Monthly Archives: December 2008

Habitat to build Pine County home in ‘09

East Central Habitat for Humanity has announced that a home will be built in Sandstone, in Pine County, in 2009. Volunteers are presently being recruited. In need of a home? Families of four or less qualify in Pine County with … Continue reading

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Holiday Classic Continues in Winter Furor

Hockey and other winter activities, such as snowmobiling and skiing, get Minnesotans through the long, snowy winter. A camaraderie is shared as we brave the elements together. Pine City and Moose Lake take to the ice today (Wed.) at the … Continue reading

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Attend Tax Credit Training

Tax refunds are a boost for low and moderate-income households, providing them money to pay bills or save for future needs. An upcoming training, called “To Your Benefit”, will provide information about federal and state tax credits and free tax … Continue reading

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Oh the weather outside is… Delightful!

  Of Note… – As of Noon today, Pine City had recieved over 10 inches of snow — and counting! – City Hall offices closed at 1:00 P.M. and will re-open from 8:00 A.M. to Noon tomorrow. – Horizons leaders … Continue reading

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A look back at ‘08

A look at stories that transcended beyond Pine City…    News                    1.      Stormwater violations at Cross Lake Preserve development prompt big fine. An “inconvenient truth” for a Twin Cities developer, two ponds within the 35-acre development had received substantial sediment, one … Continue reading

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Holiday hockey classic coming to PCCC

  The annual Pine City/Rush City Holiday Tournament kicks off Monday at the Pine City Civic Center as the Dragons open against Minneapolis East (3-4-1), followed by North Branch (1-4), and Moose Lake Area (4-0-1). First Round • Mon., Dec. … Continue reading

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From small town to big achievements

  Allison Rosati was originally from Pine City and now lives in the Windy City.  She is pictured here (left) in the 1980 Minnesota State Boys’ Basketball Tournament program, as a cheerleader.  Since her time at PCHS, she has gone … Continue reading

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Shopping away from home…

Meet Annie Ryman, who resides in Uptown Minneapolis, Minn. She arguably lives in the Twin Cities’ coolest shopping destination, next to the Mall of America. Uptown: Once an edgy neighborhood of independent stores, chains have begun to infiltrate but it … Continue reading

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New bloggers help document community progress

Over the next several weeks, expect to see added participation in this blog site. All three of the bloggers that participated in the training at Pine Technical College have begun to blog (You may have noticed the most recent posts … Continue reading

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Support local business

We all need to try to support local small businesses. Those businesses also need to support local residents by keeping their prices as reasonable as possible. When the national average for a gallon of gasoline is $1.66 (which averages in … Continue reading

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