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Pages from the Past - August 20

60 years ago, Aug. 19, 1955

In accordance with the custom of years past, Pine River business times will close at noon Tuesday, Aug. 23, in order that all personnel may have the opportunity to attend the fair.

(Advertisement) Pork Steak, Cut from young porkers, 45 cents per pound.

50 years ago, Aug. 20, 1965

Permits for the special teal hunting season to be held in Minnesota Sept. 11-13 will be mailed from the conservation department on Aug. 16 to nearly 55,000 applicants.

25 years ago, Aug. 23, 1990

(Photo) Leonard Odell poses with old Burma Shave signs. The signs that are nailed together form the underside of a dock he used on Trout Lake for several years. However, he recently replaced the dock and stockpiled the Burma Shave signs.

10 years ago, Aug. 18, 2005

(Headline) Pine River Journal celebrates 70 years

(Photo) Lion Myrna Skalsky delivered the first Lions calendar for 2005-06 to Loyd and Victory Brogger.

- Compiled by Travis Grimler, Staff Writer