Pages from the Past – Sept. 9, 2017

Miss Mary Ella Durkee, of the Durkee Manufacturing Company of Pine River, was one of 22 leaders from business, education and research in this part of the country to be invited to the President’s Conference on Technical and Distribution Research for the benefit of Small Business.

50 years ago, Sept. 1, 1967

Parents with children enrolling in the elementary school for the first time this fall are faced with a new law: All first-grade children must have a measles inoculation.

Karla Tappe Hodgson, and Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Neil, formerly of Pine River, are members of a group to be evacuated from the trouble spot in the midwest region of Nigeria, according to information received here last week.

25 years ago, Sept. 3, 1992

(Headline) Site near supper club eyed for new bowling lanes; Pine River group launches plan to bring back bowling

(Headline) Major renovation greets Backus students

10 years ago, Sept. 6, 2007

(Headline) Kinship Partners starts “100 mentors in 100 days” campaign to recruit adult volunteers

– Compiled by Travis Grimler, Staff Writer

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