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ASK A TROOPER: A look through the history of the Minnesota State Patrol
Food shelf expanding to meet growing need
Moose on the loose
Second half real estate tax due Oct. 17
Sports schedule for Friday, Sept. 30
Six-overtime encore: Osakis hosts Frazee for homecoming clash
Football: B-E looks for fourth-straight win at Friday's homecoming
Benson: How I remember The Kid
Sports schedule for Thursday, Sept. 29
FAITH COLUMN: Show kindness to everyone
Ambassador Daniel Speckhard to speak at Calvary
Homecoming festivities under way
Auditions are open for 'A Christmas Carol'
See Sweetwater Revival in concert
Births - Sept. 30, 2016
Wedding - Niemczyk and Koudela
Births - Sept. 23, 2016
Engaged - Schutta and Kelly
Engaged - Hanson and Arceneau
The allure of musky lures: Parkers Prairie couple finds a career in tackle
A pretty good opener locally
Gould Brothers exhibition shooting coming to Alexandria
What makes a trophy hunter?
From Austin to Alex
Gladys M. Vogt
Mark E. Ebsen
William "Bill" Henry Williams
LETTER: Let your voices be heard
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
LETTER: Coming out of the closets
LETTER: Is there life before death?
LETTER: Laws should help seriously ill
Foraging for wild berries in Minnesota
Motorists, farm equipment operators should share road
Farm loan program offers options for on-farm storage
Watch tractors in action at Plow Day 2016
Improving yields and water quality
JLG Architects named a top U.S. architecture firm
Impact Alexandria features motivational speaker Mel Robbins
Runestone Museum gets new awnings
Website launched for small businesses, entrepreneurs
Bell Bank named among 'Best Banks to Work For'
hires and promotions
On The Street
Update: Police arrest robbery suspect
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
February 23, 2016
Girls basketball: Lakers hold off ACGC to close regular season
The Minnewaska Area girls basketball team closed out the regular season with its fourth-straight win in a 57-51 West Central Conference victory over Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City on Monday night in Glenwood. The Lakers (19-7, 9-5 WCC) were led by Abby VerSteeg with 23 points, five rebounds...
February 23, 2016 - 9:51am
February 22, 2016
3AA boys basketball: Lakers push past Braves
The Minnewaska Area boys basketball team advanced to the Section 3AA quarterfinals with a 64-52 victory over seventh-seeded Benson on Saturday night in Glenwood. The North's second-seeded Lakers (18-8, 7-7 West Central) will face third-seeded Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta (16-11, 7-7...
February 22, 2016 - 1:00pm
February 19, 2016
Boys basketball: Melrose takes 11th-straight in win over Lakers
The Minnewaska boys basketball team ran into a rough shooting night as the Lakers dropped a 50-30 game to a very good Melrose team on Thursday. The Dutchmen are 24-2 and have won 11 straight games now after holding the Lakers to 33 percent shooting (12-of-36). That included a 4-of-16...
February 19, 2016 - 9:24am
February 16, 2016
Girls basketball: Stewart guides Lakers in Madison
The Minnewaska Area girls basketball team pulled out a low-scoring 44-40 non-conference road victory over Lac qui Parle Valley on Monday night in Madison. Junior forward Carley Stewart led the Lakers (16-7, 7-5 West Central Conference) as the team's lone scorer in double figures with...
February 16, 2016 - 9:36am
Boys basketball: VerSteeg's 28 lifts Lakers past Benson
Senior forward Austin VerSteeg put up 28 points and 12 rebounds on 11-of-18 shooting to lead the Minnewaska Area boys basketball team to a 74-63 victory in the West Central Conference on Monday night at home in Glenwood. The Lakers (17-7, 7-6 WCC) led by just one at 32-31 at the break...
February 16, 2016 - 9:34am
February 12, 2016
Boys basketball: Lakers edge Tigers in Morris
The Minnewaska Area boys basketball team curbed a three-game losing skid with a 47-46 West Central Conference road win over Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta on Thursday night in Morris. The Lakers (16-7, 6-6 WCC) were helped by seniors Austin VerSteeg and Matt McIver who each finished with...
February 12, 2016 - 12:25pm
February 10, 2016
Boys basketball: ACGC sinks freebies to fend off Lakers
The Minnewaska Area boys basketball team lost its third-straight game and fifth out of six contests in a 72-62 West Central Conference loss to Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City on Tuesday night in Glenwood. The visiting Falcons (8-12, 3-9 WCC) shot 47 percent (22-of-46) from the field but...
February 10, 2016 - 11:24am