Morrison County Historical Society Announces Winners of Peep Contest

1st prize winner in MCHS Peep Contest - Marlys Sebasky and Larry Royston for their diorama "Peepalo go to Church and Mama said "Bison." April/May 2016.

This spring, the Morrison County Historical Society invited the public to enter a contest to illustrate Morrison County history using Peeps, the marshmallow candies typically seen in the shape of chicks and bunnies around Easter time. There were three entries in the contest, with the MCHS board of directors voting…

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Contest: Illustrate Morrison County History in Peeps

Sample Peep diorama: Father Pierz Trying to Capture an Elk

With the arrival of spring comes the arrival of Peeps, those brightly colored marshmallow candies that take their place next to the rest of the Easter candy in store aisles. Peeps originally came in the shape of baby chicks and were produced by the Rodda Candy Company. In 1953, the…

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A Reminder: Annual Dinner Sunday

A reminder for those who’ve made reservations: The Morrison County Historical Society’s annual dinner is this Sunday, September 23, 2012, at 5:30 p.m. at The Brickyard Bar & Banquet Hall in Pierz, Minnesota. The Brickyard is located at 214 Main Street South. The Pierz High School Jazz Players will be…

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