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Mayor Toby Egan has designated May as Poppy Month in Pierz. The American Pierz Legion Auxiliary ladies will be out on the streets of Pierz, Friday, May 9, offering poppies in remembrance of the men and women who have sacrificed their lives in service to the United States. Donations received will be used for disabled [...]

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Wilma A. Johnson, 81, Little Falls died in a vehicle accident April 19. According to the Minnesota State Patrol a vehicle driven by Jerry R. Schlag, 25, Hillman was northbound on Highway 25 when a vehicle driven by Johnson, who was westbound on Fourth Ave., pulled out onto the highway and was broadsided by Schlag. [...]

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–Frances C. Robinson, age 89 of Little Falls.  –Wilma Johnson, age 81 of Freedhem.  –Genevieve A. Muehlbauer, age 84 of Little Rock. 

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A walk/run will be held in Pierz to raise money for the Pioneer Scholarship Fund. The 5K walk/run is scheduled for Saturday, April 26, with registration beginning at 8 a.m. and the walk/run to start at 8:30 a.m. People of all ages are invited and should meet at the Pierz Healy High School commons area [...]

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The Disabled American Veterans (DAV) will make clothing drop-off available in Pierz, at Red’s Auto, Saturday, April 26, from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. People can drop off any clean clothing, shoes, ties, purses, belts, bedding and pillows, small kitchen items, books, videos, CDs, etc. However, TVs or electrical items will not be accepted. For [...]

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By Liz Verley, Staff Writer Ivan Weber a resident of St.  Michael has been entered in the 2014 National Mobility Awareness Local Hero Contest. The winner of the contest will receive a new wheelchair-accessible van with all the gadgets that are needed to accommodate someone with the mobility issues Weber has. “So far, Ivan is doing [...]

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By David Hoadley, Correspondent  Mid-March 2014 had many Minnesotans thinking about warmer climates. As school calendars reached spring break, the temptation to jet to a tropical or desert destination hit hard. But for just over 100 people from Minnesota and a dozen other states, including a familiar face from Little Falls, finding warm sunshine wasn’t about [...]

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By Liz Verley, Staff Writer Three industrial park lots were sold for $1 each with a waiver of assessment fees, by the Pierz City Council Monday. Although approval was given, the vote was 3-2. The motion was opposed by Council Members Mike Menden and Don Bujalski. Originally, the lots had been purchased by the city in [...]

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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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