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 […]

Cub Scout Registration for Pine City

Boys & girls in grades K-5 are invited to join the local Cub Scout packs for recruitment night on Monday, October 12th. Youth and their parents are invited to stop by Voyageur Park in Pine City ( 700 1st Avenue NW) at 6:00 PM for sign-up information. Contact Roger Hart for more information at 320.282.2112 […]

Non-Profit Organizations Can Apply for CARES grant

Pine County non-profits impacted by COVID-19 can apply to receive financial assistance to help with expenses incurred during the pandemic. Grants will be provided to non-profit businesses financially impacted by the pandemic and reimburse direct costs up to $5,000 per organization. Expenses must be related to responding to the COVID 19 pandemic. Eligible expenses include […]

Family Pathways Free Food Distribution

Any households in need are eligible for this food distribution opportunity for Pine County households. Coordinated through Family Pathways and Second Harvest Heartland, this COVID Food Assistance Program will serve any household in need. This month’s distribution is scheduled for Monday, July 27th from 1:00 – 3:00 PM at the Hinckley Community Center.

Services for Seniors

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, older adults are being encourage to remain at home. We want to ensure older adults have adequate access to the food and social contact during these times of uncertainty.  The Central MN Council (CMCOA) is providing Federal Older Americans Act and emergency COVID funding to Catholic Charities, Parmely and […]