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Students, faculty and family wear the color in support of Matt Athman  By Tina Snell, Staff Writer The residents of Pierz are all wearing green to support Matt Athman, 17, who was in a devastating car accident Nov. 1. He sustained traumatic brain stem injuries and green is the color which represents just that. Pierz students [...]

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Schuett and his two dogs made it out safely  by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer John Schuett woke early  Nov. 11, to the sound of a smoke alarm. As soon as he saw the smoke and flames, he narrowly escaped without shoes, socks or shirt. His two favorite companions, Duke and Skamper, made it out too. Although [...]

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A diagnosis of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis put him on the transplant list  By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Harold “Bub” Jansen, a lifelong resident of Pierz, is currently in the University of Minnesota Hospitals recovering from a double lung transplant. The hospital called him when they had received compatible lungs Nov. 6. A benefit has been planned [...]

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A benefit to help the family with medical costs to be held Friday, Nov. 8 By Tina Snell, Staff Writer One-year-old Malachai Johannes of Buckman has gone through more in his short lifetime than many will ever experience. Malachai has neuroblastoma, a cancer that originated in the adrenal glands, the most prevalent area for it to [...]

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A benefit for Shane Weber is planned for Saturday, Dec. 15, at the MAC By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Shane Weber, a 2006 graduate of Pierz Healy High School, was recently diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma. A benefit will be held for him and his wife, Rachael, at the Saturday, Dec. 15, boys basketball game against Little [...]

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A benefit in Royalton is planned for 4-year-old Preston Holewa By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Only 4 years old, Preston Holewa has experienced more than most of his friends. Even more than most of his parents’ friends. Since February, he has been going through treatments for leukemia. His parents, Glenn Holewa and Jacquelyn St. Aubin, have [...]

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