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County Veterans Services Officer Reappointed - 7-24 News

County Veterans Services Officer Reappointed

The County Veterans Services representative for Pine County was recently re-appointed.

Ben Wiener will be serving Pine County veterans for a second four-year term starting July 30th.

Wiener expressed his gratitude to assist veterans in the county.

He stressed that one of the largest issues facing veterans is hearing loss from their service.

Ten percent of Pine County’s population is veterans, substantially higher than the national average of seven percent.

Zoomobile Coming to Pine City

A zoo on wheels is coming to libraries across East Central Minnesota.

The Minnesota Zoomobile offers a chance to experience a variety of live animals native to the state and learn about ecological concepts unique to Minnesota.

It’s headed to the Pine City Library Wednesday August 10th at 10:30 am.

The Zoomobile has numerous other stops in the area as well:

· Wednesday, Aug. 2

- 10:30 a.m. McGregor Public Library, Center Ave. & 2nd St., McGregor, MN

- 1:30 p.m. Aitkin Public Library, 110 1st Ave. NE, Aitkin, MN

· Thursday, Aug. 3

- 10:30 a.m. Chisago Lakes Library, 11754 302nd St., Chisago City, MN

- 1:30 p.m. Wyoming Area Library, 26855 Forest Blvd., Wyoming, MN

· Friday, Aug. 4

- 10:30 a.m. Milaca Community Library, 235 1st St. E., Milaca, MN*

- 1:30 p.m. Princeton Area Library, 100 4th Ave. S., Princeton, MN

· Monday, Aug. 7

- 10:30 a.m. Cambridge Primary School Multi-purpose Room, 310 N. Elm St., Cambridge, MN*

- 1:30 p.m. North Branch Area Library, 6355 379th St., North Branch, MN

· Tuesday, Aug. 8

- 10:30 a.m. Hinckley Public Library, 106 1st St. SE, Hinckley, MN

- 1:30 p.m. Sandstone Public Library, 119 N. 4th St., Sandstone, MN

· Wednesday, Aug. 9

- 10:30 a.m. Mora Public Library, 200 Maple Ave. W., Mora, MN

- 2 p.m. Mille Lacs Lake Community Library, 285 2nd Ave. S., Isle, MN

· Thursday, Aug. 10

- 10:30 a.m. Pine City Public Library, 300 5th St., Pine City, MN

- 1:30 p.m. Rush City Public Library, 240 W. 4th St., Rush City, MN*

Braham Pie Days

A popular annual event in Braham is almost here again.

Pie Day in Braham is August 4th with events starting from 7 am all the way through 7 pm.

Braham Pie Day is being held at Freedom Park in downtown Braham.

You can see the jam packed schedule of fun and events right here.

Grandstay Open House

The Crossings Inn in Cambridge recently got a rebranding.

Now officially known as the GrandStay Hotel and Suites, an open house is taking place Thursday, August 3rd from 4-6 pm.

You can take a tour of their newly renovated suites, plus giveaways and more.

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