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Building remains strong in Alexandria
Five things to know from city council
Alexandria upgrades office technology
Charges dropped against Minn. woman accused of sex trafficking
Gas prices expected to rise for summer
Boys golf: Osakis 13th for pre-sections at Blackberry Ridge
Sports schedule for Monday, April 24
Track and field: Cards take second at Sabre Quad
Boys golf: Cards win 16-team invite at Perham
Track and Field: Roste ties school record as Cards win at Sartell
Gala to feature student-made items in silent auction
Garms Family to perform southern gospel music concert
Free seminar discusses end of life planning
Amazing Journeys Together hosts special presentation
Births - April 21, 2017
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Engaged - Harstad and Engebretson
Wedding - Von Bank and Hoelscher
Wedding - Skudlarek and Oestreich
Births - March 31, 2017
Worth the drive: Wyoming produces on opening morning
Mike Frisch: Which jig is the right jig for walleyes?
A walk in the woods is always worth it
Outdoor issues at stake in environmental bills: Viking Sportsmen on board with fee increases
DNR release: Spring burning restrictions begin today
Norman Allen Potvin
Jarrin "Jerry" Stark
Eudoris V. Hagen
Orville E. Lien
It's Our Turn: Is it just a game?
Letter: Sanctuary cities are lunacy
COMMENTARY: Don't shortchange students
Letter: New buffer law will create problems
Letter: How to celebrate Earth Day
Robin Trott: Five steps to conserving water in your garden
Steve Frericks: Ask for help in tough times
Extension to offer low-tunnel strawberry workshop
Minnesota Farmers Union to host rural issues discussion
Agriculture going strong in Douglas County
Chamber introduces new networking event
ATCC Foundation holds scholarship recognition event
Carlos Creek Winery honored at Progress Minnesota event
Tech company sprouts from the ground up
A restaurant revival
hires and promotions
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