Pierz Oktoberfest

A son’s birthday, a new experience and finding the special Pierz Oktoberfest medallion By Terry Lehrke, News Editor Maybe it was Tuesday’s clue that said “the arrows point the way” or Thursday’s clue that spoke of cars of by-gone days or better yet, a combination of the two — that led Tracy Voigt of Pierz to the […]

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Thursday, Aug. 21 The Rock-Roll-Stroll is new to town, Enjoying cars of by-gone days. Challengers, Darts and Chargers, As well as old Chevrolets. Wednesday, Aug. 20 No need to fear our lions den, They’ve been here 50 years. The welcome mat has been unfurled For a splendid time in Pierz. Tuesday, Aug. 19 The concert […]

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The search for the Oktoberfest medallion worth $500 in Pierz Bucks is in its fourth day — the fourth clue, as well as the three previous clues are below: Wednesday, Aug. 20 No need to fear our lions den, They’ve been here 50 years. The welcome mat has been unfurled For a splendid time in […]

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Tuesday, Aug. 19 The concert and the fireworks Will be good times on Saturday. For those still searching high and low, The arrows point the way. Monday, Aug. 18 Attention all medallion seekers, Expedite this mission. Will you be the clever one To deduce its concealed position? Sunday, Aug. 17 The clues will lead you […]

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MONDAY (2nd clue):    Attention all medallion seekers, Expedite this mission. Will you be the clever one To deduce its concealed position?   SUNDAY (1st clue): The clues will lead you to the prize, So don’t put up a stink. It’s true the hunt is difficult, It’s all to make you think.

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Fun begins Sunday, Aug. 17, with Oktoberfest medallion hunt By Terry Lehrke, News Editor With the Oktoberfest in its 30th year and the Pierz Lions Club commemorating 50 years of service, the annual Pierz community event is chock-full of celebratory activities. Initiated in 1984, the event started as a celebration of the area’s German heritage. The week kicks […]

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The Pierz Oktoberfest Committee will host the Kingery Family in concert Saturday, Aug. 23,  at 8 p.m. The Kingery family, from Central Minnesota, began as a family of 10 — Mike, Chris and their eight children, singing and ministering together through music. It has grown to include two sons-in-law and four grandchildren. They have enjoyed […]

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Hunt begins as 28th Oktoberfest celebration nears By Terry Lehrke, News Editor  “Start your wheels turning, Look all throughout town Until I, the medallion, Am finally found.” Oktoberfest treasure seekers can begin with this first of seven clues in their quest to claim fortune and fame as this year’s winner of the Pierz Oktoberfest medallion hunt. […]

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Get out the lederhosen, dirndls and beer steins, it’s time to celebrate By Terry Lehrke, News Editor  In Pierz, the last weekend of August is a special time — it’s a time to celebrate its German heritage with “Oktoberfest.” Initiated in 1984, the celebration begins with a week-long treasure hunt. Before they head out to scour the […]

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