10 Years Ago, 2010
Nursing student Jessica Jacobson, daughter of Jim and Ann Jacobson of Pine City, recently traveled to Port Elizabeth, South Africa to participate in a St. Cloud State University study abroad program. In her own words, Jessica Jacobson has shared from the heart. She will draw upon her memories of South Africa for the rest of her life. She concludes with this observation, “This was an absolutely amazing and life changing experience!”
Twin Cities based freelance jazz musician Terry Peffer will be appearing in a free concert on Monday, May 4 in Pine City as part of the band’s annual Pops Spectacular.
25 Years Ago, 1995
Todd Terrill and Rachel Wernet are working to make their new business a place where all ages feel comfortable. The couple moved to Pine City from Edina in March to open Radar’s Bar and Grill at the Pine City Country Club. Todd is a former Pine City area resident.
Matt Sias, Pine City, has been named to play both pitcher and catcher for the Savannah College of Art and Design Bees. Sias is a first year student majoring in architecture at the colle
50 Years Ago, 1970
Vicky Hancock, local FFA Sweetheart, was selected as District Sweetheart at the District * FFA banquet held at Milaca. Vicky is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Luverne Hancock of Pine City.
“Ease Into Fashion” was the theme chosen for the style show and luncheon presented by the Pine City Mrs. Jaycees. Over 200 attended the style show.
75 Years Ago, 1945
Edin Motor Sales have been granted a priority by the War Production Board for the building of a new garage building in Pine City, and expect to start work in the very near future.
The new structure will be built on the Edin property, directly across from the Peoples Oil Co. The plans call for a combination garage and super-service station, with a 100 foot frontage on the highway.
The Pine City community received the news of President Roosevelt’s death last Thursday afternoon with the same feeling of dismay that swept over the nation.
100 Years Ago, 1920
The aeroplane landing committee was authorized to spend $150 in fixing up the inside of the racetrack at the fair grounds for a landing.
Postmaster Collins expects aerial mail service between the Twin Cities and Twin ports in the near future and by having a landing here, it will give Pine City a chance to receive mail by aeroplane and will also be a big ad for the village as the planes traveling between St. Paul and Duluth will light here for supplies.
125 Years Ago, 1895
The lecture given in the M.E. Church on Wednesday evening by Rev. Dr. Forbes, of Duluth, on Abraham Lincoln was very fine. All those who attended were well repaid for the time and money spent. There were but a small number present and those who stayed away missed something that they will probably regret the rest of their lives.
Farmers are already praying for rain. It must come soon.
When ladies are as plenty, as they are in this land; why bachelors will board we don’t understand. If the heart and the hand of some fair maid they would request, their home might be happy and their soul would be blest.