There will be a celebration of life for Dennis Surdey at the Off Road Bar & Grill in Brook Park on Saturday, June 15 from 1-4 p.m.

Don and Mary Holmstrom are celebrating their 65th wedding anniversary. Don Holmstrom grew up in Brook Park and Mary Horns, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. On June 19, 1954, they married and made their home in Milwaukee.  

Pine City student Kimberly J. Whaley was among the 3,740 North Dakota State University students to be placed on the spring 2019 dean’s list. A student must earn a 3.50 grade point average or higher and be enrolled in at least 12 class credits to qualify for the spring list.

Halos to my neighbors for saving my dock and lift by redirecting a fast moving bog on Cross Lake.

I’d like to thank all of my friends and relatives for attending my 90th birthday party.

Karlee Rene-lynn Hanson was born on May 1, 2019, at FirstLight Health System. She weighed seven pounds, 11.6 ounces and was 20 inches long. Her mother is Claudia Hanson of Pine City. Karlee is welcomed home by sibling Bentlee Hanson, 5. Her grandparents are Claud and Cheril Hanson, and Jenni…

Gracie LeBrun of Pine City has earned DI Tennis Scholar-Athlete honors from the University of Northwestern with a grade point average of at least 3.40 on a 4.00 grading scale. In addition, LeBrun was honored with this season’s UMAC Sportsmanship award during the 2019 UMAC tournament in which…

Kinsley Rose Stromberg was born on April 22, 2019, at FirstLight Health System. She weighed seven pounds, 12 ounces and was 20 inches long. Her parents are Kathy and Travis Stromberg of Ogilvie. Kinsley is welcomed home by sibling Liam, 2. Her grandparents are Mike and Gail Lobdell of Ogilvi…

Abigail Cynthia Musta was born on April 22, 2019, at FirstLight Health System. She weighed six pounds, one ounce and was 19 inches long. Her parents are Golden Hill and Jake Musta of Mora. Abby is welcomed home by sibling Chance, 4. Her grandparents are Gina Gomaa of Anchorage, Alaska, Cindy…

Rowen James Marcio was born on May 3, 2019, at FirstLight Health System. He weighed eight pounds, nine-and-a-half ounces and was 19-1/2 inches long. His parents are Tyler and Chelsey Marcio of Isanti. Rowen is welcomed home by sibling Reagan, 3-1/2. His grandparents are Jeff and Jody of Fore…

Axel Torben Johnson was born on April 12, 2019, at FirstLight Health System. He weighed eight pounds, one ounce and was 20-1/2 inches long. His parents are Orrin and Shana Johnson of Pine City. Axel is welcomed home by siblings Levi, Carber, Henry and Thor. His grandparents are Roxanne and D…

Kasey Cropper, 2006 Pine City Jr Sr High School graduate, earned a Master of Science degree, and Jennifer Rensvold, 2015 Hinckley Finlayson High School graduate, earned a Bachelor of Social Work degree from Minnesota State University, Mankato at the end of the spring 2019 semester.

Brandt Berube of Pine City received a top scholarship award from Minnesota Masonic Charities this month. The nonprofit organization provides merit-based annual awards to some of the state’s most promising scholars. Berube was recognized with MMC’s Undergraduate Scholarship, and will receive …

U.S. Air Force National Guard Airman 1st Class Jared J. Benjamin graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

Brook Park resident Zach Manley, BS, Biology, Cum Laude, and Pine City resident Natalie Kolling, BSE, Integrated Engineering, earned degrees from Minnesota State University, Mankato at the end of the spring 2019 semester.

Briggs Joshua Barnes was born on April 26, 2019, at Cambridge Medical Center. He weighed seven pounds, two ounces. His parents are Joshua and Lynsey Barnes of Pine City. Briggs is welcomed by siblings Grayson, 5, and Graham, 3. His grandparents are Brett and Karen Grinde and Tom and Darcy Barnes.

Clara Katherine Huninghake was born on April 9, 2019, at FirstLight Health System. She weighed six pounds, eight ounces and was 19-1/2 inches long. Her parents are Ben and Cassie Huninghake of Isanti. Clara is welcomed by grandparents Randy and Veryl Cermak of East Bethel, John and Nancy Hun…

Maverick L. Bedausky was born on April 4, 2019, at FirstLight Health System. He weighed seven pounds, three ounces and was 20 inches long. His parents are Kalley Paulsen and Rome Bedausky of Isle. Maverick is welcomed home by sibling Nova Bedausky, 1. His grandparents are Brenda and Lucas Be…

Anora Rose Budke was born on April 4, 2019, at FirstLight Health System. She weighed seven pounds, 10 ounces and was 20-1/2 inches long. Her parents are Robert Budke and Rachel Budke of Mora. Anora is welcomed home by siblings Aria, 4, and Raiden, 11 months. Her grandparents are Rebecca Howa…

Finley Mark Johnson was born on April 3, 2019, at FirstLight Health System. He weighed five pounds, five ounces and was 18-1/2 inches long. His parents are Andrew and Kala Johnson of Mora. Finley is welcomed by grandparents Shawn and Mark Johnson of Mora, Tammy and Mark Grissman of North Branch.

Evelyn Helen Linder was born on March 31, 2019, at FirstLight Health System. She weighed eight pounds, 14 ounces and was 21 inches long. Her parents are Justin and Kelly Linder of Mora. Evelyn is welcomed home by sibling Harrison, 2. Her grandparents are Jay and Becky Fladebo, Dave and Sherr…

Kyra Faye Orand was born on March 27, 2019, at FirstLight Health System. She weighed six pounds, 13 ounces and was 19-1/2 inches long. Her parents are Cory and Victoria Orand of Brook Park. Kyra is welcomed home by siblings Jayden, 10, and Ryder, 3. Her grandparents are Craig and Lori Dorn o…