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With higher deer population, Minn. wolf numbers jump 25 percent
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Dairy council seeks candidates
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Haying and grazing OK on some Conservation Reserve land
Fairfield Inn to open in January
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December 9, 2016
Boys basketball: Lakers drop home opener in overtime loss
Senior Jake Peters led the Minnewaska boys basketball team with 14 points Thursday, but the Lakers weren't able to keep up with Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta. The Tigers claimed the win in overtime, 80-74. Minnewaska (1-1) had a 40-32 lead going into the intermission, but MACA made up...
December 9, 2016 - 1:35pm
November 30, 2016
Lakers leaning on youth
The Minnewaska wrestling team is relying heavily on young incoming wrestlers to contribute toward filling weight classes this winter. "The Minnewaska wrestling program is looking to build on last year's returning letter winners with another group of seventh graders," head coach Dieken...
November 30, 2016 - 12:00am
October 26, 2016
5AA football: Bulldogs' big third finishes Minnewaska season
The Minnewaska football team ended its season in the opening game of the Section 5AA tournament in a 42-14 loss at Paynesville on Tuesday night. The Lakers (2-7) rode tailback Ryan Christianson to a season-high 178 yards on 29 carries with a touchdown, but allowed 350 rushing yards...
October 26, 2016 - 2:13pm
Class A state tennis: Lakers fall in two matches
The Minnewaska girls tennis team finished its season in the Class A state tournament after a pair of losses at the Reed-Sweatt Family Tennis Center in Minneapolis on Tuesday. The Lakers fell 6-1 in the quarterfinals to Rochester Lourdes, which advanced to the 1A state title match...
October 26, 2016 - 12:00pm
October 20, 2016
Football: ACGC shuts out Lakers
The Minnewaska football team ended its regular season with a 2-5 record after a 38-0 district loss at home to Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City on Wednesday afternoon in Alexandria. The Falcons (4-4) tallied 230 rushing yards on the day, spearheaded by Jeremy Nelson with 125 yards and a touchdown...
October 20, 2016 - 9:59am
October 19, 2016
Volleyball: Two-loss Sauk Centre sweeps Lakers
The Minnewaska volleyball team lost its third-straight match in a sweep at home by the Section 6AA-North leaders Sauk Centre on Tuesday night in Glenwood. The Mainstreeters (26-2, 13-1 West Central) handled the Lakers (6-15, 3-10 WCC) in each set, posting 25-15, 25-16 and 25-12 victories....
October 19, 2016 - 10:28am
October 15, 2016
Cardinals complete comeback in shootout victory
No. 2 Detroit Lakes owned the lead and the game for 40 minutes, but the No. 3 Alexandria Cardinals erased a two-goal deficit scoring in the final...
October 15, 2016 - 9:39pm
Football: Lakers earn road win at Benson
The Minnewaska football team earned its second district victory of the season in a 30-7 win at Benson on Friday night. After a clean slate in the opening 12 minutes, the Lakers (2-5) took a 10-7 on Benson (1-6) into the break before outscoring the Braves by 20 points after the half....
October 15, 2016 - 1:04pm
October 12, 2016
Volleyball: Morris earns 10th straight win at Minnewaska
The Minnewaska volleyball team fell to 3-8 in West Central Conference play with a sweep by Morris Area-Chokio-Alberta at home on Tuesday night in Glenwood. The Lakers (6-13) dropped the final set 25-8 after falling 25-16 and 25-9 to the Tigers (20-2), who are unbeaten in WCC play...
October 12, 2016 - 9:51am
October 9, 2016
Football: Minnewaska drops fifth game at YME
The Minnewaska football team fell to 1-5 on the season in a 19-7 district loss at Yellow Medicine East on Friday night in Granite Falls. The Sting (4-2) scored 12 points in the final 12 minutes to secure the victory, as the two teams traded scores in the first two quarters. Cole Hatch...
October 9, 2016 - 4:02pm
October 7, 2016
Volleyball: Waska wins two in a row
The Minnewaska volleyball team won its second straight match with a 3-1 conference victory over Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City at home on Thursday night in Glenwood. The Lakers (6-12, 3-7 West Central) closed out the final three sets after falling 25-23 in the opener. They defeated the...
October 7, 2016 - 10:31am
October 1, 2016
Football: Minnewaska holds off Sauk for first victory
The Minnewaska football team earned its first win of the season under new head coach Jeremy Christensen over Sauk Centre at home on Friday night in Glenwood. The Lakers' (1-4) ground game came to play, racking up 176 rushing yards on the Mainstreeters' (1-4) defense. Minnewaska held...
October 1, 2016 - 11:08am
September 30, 2016
Volleyball: Lakers drop sixth straight
The Minnewaska volleyball team lost its sixth-consecutive match in a 3-1 result for Melrose at home on Thursday night in Glenwood. The Lakers' (4-12, 1-7 West Central) lone win came in the third set at 25-16, but the visiting Dutchmen (9-9, 5-4 WCC) earned a 25-20 victory in the ensuing...
September 30, 2016 - 9:54am
September 28, 2016
Volleyball: Monte edges Lakers in five
The Minnewaska volleyball team suffered a fifth-set defeat at Montevideo for its fifth-straight loss on Tuesday night. The Lakers (4-11, 1-6 West Central) claimed the opening set 25-20, but the Thunder Hawks (7-8, 3-4 WCC) answered with a pair of 25-17 wins in the next two sets to...
September 28, 2016 - 9:44am
September 24, 2016
Football: Morris remains unbeaten against Minnewaska
The Morris Area-Chokio-Alberta football team continued its unbeaten streak to start the season with a 34-14 district victory over Minnewaska on Friday night at the University of Minnesota-Morris. Jacob Zosel dominated out of the TIgers' backfield, carrying 29 times for 240 yards and...
September 24, 2016 - 10:55am