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More than 8,000 turkeys die in fire
Mouse to blame for truck fire
County awards construction bid for Kensington Rune Stone Park
Law enforcement contract with Evansville renewed
White Earth's Soule to be Minnesota State board member
Girls Basketball: Streaks outrun Parkers Prairie
Boys basketball: Kannegiesser torches WCA with 45 points
Bogart, Nibbe named to all-state academic wrestling team
Girls basketball: Cold shooting downs Alex in first CLC loss
Boys Basketball: Alexandria wins battle of the Cardinals
Education presentation to cover topics of Islam, Muslims
Grove is a 2017 ExCEL Award Recipient
Kensington Area Heritage Society hosts open house
WCA Speech Team brings home multiple awards
Marking a century
Births - Feb. 10, 2017
Wedding - Bursch and Hawthorne
Births - Feb. 3
Wedding - Holmquist and Haugdahl
Engaged - Becker and Klawitter
Developing a deer plan: A Q-and-A with big game program leader Adam Murkowski
Warm weather forcing houses off the ice
Fishing first timers
Mike Frisch: Think spring
Mary A. L. Swenson
Laurel A. Jensen Falconer
Vernet "Jackie" Schroeder
LETTER: Pollinators are essential for crops
IN THE KNOW: City Charter needs updating
FROM THE ARCHIVES - 1967: Hospital room rate rises to $25 a day
EDITORIAL: Young people show their potential
LETTER: Do some thinking and research
Minnesota lawmakers lobby on ag issues
Save the date: garden education opportunities available
Century Farm applications due by April 3
It's fruit tree pruning time
Corn and Soybean Growers to hold annual meeting
Premiere Video closes its doors
REA holds district meeting
AAEDC leads initiatives for 2016 and into 2017
Edgewater Natural Family Medicine opens in Alexandria area
Alexandria Clinic recognized for quality laboratory services
hires and promotions
On The Street
January 20, 2017
Wrestling: Minnewaska tops B.O.L.D. by criteria
Both teams finished with 39 points in Thursday's matchup between Minnewaska and B.O.L.D., but the Lakers came out on top by the criteria tiebreak. MAHS's Jackson Stadsvold (106), Max Reichmann (113) and Mason Blair (126) each secured pins, while David Lilenthal won at 120 over Zeke...
January 20, 2017 - 10:58am
Boys basketball: Five in double figures carry Lakers past ACGC
The Minnewaska boys basketball team edged Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City on Thursday night in a 74-72 final. The Lakers shot 54 percent (28-51), including 11-of-22 from three. Jake Peters hit four of those triples on his way to a 21-point, eight-rebound, five-steals night. Jackson Johnsrud...
January 20, 2017 - 10:17am
January 6, 2017
Wrestling: ACGC dominates the mat in win over Minnewaska
Freshman Dylan Jergenson earned the Lakers' only pin in the match against Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City on Thursday. The Falcons easily downed Minnewaska 55-16. The other Lakers winners were Mason Blair in the 120, Tyson Meyer in the 160 and Tyler VanLuik in the 220. Blair topped ACGC's...
January 6, 2017 - 2:48pm
Boys basketball: Jensen puts up 18 in Lakers' loss to Montevideo
Minnewaska Area junior Garrett Jensen's 18 points weren't enough for the Lakers to overcome Montevideo's attack on the road Thursday night, as Minnewaska fell to the Thunder Hawks in a close 56-53 battle. Dennis VanDyke put up 13 points in the contest for the Lakers, including two...
January 6, 2017 - 1:48pm
December 23, 2016
Boys basketball: Minnewaska moves to 3-3 with Thursday win
Juniors Matt Gruber and Jackson Johnsrud had 20 and 19 points, respectively, to lead Minnewaska Area to a 64-56 win over Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa on Thursday in Glenwood. The Jaguars' Evan Wiener went eight-for-nine from the free throw line in the first half, contributing to 13 points...
December 23, 2016 - 12:32pm
December 9, 2016
Boys basketball: Lakers drop home opener in overtime loss
Senior Jake Peters led the Minnewaska boys basketball team with 14 points Thursday, but the Lakers weren't able to keep up with Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta. The Tigers claimed the win in overtime, 80-74. Minnewaska (1-1) had a 40-32 lead going into the intermission, but MACA made up...
December 9, 2016 - 1:35pm
November 30, 2016
Lakers leaning on youth
The Minnewaska wrestling team is relying heavily on young incoming wrestlers to contribute toward filling weight classes this winter. "The Minnewaska wrestling program is looking to build on last year's returning letter winners with another group of seventh graders," head coach Dieken...
November 30, 2016 - 12:00am
October 26, 2016
5AA football: Bulldogs' big third finishes Minnewaska season
The Minnewaska football team ended its season in the opening game of the Section 5AA tournament in a 42-14 loss at Paynesville on Tuesday night. The Lakers (2-7) rode tailback Ryan Christianson to a season-high 178 yards on 29 carries with a touchdown, but allowed 350 rushing yards...
October 26, 2016 - 2:13pm
Class A state tennis: Lakers fall in two matches
The Minnewaska girls tennis team finished its season in the Class A state tournament after a pair of losses at the Reed-Sweatt Family Tennis Center in Minneapolis on Tuesday. The Lakers fell 6-1 in the quarterfinals to Rochester Lourdes, which advanced to the 1A state title match...
October 26, 2016 - 12:00pm
October 20, 2016
Football: ACGC shuts out Lakers
The Minnewaska football team ended its regular season with a 2-5 record after a 38-0 district loss at home to Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City on Wednesday afternoon in Alexandria. The Falcons (4-4) tallied 230 rushing yards on the day, spearheaded by Jeremy Nelson with 125 yards and a touchdown...
October 20, 2016 - 9:59am
October 19, 2016
Volleyball: Two-loss Sauk Centre sweeps Lakers
The Minnewaska volleyball team lost its third-straight match in a sweep at home by the Section 6AA-North leaders Sauk Centre on Tuesday night in Glenwood. The Mainstreeters (26-2, 13-1 West Central) handled the Lakers (6-15, 3-10 WCC) in each set, posting 25-15, 25-16 and 25-12 victories....
October 19, 2016 - 10:28am
October 15, 2016
Cardinals complete comeback in shootout victory
No. 2 Detroit Lakes owned the lead and the game for 40 minutes, but the No. 3 Alexandria Cardinals erased a two-goal deficit scoring in the final...
October 15, 2016 - 9:39pm
Football: Lakers earn road win at Benson
The Minnewaska football team earned its second district victory of the season in a 30-7 win at Benson on Friday night. After a clean slate in the opening 12 minutes, the Lakers (2-5) took a 10-7 on Benson (1-6) into the break before outscoring the Braves by 20 points after the half....
October 15, 2016 - 1:04pm
October 12, 2016
Volleyball: Morris earns 10th straight win at Minnewaska
The Minnewaska volleyball team fell to 3-8 in West Central Conference play with a sweep by Morris Area-Chokio-Alberta at home on Tuesday night in Glenwood. The Lakers (6-13) dropped the final set 25-8 after falling 25-16 and 25-9 to the Tigers (20-2), who are unbeaten in WCC play...
October 12, 2016 - 9:51am
October 9, 2016
Football: Minnewaska drops fifth game at YME
The Minnewaska football team fell to 1-5 on the season in a 19-7 district loss at Yellow Medicine East on Friday night in Granite Falls. The Sting (4-2) scored 12 points in the final 12 minutes to secure the victory, as the two teams traded scores in the first two quarters. Cole Hatch...
October 9, 2016 - 4:02pm