Finding Minnesota’s scary and bizarre

Libraries welcome paranormal researcher Chad Lewis during ECRL Reads Hear about over 100 bizarre and “hidden” newspaper stories from Minnesota in a presentation by paranormal researcher, author and lecturer Chad Lewis at the library during the 2nd Annual ECRL Reads. Lewis will provide a time portal back to the early days of the state when […]

Initiative Foundation Hosts Growing Home Luncheon

To celebrate regional successes, the Initiative Foundation is hosting a series of three October luncheons (11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.) with a Growing Home theme: Oct. 2 at the Braham Event Center Oct. 11 at the Gorecki Center at the College of Saint Benedict in St. Joseph Oct. 25 at the Cragun’s Legacy Pavilion near Brainerd At […]

Library launches 2nd annual ECRL Reads

Featuring The Fate of Mercy Alban by Wendy Webb The 2nd Annual ECRL Reads, featuring the suspenseful mystery The Fate of Mercy Alban by Minnesota Book Award winner Wendy Webb, is fast approaching and so are the related programs and events at all East Central Regional Library locations. In The Fate of Mercy Alban, Grace Alban has spent 20 […]

Eide Chrysler Plans Grand Re-Opening Event

The all new Eide Chrysler dealership of Pine City would like to invite the local community members and business owners and employees to our showroom for lunch on Friday, September 28th.    Take this opportunity to meet the entirely new staff who are committed to being a valuable part of Pine City and other nearby […]

Fall Jamboree Planned for Sunday, September 23

The Immaculate Conception Catholic Church will host a Fall Jamboree event on Sunday, September 23rd at the Pine County Fair Grounds.  Learn more here: Brass Rail Chicken Dinner Beer and other beverages available for purchase $10 per person/$12 at the door $40 max immed. family/$45 at door Ages 5 -14 $7 /$9 at door No […]

Greater Pine Area Endowment Seeks Grant Projects

  The Greater Pine Area Endowment has announced the next grant round for 2018.  The deadline for submission of grant applications is midnight on Sunday, September 30.  The Greater Pine Area Endowment Fund was created in 1992 as a component fund of the Initiative Foundation to develop community resources and to enhance the quality of […]

Ready to Travel the East Central Craft Beverage Trail?

Local Craft Beverage Producers Announce Formation of East Central Craft Beverage Trail ~ A diverse beverage trail featuring Minnesota-made wine, beer, spirits, and cider. The craft beverage producers located in East Central Minnesota announce the newly formed East Central Craft Beverage Trail. The wineries, breweries in Pine, Kanabec, and Isanti counties, along with a distillery and […]

Access to Success Scholarship Now Available at PTCC

With fall semester just around the corner, Pine Technical & Community College is excited to announce a new scholarship we would like to share with the community and potential students who experience financial barriers to educational funding. ACCESS TO SUCCESS SCHOLARSHIP Pine Technical and Community College (PTCC) is proud to offer its students, who otherwise […]