Heritage Group North, Inc. (HGN) is an independent nonprofit organization based in Pine River, Minnesota. The mission of HGN is to gather, protect, interpret, and share history relevant to the greater Pine River area. Through programs, publications, and other activities, HGN seeks to promote public appreciation of the past, preserve community identity, and stimulate heritage tourism. This all-volunteer organization relies on membership, grants, and the generosity of the public to accomplish its goals. Heritage Group North has contributed to Minnesota Reflections photos and postcards of scenes of Pine River and surrounding area and early editions of the Pine River Journal that were never microfilmed.