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Verndale man is missing
Meet the new Pet of the Week: Cecil (w/video)
Law enforcement blotter: Wednesday, Feb. 22
More than 8,000 turkeys die in fire
Mouse to blame for truck fire
State hockey: Ellingson's OT goal wins a thriller
NA3HL: Blizzard gains cushion heading into weekend series
State hockey: Cards put a scare in the Bears before falling short (w/video)
Girls Basketball: Streaks outrun Parkers Prairie
Boys basketball: Kannegiesser torches WCA with 45 points
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
Steven James Velde
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
February 16, 2016
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
January 25, 2016
Boys basketball: Warriors upset Lakers in Bird Island
The Minnewaska Area boys basketball team lost just its third game of the season in a 60-54 West Central Conference road defeat by BOLD on Friday night in Bird Island. The Lakers (14-3, 5-3 WCC) were led by Jake Peters with 16 points and six boards. Austin VerSteeg put up 14 points...
January 25, 2016 - 1:25pm
Wrestling: Lakers take sixth at WCC Tourney
The Minnewaska Area wrestling team took sixth-place at the West Central Conference out of seven schools with 92 points this past Saturday in Sauk Centre. Senior Weston Lardy won the 160-pound individual championship for the Lakers, taking a pair of matches before a convincing 9-1...
January 25, 2016 - 1:22pm