Skip to main content
Law enforcement blotter: Thursday, Feb. 23
Former state senator to lead rural Minnesota advocacy group
Open for comment: water quality report for Long Prairie River watershed
For the Record - Feb. 24, 2017
From a mess to success
Boys Basketball: Alex dominates in DL
Boys Basketball: Minnewaska can't keep up with ACGC, falls 68-55
Boys Basketball: Osakis falls to Holdingford by 10
Girls Basketball: Five Panthers enter double digits in win
Girls Basketball: Chargers show improvement with big win over Hancock
Set a goal, make a plan and save
Philippine women to lead message on World Day of Prayer
Zion Lutheran to host Church and State conference
Do members of congress pay into Social Security?
Acoustic Sound heads up EAC's First Friday Concert
Births - Feb. 24, 2017
Births - Feb. 10, 2017
Wedding - Bursch and Hawthorne
Births - Feb. 3
Wedding - Holmquist and Haugdahl
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
Curtis G. Olson
Steven James Velde
Mary A. L. Swenson
Laurel A. Jensen Falconer
Vernet "Jackie" Schroeder
IT'S OUR TURN: The great puppy adventure
LETTER: Stop the land grab
LETTER: Snow angels are helping elderly
EDITORIAL: End ban on Sunday liquor sales
LETTER: School board should reconsider
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
Lake businesses must take invasive species training
Ollie's Service named Dealer of the Year
Premiere Video closes its doors
REA holds district meeting
AAEDC leads initiatives for 2016 and into 2017
hires and promotions
On The Street
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...
6 hours 15 min ago
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
January 13, 2017
Girls Basketball: Parkers Prairie edges Underwood with second-half push
Sophomore Veronica Schwartz had 12 points and seven rebounds to lead the Parkers Prairie girls basketball team to a 44-39 road win over Underwood on Thursday. The Panthers (9-1) went 1-for-7 from the free throw line in the first half, causing them to go into the locker room with an...
January 13, 2017 - 12:45pm
January 11, 2017
Girls basketball: Panthers' defense shines again against Tigers
The Parkers Prairie girls basketball team cruised to 8-1 on Monday night as the Panthers stymied another team defensively in a 71-34 victory at Browerville-Eagle Valley. The Panthers have held seven of their nine opponents to less than 40 points for a Little Eight Conference-best...
January 11, 2017 - 10:38am
December 21, 2016
Girls basketball: Panthers stymie Rothsay
The Parkers Prairie girls basketball team is 6-0 after a 50-25 win over Rothsay in the Little Eight Conference on Tuesday night. The Panthers got 13 points apiece from Kathryn Burquest and Faith Alberts to lead the way. Lexie Lankow led the Tigers (1-5) with seven points. PARKERS...
December 21, 2016 - 1:34pm
December 20, 2016
Girls basketball: First half propels Panthers past WD-C
The Parkers Prairie girls basketball team is still perfect on the season after disposing of Wadena-Deer Creek in a 67-43 win on Monday night. The Panthers (5-0, 1-0 Little Eight Conference) put up 43 points in the first half behind 15 from Megan Benzinger. She finished with a game-high...
December 20, 2016 - 9:53am
December 2, 2016
Girls basketball: Parkers Prairie cruises to 2-0
The Parkers Prairie girls basketball team ran past its second straight opponent to start the season after taking care of Bertha-Hewitt 62-29 on Thursday night. Four different players scored in double figures for the Panthers. Hali Moske and Megan Dreger each had 16. Faith Alberts...
December 2, 2016 - 11:23am