awards and ribbons for his pig, "Champ," at the Minnesota State Fair this year.

- 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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