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Law enforcement blotter: Wednesday, August 24
Princess Kay of the Milky Way crowned
Douglas County Hospital gets 'blue ribbon' for vaccination effort
Speaker: Officers are 'not normal; you're special'
Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, August 23
Osakis tennis runners-up at Highway 10 Open
Sports schedule for Thursday, August 25
99 holes to celebrate 99 years
Fun meets a potential future in stock cars for many young go-kart drivers
Tweaks for progress: Shifted backfield, young line highlight B-E football
Put the fun back in parenting
Walk raises awareness of congenital heart defects
AAHS students, alumni kick off Project 1440
Discovery Middle School hosts orientations, open house
Cunninghams win wing sauce contest
Births - through Aug. 12, 2016
Engaged - Dokken-McFann and Gran
Births - Aug. 3-8, 2016
Engaged - Benning and Notch
Engaged - Butler and Joswiak
DNR to close Mille Lacs walleye season next month
Stringer full of walleyes
Morken: What the numbers say about declining hunters and anglers
Work begins on statewide deer management plan
A big bass for Beau
Carol J. Hansen
Clara "Clair" A. Gustafson
Bernard "Bernie" V. Dulski
Arland E. Hirman
William 'Bill' Bretz
IN THE KNOW: Leadership Alexandria is unique blend with strong return
LETTER: All are born in spiritual darkness
From the archives - 1966: Six boxes of contest butter to be auctioned off at county fair
EDITORIAL: Small towns can have big problems
LETTER: The same old arguments against Christianity
Producers should consider available assistance
Monarchs, roadsides and the law
A century of family and faith
Kensington represented in Princess Kay of the Milky Way
Kalpin family recognized as 2016 U of M Farm Family
Chamber Ambassadors visit three local businesses
Celeste Edenloff returns to Echo Press
Dew Drop Inn changes ownership
Beach named editor of Echo Press
New rules implemented for telemarketers
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
August 24, 2016
Following its headline year: Christensen steps in for Minnewaska football
After graduating a 2015 senior class that the Minnewaska Area football coaching staff had closely monitored with excitement since its middle...
August 24, 2016 - 12:00am
May 25, 2016
3AA softball: Lakers' season over after bitter 19-17 loss
The Minnewaska softball team had its season come to a close in the first round of the 3AA tournament in a 19-17 loss on Tuesday night in Montevideo. The Lakers (10-11), the No. 3 seed in the North half of the bracket, led 17-1 entering the top of the fifth inning and seemingly had...
May 25, 2016 - 11:11am
May 13, 2016
Softball: Sauk handles Lakers
The Minnewaska softball team fell to 9-9 and 6-7 in the West Central Conference after a 14-5 loss to Sauk Centre on Thursday night. Sophomore Rachel Erickson took the loss for the Lakers in 2 2/3 innings of work. She allowed nine runs, four earned, on seven hits and a walk. She struck...
May 13, 2016 - 12:01pm
May 11, 2016
Softball: Montevideo offense pushes past Lakers
The Minnewaska softball team could not control Montevideo's offense in a 15-5 five-inning West Central Conference road loss on Tuesday night. The Lakers (9-8, 6-6 WCC) managed their five runs on only six hits and four walks. Ashley Bakko had two RBIs and scored once, while Alisha...
May 11, 2016 - 12:00pm
May 10, 2016
Softball: Lakers get back on track
The Minnewaska softball team curbed a two-game losing skid with a 13-9 non-conference road victory at Paynesville Area on Friday night. The Lakers (9-7, 6-5 West Central) got the win in the circle from Rachel Erickson, who threw seven innings and allowed nine runs on eight hits, but...
May 10, 2016 - 9:09am
May 4, 2016
Girls golf: Waska tops WCC-North meets
The Minnewaska girls golf team won a pair of West Central Conference-North meets at GreyStone Golf Club in Sauk Centre and Meadowlark Country Club in Melrose on Tuesday. The Lakers took first in the Sauk Centre conference meet out of eight programs after shooting a 174, before winning...
May 4, 2016 - 2:45pm
April 22, 2016
Softball: Lakers win in shootout at Sauk
The Minnewaska softball team got above .500 with an 18-9 West Central Conference win at Sauk Centre on Thursday night. The Lakers (5-4, 4-2 WCC) piled on eight runs in the third inning and tacked on four more in the fifth and sixth frames. Senior Mason Schlief went 3-for-5 with three...
April 22, 2016 - 12:33pm
April 20, 2016
Softball: Lakers sweep ACGC
The Minnewaska softball team swept Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City in a home West Central Conference doubleheader on Tuesday evening in Glenwood. The Lakers (4-4, 3-2 WCC) coasted to a 13-1 five-inning win in the early contest before pulling out a 16-11 victory in the late game over the...
April 20, 2016 - 11:20am
April 15, 2016
Softball: BOLD sweeps Lakers
The Minnewaska softball team dropped a pair of West Central Conference contests to BOLD in a home doubleheader on Thursday in Glenwood. The Lakers (2-1, 1-1 WCC) were defeated 8-3 in the first game before being edged 12-11 in the late contest. In Thursday's second game, Minnewaska...
April 15, 2016 - 11:33am
April 13, 2016
Baseball: Icy weather inhibits Lakers in season-opener
The Minnewaska baseball team began its season in the cold and windy elements of an early April evening, unable to find any offensive rhythm until...
April 13, 2016 - 12:02pm
Softball: Offensive barrage paces Lakers
The Minnewaska softball team improved to 2-0 on the season with a 16-7 West Central Conference victory against Montevideo on Tuesday night in Glenwood. Junior pitcher Morgan Hess got the win for the Lakers, pitching seven full innings and allowed 10 hits and three earned runs to go...
April 13, 2016 - 11:41am
Girls golf: Lakers win WCC tourney
The Minnewaska girls golf team finished first at the West Central Conference tournament at Minnewaska and again at Morris on Tuesday. The Lakers shot a 180 in Morris behind a 42 from Ashlyn Guggisberg. Emily Harste added a 44, Annika Peterson shot a 46 and Madi McGinty finished off...
April 13, 2016 - 11:40am
March 23, 2016
Lakers softball welcomes new faces
The Minnewaska Area softball team brings back only four returning starters this spring from last season's West Central Conference and subsection runner-up squad. Lakers head coach Steve Hoffmann stated he likes the outlook of his team's pitching entering his 31st season with the program...
March 23, 2016 - 12:00am
Laker baseball poised for conference repeat
The Minnewaska Area baseball team expects to once again be in contention for a West Central Conference title this spring after claiming the North division league championship a year ago and finishing as the Section 6AA runner-up to the 2A state champion St. Cloud Cathedral.
March 23, 2016 - 12:00am
March 22, 2016
Minnewaska boys track returns core nucleus
The Minnewaska boys track and field team has most of its athletes back from the 2015 season after losing just two letter winners to graduation in Thorin Erickson and Jacob LaFave. A total of 16 letter winners return with Greg Helander (sprints), Marcelo Arredondo (pole vault), Tony...
March 22, 2016 - 9:08pm