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Destination Downtown Launch Party set June 20
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Myers: In praise of the 17-inch walleye
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UPDATE: Deerwood man dies in head-on crash with semitrailer
June 15, 2019
Vehicle launches into air, rolls onto roof, injures driver
PIERZ—A 39-year-old Pierz man was seriously injured Thursday, June 13, when the vehicle he was driving crashed near the intersection of...
June 15, 2019 - 3:00am
June 4, 2019
Morrison County deputies arrest woman after multi-county vehicle chase
Officers arrested a 31-year-old Onamia woman after an extended chase through Mille Lacs and Morrison counties that ended near Pierz Saturday, June 1. According to a news release from the Morrison County Sheriff's Office, a driver from Onamia led Mille Lacs Tribal Police officers on...
June 4, 2019 - 9:18am
May 29, 2019
Victory League standings
Baseball Victory League standings North Division Name W L GB Fort Ripley 4 0 - Nisswa 3 1 1 Aitkin 1 3 3 St. Mathias 1 3 3 East Division Name W L GB Pierz Lakers 4 0 - Buckman 3 0 1/2 Pierz Bulldogs 2 2 2 Royalton 2 3 3 St. Mathias 1 3 3 West Division Name W L GB...
May 29, 2019 - 4:30am
May 21, 2019
Region Five teachers honored at Sourcewell
Several Region Five educators were honored at the Sourcewell Educators of Excellence banquet May 8. The following local educators received awards for demonstrating innovation and leadership that have positively impacted students and fellow staff: Paraprofessionals of educational excellence...
May 21, 2019 - 9:30am
May 10, 2019
Entertainment Briefs - May 9
Pierz author's book wins award Pierz author Frank Weber's book "The I-94 Murders" won Best Romance of 2018 during the Saturday, May 4, annual...
May 10, 2019 - 10:28am
May 3, 2019
Pierz Elementary School wins reading award
Pioneer Elementary School in Pierz won the grand prize for Read Naturally's 2019 Read Live School of the Year Award. Read Naturally, with research-based programs providing interventions and differentiated instruction for developing and struggling readers of all ages, selected winners...
May 3, 2019 - 2:30am
May 2, 2019
Farm to school: Pierz 'Drive Your Tractor To School Day'
Sponsored by the National FFA Organization chapter at Pierz Healy High School, students drove 30 family tractors to school Wednesday, May 1,...
May 2, 2019 - 7:00am
April 29, 2019
Pierz crash injures 2
PIERZ—A Little Falls man and a Pierz man were injured in a two-vehicle crash in Pierz early Friday morning, April 26. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, Travis Jerome Johnson, 24, of Little Falls, was traveling southbound on 260th Avenue near Pierz in a 2001 Honda Accord...
April 29, 2019 - 8:30am
April 18, 2019
Holy Trinity principal honored with national education award
Debra Meyer-Myrum, principal of Holy Trinity Catholic School in Pierz, will receive the 2019 Lead, Learn, Proclaim Award from the National Catholic...
April 18, 2019 - 2:00pm
April 9, 2019
Area students advance to state speech meet set Friday
Speech team members from four Brainerd lakes area high schools will compete in the Minnesota State High School League state speech tournament...
April 9, 2019 - 2:00pm
April 8, 2019
Basketball: 4 area athletes place
Four area athletes took home hardware from the Knights of Columbus State Free Throw Championships Saturday, March 30 in St. Cloud. Preston Saehr...
April 8, 2019 - 9:30am
March 27, 2019
College Baseball: Raiders draw from all over to fill pitching staff
Brian Voigt has expanded the community aspect of his baseball roster to include players from Michigan, South Dakota, Colorado, Nevada and even...
March 27, 2019 - 12:00pm
March 15, 2019
Dairy princess and ambassador contest set
PIERZ—The 2019 Crow Wing County Dairy Princess and Ambassador contest will be Saturday, March 23 at the Pierz Ballroom. Dinner will be...
March 15, 2019 - 1:00pm
February 17, 2019
The Regional Report: Crosby tunnel project runs into snag; S-M board to pursue 2-building solution
AITKIN Food trucks are now permitted to operate within Aitkin city limits, the Aitkin Independent Age reported. The city council approved an...
February 17, 2019 - 3:00am
February 12, 2019
Dance Team: Aitkin advances to state
WADENA—Aitkin is headed back to the state meet as it placed second in kick and third in jazz in the Section 4-1A meet Saturday, Feb. 9....
February 12, 2019 - 1:00am