Pages from the Past: Sept. 3, 2020

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60 years ago, Sept. 2, 1960

(Headline) Juvenile assault, several burglaries here this week

Fifteen head of young feeder cattle were struck down and killed instantaneously by lightning in a sudden rainstorm last Saturday afternoon on the farm of Isabel Darrington on Lake Ada.

50 years ago, Sept. 3, 1970

(Headline) Glen Leverington honored at Minnesota State Fair


Glen M. Leverington, veteran Pine River School Board member, has been named to represent the school board members of Cass County at the school board Recognition Day of the 1970 Minnesota State Fair.

25 years ago, Sept. 8, 1995

(Headline) County launches curbside recycling in Pine River

A stolen car was discovered Aug. 30 in the parking lot of the Walker Sheriff's Office, according to Cass County authorities.

10 years ago, Sept. 2, 2010

(Photo) Troy Bouma, of Pine River, runs toward the finish line at the Lakes Country Triathalon in Baxter on Saturday.

(Photo) New PR-B teachers, from left, Erica Richards, Cindy Grindahl, Rebecca Taray, Shannon Rivard, Emilie Kalvig, Pam Mills, Tim Ramler, Katie Hokanson and Kyle Bergem.

- 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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