Monthly Archives: April 2009

Past and present mayors sculpt future

Former Pine City Mayor Dick Clemenson, who now resides in Detroit Lakes, Minn., made an impromptu stop by City Hall last Friday to visit with Mayor Robbins.  Clemenson was mayor of Pine City in the late 70s, when he appointed … Continue reading

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Do your part to help Pine City earn $10K

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Pine City ‘Outstanding Community’ Video

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Hundreds turn out for Earth Day

Nathan Johnson, city planner, and Richard Drotning, building inspector (left), were available at the Environmental Fair to answer questions on how the City of Pine City is taking green initiatives (for example, through smart development, recycling, composting and stormwater treatment, … Continue reading

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Pine Center for the Arts turns one, plans May 7 gala

One year ago, members of the Pine City community came together for an informational meeting at Pine Technical College to discuss a simple but important question: Is there regional support for a center that could make Pine City a destination … Continue reading

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‘09 Initiative Awards Celebration

A large Pine City contingent showed up (over 100 in all) at the St. Cloud Civic Center Friday, Apr. 17 to witness the community receive the ’09 Outstanding Community award. Mayor Jane Robbins, ’08 C.C. Ludwig award recipient, thanked everyone … Continue reading

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Grants for Fire Departments!

Grants for Fire Departments! Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program POSTED: 4/16/2009 FUNDING SOURCE: FEMA ELIGIBILITY: Fire departments and nonaffiliated EMS organizations $ AVAILABLE: $565,000,000 GRANTS AVAILABLE: 5,000 MAX GRANT SIZE: $2,750,000 DEADLINE: 5/20/09 CONTACT INFORMATION: http://www.firegrantsupport.com/docs/2009AFGguidance.pdf DESCRIPTION: A new funding … Continue reading

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Pops Concert Scheduled

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Will fur post close?

Nearly half the staff at the Minnesota Historical Society might be laid off or see their hours whacked this summer, including those at Pine City’s historical gem, the Northwest Company Fur Post. According to the Star Tribune, State funding cuts … Continue reading

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Fishing opener is just around the corner… Do you have room in your boat for one more?

Kettle Kinship is currently seeking male mentors for three boys in the Pine City area. One is a 14-yr old who likes to fish and ride his bike. One is a 12-yr old who likes video games and wants to … Continue reading

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