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Friday meeting to address ag, environment legislative issues
Will Alexandria host Governor's Fishing Opener?
Man dies in Otter Tail crash as wintry weather returns
Helicopter crash victim now in dispute with employer
Meeting to explore effects of Agent Orange on veterans
Sports schedule for Thursday, April 27
Adapted Bowling: Alex PI team takes two-pin win
Boys Golf: Alexandria endures weather, wins fourth straight meet
Track and Field: Ludwig first in both throwing events
Softball: Sixth inning sinks Cards at Apollo
Lakes Area Radio Theatre hosts two classic shows
Kensington Area Heritage Society announces Saturday event
Evansville Art Center presents 22nd annual Poetry Night
Educational event helps families manage autism in their home
Gala to feature student-made items in silent auction
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Engaged - Harstad and Engebretson
Wedding - Von Bank and Hoelscher
Wedding - Skudlarek and Oestreich
Births - March 31, 2017
Mike Frisch: Catch bigger fish
Morken: No better time than now for turkey hunting in Minnesota
Worth the drive: Wyoming produces on opening morning
Mike Frisch: Which jig is the right jig for walleyes?
A walk in the woods is always worth it
Robert Joseph Schlosser
Jarrin "Jerry" Stark
In the Know: Fueling the 'workforce engine'
Letter: Peterson's office: Big hat, no cattle
Echo Press editorial: Shed more light on unclaimed property
It's Our Turn: Is it just a game?
Letter: Sanctuary cities are lunacy
Robin Trott: Five steps to conserving water in your garden
Steve Frericks: Ask for help in tough times
Extension to offer low-tunnel strawberry workshop
Minnesota Farmers Union to host rural issues discussion
Agriculture going strong in Douglas County
Chamber introduces new networking event
ATCC Foundation holds scholarship recognition event
Carlos Creek Winery honored at Progress Minnesota event
Tech company sprouts from the ground up
A restaurant revival
hires and promotions
On The Street
April 26, 2017
Softball: Lakers win fifth straight in sweep of Braves
The Minnewaska softball team has won five straight games after sweeping a doubleheader at Benson on Tuesday afternoon. The games were moved up to a 1 p.m. start time due to weather, but the Lakers (9-2, 5-2 WCC) were ready to go. After a 7-0 shutout in the opener, they jumped on the...
19 hours 42 min ago
April 22, 2017
Boys golf: Lakers tested against top teams at Wayzata
The Minnewaska boys golf team tested itself among the top teams in the state on April 19 as the Lakers went to the Wayzata Country Club for the Holy Family-Wayzata Invite and came home in ninth place in the nine-team field.
April 22, 2017 - 1:05pm
April 21, 2017
Softball: Minnewaska improves to 7-2
The Minnewaska softball team improved to 7-2 with an 11-1 win over Sauk Centre on Thursday in five innings. All seven Lakers victories have been by 10 runs or more, including their last three games, while their losses were by a 3-2 score to Montevideo and 4-0 to BOLD. Ashley Blom,...
April 21, 2017 - 11:12am
April 19, 2017
Lakers defend their home track
The Minnewaska Area boys and girls track teams braved the cold and the wind to compete in their home meet at Minnewaska Area High School on Tuesday...
April 19, 2017 - 3:47pm
Softball: Minnewaska sweeps ACGC in doubleheader
The Minnewaska softball team swept two games of a doubleheader with ease against Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City, winning game two 11-0 after taking game one 11-1 on Tuesday.
April 19, 2017 - 11:44am
April 18, 2017
Softball: BOLD knocks off Minnewaska
The Minnewaska softball team managed just two baserunners Monday night against BOLD and dropped the matchup 4-0. Abby VerSteeg drew a walk in the fourth inning and Morgan Hess doubled in the sixth, but both were immediately followed by inning-ending outs. Hess pitched all seven innings...
April 18, 2017 - 10:48am
April 12, 2017
Softball: Lakers take walk-off loss
The Minnewaska softball team looked to have the game in hand with a 2-0 lead heading into the bottom of the sixth inning, but Montevideo scored two in the sixth and one in the seventh to steal a 3-2 walkoff win and hand the Lakers their first loss of the spring on Tuesday. The pitchers'...
April 12, 2017 - 11:08am
April 10, 2017
Softball: Minnewaska hosts Saturday invitational
The Brandon-Evansville and Minnewaska softball teams each won big twice Saturday at the Minnewaska softball invite. The Chargers topped Breckenridge-Wahpeton...
April 10, 2017 - 2:41pm
March 30, 2017
Lakers baseball battles to fill holes in lineup
The Minnewaska baseball team graduated four players last season who started for three or more years in the lineup. This year, many Lakers are looking to earn a role in one of those spots. The team will rely heavily on its one-two punch on the mound. Senior Colin Richards and junior...
March 30, 2017 - 4:30pm
March 28, 2017
Lakers to rely on seniors, pitching this spring
The Minnewaska Area fastpitch softball team returns 11 letterwinners from last year, including six seniors and five juniors. The Lakers lost their opening subsection tournament game to Benson-Hancock by a score of 19-17 to finish their season 10-11. This year, the West Central Conference...
March 28, 2017 - 12:49pm
March 7, 2017
Boys Basketball: Lakers season ends in subsection shootout
The Minnewaska Area boys basketball season came to an end Saturday night when it fell to Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City in the first round of the Section 3A North Subsection Tournament by a score of 86-79. The Lakers went into the game as the No. 5 seed facing the fourth-seeded Falcons...
March 7, 2017 - 4:43pm
March 1, 2017
Boys Basketball: Jensen, Johnsrud knock down 20 each in Minnewaska win
Juniors Garrett Jensen and Jackson Johnsrud led the Minnewaska Area boys basketball team to a 68-62 victory over Yellow Medicine East on Tuesday to finish the Lakers season with an 11-13 record. The Lakers scored 34 points in each half, while the Sting had 31 in each half. Jensen...
March 1, 2017 - 10:32am
February 24, 2017
Boys Basketball: Minnewaska can't keep up with ACGC, falls 68-55
The Minnewaska Area boys basketball team fell to 10-13 on the season with a 68-55 loss to Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City on Thursday. The game was a preview of the opening round of the Section 3AA Tournament, as ACGC will host the Lakers on Saturday, March 4 at 7 p.m. Garrett Jensen put...
February 24, 2017 - 1:11pm
February 18, 2017
Boys Basketball: Lakers lose close battle against Sauk Centre
The Minnewaska Area boys basketball team dropped a close one Friday night, falling 69-63 to Sauk Centre. The Lakers shot 24-53 from the field, including a 12-25 effort from three-point range. Jake Peters was a large part of the offense, shooting 5-7 from three on the way to a team-leading...
February 18, 2017 - 11:43am
February 15, 2017
Minnewaska edges BOLD
The Minnewaska Area boys basketball team outlasted BOLD on Tuesday, beating the Warriors 65-62 and improving to a 10-11 record with three games left before sections. The Lakers were led by a Jake Peters double-double with 18 points and 11 rebounds, and Jackson Johnsrud tallied 18...
February 15, 2017 - 2:23pm