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UPDATE 11 a.m. Garfield man is found safe

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A missing Garfield man was found safe.

James Ernest Piere, 35, was located "alive and well" at about 10:30 a.m. this morning, according to the Douglas County Sheriff's Office, which sent out an updated news release.


Piere was reported missing by his family on Wednesday, April 2.

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Al Edenloff
Al Edenloff is the news and opinion page editor for the Echo Press. He was born in Alexandria and lived most of his childhood in Parkers Prairie. He graduated with honors from Moorhead State University with a degree in mass communications, print journalism. He interned at the Echo Press in the summer of 1983 and was hired a year later as a sports reporter. He also worked as a news reporter/photographer. Al is a four-time winner of the Minnesota Newspaper Association's Herman Roe Award, which honors excellence in editorial writing.  
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