News

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The City of Rock Creek presented Rys Farms with the 2018 Rock Creek Business Site Award. In addition to crop farming, Rys Farms runs a Pioneer seed agency as well as operates the local grain elevator where they provide grain drying, storing and marketing for many neighboring farmers. Accepti…

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Royal Neighbors Grasston Chapter 5146 and Sugar and Spice Home Makers worked together to make 102 candy rolls.  Each roll was filled with a variety of hard candies, gum and drink mix packets.  The rolls will be included in the boxes sent overseas to service men and women by the Blue Star Mom…

Sports

Obituaries

Joyce M. Libra died on Oct. 11, 2018, at Elderwood of Hinckley…

Matthew Neshek age 38 of Pine City, died Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2…

David Cobb of Pine City passed away Sunday, Sept. 30, 2018, at…

Opinion

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WE HAVE almost made it to Election Day, folks.  Our Voter’s Guide will be in next week’s Pioneer, which will give you the chance to learn more about our local candidates and where they stand. It doesn’t make for light reading, but it’s one of the most important services a community newspaper…

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Last week I wrote an editorial, “Remembering the fires of 1918,” based on Barbara Christiansen’s excellent article in the Pine County Historical Society newsletter, “The October 1918 Fires of Northeastern Minnesota.” I’m embarrassed to admit that I misread the name of Ray Fairchild as “Rev. …