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Law enforcement blotter: Wednesday, Feb. 22
More than 8,000 turkeys die in fire
Mouse to blame for truck fire
County awards construction bid for Kensington Rune Stone Park
Law enforcement contract with Evansville renewed
State hockey: Cards put a scare in the Bears before falling short (w/video)
Girls Basketball: Streaks outrun Parkers Prairie
Boys basketball: Kannegiesser torches WCA with 45 points
Bogart, Nibbe named to all-state academic wrestling team
Girls basketball: Cold shooting downs Alex in first CLC loss
Education presentation to cover topics of Islam, Muslims
Grove is a 2017 ExCEL Award Recipient
Kensington Area Heritage Society hosts open house
WCA Speech Team brings home multiple awards
Marking a century
Births - Feb. 10, 2017
Wedding - Bursch and Hawthorne
Births - Feb. 3
Wedding - Holmquist and Haugdahl
Engaged - Becker and Klawitter
Developing a deer plan: A Q-and-A with big game program leader Adam Murkowski
Warm weather forcing houses off the ice
Fishing first timers
Mike Frisch: Think spring
Mary A. L. Swenson
Laurel A. Jensen Falconer
Vernet "Jackie" Schroeder
LETTER: Pollinators are essential for crops
IN THE KNOW: City Charter needs updating
FROM THE ARCHIVES - 1967: Hospital room rate rises to $25 a day
EDITORIAL: Young people show their potential
LETTER: Do some thinking and research
Minnesota lawmakers lobby on ag issues
Save the date: garden education opportunities available
Century Farm applications due by April 3
It's fruit tree pruning time
Corn and Soybean Growers to hold annual meeting
Premiere Video closes its doors
REA holds district meeting
AAEDC leads initiatives for 2016 and into 2017
Edgewater Natural Family Medicine opens in Alexandria area
Alexandria Clinic recognized for quality laboratory services
hires and promotions
On The Street
February 22, 2017
Boys basketball: Kannegiesser torches WCA with 45 points
Hancock's junior guard Noah Kannegiesser tormented the West Central Area boys basketball team on Tuesday night with 45 points en route to an...
22 hours 51 min ago
February 21, 2017
Boys basketball: Tigers shoot 50 percent to down WCA
The West Central Area boys basketball team dropped its fourth straight game as Morris Area-Chokio-Alberta shot 50 percent in a 71-50 win on Monday night. The Tigers (13-10) hit 27-of-54 shots, including 8-of-18 threes. They also held a 35-24 advantage on the glass. Sophomore guard...
February 21, 2017 - 10:34am
February 18, 2017
Boys Basketball: WCA downed by Wheaton-Herman-Norcross
The Wheaton-Herman-Norcross boys basketball team came out of nowhere and surprised West Central Area with 59 percent shooting (24-41) and came away with a 64-59 win. Zack Stueve and Hunter Johnson took care of most of the Warriors scoring, dropping in 18 and 17, respectively. Dawson...
February 18, 2017 - 11:32am
Wrestling: Knights heading to state after cruising through sections
The West Central Area-Ashby-Brandon-Evansville wrestling team was the favorite going into the Section 6A tournament, and it didn't disappoint. The Knights won the championship match over the No. 2-seed Staples-Motley 43-28 Friday night and are now 24-1 in duals on the season. Jordan...
February 18, 2017 - 11:00am
February 15, 2017
Wrestling: Knights win big in first round of sections
The West Central Area-Ashby-Brandon-Evansville wrestling team didn't run into any surprises Tuesday night, topping the Section 6A No. 8 seed...
February 15, 2017 - 11:03am
February 13, 2017
Wrestling; Knights win Morris Invite
The West Central Area-Ashby-Brandon-Evansville wrestling team had seven wrestlers finish first in their brackets, helping them to a first place finish in the Dr. Busian Tiger Invitational in Morris on Saturday. Knights first place finishers include Kaleb Getz (113), Drake Swanson...
February 13, 2017 - 2:23pm
Girls Basketball: Knights survive Battlers' second half push
The West Central Area girls basketball team gave up a 12-point run to Battle Lake early in the second half on Friday, but the 32-17 halftime lead was enough to hold on to and the Knights came away with a 58-40 win. "Our ability to take things we have practiced and put them into play...
February 13, 2017 - 1:51pm
February 12, 2017
Boys basketball: Turnovers haunt Knights in two-point loss to Trojans
The West Central Area boys basketball team took one of the top teams in the 6A South down to the wire at the University of Minnesota-Morris on Saturday, but Ortonville held on for a 42-40 win over the Knights. The Trojans (16-3) led 23-22 at the half before WCA scored the first eight...
February 12, 2017 - 9:13am
February 8, 2017
Boys Basketball: Knights top CGB
Logan Paulson's 27 points and nine rebounds led the Knights boys basketball team to a 69-57 win over Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley on Tuesday to improve to 10-6 on the year. "We started the game a little sloppy, but ended the first half well to get a decent lead," WCA head coach Kraig...
February 8, 2017 - 1:21pm
February 3, 2017
Boys Basketball: WCA runs over Upsala
The West Central Area boys basketball team improved to 9-6 on the season Thursday after an 80-39 win over Upsala. The Knights dominated the first half, holding the Cardinals to one field goal and going into the break with a 46-5 lead.
February 3, 2017 - 2:23pm
Wrestling: Knights back to winning ways
After losing its first dual of the season Tuesday, the West Central Area-Ashby-Brandon-Evansville wrestling team got right back on track with a 53-15 win over Royalton-Upsala on Thursday in Royalton. The Knights (20-1 in duals) jumped out to a 24-0 lead after four bouts, with Jordan...
February 3, 2017 - 2:19pm
February 1, 2017
Wrestling: No. 2 Frazee snaps Knights regular season undefeated bid
The West Central Area-Ashby-Brandon-Evansville wrestling team opened the season with two tournaments, taking first in its home tournament Dec....
February 1, 2017 - 12:32am
January 30, 2017
Knights make second-half comeback, win in OT
WCA junior Logan Paulson scored from inside with three seconds left in regulation to tie the game at 51-51, just in time for the Knights to force overtime and eventually top Long Prairie-Grey Eagle 60-58. A nine-point run gave the Thunder (5-8) a 9-4 lead, which it used to go into...
January 30, 2017 - 2:15pm
January 28, 2017
Wrestling: Knights cruise to 19-0 with two more impressive wins
The West Central Area-Ashby-Brandon-Evansville wrestling team was on top of its game again on Friday as the Knights swept two matches at the LPGE-Browerville Duals, beating Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa 49-23 and Minneota 55-20. The Knights (19-0) moved up to fourth in the Class A Guillotine...
January 28, 2017 - 12:42pm
January 25, 2017
Wrestling: Knights beat second-ranked Pierz on way to 17-0
Two more big wins for the West Central Area-Ashby-Brandon-Evansville wrestling team Tuesday night over Class-A No. 2 Pierz and Long Prairie-Grey...
January 25, 2017 - 12:39pm