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Willmar businessman to be re-sentenced on criminal sexual conduct charges
Brandon Lions Club to host pond hockey tournament
Authorities ID Motley man who died in fire
Law enforcement blotter: Monday, Jan. 16
Minnesota congressman joins 30 others in skipping Trump inauguration
Nordic Ski: Cardinals wrap up busy stretch at Giants Ridge, Camp Ripley
Girls hockey: Cards pull away from Willmar
Dance: Cards highlight busy weekend with fifth in kick at Rocori
Boys hockey: Cards cruise after slow first period
Sports schedule for Tuesday, Jan. 17
Ecumen Bethany Community celebrates 100 years with birthday party
Packing a punch line
Persistence pays off
FIRST Robotics students visit Garfield Elementary
Christian illusionist featured during Faith at Work Lunch
Births - Jan. 13, 2017
Wedding - Hanson and Lund
Wedding - Prescott and Harberts
Births - Jan. 6, 2017
Engaged - Wood and Netter
Morken: One final lesson as another season slips away
PF release: New Continuous CRP SAFE acres started Jan. 1
Capturing the moment: Hunt Down Your Photos contest winners
Mike Frisch: Find those mid-winter crappies
DNR release: Third case of CWD in deer identified in southeastern Minnesota
Elizabeth "Liz" Gillen
Benjamin Harvey Meyers
Noy Veronica Wagner
Roger E. Larson
Arlene Lissete Ohland
LETTER: Electoral College votes for us
LETTER: Kudos to construction workers
LETTER: Pray for Trump
EDITORIAL: How to make 2017 a financial success
IT'S OUR TURN: Memories made to last
Irrigation Clinic to be held in Parkers Prairie
Cow/Calf Days Seminar Tour coming to the area
Producers should utilize all available resources
Winter Garden College: Tools to tackle yard and garden problems
Beef home study courses offered online
Osakis distillery plans cocktail room
Viking Savings Bank to rebrand with move to new location
2017 Alexandria Lakes Area Visitors Guide is now available
Stallman named WCI interim president
A fresh start for Alex Tailoring
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On The Street
January 13, 2017
Boys basketball: Trojans' fast start enough to knock off WCA
The West Central Area boys basketball team ran into the top-ranked team in the subsection by the QRF standings on Thursday night and fell in a 53-48 game to Ortonville. The Knights (5-4) fought the Trojans (8-2) to the end after falling behind 14-0 at the start. Ortonville knocked...
January 13, 2017 - 9:18am
Wrestling: Knights dominate Raiders, Trojans in home tri
The West Central Area-Ashby-Brandon-Evansville wrestling team won two easy matches Thursday night in its home triangular at WCA High School....
January 13, 2017 - 1:50am
January 9, 2017
Boys basketball: Knights run past CGB
The West Central Area boys basketball team rolled over Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley 81-47 on Friday night after taking a 40-26 lead into the half. "We played well tonight," WCA head coach Kraig Hunter said. "We are steadily improving each game. All 13 of our players played hard from...
January 9, 2017 - 12:44pm
January 4, 2017
Boys basketball: Knights beat Underwood for second time
The West Central Area boys basketball team got above the .500 mark on Tuesday with its second win over Underwood in a week. The Knights (4-3) knocked off the Rockets (2-7) 48-36 at the Pelican Rapids Tournament on Dec. 28 and won by a similar margin on the road on Tuesday. Underwood...
January 4, 2017 - 11:12am
December 30, 2016
Boys basketball: Knights win Pelican Rapids Tournament in overtime
The West Central Area boys basketball team won the Pelican Rapids Holiday Tournament on Thursday by knocking off Warroad 52-47 in overtime. The...
December 30, 2016 - 11:15am
December 21, 2016
Area wrestling: Knights flex muscle against Border West
The West Central Area-Ashby-Brandon-Evansville wrestling team continues to pile up wins as the Knights beat Border West 52-21 on Tuesday night. Kaleb Getz got a pin in 56 seconds at 120 pounds, and Drake Swanson added another in 2:38 at 126 pounds. That was after two forfeit wins...
December 21, 2016 - 1:13pm
Boys basketball: Battlers pull away from Knights
The West Central Area boys basketball team played with Battle Lake through part of the first half before the Battlers extended their lead to 28-19 by the break. The Knights (1-3) cut their deficit back to seven three times in the second half before Battle Lake closed on a 22-6 run...
December 21, 2016 - 10:45am
December 8, 2016
Boys basketball: Knights lose at the buzzer for second straight game
The West Central Area boys basketball team has dealt with a loss near the buzzer for the second time in as many games this season after Hillcrest Lutheran Academy won 56-54 on Thursday. The game was tied 54 apiece before the Comets' Sean McGuire connected on the game winner with 1.6...
December 8, 2016 - 11:18pm
December 2, 2016
Knights aim to replace talented graduates
With four-fifths of last season's starting lineup graduating last spring, the Knights boys basketball team has some work to do. "Our expectations...
December 2, 2016 - 12:00am
November 30, 2016
Girls basketball: Panthers leave no doubt in opening win at WCA
After losing to West Central Area in the sections last season to end their year, the Parkers Prairie girls basketball team was especially motivated...
November 30, 2016 - 12:04am
November 7, 2016
WCA boys fifth, girls 15th at state
The West Central Area boys cross country team finished fifth at the Class A state meet at St. Olaf on Saturday. The Knights finished with 186...
November 7, 2016 - 3:36pm
November 4, 2016
Opposite paths align for Knights: Experience and youth meets at state cross country
The West Central Area cross country teams have been consistently strong throughout the fall season. At the Section 6A meet on Oct. 27 at Little...
November 4, 2016 - 12:00am
October 25, 2016
6A volleyball: Hancock ends Knights' season in first round
The West Central Area volleyball team ended its season in the first round of the Section 6A tournament in a five-setter at eighth-seeded Hancock on Monday night. The ninth-seeded Knights (7-15) won the fourth set 25-17 to even the match and force a decider, but the Owls (10-12) defended...
October 25, 2016 - 9:31am
October 19, 2016
Volleyball: Parkers pulls off wild comeback over WCA
The West Central Area volleyball team were defeated in a back and forth five-setter by Parkers Prairie on the road on Monday night to wrap up the regular season.
October 19, 2016 - 10:21am
October 11, 2016
Volleyball: New York Mills sweeps at WCA
The West Central Area volleyball team lost its third straight match in a sweep by New York Mills at home on Monday night in Barrett. The visiting Eagles (15-3) boast a 9-1 record in Section 6A play, coming in at No. 25 in the latest Class A QRF rankings. They edged the Knights (7-13)...
October 11, 2016 - 10:42am