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Miltona home destroyed by fire; two dogs die
One-car rollover crash on I-94 sends one to hospital
Bags and Beer event held at RCC
Osakis and Brandon-Evansville proms underway
Douglas County residents celebrate Earth Day with Science Walk
Softball: Cards pick up three wins Saturday at Rockford tourney
Girls golf: Lakers win, Cards third at Brainerd
Sports scores from Friday, April 21
Boys golf: Lakers tested against top teams at Wayzata
Baseball: Lead slips away in extras for Osakis
Free seminar discusses end of life planning
Amazing Journeys Together hosts special presentation
Births - April 21, 2017
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
A focus on the feud: AAAA stages 'Romeo and Juliet'
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Engaged - Harstad and Engebretson
Wedding - Von Bank and Hoelscher
Wedding - Skudlarek and Oestreich
Births - March 31, 2017
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
Outdoor issues at stake in environmental bills: Viking Sportsmen on board with fee increases
DNR release: Spring burning restrictions begin today
Orville E. Lien
Earl Leroy Seaburg Jr.
Bernard 'Bernie' Kreemer
AnnaMae J. Strootman
It's Our Turn: Is it just a game?
Letter: Sanctuary cities are lunacy
COMMENTARY: Don't shortchange students
Letter: New buffer law will create problems
Letter: How to celebrate Earth Day
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
February 10, 2016
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
January 22, 2016
Wrestling: Lakers drop pair of matches at home tri
The Minnewaska Area wrestling team dropped both its Section 5A matches at its home triangular on Thursday in Glenwood. The Lakers fell 45-27 to Benson and to Long Prairie-Grey Eagle-Browerville 61-6. The Thunder limited Minnewaska to a pair of decisions coming from Mason Blair (7-1)...
January 22, 2016 - 12:53pm
January 20, 2016
Boys basketball: 3-pointers guide Lakers to 14-2
Senior forward Austin VerSteeg led the Minnewaska Area boys basketball team with 20 points in a 59-50 West Central Conference victory over Melrose on the road on Tuesday night. VerSteeg shot 6-of-9 from the floor and added seven rebounds and three steals in the road win. Senior guard...
January 20, 2016 - 12:41pm
January 19, 2016
Lakers wrestling takes fourth at home invite
The Minnewaska Area wrestling team took fourth-place with 112 points at its home invite among eight schools this past Saturday. Rocori claimed the team title with 249.5 points, followed by Redwood-River Valley (241) and Sauk Rapids-Rice (132.5). Tyler Vanluik led the Lakers with a...
January 19, 2016 - 12:02pm