Monthly Archives: November 2011

What’s with the warning label about lead on Christmas lights?

Soon enough, Thanksgiving will have passed with Christmas just a month away.  For many, while making their list and checking it twice, they realize they need more Christmas lights to decorate with.  But, now apparently every box of Christmas lights on the market … Continue reading

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Fire Chief encourages community to help with firefighter memorial

The Minnesota Fire Service Foundation is working to create a new memorial at the State Capitol to honor Minnesota firefighters who have fallen in the line of duty.  Below is a link to their webpage where one can see the planned … Continue reading

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Governor Dayton summons tree from near Pine City

As has been reported in many recent news stories, once again, a giant Christmas tree was cut down from the Chengwatana (pronounced ‘Shang-wa-tonna’) State Forest and shipped to the Minnesota Governor’s Residence.  Thanks, Gov. Dayton, for continuing in the tradition of … Continue reading

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Santa Bob and Mary

Dozens of people showed up at the Community room at the library, Sunday afternoon for a farewell to Santa Bob & Mary. The tables were covered in red for Santa & coffee, punch & cake was served to all. Bob assured … Continue reading

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“Give to the Max” and support your favorite charitable organization today!

If you’ve been considering making a donation to a nonprofit organization, today would be a great day to do it.  Hundreds of nonprofits throughout Minnesota are participating in the third annual “Give to the Max Day“, a 24-hour online fundraising blitz … Continue reading

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Horizons to host WordPress Blog Training

For anyone interested in learning how to blog, Horizons will be offering a crash-course in using WordPress. The meeting is open to anyone that has an interest in taking part of the Pine Poker Blog. As we work to expand … Continue reading

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“Charlie Brown” and the gang come alive this weekend

The PCHS fall musical is always a highlight of the year to area residents and this year’s production will be no exception.  The cast and crew of of “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” released their official trailer today and … Continue reading

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Congressman wishes to honor fallen marine, Daniel Fedder

Post Office at Evergreen Square may be renamed To demonstrate Congressman Chip Cravaack’s gratitude and honor for a courageous fallen marine, Master Sergeant Daniel L. Fedder, he recently introduced H.R. 3220, co-sponsored by the entire Minnesota Congressional Delegation, to designate the Pine City … Continue reading

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