Monthly Archives: December 2011

Mark your 2012 calendars

Major Pine City Area Events for 2012 (Ice) Fishing Derby, Pokegama Lake – January 15, 2012 (43rd Annual) East Central Minnesota Pride– June 3, 2012 (8th Annual) Freedom Fest – June 29-30, and July 1, 2012 Art Fest in Robinson Park – July 21, … Continue reading

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Pine City in the midst of comprehensive plan update

A look at Pine City’s comprehensive planning journey thus far April 2010, work groups formed and met over the next six months to discuss Pine City’s future. Nathan Johnson, Pine City’s city planner, wanted to involve community clubs, organizations, and … Continue reading

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The following was posted with permission of the author, Lisa Krahn: Gentle reader, enjoy the new kitten pics and please forward to potential adoptive parents in your circles. The next installment of the “NWCo Fur Post kittens” saga begins with … Continue reading

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City begins to review 2010 Census data to mount challenge

Earlier this year, the City of Pine City decided it wanted to challenge its population number that the Census Bureau came back with, 3,123.   The Census Bureau’s Count Question Resolution (CQR) program allows State, local and Tribal area elected officials to challenge their jurisdiction’s Census counts. … Continue reading

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Gov. Dayton heads north to proclaim Pine City an official Yellow Ribbon city

After doing some early Christmas shopping in Pine City (for a Christmas tree to adorn the lawn of his residence, and for a new dog named Itasca) Gov. Mark Dayton came to Duluth, Minn., yesterday to proclaim the city an official … Continue reading

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House Passes legislation honoring MSGT Fedder

According to an E-newsletter sent out today by U.S. Representative Chip Cravaack (MN-8), the House unanimously passed H.R.   3220 (351-0) last night.  The legislation was introduced by Rep. Cravaack to designate the facility of the  United States Postal Service located at 170 … Continue reading

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Yellow Ribbon Proclamation Ceremony

What: Yellow Ribbon Proclamation Ceremony with Governor Mark Dayton. Where: The Depot, 506 W. Michigan St., Duluth, MN 55802. When: December 14, 2011 at 3 p.m. Description: Proclaiming Chisholm/Hibbing, Pine City, Grand Rapids and Duluth as Yellow Ribbon Cities!

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Casting Announced for One-Act Play

PCHS will present backwards comedy in late January The One-Act Play at Pine City High School has been one of the district’s most successful extracurricular activities in recent years, having advanced to the Section Finals each of the past four … Continue reading

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A look back at 2011

A look at stories that transcended beyond Pine City… NEWS 1. All three hikers, including Shane Bauer, return home; Pine City mom relieved Hearts went out to a Pine City mom, Cindy Hickey, after her son, Shane Bauer, along with … Continue reading

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A Place for You Develops its Strategy

After several busy weeks of public meetings, hearings, and working to overcome zoning regulations, A Place for You(APFY)  has settled into the back of the conscious for many local Pine Citians. While there hasn’t been any monumental announcements as of … Continue reading

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