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Law enforcement blotter: Wednesday, August 24
Princess Kay of the Milky Way crowned
Douglas County Hospital gets 'blue ribbon' for vaccination effort
Speaker: Officers are 'not normal; you're special'
Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, August 23
Osakis tennis runners-up at Highway 10 Open
Sports schedule for Thursday, August 25
99 holes to celebrate 99 years
Fun meets a potential future in stock cars for many young go-kart drivers
Tweaks for progress: Shifted backfield, young line highlight B-E football
Put the fun back in parenting
Walk raises awareness of congenital heart defects
AAHS students, alumni kick off Project 1440
Discovery Middle School hosts orientations, open house
Cunninghams win wing sauce contest
Engaged - Hanson and Lund
Births - through Aug. 12, 2016
Engaged - Dokken-McFann and Gran
Births - Aug. 3-8, 2016
Engaged - Benning and Notch
DNR to close Mille Lacs walleye season next month
Stringer full of walleyes
Morken: What the numbers say about declining hunters and anglers
Work begins on statewide deer management plan
A big bass for Beau
Carol J. Hansen
William 'Bill' Bretz
Clara "Clair" A. Gustafson
Bernard "Bernie" V. Dulski
Arland E. Hirman
IN THE KNOW: Leadership Alexandria is unique blend with strong return
LETTER: All are born in spiritual darkness
From the archives - 1966: Six boxes of contest butter to be auctioned off at county fair
EDITORIAL: Small towns can have big problems
LETTER: The same old arguments against Christianity
Producers should consider available assistance
Monarchs, roadsides and the law
A century of family and faith
Kensington represented in Princess Kay of the Milky Way
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
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
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
Wrestling: Lakers season ends in 5A opener
The Minnewaska wrestling team had its season ended in the opening round of the 5A team tournament as seventh-seeded Paynesville won a 51-23 match against the 10th-seeded Lakers. Things started well for Minnewaska with Mason Blair getting a five-point technical fall (15-0, 4:44) at...
February 10, 2016 - 11:15am
February 9, 2016
Boys basketball: Fourth-ranked Comets clip Lakers
The Hillcrest Lutheran Academy boys basketball team remains unbeaten after a 72-60 non-conference victory at home over Minnewaska Area on Monday night in Fergus Falls. The Class A fourth-ranked Comets (21-0, 10-0 LEC) led the Lakers (15-6, 5-5 WCC) by five at 38-33 at the break and...
February 9, 2016 - 9:55am
February 5, 2016
Girls basketball: Lakers' Stewart scores 1,000th point in win over Benson
Minnewaska's Carley Stewart scored the 1,000th point of her career on Thursday night as she helped the Lakers dominate Benson in a 69-32 game....
February 5, 2016 - 3:44pm
Wrestling: Lakers fall at BBE
The Minnewaska Area wrestling team was defeated by Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa 53-16 in a section road dual on Thursday night in Belgrade. Seventh-grader Jakob Swalla scored a win-by-fall for the Lakers in 1:30 at 182, senior Marcelo Arrendondo won a 9-0 major decision at 145 and seventh-grader...
February 5, 2016 - 12:30pm
February 3, 2016
Girls basketball: Second-ranked Sauk "a whole different animal"
The Sauk Centre girls basketball team continued its tear through the West Central Conference this winter with a 60-33 home victory over Minnewaska...
February 3, 2016 - 12:04am
February 1, 2016
Girls basketball: Lakers improve to 14-5
The Minnewaska Area girls basketball team improved to 9-1 at home this season with a 56-51 West Central Conference win over Melrose on Friday night in Glenwood. The Lakers (14-5, 6-3 WCC) were led by Carley Stewart with a team-high 18 points to go with seven rebounds. Emma Middendorf...
February 1, 2016 - 1:31pm
January 29, 2016
Boys basketball: Sauk Centre holds off Lakers
The Minnewaska Area boys basketball team suffered its fourth defeat of the season in a 50-44 West Central Conference loss to Sauk Centre at home on Thursday night in Glenwood. The Lakers (14-4, 5-4 WCC) went into the half tied at 25-25 with the visiting Mainstreeters (12-6, 8-2 WCC),...
January 29, 2016 - 12:00pm