News & Events

Gallery Opening Tonight!

The Pine Center for the Arts will host their next Gallery Opening Celebration this Friday, July 10th from 4:00 – 7:00 PM. This month features two local artists: Mike Gainor and Wayne Gilman. While your visiting the Gallery on Friday, you can also enjoy music for the Friday night Cabaret on the Corner from 6- […]

Free Online Classes with CISCO Academy

Pine Technical and Community is proud to now be a part of the Cisco Networking Learning Academy! The Networking academy offers FREE online and in person trainings in the areas of Information Technology, Cyber Security and Business. Courses include: Networking, Internet of Things, Programming, Cybersecurity, Operating Systems and IT, Packet Tracing, Business and Entrepreneurship. In today’s […]

Family Pathways Thrifting Road Trip Begins Saturday

It’s time to hit the road and save this summer! Family Pathways Thrift Stores annual summer Road Trip sale is July 11-18. Shoppers can save 20%-50% storewide. The savings increase with every store you visit. The Road Trip Sale is valid at all 10 Family Pathways Thrift Stores locations. For more information, please see

CMJTS Offers Employment Services

Being out of work can be a very scary experience affecting both confidence and sense of security. You don’t have to do this alone! Central Minnesota Jobs and Training Services, Inc. or, CMJTS, offers a variety of resources including career counseling, education assistance, and support services to help you through this  transition. Services are FREE […]

Business Education Teacher for PCPS

Pine City Public Schools has announced a job posting for a full-time Business Education Teacher at the high school. This position is 60% 7th and 8th grade computer classes (word processing, google applications, digital citizenship), and 40% electives for grades 9-12.   Application deadline for this posting is July 22, 2020. To apply online: 

Job Posting: Regional Economic Resilience Coordinator

The East Central Regional Development Commission is seeking a Regional Economic Resilience Coordinator to assist with implementing the region’s pandemic disaster recovery plan, including assisting with the administration of a business Revolving Loan Fund. Salary range: $52,683 – $58,987 + benefits, depending on qualifications and experience. This is a 24-month position, with the possibility for extension. Bachelor’s […]

Payroll Specialist at Pine City Schools

Pine City Public Schools is seeking a full-time payroll specialist for their administrative offices. Job Summary:  Prepares, coordinates, and processes district payroll and benefits information ensuring accurate and timely distribution and deductions, developing and maintaining accurate payroll records, and related work as apparent or assigned.   Application Deadline: 7/9/2020 For a complete job description and to apply […]

MN DEED Small Business Grants

We shared the following information with our membership earlier this week through our newsletter, but wanted to ensure that all businesses are aware of the MN DEED Small Business Grants. The application window will close one week from today on July 2nd. The Minnesota Small Business Relief Grant Program through the State of Minnesota is […]

Classic Car Cruise – This Saturday, June 27

This Saturday evening the Chamber will host our first “Classic Car Cruise” event — an alternative to the Freedom Fest Car Show we all know and love! A big thank you to the Pine Classic Car Club and Pine Technical & Community College for helping get us connected with car owners from previous years. We […]

Freedom Fest Begins This Week!

Today marks the beginning of our Freedom Fest Celebration week! The first clue for the Medallion Hunt was aired at 8:30 AM this morning on WCMP Radio. If you missed the first clue – the are posted each day at the Pine Insurance Agency office on Northridge Drive. Freedom Fest Coloring Sheets are available beginning […]