Monthly Archives: March 2012

Where did the famous cafe sign go?

A number of people in the community are wondering, what happend to the infamous Nicoll’s Cafe sign?  It went missing in recent weeks and rumors had circulated speculating everything from the “wind” took it down to the City ordered it to … Continue reading

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New VISTA opportunities in Pine City!

Over the next couple of months, VISTA host sites around the state will begin their recuitment process for the 2012-2013 VISTA year. All of the VISTA host-sites located in Pine City and the general East Central MN area are organized by … Continue reading

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Apply for Small Business Consulting!

The Pine City Economic Development Authority has a new opportunity assist local business owners and entrepreneurs. Through a partnership with the MN Small Business Development Center at Central Lakes College, the EDA is pleased to present small business consulting as … Continue reading

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Foreclosure Prevention Counceling

As part of last Thursday’s Housing Forum, one of the panel members spoke about the benefits of Financial Counseling for homeowners. Ed Nelson, representing MN Home Ownership Center discussed the value of counseling for families.  The Home Ownership Center’s mission is … Continue reading

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Business Resource Directory

The Central MN Workforce Investment Board has recently released a directory of services and resources for small businesses. The directory which was just released this past January, it covers an 11 county region including Pine County. The resource is described … Continue reading

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Solidifying Communities through Sustainability

Mn Green Step Cities is a program dedicating to creating sustainable communities across the state. The program was designed as a collaborative effort of six state agencies.  There will be an informational meeting on Tuesday, March 20th 5-6pm at the … Continue reading

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Greater Pine Area Endowment Announces Spring Granting Cycle

The Greater Pine Area Endowment has announced that a Spring Granting Cycle will be available in 2012.  The postmark deadline for submission of grant applications is Monday, April 30, 2012. The Greater Pine Area Endowment Fund was created in 1992 … Continue reading

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Housing Forum Participants

The Housing Forum which is scheduled for this Thursday, March 15th at 6:30 pm will bring a variety of speakers each offering their own perspecitve on the hosuing market and foreclosures.  The speakers range from local real estate agents up … Continue reading

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Miss Pine City Ambassador Applications Available

Applications for the 2012-2013 candidates for the Miss Pine City Ambassador Program will be made available on Thursday, March 15th.  Application forms will be available from Mrs. Sauser at the High School, the Pine City Area Chamber of Commerce office … Continue reading

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Happy AmeriCorps Week!

VISTA was formed in 1964 as Volunteers In Service To America as part of the War on Poverty. In this program, national service members serve full time for one year in local non-profits and government agencies to bolster their antipoverty … Continue reading

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