Monthly Archives: January 2009

Watch Committee Meets

Neighborhood Watch is one of the most effective and least costly answers to crime.  Watch groups are a foundation of community crime prevention and they can be a stepping stone to community revitalization.  A small planning committee will begin meeting … Continue reading

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Scholarships available for Teen Journalism Camp

  ThreeSixty is a program at the University of St. Thomas that works with teens who are interested in pursuing a career in journalism.  They host two camps: Intermediate (June) Beginners (July) Access application materials at http://www.threesixtyjournalism.com. The program is … Continue reading

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15 reasons to attend Lifestyle Show

It is FREE. Meet Minnesota Twins’ pitching coach Rick Anderson. Prize giveaways, including $500 in cash. The 4-H food booth is servin’ up great food. It’s a drop off site for non-perishable food for Pine Community Food Shelf. Witness the … Continue reading

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Where’s the 411?

Info Please! Are you an information junkie? Do you like to be in the know?  Do you consider yourself knowledgeable about Pine City? Join the Information Center/Kiosk Action Team Gather information together and find a suitable location that would make … Continue reading

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Facility committee fires back up!

The Pine City Fire Hall Committee has scheduled its next three (3) meetings: Tues., Jan. 17, Tues., Feb. 10 and Tues., Feb. 24, @ 5:00 P.M. in the City Hall Community Room.  The meetings are open to anyone interested in … Continue reading

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Your letter of support needed

The City’s comprehensive plan is over 10 years old and the City wants to make the update process as participatory as possible for its residents.  The Governor’s Design Team came in 1988 to bring about a unified community vision at … Continue reading

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Hot Dish Buffet benefits Library

Another ‘Hot Dish Buffet’ will take place Friday, Jan. 30 from 4:30 – 7:00 P.M., at the Zion Lutheran Fellowship Hall (kitty-corner from the Pine City Library).  Proceeds will benefit the Pine City Library Foundation.  Enjoy hot dishes, jellos, salads, … Continue reading

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What do you think?

There have been several installments of what do you think?  It’s your chance to sound off about a whole host of topics, from ‘What are the biggest causes of poverty in Pine City?’ to ‘Where is the best place to … Continue reading

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Local restaurants make great partners

  With no community center and the limited meeting space around town, the Horizons program has utilized a number of the local eateries for its various meetings.  At least three of the action teams will be meeting at the Pizza … Continue reading

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Celebrate the Great Gift of Laughter

 Every holiday has a symbol. The Global Belly Laugh Day symbol is a smiling sun with seven rays and dimples with the numbers 1 and 24.   Global Belly Laugh Day is celebrated Jan. 24 on seven continents at 1:24 … Continue reading

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