Pages from the Past: Sept. 2, 2021

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

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60 years ago, Sept. 1, 1961

(Headline) New officers elected by Whitefish Yacht Club

50 years ago, Sept. 2, 1971

(Headline) Marlys O'Brien will represent area on interlibrary loans

Marlys O'Brien, director of the Kitchigami Regional Library, was recently appointed by Minnesota Commissioner of Education Howard Casmey to represent this area on the Minnesota State Task Force on Interlibrary Loans.


25 years ago, Aug. 29, 1996

(Headline) Storm hits Backus, causes damage; wind downed trees in cemetery, tore off roofs

(Headline) Two liquor licenses approved near Backus: Fearing for town's image, some residents in opposition

10 years ago, Sept. 1, 2011

(Photo) Eric Bendl and his dog, Nice, traveled through the Brainerd lakes area raising awareness of diabetes.

- 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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