Tag: Pine River

Minnesota DNR’s newest conservation officers hit the field

They’ve taught the next generations of outdoor recreationists how to enjoy their sports safely and ethically; busted poachers; worked closely with conservation officers with decades of experience; and learned the ins and outs of natural resources law enforcement. Since they began training last spring, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources’ 15 newest conservation officers have…
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January 10, 2023 0

DNR Conservation Officer Reports – District 9 (Brainerd area)

CO Eric Sullivan (Brainerd) reports the snowmobile trails in the area saw a tremendous amount of activity over the holiday weekend. Fishing pressure was moderate as ice conditions are variable. A large permanent shelter was partially submerged on Gull Lake due to thin ice. Enforcement action was taken for snowmobile and ATV registration violations, angling…
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January 4, 2023 0

Pine River Parade of Lights 2022

Michaela Reed, Executive Director of the Pine River Chamber of Commerce, informs us of their “Parade of Lights” event on Saturday, December 10th, 2022. She also gives us a preview of upcoming celebrations in the Pine River, Minnesota area in 2023.


December 1, 2022 0

River Fitness in Pine River now “218 Fitness” with New Owners

(Pine River, MN) — Loyal gym enthusiasts Ariel and Henry Krecklau (pronounced creck-law) are taking on a new challenge in their young lives by taking over the business and gym of River Fitness in Pine River and rebranding it as “218 Fitness”. We recently spoke with Ariel Krecklau about this new venture and why they wanted…
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August 22, 2022 0

16th annual Lakes Area Bluegrass Festival kicks off this week

(Pine River, MN) — The venue is set and Bluegrass bands and musicians from all over the country will be making their way to Pine River to the Lakes Music and Events Park for the 16th annual Lakes Bluegrass Festival, running August 24-28. We recently caught up with Tim and Cindy Roggenkamp about the Festival…
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August 21, 2022 0

Lakes Bluegrass Festival 2022

Tim and Cindy Roggenkamp get us up-to-date on what will be happening during the 2022 Lakes Bluegrass Festival August 24-28, 2022. The festival is held at the new Lakes Music and Events Park at 2591 N. Bluegrass Blvd SW, Backus, MN 56435, less than one mile north of the old location at the Cass County…
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August 15, 2022 0

Pine River Bridge Opens, Dam Replacement Update

The bridge over the Pine River in the city of Pine River has been replaced, after more than seven years of planning, marking the first half of the project to remove and replace the bridge and dam, which was declared obsolete after the state performed an audit of river crossings following the Interstate 35 bridge…
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September 12, 2021 0

Pine River Chamber of Commerce Annual Fundraiser

The Pine River Chamber of Commerce annual fundraiser is set for Friday, September 17th at the Pine River American Legion. The event will include a wine/beer/spirits tasting and a fun and exciting silent auction! The event begins at 5:30pm and ends at 8:30pm. Advance tickets are $20 and are available at the Pine River Information…
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September 11, 2021 0

Roadwork begins on Hwy 84 Pine River to Longville

Motorists to encounter lane closures and short-term delays on Highway 84, between Indian Trail Lane in Pine River and Cass County Road 7 in Longville, as roadwork begins Monday, July 26.  MnDOT will resurface the road and fill-in the centerline rumble strips, then install new road marks and edgeline mumble strips. Lane closures will occur…
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July 24, 2021 0

Bridge construction in Pine River starts May 24th

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (5/18/21) (Pine River, MN) — The Minnesota Department of Transportation will be working on Highway 84 in Pine River to construct a new bridge in Cass County starting May 24th. Motorists travelling on Highway 84 will encounter the road closed between River Street and 5th Street, as crews will construct a…
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May 18, 2021 0