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February 5, 2017
Area Dance Team: Aitkin wins Section 4-1A titles; C-I also advances to state
WADENA—The Aitkin All-Starz and Crosby-Ironton Rangerettes qualified for the Class 1A state meet in kick and dance following their performances in the Section 4-1A meet Saturday. Aitkin was section champion in both events while C-I was third in kick and fourth in jazz. Fourteen...
February 5, 2017 - 7:51pm
January 30, 2017
Pierz senior competes in BPA region meet
Sarah Thommes, a senior at Pierz Healy High School, competed Friday at the Region Business Professionals of America contest in Alexandria. Thommes...
January 30, 2017 - 5:32pm
January 15, 2017
Area Dance Team: C-I scores two top 3s
HAWLEY—Crosby-Ironton left Saturday's Hawley Invitational with a second-place finish in kick and a third in jazz. Frazee swept both divisions with Bagley third in kick. Pelican Rapids finished fourth. In Jazz, Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton placed second with Pelican Rapids fourth...
January 15, 2017 - 9:33pm
January 13, 2017
Area Dance Team: Aitkin dances to victory
CROSBY—Aitkin swept the top-rankings by all five judges en route to a four-point victory over second-place Pequot Lakes in Thursday's Northern Lights Conference jazz meet. Pequot secured two second-place rankings, a third and a fourth. After throwing away the top and bottom...
January 13, 2017 - 8:36pm
December 9, 2016
Dance Team: Aitkin opens with a win
PIERZ—Aitkin secured the first victory in the season-opening kick competition of the Northern Lights Conference Friday. Pequot Lakes placed second followed by Crosby-Ironton in third and Pierz in fourth.
December 9, 2016 - 11:53pm
December 5, 2016
Dance Team: Warriors collect two top 10 finishes
In the first Brainerd Invite since 2008, the host team placed sixth in kick and ninth in jazz Saturday at Brainerd High School. Brainerd collected...
December 5, 2016 - 10:35am
September 23, 2016
2016 Voter's Guide: Pierz City Council, Mayor, Clerk
Pierz City Council (Elect one) Kyle Bednar Age: 29. City: Pierz. Occupation: CPA. Public office experience: N/A
September 23, 2016 - 11:41am
September 12, 2016
Highway 27 to close Sept. 19 for bridge replacement
Motorists on Highway 27 between Little Falls and Pierz may encounter delays as the road closes at Rice Creek, 5 miles east of Highway 10 in Little Falls, beginning Sept. 19. A signed detour will direct motorists along County Road 43/Hawthorn Road and County Road 45/Jewel Road, the...
September 12, 2016 - 8:23pm
August 9, 2016
Essentia Health to build clinic in Pierz
A new clinic will open its doors next June, increasing services to patients in Pierz. Nearly 30 years to the day St. Joseph's Medical Center purchased the Pierz Medical Clinic from Dr. Fortier; physicians, staff and community leaders recently broke ground for a new Essentia Health...
August 9, 2016 - 9:30pm
August 1, 2016
Area Legion Baseball: Pierz finishes fourth at state
LESUEUR—LeSueur-Henderson jumped to a 4-0 lead after the first and never looked back as it defeated Pierz 12-2 in the third-place game of the Division II state tournament Sunday. Lane Girtz was 2-2 with a run and a walk for Pierz. Brett Kapsner walked and later scored Pierz's...
August 1, 2016 - 8:03pm
July 29, 2016
Area Baseball: Pierz blanks DGF in state opener
LESEUER—Matt Tautges struck out two, walked five and allowed four hits, but didn't allow a run as Pierz blanked Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton 3-0 in the first game of pool play Friday in the Division II American Legion state tournament. Pierz posted two runs in the bottom of the third...
July 29, 2016 - 9:15pm
July 27, 2016
VFW Baseball: Brainerd advances to Districts
PIERZ—Max Boran finished 2-3 with a double and two RBIs helping Brainerd eliminate Pierz 8-3 Tuesday and advance to Friday's District 6 tournament. David Benson went 2-4 with two RBIs and Chris Karels was 2-4 with an RBI and two runs scored. Colin Kleffman pitched the victory....
July 27, 2016 - 7:43pm
July 25, 2016
VFW Baseball: Brainerd, Pierz split
Sam Miller struck out 11 and walked one for a complete-game one hitter as Brainerd blanked Pierz 7-0 Monday in the Sub District 6 opening round in Brainerd. Tristan Richardt and Chris Karels each drove in two runs. Karels added a double and a run. McCale Peterson finished 2-3 with...
July 25, 2016 - 11:32pm
July 24, 2016
Area Legion Baseball: Pierz, Little Falls going to state again
Little Falls 5, St. Cloud 763ers 1 ST. CLOUD—AJ Jenks pitched seven innings of one-run baseball and Adam Hallberg threw two shutout innings of relief as Little Falls swept through the Sub State 12 playoffs by defeating the St. Cloud 76ers 5-1. Little Falls will advance to the...
July 24, 2016 - 7:54pm
July 22, 2016
Area Baseball: Pierz, Little Falls both victorious
PIERZ—Teddy Dehler finished 2-3 with two RBIs and a triple as Pierz polished off Melrose 8-3 Thursday in the District 6 tournament. Aaron Weber was 2-4 with a run and a double and Matt Tautges struck out eight, walked seven, but allowed just one earned run and four hits for...
July 22, 2016 - 8:22pm