Pages from the Past: Sept. 22, 2022

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

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60 years ago, Sept. 21, 1962

Airman Basic Lewis S. Owen, son of Mr. and Mrs. Louis N. Owen of R.F.D. 2, Backus, is being reassigned to Amarillo AFB, Texas, for technical training as a United States Air Force aircraft maintenance specialist.

Robert Forrest, Pine River, Minn., graduate student in geodesy and principal investigator attending Ohio State University, will leave Nov. 4, together with Dr. Arthur J. Brandenberger of Columbus, Ohio, to Byrd Station in Antarctica.

50 years ago, Sept. 21, 1972

(Photo) Jerry Losh and Gordy Balken have received special recognition this week for finishing third and fourth, respectively, out of a field of 79 runners at Menahga. Both boys ran a superb race.


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25 years ago, Sept. 18, 1997

(Headline) Home-schooled youth fights to stay on Road Crew wrestling squad

(Headline) Bear apparent killer of four calves in Pine River: Bear sightings up in area; Shamp's weighs one at nearly 600 pounds

10 years ago, Sept. 20, 2012

(Headline) iPads distributed at PR-B middle, high school

(Headline) Pequot School Board votes to dissolve, re-form hockey co-op: plan is to remove PR-B

- 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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