Pages from the Past: Feb. 9, 2022

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

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60 years ago, Feb. 9, 1962

Thieves chose the late hours of Friday night to break into the Staimbrook & Barchus building here, and make off with an assortment of guns as well as two chainsaws.

(Headline) Eldon Eastvold home destroyed by fire last week.

50 years ago, Feb. 10, 1972

(Photo) A new role for Bill Walker, Cass County legislator, was the job of flagman and starter for all the Sunday races at the Jackpine Savage Day celebration in Pine River.


(Photo) Carol Johnson, Pine River, won a first place trophy in the Powder Puff Race Saturday in the 300 class on a Stingerette.

25 years ago, Feb. 13, 1997

(Headline) Two arrested after high speed chase.

(Headline) Skier OK after spending 24 hours in the woods: Pequot Lakes man breaks leg in fall at Spider Lake.

(Headline) Buecker's store to expand; wants city to annex land

10 years ago, Feb. 9, 2012

(Photo) Third-graders Kyosuke Marcum, Trevor Redding and Tessily Gregory work on an interactive math activity on an iPad computer in Marcy Miller's classroom.

The Dilworth, Minnesota, City Council approved hiring Pine River Police Chief Josh Ebert as police chief Tuesday, Jan. 31.


- Compiled by Travis Grimler, Staff Writer

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