Monthly Archives: October 2011

PINE CITY HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS ‘TRICK OR TREAT’ FOR THE FOOD SHELF ON HALLOWEEN

The cast and crew of “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown,” the fall musical being presented by Pine City High School, may be knocking on your door this Monday evening. But the students won’t be asking for candy, they will … Continue reading

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See and share new ideas for Pine City’s future at open house

Celebrate how planning benefits the community How do you get to work or school? Where do you live? Where do you shop? Many citizens do not realize that these decisions are all impacted by planning. October has been designated National … Continue reading

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GPS 45:93 looks back, plans its future

With the belief that strategic planning for regional economic development is critical, members of GPS 45:93 set out to do just that on Sept. 23 around a large table in the Isanti County Courthouse in Cambridge, Minn.  GPS 45:93 is … Continue reading

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So long, Brookdale Center, and the future of the ‘Dales?

In 1956, the first indoor mall in the country opened up in Edina, Minn., called Southdale. In ’62, Brookdale opened.  Success was seen in these gigantic, indoor malls.  Rosedale opened in 1969 and Ridgedale, in ’79. Today, a rebirth is … Continue reading

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Tickets NOW on sale for “Charlie Brown” musical

General Admission and Reserved options available Now, local residents can purchase tickets for Pine City High School’s fall musical, “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown.”  The fall show has become a highlight of the school year and recent successes have drawn thousands … Continue reading

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An Observer’s “Mach” Day in the Life of a Commuter

5:15 a.m. — In the wee hours of the morning, with just a few sips of coffee in me, I ran out the door, running a bit late en route to the Customer Appreciation Event to show appreciation for existing … Continue reading

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This Weekend in Pine City: Autumn “Stay-Cation” Ideas

Economic hardship is still forcing many to cancel travel or vacation plans and instead make the most of “Stay-Cations.”   Definition of Staycation:  A vacation spent at home or near home, doing enjoyable activities or visiting local attractions.  – Dictionary.com ———————————————— Here … Continue reading

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More public facilities improvements underway

A rendering of the completed Pine City Fire Department, presently under construction. If you’ve been around Pine City in recent years, you’ve made a some adjustments, some popular, some favorable and some controversial.  First, there was new public works facility … Continue reading

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Highway 61 Film Festival rolls in Oct. 14-15

Movie lovers from all over Minnesota are getting ready to settle down to a feast of films this weekend at the first ever Highway 61 Film Festival in Pine City.   The festival will feature comedies, action, horror, drama, documentary … Continue reading

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Operation Community Connect Bus Schedule

This year, Horizons will be partnering with Arrowhead Transit in hopes of increasing the availability of Operation Community Connect (OCC).  Since the event is open to the entire county, providing a means of transportation is necessary in order to ensure that … Continue reading

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