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Shira will live out her life with the Davises, far from harm By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Sgt. Kelsi Davis, a member of the Minnesota National Guard and working at Camp Ripley, wanted another dog. But she didn’t just want any old dog. She wanted one who was retired from service, a prior military working dog. [...]

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Dangerous cold, future snow, could mean a longer school year  By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Local school districts have seen a record number of school closings this year, due to the severe cold which dropped from the Arctic. With temperatures in the minus 20 degree area, sometimes minus 30 degrees, and wind chills approaching minus 50 [...]

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The Staples Area Men’s Chorus (SAMC) is working in collaboration with seven other area music groups hopes to start a tradition this year. SAMC will debut its first collaborative community performance involving high school and community musical groups from other area cities. This Christmas collaboration features the famous musical work of Antonio Vivaldi’s “Gloria,” kicking [...]

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Separate companies share same manufacturing space by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer Nick and Julie Newman established Ridgeline Manufacturing in 2008, with cousins Jerry and Sue Newman, moving into an existing building in Pillager. It was a challenging time to start a business, but it has steadily grown. “We have literally doubled our business every year,” said [...]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer A counterfeit $100 bill was discovered at Unity Bank in Motley Monday. It was found when the machine that counts the day’s receipts kicked it out as suspect. When that happened, the bank employees used a counterfeit money detector pen to double-check its authenticity. If the color on the bill was [...]

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By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor patrick.slack@mcrecord.com Two-time Pillager state champ will now compete for NDSU Matt Neururer’s trophy case was already pretty full. After competing on state relays the previous two seasons, the Pillager senior won individual state track and field championships in the high jump and 800-meter run this spring. Now, the recent Pillager [...]

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Pillager football players in fifth – eighth grade had the chance to play at halftime of the Minnesota Vikings game at the Metrodome against the Tennessee Titans, Oct. 7. Pillager High School Secretary Danelle Bybee filled out a form as part of the “Vikings of Tomorrow” program and Pillager was selected. During halftime, the Pillager [...]

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