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One-of-a-kind garden highlights Ojibwe culture, sense of beauty

SANDSTONE, Minn. -- This time of year, different plants and flowers are at their peak, and one of the most unique places to see them in bloom is at the Minnesota Goose Garden.The garden in Sandstone boasts a one-of-a-kind design."That cottonwood right there is the highest part of the goose's back,"  Sue Foss said .From ground level you may not have any idea what Foss is talking about."This is the main spine of the goose right here," Foss said. But from a bird's-eye view, you see that her forest is shaped like a goose."I decided I would want a simple...
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Wildcat Sanctuary Fundraiser For Kitu’s Kitchen

SANDSTONE, Minn.– The Wildcat Sanctuary in Sandstone is launching a campaign to build an upgraded food and wellness center for their big rescue cats. The Wildcat sanctuary is home to 130 recuse lions, leopards, tigers and more. In order to supply the basic daily needs of these animals, they are fundraising to remodel their current health and wellness center. The new center is nicknamed Kitu’s Kitchen, after a rescue cheetah in the facility.
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SWAT called to Pine Co. domestic standoff incident

The Pine County Sheriff's Office says a tip from a woman in Florida helped bring a domestic situation to end. It happened early Thursday morning, just after 3:00am. Dispatch received a call from that Florida woman, reporting she was getting text messages from a woman in Brook Park claiming she had been attacked and choked, and was being held inside the home with her attacker.

Moose Lake Nurses picket outside Essentia Hospital

Moose Lake nurses were out picketing at the Essentia Hospital they work at Tuesday over contract disputes. Essentia bought the Moose Lake Hospital location from Mercy back on 2020, and terminated their existing contracts. And from there the nurses say it’s been a struggle to get a contract from Essentia.

Tickets on Sale for Pine City Heritage Players Summer Musical

The Pine City Heritage Players Community Theater has announced that tickets are on sale for this year’s summer musical, Joseph & the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. After a somewhat uncertain start to the schedule, video auditions were completed during the first week of June as the group announced their selection of Mamma Mia! as this year’s show.
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Wisconsin Food Truck Serves Produce Straight from the Cattle

GRANTSBURG, WI. — A Wisconsin food truck brings farm-grown produce to the forks of the Grantsburg community. Brickfield Market is a family-owned food truck featuring menu items with beef and dairy from their own ‘Four Cubs Farm.’ Members of the Peterson family opened the food truck in April of this year. They serve sandwiches, tacos, burgers and more.

Pine County SWAT team called in after alleged domestic situation

PINE COUNTY, MN-- Officers arrested a man after a tip from Florida that a woman was being threatened in Pine County. According to the report, a woman in Florida called the Pine County Sheriff’s Department stating she knew of a possible domestic situation in the City of Brook Park.

Fire between Healy Lake and Moose Lake quickly suppressed by Forestry

A lightening caused wildland fire between Healy Lake and Moose Lake across the Tanana River from Cummings Road was quickly contained by Division of Forestry crews Sunday night. The fire, which was discovered about 5 p.m. is believed to have been caused by lightening. A heli-attack crew from the Delta...

Application Deadline Approaching For 2nd Annual Youth Leadership Adventure

WASHBURN COUNTY -- The Washburn County Prevention team is excited to be recruiting youth leaders for a FREE summer leadership development camp, called the Adventure!. The Adventure will take place in late July at the Luther Point Camp on Wood Lake near Grantsburg, Wisconsin. It will be focused around core concepts that contribute to our individual growth in leadership. WE ARE ALSO GOING TO HAVE A BOATLOAD OF FUN!

Over 700 acres of land to be preserved along the St. Croix River

ST PAUL, Minn. — Editor's Note: The video above originally aired to KARE11 on Sept. 20, 2021. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources announced Tuesday that the agency has received more than 700 acres of land that will be added to the Chengwatana State Forest. National nonprofit Trust for...

Pine City Trap Competes at State

The Dragons trap shooting team competed at the state meet last week. Here's a recap of the meet from Coach Johnson:. Tuesday, June 21, 28 Dragons represented the Pine City High School Trap Shooting Team at the Minnesota State High School Clay Target League’s Class 9A open shooting competition in.