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Pages from the Past - June 22, 2017

60 years ago, June 21, 1957

(Headline) Northern Pacific Depot will remain open Saturday mornings during summer

John Sullivan, agent at the Northern Pacific Depot in Pine River, revealed that permission has been granted him to keep the depot open from 10 to 12 o'clock on Saturday mornings through the months of June, July and August.

50 years ago, June 23, 1967

(Headline) Canoe race winners enthusiastic over 1st canoe derby

Don Provost, who has owned a summer home on Roosevelt Lake north of Emily the past 12 years, has purchased Manhattan Stationery Inc., previously known as Manhattan Industries, and has begun production of children's puzzles.

25 years ago, June 25, 1992

(Photo) Stephanie Wannebo holds the plaque recently given to her for being named Special Olympic Female Athlete of the Year and a photo of her throwing out the first pitch of game two of the 1991 American League Championship Series.

(Sidebar) Backus council receives no bids for city liquor store, will advertise again.

10 years ago, June 21, 2007

(Headline) Lonesome Cottage may expand, relocate

(Headline) Ballad of Lucette returns

- Compiled by Travis Grimler, Staff Writer