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.

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.

The Lions Club does so well, especially at Christmas – the delivering of fruit to “mature folks” is awesome!

Betsy Carpenter of Pine City was awarded a Master of Science degree in Communication and Composition on Dec. 15 during Minnesota State University, Mankato’s commencement ceremonies.

I’d like to thank my children for the great birthday party and for those who came and helped me celebrate, also those who sent cards. A special thank you to Scott Jeanson for making the family video and taking pictures during the party. Also thanks to Eddie Pangerl for the music. You all mad…

Thank you everyone who called, sent cards, brought gifts or came to the surprise party and helped celebrate my 90th birthday. Thanks to my kids, grandkids and great-grandkids for the wonderful “surprise.”

Dr. Amy Odendahl graduated this spring, earning her doctorate in Physical Therapy from Des Moines University, and she recently passed the National Physical Therapy Licensure Examination. Amy is a 2011 graduate of Pine City High School and the daughter of Brian and Sue Odendahl.

A sincere THANK YOU to all my family and friends for the loving concern shown to me after my hospitalization, for the visits, the delicious meals brought to our home, and all the many, many get-well cards. I feel so blessed to have had so many prayers for a return to good health.

Margaret Reiser is turning 100. Help us celebrate Margaret’s big birthday Saturday, Sept. 1 at the Pine City American Legion from 1-4 p.m.

John R. Meyer’s family is having a memorial service for John, who passed away July 15, on Wednesday, Aug. 29 at 3 p.m. at the Immaculate Conception Church in Pine City.  All are welcome.

The Pokegama Lake Association would again like to thank the following business suppliers:

The SRVCC wishes to thank everyone who participated in the annual gun raffle at the Pine County fair. Kudos to the following people who made the extra effort to ensure a successful event:

How does one even begin to express their gratitude to the ones who choose to put their lives on the line everyday? The ones that go running into a fire when everyone else is running out. The ones that give up time with their family to help yours and mine.

The Pine City High School Class of 1978 40th reunion will take place Saturday, July 28, 3 p.m., at Wings North, 19379 Homestead Road, Pine City, MN 55063. $19.78 per person at the door. For questions call Patty at 310-977-8507.

Sondra Steele of Brook Park, B.S. Early Childhood Education, and Jenna Miller of Sandstone, B.F.A. Graph Des & Interact Media, graduated in May 2018 from University of Wisconsin-Stout in Menomonie, Wisconsin.

We would like to give a big thank you to Roxanne and Joe White for the family reunion of the Shermer and Gardner families on June 16.

U.S. Air Force Airman Zane W. Draper graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.