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Micah Friez

Sports Editor

Micah Friez is the sports editor at the Bemidji Pioneer. A native of East Grand Forks, Minn., he joined the Pioneer in 2015 and is a 2018 graduate of Bemidji State University with a degree in Creative and Professional Writing. Follow him on Twitter at @micahfriez for Lumberjack and Beaver updates.

Contact Micah at mfriez@bemidjipioneer.com or 218-333-9789 for questions, comments or story tips.

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