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Law enforcement blotter: Friday, August 26 through Sunday, August 28
Man arrested after shots fired at Spicer Zorbaz
Douglas County under flash flood warning until 9:30 a.m.
Rare second set of triplets a surprise for ND rancher
Be a pickle pro
Girls tennis: Landmark wins fuel Cards' undefeated start
Viking Speedway: Thoennes holds off Zach Johnson as curfew ends things early
Volleyball: Osakis goes 2-2 at Albany Tournament
Sports schedule for Saturday, August 27
Girls tennis: Osakis ties for seventh at Delano tourney
Underwater Art: Decoys on display in Evansville
Robby Vee finishes out summer concert series
Harper's Chord comes to Carlos Creek Winery
Alpha Course teaches basics of faith
Strive to be a foundation for others
Births - Aug. 26, 2016
Engaged - Hanson and Lund
Births - through Aug. 12, 2016
Engaged - Dokken-McFann and Gran
Births - Aug. 3-8, 2016
Youth Day draws a huge crowd again
DNR to close Mille Lacs walleye season next month
Morken: What the numbers say about declining hunters and anglers
Stringer full of walleyes
Work begins on statewide deer management plan
Myrtle Annette McKay
Carol J. Hansen
William 'Bill' Bretz
COMMENTARY: What they're fighting over
COMMENTARY: Clean Power Plan will penalize Minnesota
IT'S OUR TURN: Recalling the dawn of the digital age; facing its challenges
EDITORIAL: Long wait for mental health care must be fixed
IN THE KNOW: Leadership Alexandria is unique blend with strong return
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
MMFCU concludes 60 Days of Giving campaign
Community solar program shining for REA
Chamber Ambassadors visit three local businesses
Celeste Edenloff returns to Echo Press
Dew Drop Inn changes ownership
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
March 7, 2016
6A girls basketball: VanKempen posts 21-21 double-double to push Knights into semis
The West Central Area girls basketball team got another dominant performance by senior forward Abby VanKempen to advance to the Section 6A semifinals with a 58-51 victory over Ortonville in the quarterfinals on Saturday afternoon at the University of Minnesota-Morris. VanKempen led...
March 7, 2016 - 10:01am
March 4, 2016
6A-South girls basketball: Knights prevail over Panthers
The West Central Area girls basketball team advanced to the Section 6A-South semifinals with a 54-40 quarterfinal victory over Parkers Prairie at home on Thursday night in Barrett. The second-seeded Knights (15-10) move on to face the six-seed Ortonville (16-10) on Saturday afternoon...
March 4, 2016 - 12:17pm
February 27, 2016
Class A State wrestling: Two Knights reach podium, Prairie Valley's McKeown medals at third
Three local Class A wrestlers finished on the podium as medalists with top-five finishes in the individual state wrestling tournament along with...
February 27, 2016 - 9:26pm
February 26, 2016
Class A State wrestling: Knights' Miller notches pin before falling to defending champ (UPDATED)
West Central Area-Ashby-Brandon-Evansville senior 220-pounder Buzz Miller joined junior Jake Nohre in the Class A individual state wrestling...
February 26, 2016 - 4:23pm
Daily double-double: WCA's Van Kempen scores her 1,000th point, grabs 1,000th rebound
West Central Area's Abby Van Kempen has pretty simple reasoning for why she's been able to grab so many rebounds over the course of her career....
February 26, 2016 - 8:40am
February 25, 2016
State wrestling: Knights go 1-2, show the growth of their program in St. Paul
The West Central Area-Ashby-Brandon-Evansville wrestling team won a match in the Class A state tournament for the second-consecutive season with...
February 25, 2016 - 7:14pm
February 23, 2016
Girls basketball: Knights put a scare into state-ranked Tigers
The West Central Area girls basketball team almost dropped Browerville-Eagle Valley out of a first place tie with Osakis for the Prairie Conference...
February 23, 2016 - 11:59pm
Wrestling: Panthers' McKeown, six Knights secure spots at state
The West Central Area-Ashby-Brandon-Evansville wrestling team finished off its dominating run through the 6A tournament by sending six more wrestlers...
February 23, 2016 - 9:43am
February 20, 2016
Boys basketball: Knights dominate Prairie's second-place LPGE
The West Central Area boys basketball team got its 15th win of the season on Friday night as the Knights made easy work of Long Prairie-Grey Eagle in a 64-38 game. West Central Area lost 52-39 in Long Prairie earlier this year but returned the favor in the rematch. The Knights led...
February 20, 2016 - 9:46am
February 17, 2016
Boys basketball: WCA falls in OT to Swanville
The Swanville boys basketball team persevered over West Central Area as the Bulldogs outscored the Knights 13-6 in overtime to win 57-50 in Prairie-Conference play. Swanville's 6-foot-10 center Bennett Primus scored 16 points and grabbed 13 rebounds. He was one of four Swanville players...
February 17, 2016 - 12:08pm
February 16, 2016
Class A State wrestling: Knights unseeded, to face Minneota in quarterfinals
The West Central Area-Ashby-Brandon-Evansville wrestling team will face the second-seed Minneota in the opening match of the 2016 Class A State Team Wrestling Tournament on Thursday, Feb. 25 at 9 a.m. at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul. The Knights enter the state tournament unseeded...
February 16, 2016 - 10:53am
February 13, 2016
Wrestling: Knights going back to state
The West Central Area-Ashby-Brandon-Evansville wrestling team is heading to the Class A state tournament for the second straight season after dominating Barnesville 63-16 in the 6A semifinals and beating Staples-Motley 42-27 in the finals. The top-seeded Knights did exactly what they...
February 13, 2016 - 9:41am
February 12, 2016
Boys basketball: Knights hold off Royals' hot shooters
The West Central Area boys basketball team won its eighth Prairie Conference game of the season in a 64-59 victory over Royalton on Thursday night in Barrett. The Royals (4-17, 0-12 Prairie) were unconscious from beyond the arc, finishing with an 11-of-20 clip from long range, but...
February 12, 2016 - 12:03pm
February 10, 2016
Boys basketball: Second-half run pushes Trojans past WCA
The West Central Area boys basketball team squared off with Ortonville in a matchup between two of the top five teams in the Section 6A-South standings on Tuesday night. The visiting Knights (13-8, 7-4 Prairie) headed into the break up four points at 28-24, but the Trojans (13-6,...
February 10, 2016 - 11:24am
Wrestling: Knights cruise in 6A opener
The West Central Area-Ashby-Brandon-Evansville wrestling team had no problems with Prairie Valley in the opening round of the Section 6A team tournament on Tuesday night. The top-seeded Knights won 72-12 and rattled off 10 straight six-point wins from 113 to 182 pounds. Mason Schroeder...
February 10, 2016 - 11:03am