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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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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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