Pine Grove Zoo

Last year, the Pine Grove Zoo held its third annual “Zoo Gone Wild Coming out of Hibernation Party.” “What a fantastic night. Not only did attendees stay late after the event to reminisce about the evening, we also received emails and calls weeks later attesting to the great time everyone had,”  said Zoo Director Marnita [...]

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Jack Schulte clears brush and opens obstructed view of the animals By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Jack Schulte, 18, gathered his friends and fellow Boy Scout members to remove the brush and clean between the two safety fences at the Pine Grove Zoo in Little Falls. This project was part of the sequence of events necessary for [...]

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Quest for a zebra at Pine Grove Zoo continues By Terry Lehrke, News Editor  The Pine Grove Zoo has added another stripe of fundraising to Gage VanRisseghem’s “Sponsor a Stripe” venture to raise money to purchase a zebra for the zoo. Last year, the 11-year-old son of Brent and Angie VanRisseghem of Swanville, spearheaded the campaign, [...]

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Gage VanRisseghem inspired by zoo’s plan for a zebra and empowered by his family’s support “At a membership meeting at the Pine Grove Zoo, I saw their future plans and that they wanted to get a zebra,” said 11-year-old Gage VanRisseghem, son of Brent and Angie of Swanville. “When we walked out, I told my grandma (Little [...]

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