Monthly Archives: September 2011

A Place for You overcomes another obstacle at Planning Commission Meeting

Over the recent months there has a very lively discussion regarding ‘A Place for You’ transitional shelter. The discussion begun in the end of August when the group applied for a conditional use permit required to operate in the Allina … Continue reading

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Out of Pine City comes trees and… dogs?

Governor Mark Dayton recently added another dog to his family.   Itasca was born in Pine City on Aug. 16, coincidently the governor’s father’s birthday.  Dayton, an apparent dog-lover, already has a black male German Shepard, Mesabi, who is aging, and a younger female dog named … Continue reading

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Operation Community Connect Returns to Pine County

How do you prepare for the winter?  For many people, the process is fairly simple.  Pull out the sweaters, scarves and hats from storage. Make sure that the snow-blower and shovels are ready to go.  However, for those individuals who … Continue reading

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Cast Announced for musical “Charlie Brown”

PCHS seniors Sean Kehren, Renee Schminkey lead veteran cast A veteran cast will bring classic “Peanuts” characters to life on the Pine City stage this November.  “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” features all your favorite characters, including Snoopy, Linus … Continue reading

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The A-list: Sept. 17-18

Sporting Events Prep Football, Pine City Dragons (2-0) at Rush City Tigers (0-2), Jacobs Field, Fri. 7 p.m. Ongoing Farmers’ Market in the Park, Robinson Park, Fri & Sat., 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Special Events Fall Gathering: Festival of … Continue reading

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Building your Small Business Toolbox

This fall, Pine Technical College will be offering a series of seminars that are geared towards small business owners and entrepreneurs.  The classes which start next Tuesday September 13th, will run weekly until mid-February.  A total of twenty-three sessions will be … Continue reading

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Minnesota’s Small-town Pride Recognized in Community Showcase at State Fair

Don Quaintance and Nathan Johnson accept the award and check on behalf of East Central Minnesota Pride at the State Fair’s annual Community Showcase Saturday, Sept. 3.  Johnson was interviewed on a panel afterward by The UPTAKE.

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