Family Pathways Food and Fund Drive

Family Pathways exists to help people – it’s what we do. We specialize in being there to help people experiencing personal challenges, surviving recessions, through pandemics and everyday crises alike. But this work doesn’t happen without YOU. You are part of the backbone of this community, and we’re asking you to partner with us to […]

Operation Community Connect Resource Fair

Operation Community Connect is returning to an in-person event once again this year. The Pine County event is scheduled for Wednesday, October 27th from 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM at the Hinckley Community Center. The OCC Resource Fair is a great opportunity for community members to connect with a variety of resource organizations that serve […]

Pine County Broadband Taskforce Seeks Your Input

The Pine County Broadband Taskforce, working as part of a regional effort in partnership with the Blandin Foundation, is conducting a survey to learn more about your broadband needs and experience. The survey can completed online at A broadband speed test is also available and can be found at addition to testing your access […]

PCHS Class of 2021 Community Recognition

Last month the group, PC Parents 4 Grads, announced their plans for a local fundraising campaign to recognize the Class of 2021 with a few recognition projects similar to those efforts created for last year’s senior class in direct response to the pandemic. The City of Pine City has agreed to hang the “Senior Banners” […]

Blandin Foundation Selects Pine County for CBR: Accelerate Program

Today, the Blandin Foundation announced that Pine County has been selected to participate in the Community Broadband Resources (CBR): Accelerate Program. The program will provide a 15-week course of study and education about broadband for a community team. The program consists of three parts 1) Leadership Education, 2) Information Gathering, and 3) Analysis and Next […]

Thanksgiving To-Go

Osprey Wilds Environmental Learning Center in Sandstone, MN is offering Thanksgiving meals to go on November 26. Kitchen staff will safely prepare and package meals that are ready to eat. Each meal will include turkey, a side of vegetables, potatoes, and wild rice, a bread roll, and pie. A vegetarian option will also be available. […]

Pine County Toys for Tots

The familiar red and white boxes have been popping up in locations throughout Pine City and Pine County this week as the donation drive begins for this year’s Toys for Tots collection. As you can imagine, the need from local families is likely to be higher this year as a result of the pandemic and […]