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Charges filed against family friend in kidnapping, death of 5-year-old
Law enforcement blotter: Monday, August 22
Driver injured in rollover near Osakis
Update: Body found in vehicle is missing Osakis man, says family
New well policy draws overflow crowd at council meeting
WISSOTA racing returns to Douglas County Fair
Balancing act: Osakis tennis staggers lineup to begin fall
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
Haberman is interim pastor at United Methodist
Births - through Aug. 12, 2016
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Births - Aug. 3-8, 2016
Engaged - Benning and Notch
Engaged - Butler and Joswiak
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
Arland E. Hirman
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
New rules implemented for telemarketers
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May 25, 2016
3AA softball: Lakers' season over after bitter 19-17 loss
The Minnewaska softball team had its season come to a close in the first round of the 3AA tournament in a 19-17 loss on Tuesday night in Montevideo. The Lakers (10-11), the No. 3 seed in the North half of the bracket, led 17-1 entering the top of the fifth inning and seemingly had...
May 25, 2016 - 11:11am
May 13, 2016
Softball: Sauk handles Lakers
The Minnewaska softball team fell to 9-9 and 6-7 in the West Central Conference after a 14-5 loss to Sauk Centre on Thursday night. Sophomore Rachel Erickson took the loss for the Lakers in 2 2/3 innings of work. She allowed nine runs, four earned, on seven hits and a walk. She struck...
May 13, 2016 - 12:01pm
May 11, 2016
Softball: Montevideo offense pushes past Lakers
The Minnewaska softball team could not control Montevideo's offense in a 15-5 five-inning West Central Conference road loss on Tuesday night. The Lakers (9-8, 6-6 WCC) managed their five runs on only six hits and four walks. Ashley Bakko had two RBIs and scored once, while Alisha...
May 11, 2016 - 12:00pm
May 10, 2016
Softball: Lakers get back on track
The Minnewaska softball team curbed a two-game losing skid with a 13-9 non-conference road victory at Paynesville Area on Friday night. The Lakers (9-7, 6-5 West Central) got the win in the circle from Rachel Erickson, who threw seven innings and allowed nine runs on eight hits, but...
May 10, 2016 - 9:09am
May 4, 2016
Girls golf: Waska tops WCC-North meets
The Minnewaska girls golf team won a pair of West Central Conference-North meets at GreyStone Golf Club in Sauk Centre and Meadowlark Country Club in Melrose on Tuesday. The Lakers took first in the Sauk Centre conference meet out of eight programs after shooting a 174, before winning...
May 4, 2016 - 2:45pm
April 22, 2016
Softball: Lakers win in shootout at Sauk
The Minnewaska softball team got above .500 with an 18-9 West Central Conference win at Sauk Centre on Thursday night. The Lakers (5-4, 4-2 WCC) piled on eight runs in the third inning and tacked on four more in the fifth and sixth frames. Senior Mason Schlief went 3-for-5 with three...
April 22, 2016 - 12:33pm
April 20, 2016
Softball: Lakers sweep ACGC
The Minnewaska softball team swept Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City in a home West Central Conference doubleheader on Tuesday evening in Glenwood. The Lakers (4-4, 3-2 WCC) coasted to a 13-1 five-inning win in the early contest before pulling out a 16-11 victory in the late game over the...
April 20, 2016 - 11:20am
April 15, 2016
Softball: BOLD sweeps Lakers
The Minnewaska softball team dropped a pair of West Central Conference contests to BOLD in a home doubleheader on Thursday in Glenwood. The Lakers (2-1, 1-1 WCC) were defeated 8-3 in the first game before being edged 12-11 in the late contest. In Thursday's second game, Minnewaska...
April 15, 2016 - 11:33am
April 13, 2016
Baseball: Icy weather inhibits Lakers in season-opener
The Minnewaska baseball team began its season in the cold and windy elements of an early April evening, unable to find any offensive rhythm until...
April 13, 2016 - 12:02pm
Softball: Offensive barrage paces Lakers
The Minnewaska softball team improved to 2-0 on the season with a 16-7 West Central Conference victory against Montevideo on Tuesday night in Glenwood. Junior pitcher Morgan Hess got the win for the Lakers, pitching seven full innings and allowed 10 hits and three earned runs to go...
April 13, 2016 - 11:41am
Girls golf: Lakers win WCC tourney
The Minnewaska girls golf team finished first at the West Central Conference tournament at Minnewaska and again at Morris on Tuesday. The Lakers shot a 180 in Morris behind a 42 from Ashlyn Guggisberg. Emily Harste added a 44, Annika Peterson shot a 46 and Madi McGinty finished off...
April 13, 2016 - 11:40am
March 23, 2016
Lakers softball welcomes new faces
The Minnewaska Area softball team brings back only four returning starters this spring from last season's West Central Conference and subsection runner-up squad. Lakers head coach Steve Hoffmann stated he likes the outlook of his team's pitching entering his 31st season with the program...
March 23, 2016 - 12:00am
Laker baseball poised for conference repeat
The Minnewaska Area baseball team expects to once again be in contention for a West Central Conference title this spring after claiming the North division league championship a year ago and finishing as the Section 6AA runner-up to the 2A state champion St. Cloud Cathedral.
March 23, 2016 - 12:00am
March 22, 2016
Minnewaska boys track returns core nucleus
The Minnewaska boys track and field team has most of its athletes back from the 2015 season after losing just two letter winners to graduation in Thorin Erickson and Jacob LaFave. A total of 16 letter winners return with Greg Helander (sprints), Marcelo Arredondo (pole vault), Tony...
March 22, 2016 - 9:08pm
February 24, 2016
3AA boys basketball: Lakers shoot way to sub-section title game
The Minnewaska Area boys basketball team advanced to the Section 3AA semifinals with a convincing 69-49 victory over the three-seed Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta on Tuesday night in Granite Falls. The 3AA-North's second-seeded Lakers (19-8) face the sub-section's top-seed Montevideo...
February 24, 2016 - 10:38am