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Pine City Homicide Suspect in Custody

Pine City Homicide Suspect in Custody

A shooting Friday night in Pine City has been ruled a homicide and the suspect is in custody.

Deputies and EMS that responded to a call at the Pine Terrace Trailer Park in Pine City found a man in his early 20’s with multiple gunshot wounds who was pronounced dead on the scene.

The suspect is a juvenile male who is in custody in Pine County.

The name of the victim is currently being withheld.

Braham Police Chase Ends in Residential Pool

A pursuit that began in Braham Friday morning ended after the driver crashed into a swimming pool.

The chase began when a Braham Police Officer made a traffic stop and the suspect fled after being pulled over.

Two Braham Officers pursued the vehicle into Kanabec County at speeds over 100 mph.

The chase ended when the suspects attempted to drive through a residential area and ran into the pool.

The suspects are being held on multiple charges including drug possession.

Pine City Banner Contest

The time has come to replace Pine City’s banners displayed across town, and they’re looking for the public’s help.

Residents of Pine City and the surrounding areas are invited to join the Pine City Banner Contest that runs now through September 15th.

The winning design will be turned into the street banners and hung throughout the city.

There are no age requirements to enter the contest, just that it either complements or contrasts the City’s logo.

For more info click here.

NB Area Public Schools Test Scores

The MCA test scores for North Branch Area Public Schools have been released from last school year, and the results are positive.

North Branch Schools continue to outperform state averages in reading, math, and science, with those performances being multiple percentage points above the average.

The results can equip teachers and administrators with an even better understanding of their student base and improve on teaching practices.

Director of teaching and learning David Treichel said,” The greatest impact on student learning comes directly from the dedicated teachers and support staff.”

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