Pages from the Past: Sept. 28, 2022

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

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60 years ago, Sept. 28, 1962

Mr. and Mrs. Martin Ruigh received notice this week that they both successfully completed study courses in Bowling Instruction, which had been set up by the American Junior Bowling Congress.

(Headline) Victoria Mykkanen to attend school of nursing

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50 years ago, Sept. 28, 1972

A large crowd turned out Friday evening for the Glen Sherwood rally, held in the basement dining room of the First Lutheran Church here in Pine River.


(Photo) The annual beef tour held Friday of last week attracted nearly 700 people who came from 11 states to make the tour which started at the Morris Kuschel farm 28 miles north of Motley and moved south to end at the Arnold Wyffels farm between Motley and Pillager.

25 years ago, Sept. 25, 1997

Bob Burk, a graduate of Pine River High School, says lack of high-paying jobs is driving away today's high school graduates.

(Headline) Committee decides home-schoolers should be allowed in school activities

10 years ago, Sept. 27, 2012

(Headline) Fire destroys Pine River home: Tina Kimball Riley and her two kids lost nearly everything

(Photo) The early childhood center is beginning to take shape. The hallways are emerging and the brickwork on the outside of the structure blends with the current building.

- 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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