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Pierz athletes suspended


PIERZ - Five Pierz Healy High School basketball players were suspended from school for three days after a reported hazing incident.

Superintendent George Weber said Wednesday that the Pierz boys' basketball team was on the way home from a game in Maple Lake when one of the players reported that he was inappropriately touched and he felt violated. The male student was not touched sexually.

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Sarah Nelson
Sarah Nelson joined the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2010 and works as a online reporter, content editor and staff writer. She is a world traveler, accused idealist and California native now braving the winters of Central Minnesota. She believes in the power of human resolve and hopes to be part of something that makes history by bringing an end to injustice in the world. Sarah has worked as a criminal background researcher, high school civics teacher, grant writer, and contributing writer with — tackling every issue from global poverty to bio-degradable bicycles. Her favorite thing about living in Minnesota is July. Sarah left the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2014.
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