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Alexandria high school prom held Saturday night
Republicans elect outsider Jennifer Carnahan to head party
Update: 12-year-old drowning victim identified
From an A to 'Incomplete': How N.D., Minn. political leaders grade Trump's first 100 days
AgweekTV: Bargain bull
Baseball: Cards sweep Apollo
Track and Field: Minnewaska girls take first at Staples
Girls Golf: Minnewaska tied for first after two WCC rounds
Track and Field: Osakis girls second, boys sixth at Blascziek Invite
Softball: Chargers win fifth straight to move to 9-2
Patty Kakac to perform First Friday Concert
Estonian pastor to preach at St. Luke's Lutheran Church
Births - Douglas County Hospital
Randy Knuth to be installed at First Presbyterian Church
LYRA ensemble to perform at Calvary Lutheran
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
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Wedding - Von Bank and Hoelscher
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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
Janine M. Paulzine
Robert Joseph Schlosser
Jarrin "Jerry" Stark
Letter: Support small-scale entrepreneurship
Letter: Science and climate change
Letter: Protect public access to the outdoors
Letter: Tax bill omits county aid change
Letter: Helping future generations of hunters
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
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On The Street
March 31, 2017
Softball: Parkers Prairie drops season opener to New York Mills
The Parkers Prairie softball team started the season with a challenge, facing the Section 6A defending champion New York Mills and losing the opener 11-1. Although the final score looks like the game was one-sided, head coach John Noga isn't too upset with the result. "We played pretty...
March 31, 2017 - 8:48am
March 30, 2017
Softball: Parkers Prairie drops season opener to New York Mills
The Parkers Prairie softball team started the season with a challenge, facing the Section 6A defending champion New York Mills and losing the opener 11-1. Although the final score looks like the game was one-sided, head coach John Noga isn’t too upset with the result.
March 30, 2017 - 8:26pm
March 24, 2017
Panthers' Denny looks forward with almost entire team intact from runner-up finish
Players from the Parkers Prairie baseball team gathered down the third-base line at Target Field after a 4-2 loss in last year's Class A state...
March 24, 2017 - 12:51am
March 14, 2017
Boys basketball: Trojans outrun Panthers in second half of 6A South title game
The Parkers Prairie boys basketball team started the 6A South championship the way it wanted but couldn’t slow down Ortonville in the second...
March 14, 2017 - 10:33pm
March 8, 2017
Girls Basketball: Warriors drown Parkers Prairie offense in subsection title game
Parkers Prairie was last on Wheaton-Herman-Norcross girls basketball team’s path to the Section 6A finals, and they fell like every other team...
March 8, 2017 - 12:38am
February 24, 2017
Girls Basketball: Five Panthers enter double digits in win
The Parkers Prairie girls basketball team matched New York Mills senior Lydia Rutten's 22 points with five players in double digits. The five combined to score 61 points in the 65-47 win. Megan Dreger, a Parkers Prairie senior, scored 10 of her team-leading 18 total points in the...
February 24, 2017 - 11:49am
February 20, 2017
Girls basketball: Panthers drop first LEC game to Underwood
The Underwood girls basketball team created a race for the Little Eight Conference last Thursday night as the Rockets pulled into a tie in the loss column with Parkers Prairie. The Rockets (18-6) lost to the Panthers (18-5) 44-39 on Jan. 12 but avenged that with a 43-41 win on Thursday....
February 20, 2017 - 1:22pm
February 8, 2017
Wrestling: Raiders end regular season on high note
The Bertha-Hewitt-Verndale-Parkers Prairie wrestling team picked up wins over Border West and Breckenridge on Tuesday to head into sections with a final regular season record of 13-6. Five Raiders won both of their matchups on the day. Quinn Kern pinned Border West's Mark McCarthy...
February 8, 2017 - 1:29pm
February 4, 2017
Boys basketball: Panthers run past Ashby
The Parkers Prairie boys basketball team wasn't going to let a losing streak develop. Three days after dropping just their second game of the season in a 77-75 thriller against Battle Lake (14-3), the Panthers (14-2) ran past Ashby (4-13) in a 75-49 game on Friday night. Parkers Prairie...
February 4, 2017 - 9:11am
February 3, 2017
Girls Basketball: Panthers steamroll Rothsay
The Parkers Prairie girls basketball team spread the ball around Thursday, as four Panthers entered double figures on the way to a 61-34 win over Rothsay at Parkers Prairie High School. Megan Dreger had 17 points, Faith Alberts 13 and Veronica Schwartz and Megan Benzinger each tallied...
February 3, 2017 - 2:18pm
February 1, 2017
Girls Basketball: Panthers move to 14-2 with Monday win
Eighth grader Faith Alberts led the Parkers Prairie girls basketball team with 18 points Monday night in its 45-28 win over Hancock. The Panthers (14-2) hit six threes in the first half to help them to a 25-14 lead at the half. They held every Hancock (8-5) player to single-digit...
February 1, 2017 - 12:44pm
January 27, 2017
Boys basketball: Panthers thinking big after cruising past section rival Hillcrest
Jon Thoennes had goosebumps on his forearms with adrenaline still rushing through him almost 15 minutes after his team got one of its best wins...
January 27, 2017 - 10:59pm
January 25, 2017
Wrestling: Raiders pin their way to a win
The Bertha-Hewitt-Verndale-Parkers Prairie wrestling team was a 48-32 dual with Wadena-Deer Creek on Tuesday night as all eight of the Raiders' wins earned them six points. Brock Peterson, Derik Kimber and Craig Orlando all won by forfeit, with five other wins coming by fall. Trever...
January 25, 2017 - 12:39pm
Girls basketball: Panthers move to 6-0 in LEC
The Parkers Prairie girls basketball team is 6-0 in the Little Eight Conference and 12-2 overall after breezing past Battle Lake 51-20 on Tuesday night. The Panthers held the Battlers (2-13, 1-6 LEC) to just six field goals. It was a 16-9 Parkers Prairie lead at the break, but the...
January 25, 2017 - 12:26pm
January 20, 2017
Girls basketball: Panthers still perfect in LEC
The Parkers Prairie girls basketball team stayed perfect atop the Little Eight Conference on Thursday with a dominant win over Hillcrest Lutheran Academy. The Panthers (10-2) led 36-19 at the half and never looked back on a night they hit 13 threes and won 67-32. That led to four...
January 20, 2017 - 10:57am