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New well policy draws overflow crowd at council meeting
WISSOTA racing returns to Douglas County Fair
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Sports schedule for Tuesday, August 23
Rose secures third-straight club title at AGC
Panther football has seniors to lean on
Platte Valley Boys bring bluegrass to Alexandria
Alzheimer's disease education session offered
Lakes Area HOG to accept Nation of Patriots flag
Local registered dietitian to give presentation
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Work begins on statewide deer management plan
A big bass for Beau
Youth day comes together
Waterfowlers can expect similar structure to last year
Lais posthumously honored for four decades with Viking Sportsmen
Arland E. Hirman
Bernard "Bernie" V. Dulski
Clara "Clair" A. Gustafson
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COMMENTARY: Making sure our veterans get the care they deserve
LETTER: Community Night Out was great success
LETTER: Old green grass has been restored
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
From the archives - 1916: Room for rent for housekeeping or otherwise
A century of family and faith
Kensington represented in Princess Kay of the Milky Way
Corn Views: Farmers take leadership role on water quality issues
Save money, water by using rain barrels
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
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On The Street
February 8, 2016
Boys basketball: Westby leads Knights past Upsala
Isaiah Westby put up 19 points, seven rebounds, five assists and three steals to ignite the West Central Area boys basketball team in a 57-37 Prairie Conference victory over Upsala on Friday night in Barrett. "I thought for the most part we forced them into a lot of contest shots...
February 8, 2016 - 1:24pm
February 7, 2016
Wrestling: Knights fill the podium at Morris Tourney
The West Central Area-Ashby-Brandon-Evansville wrestling team went to the Morris Tournament on Saturday and came home with plenty of top finishes. Kaleb Getz got the Knights going with a fourth-place finish at 106 pounds. He won by fall in 1:04 in his first match before dropping...
February 7, 2016 - 1:48pm
February 5, 2016
Wrestling: Knights earn top seed in 6A
The West Central Area-Ashby-Brandon-Evansville wrestling team earned the top seed in the Section 6A team tournament after a 20-6 dual record this regular season. The Knights will host the winner of eighth-seeded Prairie Valley and ninth-seeded Breckenridge on Tuesday at 7:30 in Barrett....
February 5, 2016 - 2:59pm
Wrestling: Knights fall a point short to OTC
The West Central-Area-Ashby-Brandon-Evansville wrestling team endured a 36-35 dual loss to Ottertail Central in the Park Region/Prairie Conference team championship on Thursday night in Battle Lake. After a Bulldog pin to start the night at 106, juniors Drake Swanson (113, 13-5) and...
February 5, 2016 - 12:36pm
February 1, 2016
Wrestling: Knights second, Streaks eighth at PRC meet
The West Central Area-Ashby-Brandon-Evansville wrestling team took second place at the Park Region Conference championship meet on Saturday behind...
February 1, 2016 - 1:40pm
January 29, 2016
Wrestling: Frazee handles Knights at home
The West Central Area-Ashby-Brandon-Evansville wrestling team fell to 20-5 on the season in duals with a 50-16 loss to Frazee on Thursday night. Junior Drake Swanson got the Knights their lone pin of the evening in 3:26 over Kaden Hiemenz at 120 pounds and fellow junior Keaton Long...
January 29, 2016 - 12:15pm
January 27, 2016
Wrestling: Knights beat Thunder in battle of Class A powers
Two of the better Class A wrestling teams in the area met up on Tuesday night with fifth-ranked West Central Area-Ashby-Brandon-Evansville showing...
January 27, 2016 - 1:02pm
Boys basketball: Five Knights hit double figures in win at Wheaton
The West Central Area boys basketball team jumped out to a 30-5 lead against Wheaton/Herman-Norcross on its way to a 67-52 Section 6A South victory in Wheaton on Tuesday night. The Knights (11-6, 5-4 Prairie) led 36-15 at the break and extended their advantage to 67-38 with six minutes...
January 27, 2016 - 12:14pm
January 25, 2016
Wrestling: Knights finish 1-2 at LPGE-Browerville Duals
The West Central Area-Ashby-Brandon-Evansville wrestling team finished 1-2 at the Long Prairie-Grey Eagle-Browerville Duals on Friday. The Knights defeated Holdingford 54-21 and lost 34-30 to Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa and 49-18 against Minneota. In the Knights' win against Holdingford,...
January 25, 2016 - 1:27pm
Boys basketball: Johnnies hit the glass in win over WCA
The West Central Area boys basketball team suffered its third-straight defeat with a 63-52 conference road loss to St. John's Prep on Friday night at St. John's University. The Knights (10-6, 5-4 Prairie) shot only 38 percent from the floor on 18-of-48 shooting and just 25 percent...
January 25, 2016 - 1:21pm
January 19, 2016
Knights' Nohre wins Fall Award at KMS Duals
The West Central Area-Ashby-Brandon-Evansville wrestling team finished 1-2 at the Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg Fighting Saints Duals on Friday. Knights' junior Jake Nohre took home the tournament Fall Award, given to the wrestler with the most recorded falls in the least amount of time....
January 19, 2016 - 12:03pm
Boys basketball: Third-ranked Tigers edge WCA for second time
The West Central Area boys basketball team competed with Class A's third-ranked Browerville-Eagle Valley for the second time in three weeks but lost both those contests after falling 73-67 on Monday. The Knights (10-5, 5-3 Prairie) and Tigers (12-1, 8-0 Prairie) both had efficient...
January 19, 2016 - 10:59am
January 15, 2016
Boys basketball: Cold-shooting hinders Knights in Long Prairie
The West Central Area boys basketball team struggled from the field in a 52-39 Prairie Conference road loss on Thursday night in Long Prairie. The Knights (10-4, 5-2 Prairie) connected on only 2-of-16 attempts from 3-point range and just 12-of-34 overall from the field.
January 15, 2016 - 11:36am
January 14, 2016
Power of a program
West Central Area boys basketball coach Kraig Hunter admits he didn't know what to expect from this team at the end of a 20-7 season a year ago....
January 14, 2016 - 8:36am
January 13, 2016
Boys basketball: Knights coast to 10th win in Ashby
The West Central Area boys basketball team improved to 10-3 and dropped Ashby to 0-15 on Tuesday night by dominating in a 67-24 win over the Arrows. The Knights led 44-11 at the break and coasted to the win from there. Isaiah Westby had all of his team-leading 19 points in the first...
January 13, 2016 - 12:28pm