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PrimeWest reports possible security breach
2 employees of Minn. group home face sexual assault charges
Law enforcement blotter: Thursday, Jan. 19 through Sunday, Jan. 22
Two people rescued from Lake Ida
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Boys Basketball: B-E holds Eagles to four overtime points in 67-53 win
Dance: Cards climb to sixth in final CLC standings
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Girls basketball: Chargers jump on Tigers early
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Morken: Step up and take part in deer management
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Locals catch big bull redfish near South Padre Island
Morken: One final lesson as another season slips away
PF release: New Continuous CRP SAFE acres started Jan. 1
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Farmland rental rates dropping overall
Selecting seed for your garden
Cow/Calf Days Seminar Tour coming to the area
Irrigation Clinic to be held in Parkers Prairie
Winter Garden College: Tools to tackle yard and garden problems
KOOL-TV adds local weekend show
New specialty-trained orthopedic surgeon available in Alexandria
Operation Round Up grants awarded to 14 organizations
Osakis distillery plans cocktail room
Viking Savings Bank to rebrand with move to new location
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On The Street
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
January 27, 2016
Wrestling: Lakers take two at home tri
The Minnewaska wrestling team won two of three matches at its home quadrangular on Tuesday night, beating Breckenridge (49-30) and Ortonville (45-36), while dropping a 47-26 match against Eden Valley-Watkins. Mason Blair had a forfeit win at 106 against Ortonville before Mateo Arrendondo...
January 27, 2016 - 12:52pm
Girls basketball: Lakers tripped up by Tigers
The Minnewaska Area girls basketball team lost its first game since Jan. 14 in a 75-67 West Central Conference road defeat to Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta on Tuesday night in Morris. Junior forward Carley Stewart led the Lakers (13-5, 5-3 WCC) with 23 points, including four 3-pointers....
January 27, 2016 - 12:08pm
January 26, 2016
Girls basketball: Lakers win fourth straight
The Minnewaska girls basketball team continued its impressive season by winning its fourth straight game in a 63-51 victory over Eden Valley-Watkins (9-6) on Monday night. The Lakers (13-4, 5-2 West Central Conference) shot almost 40 percent from the field (23-of-58), including 8-of-20...
January 26, 2016 - 9:06am