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Fish and Wildlife obtains wetland easement
Coalition continues to oppose private prison in western Minn.
Franson's abortion bill brings out emotional testimony
Write-in votes determine township spot
Woman who stole squad car pleads guilty
The end of an era: Simpson steps down at B-E after 605 head coaching wins
Homecoming: Swedberg takes over the Alex boys golf program he grew up in
Engfer-Triebenbach takes over Osakis golf programs
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Three Chargers named All-LEC in girls basketball
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Nowells to speak about merging of sports, Christianity
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DNR release: Catch-and-release summer walleye season announced for Mille Lacs
Carvers coming to the RCC
Bald eagles migrating back to Minnesota
Lynnette "Lynn" M. Kalina
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Ecumen Bethany Community receives Customer Experience Award
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On The Street
April 6, 2016
Knights baseball seeking progress in Shea's second year
The West Central Area baseball team finished 9-11 overall and 4-8 in the Prairie Conference last spring in head coach Chris Shea's first year with the program. The Knights went 2-3 down the stretch of the season, with all three losses by a combined total of four runs, before being...
April 6, 2016 - 12:00am
Four Knights youth wrestlers find state podium
The West Central Area-Ashby-Brandon-Evansville Knights youth wrestling program sent 11 individuals to the Northland Youth Wrestling Association...
April 6, 2016 - 12:00am
April 5, 2016
Softball: Early offense lifts Knights past Ashby
The West Central Area softball team got its first win of the spring in the inaugural season for head coach Vanessa McNamara with a 6-3 victory...
April 5, 2016 - 9:11pm
March 30, 2016
Knights softball drops season-opener
The West Central Area softball team opened its season with an 11-5 loss to Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley on the road on Tuesday. "The girls played very well for our first game. The score did not represent how we played," Knights head coach Vanessa McNamara said. "We made only one error...
March 30, 2016 - 11:43am
March 25, 2016
Youth eager to impress for WCA girls golf
The West Central Area girls golf team brings back a young and inexperienced roster this spring, but only graduated one senior from last year's team. "We are a young, but eager team," head coach Kari Kreft said. "I am excited to see the growth we have made from last year and the progress...
March 25, 2016 - 12:00am
March 18, 2016
Knights youth wrestling shines in Rochester
Fourteen participants ranging from 5 to 13 years of age from the West Central Area Knights youth wrestling team competed in the Minnesota USA...
March 18, 2016 - 12:00am
WCA boys golf replacing top performers
The West Central Area boys golf team must replace four veteran seniors from last season's Quad County Conference runner-up squad this spring with two junior golfers returning with the most varsity experience. Returning letterwinners Jackson Merrick and James Wiese will anchor this...
March 18, 2016 - 12:00am
March 9, 2016
6A-South girls basketball: Warriors' balance proves difference versus Knights
The West Central Area girls basketball team ended its playoff run in the Section 6A-South championship in a 61-42 defeat to top-seeded Wheaton-Herman-Norcross...
March 9, 2016 - 9:51am
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