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From the Archives: April 6 in the Pioneer

What was printed on this day 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.

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10 years ago

April 6, 2012 -- Low water levels will prevent the DNR from managing their regular walleye egg take station at Big Lake Creek since the walleye can’t make their usual runs up there. Instead, the DNR will have to rely on egg take stations from creeks connected to the Mississippi, which are closely related to the Big Lake walleye strain.

25 years ago

April 6, 1997 -- Paul Benshoff has been sworn in as the 9th District Judge, taking over the position from James Preece who held it for 30 years. Benshoff has been a trial lawyer in Bemidji for 20 years and was sworn into his new position in front of family and friends who wished him luck in his new career.

50 years ago

April 6, 1972 -- The first annual meeting of the Wild Rice Producers Cooperative met in Waskish, where they discussed the board of directors and various committees. The group, which was formed in 1971, brought together members from around Minnesota, and even one all the way from Colorado.

100 years ago

April 6, 1922 -- Three active tuberculosis cases will be removed from the county to the Lake Julia Sanitorium for treatment. The county commissioners approved this move after the family, made up of a mother and her two children, continued to mingle with the public despite their diagnosis, which the county said put others at risk.

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