Monthly Archives: February 2016

City solicits input on street banners

You may have noticed them over the years, or maybe they were in your subconscious.   But, street pole banners have helped foster community awareness and engagement while helping brand Pine City for decades.  For example, leading up to Christmas, holiday … Continue reading

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Chamber Hosts 2nd Annual Tasting Night

The Pine City Area Chamber of Commerce will host their 2nd Annual Beer, Wine & Liquor tasting event on Friday, February 26th from 6:00 – 8:00 PM.  The event is our mid-winter fundraiser for the Chamber’s General Fund.  Profits from … Continue reading

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New options for online learning available with PTCC

PINE CITY, Minn. – Pine Technical & Community College has a new program that makes it easy for businesses to provide high-quality training for their employees—no matter how many employees they have or where they’re located. Pine Technical & Community … Continue reading

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EZ Box Becomes Pine Innovation Center’s First Tenant

PINE CITY, Minn. – Pine Technical and Community College is pleased to introduce the first tenant of the Pine Innovation Center, EZ Box Electrical System Solutions, to the community. The family-owned business began operations in January with CEO Glenn Liubakka … Continue reading

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How To Build Community

I came across this postcard today while organizing my office.  The text was written by the Syracuse Cultural Workers Community and the watercolor and colored pencil art was by Karen Kerney.  I thought it was definitely worth a read:

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Car charger means business!

Kudos to Pine City! As our municipality was looking to make our city more of an attractive destination/stop along I-35, it teamed up with Zef Energy to look for ways to attract residents and visitors to our local businesses and our downtown. … Continue reading

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Mixed Blood Theatre’s Dr. King’s Dream Comes to Pine City

PINE CITY, Minn. – Dr. King’s Dream, Mixed Blood Theatre’s acclaimed celebration of the life and career of Dr. Martin Luther King, will be performed in Pine City at Pine Technical & Community College auditorium on Monday, February 22. Sponsored … Continue reading

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Spaghetti Dinner for “Rush to Plunge” Team

A local team has signed up to take part in the “Rush to Plunge” Special Olympics event in March on Mille Lacs Lake and are planning a spaghetti dinner fundraiser this month. Team members are seeking silent auction donations that … Continue reading

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Pine City High School One-Act Performs

The Pine City High School Theater will host an open rehearsal on Friday, February 5th at 5:00 PM for family and friends that would like to see the production of “Wiley and the Hairy Man”. The cast and crew of … Continue reading

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Kanabec/Pine Health Hosts Traveling Health & Screening Fair

In an effort to provide additional health resources for the aging population in the community, Kanabec/Pine Health will host a traveling health and screening fair in April at locations in Pine City and Mora.  The collaborative effort is done in … Continue reading

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