Monthly Archives: August 2011

Students invited to join Pine City band

-Beginner Band Registration scheduled for September 13 The Pine City Schools Music Department is currently registering new fifth and sixth grade students for their award-winning band program.  Lessons are available free to all students at Pine City Elementary and St. Mary’s School, … Continue reading

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Public invited to 9/11 Memorial Ceremony

A ceremony will be held at Brennan Field in Hinckley on Sunday, September 11, 2011 at 1 p.m. to honor victims and heros of the 9/11 attacks. The following article is reprinted with permission from the author.  Originally published in the Hinckley … Continue reading

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In Greater Minnesota, Census Bureau finds Pine City area to be the most gay

Census:  Pokegama is the township with the highest proportion of same-sex partners in the state; also Rock Creek and Pine City are among gayest cities Statewide In the last 10 years, Minnesota saw quite the surge in the number of … Continue reading

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A Place for You Information Session to be held Septermber 6th

Coming up on September 6 at 7:00pm, A Place for you will be hosting an information session at the Pine City Library Community Center.   This meeting will be an opportunity for Pine City residents to come learn about the new … Continue reading

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Habitat for Humanity Home opens in Pine City!

This weekend marks the successful completion of a Habitat for Humanity home for a local Pine City family. The home, which was was built for Kelly O’Brien and her son, was possible because of a collaboration between the East Central Minnesota Habitat … Continue reading

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Meet your legislators at the Minnesota State Fair; Rep. Crawford responds to recent media reports

Many of the State’s legislators are expected to be at the Minnesota House and Minnesota Senate state fair booths this year, including both of those who represent the Pine City area.  Head out to the Great Minnesota Get Together and visit … Continue reading

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“GOOD GRIEF!” PCHS Plans “Charlie Brown” as Fall Musical

-Great show for the family this November Pine City High School will continue its string of hit fall musicals with “You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown,” based on the beloved Peanuts comic strip by Charles Schulz.  “Charlie Brown” is one … Continue reading

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Rodeo soon rides into town

PRCA Championship Rodeo Where: Heidelberger’s Arena, west of Rock Creek When: 6 p.m. Sept. 3-4. What: See professional rodeo cowboys beat the clock in events including team roping, bull riding, barrel racing, steer wrestling and bronc riding. Want to get in … Continue reading

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Kids, seniors team up in new TPT film

See some familiar faces and places on TV A film project that spans the generations… What happens when our young people and senior citizens pair up to share with one another and record local history? Find out in “Stories Next Door,” an … Continue reading

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Horizons and several local churches will be holding a back to school supply give-away this upcoming week. The give-away, which is in its sixth consecutive year, will help to prepare local students for the year ahead by making sure that … Continue reading

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