In the News - Pine Island & the Region


In the opening decades of the twentieth century 40 cheese factories sprang up around Pine Island which led to the city’s recognition as "Cheese Capital of Minnesota." 


Fast forward to the present, when Pine Island is again in the news for its first in the state Diverging Diamond Interchange, 3.6 square mile Elk Run Development, and 5+ miles of new highway frontage service roads in place to support future development. 


There’s more … in 2013 the Mayo Clinic and State of Minnesota partnered to bring Destination Medical Center and $6 billion in new investment to this region.


Learn more about Pine Island’s exciting progress and future development potential in the press releases below.   






Pine Island EDA

106 2nd Street SW
PO Box 727
Pine Island, MN 55963



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