Fun at the new Pine River playground

Children enjoy new playground equipment in Pine River

child on zipline
Hannah Johnson enjoys the zip line equipment at the new playground near the dam in Pine River as the sun goes down Monday, Oct. 10, 2022.
Travis Grimler / Echo Journal
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PINE RIVER — As work continues to bridge a section of road between the dam park in Pine River and the nearby playground, children enjoy some of the newest equipment, including a zip line and a large merry-go-round.

Travis Grimler is a staff writer for the Pineandlakes Echo Journal weekly newspaper in Pequot Lakes/Pine River. He may be reached at 218-855-5853 or

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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