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Douglas County Hospital gets 'blue ribbon' for vaccination effort
Speaker: Officers are 'not normal; you're special'
Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, August 23
Almost 1,000 gather in memory of slain 5-year-old Watkins girl
New effort tries to draw more people into area
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
Following its headline year: Christensen steps in for Minnewaska football
WISSOTA racing returns to Douglas County Fair
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
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Engaged - Benning and Notch
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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
Clara "Clair" A. Gustafson
Bernard "Bernie" V. Dulski
Arland E. Hirman
Roy A. Johnson
Gladys M. Hogan
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
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November 6, 2015
Minnewaska football: Senior class paves way for historic season
The 2015 Minnewaska Area football team entered rather uncharted waters heading into the Class AA Minnesota State High School League State Tournament...
November 6, 2015 - 12:00am
October 31, 2015
Lakers volleyball ends season in sweep by Wildcats
The Minnewaska Area volleyball team ended its season in the opening round of the Section 3AA tournament with a sweep by New London-Spicer on Thursday night in New London. Senior outside hitter Kaylee Glover led the Laker offense with five kills and added seven digs. Junior setter...
October 31, 2015 - 12:23pm
October 30, 2015
Class AA State football: Bulldogs ride Seedorf into semis
The undefeated Ottertail Central football team rode senior running back Cody Seedorf throughout the night and played stifling defense in a 22-0...
October 30, 2015 - 11:28pm
October 25, 2015
Minnewaska football advances to state after beating Paynesville
The Minnewaska football team earned its first trip to the state tournament since the 2000 season after beating Paynesville 34-30 on Saturday afternoon at St. John's University. The two teams were tied at 14 apiece at halftime and Paynesville grabbed a 22-14 lead late in the third...
October 25, 2015 - 2:02pm
October 23, 2015
Minnewaska volleyball swept going into playoffs
The Minnewaska volleyball team will head to New London-Spicer to open the Section 3-2A playoffs after getting the seventh seed and getting swept by BOLD in the season finale on Thursday night. The Lakers (7-15) have lost three straight heading into the playoffs after falling 25-22,...
October 23, 2015 - 10:17am
October 21, 2015
5AA football: Lakers relishing a special season with state one win away
The Minnewaska football team kept its celebrating to a minimum after punching a ticket to the section title game on Tuesday night in the 5-2A...
October 21, 2015 - 1:15am
September 25, 2015
Minnewaska girls tennis now 14-2
The Minnewaska tennis team improved to 14-2 on the season with a tight 4-3 win over Sauk Centre on Tuesday. The Lakers swept the doubles lineup to secure the win after Danielle Thorfinnson got the team’s only win at third singles in a 6-2, 7-5 match. MaKenna Hanson and Annika...
September 25, 2015 - 12:00am
September 16, 2015
Minnewaska falls to ACGC in fifth set
The Minnewaska volleyball team traded sets with Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City (ACGC), but was unable to capture the fifth (11-15) in a 3-2 loss on Tuesday night in Glenwood. Senior outside hitter Kaylee Glover led the Lakers with 12 kills and 29 digs and junior outside hitter Abby...
September 16, 2015 - 4:28pm
Lakers volleyball finishes second at Wheaton tourney
The Minnewaska volleyball team won its first two matches of the season in pool play of the Wheaton/Herman-Norcross Invitational to finish runner-up on Saturday, September 12 at Wheaton High School. The Lakers defeated Ortonville in two sets (25-10, 25-12) and Ashby (25-6, 25-11)...
September 16, 2015 - 2:29pm
August 28, 2015
Lakers fall in three sets in volleyball season-opener
The Minnewaska volleyball team opened the season with a loss to KMS in three sets on Thursday night in Glenwood. The Lakers (0-1) dropped the first set 25-18 and lost the final two sets 25-19 and 25-21. Senior outside hitter Kaylee Glover led the team with 15 digs and two aces...
August 28, 2015 - 2:00pm
August 14, 2015
Lakers look to build on .500 season
The Minnewaska football team has the makings of a competitive team this season after going 5-5 a year ago and returning five starters on defense and seven on offense. Head coach Steve Hill says the expectations are to try and improve on that record behind those returning players. “Laker...
August 14, 2015 - 12:00am
June 5, 2015
Bakko selected for All-Star Series
Minnewaska Area High School’s Rachel Bakko has been selected to play in the 2015 All-Star Softball Series in North Mankato at Caswell Park...
June 5, 2015 - 12:00am
May 13, 2015
Softball: Minnewaska downs Paynesville
The Minnewaska softball team scored three runs in the sixth inning to pull away from Paynesville in a 9-5 win on Friday. Morgan Hess continues to produce at the plate and from the circle. She was 3-for-4 with three runs and an RBI. She also got the win after going all seven innings...
May 13, 2015 - 12:00am
May 8, 2015
Softball: Starting new for Minnewaska
The Minnewaska softball team has an entirely new look inside the circle this season after graduating its four-year starting pitcher last spring. Mady...
May 8, 2015 - 12:00am
May 1, 2015
Baseball: Minnewaska 10-runs Osakis
The Minnewaska baseball team scored three runs in the sixth inning with four straight two-out hits to end things early in an 11-1 win over Osakis on Monday night. Thanks to three walks, the Lakers grabbed a 4-0 lead in the first inning and never looked back. “Once again the...
May 1, 2015 - 12:00am