William John Douglas was born on Feb. 24, 2020, at Welia Health. He weighed six pounds 11 ounces, and was 19 inches long.  His parents are Courtney and Darren Douglas of Mora. William is welcomed home by sibling Lillie. His grandparents are Steve and Denise Bowe of Pine City, and Dennis Doug…

Lucille Jean Shermer was born on Feb. 20, 2020, at Welia Health. She weighed eight pounds four ounces, and was 20.5 inches long. Her parents are Roxanne and Daryl Shermer of Hinckley. Lucille is welcomed home by sibling Samuel. Her grandparents are Becky and David Cavallin of Braham, and Mar…

Melvin Leroy Hart was born on Feb. 18, 2020, at Welia Health. He weighed six point six pounds, nine ounces and was 20.5 inches long. His parents are Racheal Rose Hart and CJ Leroy Bowker of Pine City. Melvin is welcomed home by his grandparents, Fred and Rowena Hart of Pine City and Melissa …

Citori Aurora Anderson was born on Nov 27, 2019, at FirstLight Health System. She weighed six pounds, 12 ounces and was 21 inches long. Her parents are Bethany Pedginski and Luke Anderson. Citori is welcomed home by grandparents, Cindy Ludwig of Pine City and Ray Pedginski of Tox, Arkansas a…

Jaxon Perry Alontae Noonan was born on Dec. 6, 2019, at Welia Health. He weighed seven pounds, 15 ounces and was 21 inches long. His parents are Tamra Clements of Braham and Robert Noonan of  Isanti. Jaxon is welcomed home by grandparents, Kimi Harwood of Pine City and John Wimberly of Wynnw…

Isaiah Leroy Gleason was born on Nov. 25, 2019, at FirstLight Health System. He weighed seven pounds, six ounces and was 20 inches long. His parents are Amanda and Russ Gleason of Mora. Isaiah is welcomed home by brothers Trevor, Steve and Andre and sisters Sophia and Madison Gleason. His gr…

Lorraine Dorran’s 80th birthday on Saturday, March 21 has been canceled until further notice.

Kacen Alan Hancock was born on Nov. 25, 2019 , at FirstLight Health System. He weighed seven pounds, 15 ounces and was 20.25 inches long. His parents are Georgi and Chase Hancock of Pine City. Kacen is welcomed home by brother Keegan Hancock and sister Keira Hancock. His grandparents are Mic…

Zayd Francis Pitman was born on Nov. 23, 2019, at FirstLight Health System. He weighed eight pounds, eight ounces and was 21 inches long. His parents are Emily and Pat Pitman of Mora. Zayd is welcomed home by sibling, Kroy Pitman. His grandparents are Janet Ludwese from Chanhassen and Ray Lu…

Open house  for Arnie Johnson’s  90th birthday has been canceled until further notice.

Barrick Brock Bettinger was born on Oct. 31, 2019, at FirstLight Health System. He weighed seven pounds, one ounces and was 19 inches long. His parents are Jenna Mitchell and Nick Bettinger of Foley. Barrick is welcomed home by siblings Bella, Brelee, Blaze, and Bristol. His grandparents are…

John Walter Thurber was born on Oct. 29, 2019, at FirstLight Health System. He weighed six pounds, seven ounces and was 19 inches long. His parents are Ashley and John Thurber of Hinckley. John is welcomed home by brother Landin and sisters Lilly and Naveah. His grandparents are Mark and Vic…

Come help celebrate Gordon on March 14, 2-4 p.m.at Northern Pines Assisted Living (1305 8th Street SW). No gifts, please.

Devin Lewis Wylie was born on Oct. 24, 2019, at FirstLight Health System. He weighed seven pounds, 13 ounces and was 22 inches long. His parents are Delores Corbine and Richard Wylie. Devin is welcomed home by grandparents, Sherry Benjamin and Roberta Benjamin and Ross Wylie.

I would like to thank all first responders including the ambulance crew for their quick response at the time of my recent heart attack. Also, thanks to all who have expressed well wishes since I returned home.

The Snake River Valley Conservation Club wishes to thank all of the participants who came out to our annual ice fishing contest, also, all of the businesses and individuals who generously donated prizes and gifts of money. A special shout out to our event organizer, Gary Bue, Brad and Joyce …

Aurora Mae Hope Lundberg was born on Jan. 21, 2020, and weighed six pounds, seven ounces and was 19 inches long. Her parents are Xavier and Charlene Lundberg of Pine City. Aurora is welcomed home by her brothers Jeffery and Evan Bowerman. Her proud grandparents are David Herrick and Cindy We…

Lillian Joanne Carlson was born on Dec. 3, 2020, in Wyoming, Minnesota. She weighed seven pounds, two ounces and was 20 inches long. Her parents are Ricky Carlson and Alyssa Hollan of North Branch. Lillian is welcomed home by big sister Ember Carlson. Her grandparents are Joe and Val Chapman…

Emma Blake Hagen was born on Sept. 29, 2019, at Welia Health System. She weighed six pounds, seven ounces and was 20 inches long. Her parents are Will and Maya Hagen of Braham. Emma is welcomed home by siblings Will, 5, and Raelynn, 3. Her grandparents are Shawn and Beth Lelanek of Elk River…

The family of Harold Taylor would like to say thank you to all the First Responders, the Sandstone Essentia Health Hospital, Swanson Funeral home, Pine City Pizza Pub, the Flower Box, Josh Mohr, many friends, family and neighbors for all the love and support during this difficult time.  Haro…

The University of Wisconsin-Madison has recognized Eric Paget of Pine City who has been named to the dean’s list for the fall semester of the 2019-2020 academic year.