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Law Enforcement Blotter: Wednesday, April 26
UPDATED: Victim identified in Otter Tail crash
Firefighters battle house fire in Garfield
Death of 3-year-old Hubbard County girl under investigation
Friday meeting to address ag, environment legislative issues
Free pitch, hit and run competition in Alexandria Sunday
Sports schedule for Thursday, April 27
Adapted Bowling: Alex PI team takes two-pin win
Boys Golf: Alexandria endures weather, wins fourth straight meet
Track and Field: Ludwig first in both throwing events
Lakes Area Radio Theatre hosts two classic shows
Kensington Area Heritage Society announces Saturday event
Evansville Art Center presents 22nd annual Poetry Night
Educational event helps families manage autism in their home
Gala to feature student-made items in silent auction
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Engaged - Harstad and Engebretson
Wedding - Von Bank and Hoelscher
Wedding - Skudlarek and Oestreich
Births - March 31, 2017
Mike Frisch: Catch bigger fish
Morken: No better time than now for turkey hunting in Minnesota
Worth the drive: Wyoming produces on opening morning
Mike Frisch: Which jig is the right jig for walleyes?
A walk in the woods is always worth it
Robert Joseph Schlosser
Jarrin "Jerry" Stark
Observations from the Archives: 1967: Law enforcement course starts this fall
In the Know: Fueling the 'workforce engine'
Letter: Peterson's office: Big hat, no cattle
Echo Press editorial: Shed more light on unclaimed property
It's Our Turn: Is it just a game?
Robin Trott: Five steps to conserving water in your garden
Steve Frericks: Ask for help in tough times
Extension to offer low-tunnel strawberry workshop
Minnesota Farmers Union to host rural issues discussion
Agriculture going strong in Douglas County
Chamber introduces new networking event
ATCC Foundation holds scholarship recognition event
Carlos Creek Winery honored at Progress Minnesota event
Tech company sprouts from the ground up
A restaurant revival
hires and promotions
On The Street
Firefighters battle house fire in Garfield
April 20, 2016
Softball: Lakers sweep ACGC
The Minnewaska softball team swept Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City in a home West Central Conference doubleheader on Tuesday evening in Glenwood. The Lakers (4-4, 3-2 WCC) coasted to a 13-1 five-inning win in the early contest before pulling out a 16-11 victory in the late game over the...
April 20, 2016 - 11:20am
April 15, 2016
Softball: BOLD sweeps Lakers
The Minnewaska softball team dropped a pair of West Central Conference contests to BOLD in a home doubleheader on Thursday in Glenwood. The Lakers (2-1, 1-1 WCC) were defeated 8-3 in the first game before being edged 12-11 in the late contest. In Thursday's second game, Minnewaska...
April 15, 2016 - 11:33am
April 13, 2016
Baseball: Icy weather inhibits Lakers in season-opener
The Minnewaska baseball team began its season in the cold and windy elements of an early April evening, unable to find any offensive rhythm until...
April 13, 2016 - 12:02pm
Softball: Offensive barrage paces Lakers
The Minnewaska softball team improved to 2-0 on the season with a 16-7 West Central Conference victory against Montevideo on Tuesday night in Glenwood. Junior pitcher Morgan Hess got the win for the Lakers, pitching seven full innings and allowed 10 hits and three earned runs to go...
April 13, 2016 - 11:41am
Girls golf: Lakers win WCC tourney
The Minnewaska girls golf team finished first at the West Central Conference tournament at Minnewaska and again at Morris on Tuesday. The Lakers shot a 180 in Morris behind a 42 from Ashlyn Guggisberg. Emily Harste added a 44, Annika Peterson shot a 46 and Madi McGinty finished off...
April 13, 2016 - 11:40am
March 23, 2016
Lakers softball welcomes new faces
The Minnewaska Area softball team brings back only four returning starters this spring from last season's West Central Conference and subsection runner-up squad. Lakers head coach Steve Hoffmann stated he likes the outlook of his team's pitching entering his 31st season with the program...
March 23, 2016 - 12:00am
Laker baseball poised for conference repeat
The Minnewaska Area baseball team expects to once again be in contention for a West Central Conference title this spring after claiming the North division league championship a year ago and finishing as the Section 6AA runner-up to the 2A state champion St. Cloud Cathedral.
March 23, 2016 - 12:00am
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