Meth Bust in Hinckley - 6-14 News

June 14, 2017

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Meth Bust in Hinckley


A routine traffic stop in Hinckley this week became a massive drug bust.


The driver, Joe L. Brown, was pulled over for erratic driving by a Pine County Deputy, who then smelled and saw marijuana in the vehicle.


When searching the vehicle, the deputy found marijuana, marijuana wax, and one pound of methamphetamine.


Brown was arrested and taken to Pine County Jail and has been charged with one count of first degree drug possession along with a count of fifth degree drug possession.



PTCC Car Show


One of the most exciting events in Pine City kicks off next week.


Freedom Fest 2017 is headlined by various events, opening with a car show at Pine Technical and Community College.


Jen Rancour of the college talked about the different happenings throughout the event, including prizes for best in show.


Rancour also explained the benefits of a new program that’s offered, called the business administration transfer pathway.


The second annual Pine Technical and Community College Car Show is Wednesday June 21st from 11 to 3 pm with free food, a car show, and more.



Gunning and Golfing Event


Bulrush Golf Course and Wings North are teaming up for an event this weekend.


Gunning and Golfing is a day where participants receive a clay shoot, round of 18 holes, lunch, and dinner.


The signup fee for the day of activities is $100, and you can sign up at either Wings North or Bulrush Golf Course.


For more info on the event head to



Chisago County 100% Solar by 2025


An East Central Minnesota County is on course to be completely powered by the sun.


Chisago County has a plan in place that by 2025, the entire county would be run by locally generated power.


Most of that energy would be supplied by the 1200 acre North Star Solar Farm near Lindstrom.


The clean energy expansion if fulfilled in the next 8 years, would span across the 55,000 people in Chisago County along with every business.



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