Pine River News


07/21/2018 05:55 AM  ~~~Source~~~
3. 'Emily Dickinson' to visit library March 19 

Beautiful indeed. at 4:30 on Tuesday, March 19 at the Pine River Library, Rhoda Jackson will "be" Emily Dickinson.


07/19/2018 06:54 PM  ~~~Source~~~
10 hours 18 min ago 

The line for food at the Pine River State Bank centennial event Saturday, July 14, extended from the door of the bank to the food trailer in the corner of the parking lot, a good indicator of the popularity of the celebration.


07/19/2018 11:51 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Pages from the Past - July 19, 20181 hour ago 

Area residents who had an eye angled toward the heavens Tuesday at 10 p.m. got their second look at a satellite tumbling end over end more than 100 miles up.


07/19/2018 07:08 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Cass County Board: Commissioners request speed limit study on County Highway 77 

Cass County Commissioners passed a resolution Tuesday night, July 17, at the regular meeting in Pine River Township Hall to seek a new Minnesota Department of Transportation study for speed limits on County Highway 77. The county resolution, however, covers from about 780 feet east of the west junction of Highway 77 with Miller Lane to the east ... (more)


07/18/2018 08:31 AM  ~~~Source~~~
SUV and deer collide, injuring passenger 

A Pine River man was injured when the SUV in which he was a passenger struck a deer at 10:14 p.m. Monday, July 16, on Highway 371 at Kappel Road in Fort Ripley Township.


07/16/2018 09:59 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Grim's Grub: Recipes harken back to Spurrier Hotel opening8 min ago 

Pine River residents know that one of the cornerstones and most recognizable properties in the city was the Spurrier Hotel that was dedicated in 1918.


07/15/2018 08:53 AM  ~~~Source~~~
2 min 59 sec ago 

Alexandra Stone, Crosslake, was named to the spring 2018 dean's list at Augustana University in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.


07/14/2018 05:24 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Jenkins City Council: WALA discussion becomes heated 

The Jenkins City Council had a heated discussion with Tim Berg, of Bay View Lodge and treasurer of the Whitefish Area Lodging Association, over the city's continued participation in WALA.


07/13/2018 01:27 PM  ~~~Source~~~
DEED awards Small Cities Development Grants 

Improvements to housing stock, commercial buildings and public facilities are benefiting from grant dollars in cities across the lakes area. The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development awarded 35 grants totaling more than $19 million for rehabilitation and infrastructure projects in Greater Minnesota, including projects in Emily, Deerwood, Menahga, Onamia, Pine River, Verndale and Brainerd.


07/12/2018 11:54 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Autopsy: Cass Co. Bear Encounter Didn't Kill Man 

A man has died several days after an encounter with a bear in Cass County, but an autopsy found the bear did not cause the death. The incident happened in Ponto Lake Township, north of Pine River, on Friday, July 6. The Cass County Sheriff's Office says the 70-year-old man was attempting to scare a bear away from his yard when he was charged by another bear and thrown into the air.


07/12/2018 02:45 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Mysterious death follows bear encounter East of Backus9 min ago 

VanBeek's wife Kay confirmed that there was an encounter with a bear, but preferred at this time not to give many more details, saying that the county was releasing information on the incident.


07/12/2018 09:57 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Pages from the Past - July 12, 20181 hour ago 

Mrs. Gertrude Marsh was pleasantly surprised Wednesday when she received a corsage of two orchids in the mail.


07/11/2018 08:27 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Our Lady of the Lakes Parish to hold capital fund drive 

The "One Faith - One Family - One Future" campaign aims to raise funds to make critically needed improvements at the Pine River church and to construct a new church on County Road 29 on the border of Pequot Lakes and Nisswa to serve the southern half of the parish.


07/10/2018 06:17 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Area averts damage as storm calmer than expected 

The pole holding the American Flag in front of the Backus City Hall broke during Sunday nights storm.


07/09/2018 05:30 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Pine River: New building goes up at Cass County Fairgrounds 

The Cass County Agriculture Association announces a new agriculture building was built at the Cass County Fairgrounds in Pine River, made possible from County Fair Legacy Fund grant monies to be used for agriculture displays, storage, events and as a ticket booth at the fair.