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Due to severe weather Wednesday, the Randall City Council shortened its April meeting to accommodate essential business which included: •Hearing a report from Camp Ripley’s Communications Officer Scott Bjerke on the upcoming training schedule, prescribed burns, etc.; •Voting to honor the donation of $3,500 to the Fourth of July committee. At the March meeting, the [...]

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By Lorae Vardas, Correspondent Two graduating seniors have been named April Students of the Month at Pierz Healy High School. Brittany Smieja, daughter of Mark and Annette, and Beth Stuckmayer, daughter of Natalie and Kevin, are known for their exemplary work ethic, high academic standards, leadership potential and participation in numerous extracurricular activities. Ruth Stuckmayer, business [...]

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Sara Hennen, owner of SH Photography in Pierz, captured the Tetrad Lunar Eclipse April 15, as the full moon passed through the amber shadow of Earth, producing a midnight eclipse visible across North America. During a total eclipse, the entire moon is shadowed and the face of the Moon turns sunset-red for up to an [...]

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Experience the era’s pop culture with hands-on learning Thursday, April 24 By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Ever wonder what it would be like to actually explore history without having to sit and listen to a lecturer talk for hours? The Lindbergh Historic Site is giving 25 people the opportunity to do just that Thursday, April 24. [...]

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Today, Wednesday, April 16, just before 2 p.m., the final juror was selected in the Byron Smith murder case.  Smith is the Little Falls man indicted on first-degree murder charges for shooting Haile Kifer, 18, and Nick Brady, 17, multiple times after he said they broke into his home Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 22, 2012. Seven [...]

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