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Alexandria junior earns perfect score on ACT
Meet the new Pet of the Week: Ratchet (w/video)
Law enforcement blotter: Wednesday, March 22
Minn. transportation funding debate enters third verse
Coalition continues to oppose private prison in western Minn.
Paulson honored as Knights MVP
Four B-E players named LEC, Pheasant all-league
Alexandria's Walker named section swim COY
The end of an era: Simpson steps down at B-E after 605 head coaching wins
Homecoming: Swedberg takes over the Alex boys golf program he grew up in
Cancer benefit is set for Randy Beman
Organic Gardening Club to host barn dance
LIBRARY NEWS: Finding the time to read
Nowells to speak about merging of sports, Christianity
Sweetwater Revival to give concert of hope, encouragement
Births - March 17, 2017
Births - March 8, 2017
Engaged - Freiderich and Blumhoefer
Births - March 3, 2017
Engaged - Lee and Dybdal
Mike Frisch: What's my walleye line?
Art of every size, shape and color
DNR release: Catch-and-release summer walleye season announced for Mille Lacs
Carvers coming to the RCC
Bald eagles migrating back to Minnesota
Lynnette "Lynn" M. Kalina
Betty A. Dittberner
Christina Michelle Jackson
Daniel O. Reese
IN THE KNOW: Alexandria is top micropolitan in Minnesota
LETTER: Asking nicely; this time only
LETTER: Please don't litter
LETTER: Don't doubt that people want jobs
GUEST EDITORIAL: Sail a course to Real ID
Agriculture going strong in Douglas County
Douglas County Master Gardeners present Let's Get Growing workshop
Wussows named a Yieldmaster contest winner
Nominate a Farm Mom of the Year
Selecting fragrant flowers for your cutting garden
Coffee lover branches out: Alexandria man turns roasting into a side business
Ecumen Bethany Community receives Customer Experience Award
Parkers Prairie bar and grill is first to serve liquor
Dilley Zimny Insurance named a Circle of Excellence Agency
Ecumen Bethany Community receives workforce grant
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On The Street
March 14, 2017
Boys basketball: Trojans outrun Panthers in second half of 6A South title game
The Parkers Prairie boys basketball team started the 6A South championship the way it wanted but couldn’t slow down Ortonville in the second...
March 14, 2017 - 10:33pm
March 8, 2017
Girls Basketball: Warriors drown Parkers Prairie offense in subsection title game
Parkers Prairie was last on Wheaton-Herman-Norcross girls basketball team’s path to the Section 6A finals, and they fell like every other team...
March 8, 2017 - 12:38am
February 24, 2017
Girls Basketball: Five Panthers enter double digits in win
The Parkers Prairie girls basketball team matched New York Mills senior Lydia Rutten's 22 points with five players in double digits. The five combined to score 61 points in the 65-47 win. Megan Dreger, a Parkers Prairie senior, scored 10 of her team-leading 18 total points in the...
February 24, 2017 - 11:49am
February 20, 2017
Girls basketball: Panthers drop first LEC game to Underwood
The Underwood girls basketball team created a race for the Little Eight Conference last Thursday night as the Rockets pulled into a tie in the loss column with Parkers Prairie. The Rockets (18-6) lost to the Panthers (18-5) 44-39 on Jan. 12 but avenged that with a 43-41 win on Thursday....
February 20, 2017 - 1:22pm
February 8, 2017
Wrestling: Raiders end regular season on high note
The Bertha-Hewitt-Verndale-Parkers Prairie wrestling team picked up wins over Border West and Breckenridge on Tuesday to head into sections with a final regular season record of 13-6. Five Raiders won both of their matchups on the day. Quinn Kern pinned Border West's Mark McCarthy...
February 8, 2017 - 1:29pm
February 4, 2017
Boys basketball: Panthers run past Ashby
The Parkers Prairie boys basketball team wasn't going to let a losing streak develop. Three days after dropping just their second game of the season in a 77-75 thriller against Battle Lake (14-3), the Panthers (14-2) ran past Ashby (4-13) in a 75-49 game on Friday night. Parkers Prairie...
February 4, 2017 - 9:11am
February 3, 2017
Girls Basketball: Panthers steamroll Rothsay
The Parkers Prairie girls basketball team spread the ball around Thursday, as four Panthers entered double figures on the way to a 61-34 win over Rothsay at Parkers Prairie High School. Megan Dreger had 17 points, Faith Alberts 13 and Veronica Schwartz and Megan Benzinger each tallied...
February 3, 2017 - 2:18pm
February 1, 2017
Girls Basketball: Panthers move to 14-2 with Monday win
Eighth grader Faith Alberts led the Parkers Prairie girls basketball team with 18 points Monday night in its 45-28 win over Hancock. The Panthers (14-2) hit six threes in the first half to help them to a 25-14 lead at the half. They held every Hancock (8-5) player to single-digit...
February 1, 2017 - 12:44pm
January 27, 2017
Boys basketball: Panthers thinking big after cruising past section rival Hillcrest
Jon Thoennes had goosebumps on his forearms with adrenaline still rushing through him almost 15 minutes after his team got one of its best wins...
January 27, 2017 - 10:59pm
January 25, 2017
Wrestling: Raiders pin their way to a win
The Bertha-Hewitt-Verndale-Parkers Prairie wrestling team was a 48-32 dual with Wadena-Deer Creek on Tuesday night as all eight of the Raiders' wins earned them six points. Brock Peterson, Derik Kimber and Craig Orlando all won by forfeit, with five other wins coming by fall. Trever...
January 25, 2017 - 12:39pm
Girls basketball: Panthers move to 6-0 in LEC
The Parkers Prairie girls basketball team is 6-0 in the Little Eight Conference and 12-2 overall after breezing past Battle Lake 51-20 on Tuesday night. The Panthers held the Battlers (2-13, 1-6 LEC) to just six field goals. It was a 16-9 Parkers Prairie lead at the break, but the...
January 25, 2017 - 12:26pm
January 20, 2017
Girls basketball: Panthers still perfect in LEC
The Parkers Prairie girls basketball team stayed perfect atop the Little Eight Conference on Thursday with a dominant win over Hillcrest Lutheran Academy. The Panthers (10-2) led 36-19 at the half and never looked back on a night they hit 13 threes and won 67-32. That led to four...
January 20, 2017 - 10:57am
January 13, 2017
Girls Basketball: Parkers Prairie edges Underwood with second-half push
Sophomore Veronica Schwartz had 12 points and seven rebounds to lead the Parkers Prairie girls basketball team to a 44-39 road win over Underwood on Thursday. The Panthers (9-1) went 1-for-7 from the free throw line in the first half, causing them to go into the locker room with an...
January 13, 2017 - 12:45pm
January 11, 2017
Girls basketball: Panthers' defense shines again against Tigers
The Parkers Prairie girls basketball team cruised to 8-1 on Monday night as the Panthers stymied another team defensively in a 71-34 victory at Browerville-Eagle Valley. The Panthers have held seven of their nine opponents to less than 40 points for a Little Eight Conference-best...
January 11, 2017 - 10:38am
December 21, 2016
Girls basketball: Panthers stymie Rothsay
The Parkers Prairie girls basketball team is 6-0 after a 50-25 win over Rothsay in the Little Eight Conference on Tuesday night. The Panthers got 13 points apiece from Kathryn Burquest and Faith Alberts to lead the way. Lexie Lankow led the Tigers (1-5) with seven points. PARKERS...
December 21, 2016 - 1:34pm