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Law enforcement blotter: Thursday, Oct. 20 through Sunday, Oct. 23
Rock legend Bobby Vee dies
Meet the new Pet of the Week: Cirkus (w/video)
Searcher finds missing 9-year-old: 'The look on her face was priceless'
Beautiful day for Applefest
Area volleyball: Section play getting under way
Blizzard hockey: Steel run past Alex
Blizzard hockey: Alex routs Rochester 8-0
8-5A Football: Cards to face winner of Spuds, Lumberjacks
5AA football: Osakis to face Benson in section quarterfinals
In Pursuit of a Dream is performed across the area
The Bible: More reliable than any story in history
Celebrate the harvest with Applefest
Births - Oct. 21, 2016
Births - Oct. 14, 2016
Engaged - Schwab and Ronning
Engaged - Schmitz and Volesky
A memorable moose in Alaska
DNR Release: Lake Carlos State Park to offer snowshoe-lacing workshop
From the stand: Doe tagged on a perfect evening
Mike Frisch: Find the fish first
Lake Miltona hosting pro musky world championship
Gayle J. Gondek
Daniel Curtis Larson
Lorraine M. Essler
LETTER: Kulp shows strength, determination
LETTER: Sen. Westrom listens to constituents
LETTER: Westrom willing to 'go to the mat'
LETTER: Vote for growth and opportunity
IT'S OUR TURN: What does asthma feel like?
How to manage box elder bugs
2017 Minnesota Gardening calendars are now available
Wheat council seeks candidates for board of directors
Five ways to protect your garden from deer
Crops benefit from proper application of livestock manure
LAPW announces 2016 Employers of the Year
Alexandria among cheapest cities for car insurance
FAST adds large robotic welder to Glenwood facility
Alexandria credit unions team up to volunteer
Chamber Ambassadors visit three businesses
hires and promotions
On The Street
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
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