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AgweekTV: Canola is king
Out-musseling the mussels: Researcher hopeful of new tactic against invasive species
Alexandria celebrates in the streets
Legion Baseball: Rain delays Alex-Moorhead game until Saturday morning
Junior Legion: Blacks win District 9 title
The pitch for horseshoes
Storhaug locks up first triathlon win in Clearwater
Legion Baseball: Alex tops Fergus in substate opener
VFW Auxiliary to host salad luncheon
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
At Douglas County Library: Fun socks, Legos and oh yeah, books!
Tickets available for 25th chamber music festival
Lakes museum plans events for book lovers
Engaged - Friedrichs and Werk
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Engaged - Berglin and Kolden
Engaged - Gearman and Whiting
Wedding - Karthikeyan and Freborg
Should have got a bigger net: Eight-year old lands 50-incher on Miltona
Mike Frisch: Froggin' for big bass
Plenty of panfish for annual Senior Fishing Day
A booming bass bite: Local tournament circuit finds success on area lakes
Morken: Summer deer-hunting work will pay off in the fall
Charles S. "Chuck" Harris
Clifford W. Wunderlich
Lois Elaine Lindberg
Joy L. McWhorter
Letter: Welcome sign needs attention
Views by the Echo Press Editorial Board: Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
Letter: State's budget process is concerning
Commentary: Look at the big picture for B-E
Echo Press Editorial: Beware of storm-damage rebate offers
Millerville gets hands-on with butter
Tractors to parade down 36 mile memory lane
Douglas County 4-H campers
Cattlemen invite public to July 11 get-together
4-H announces K-3 summer camps
A new place for ink opens in Alexandria
Author Faith Sullivan to sign books in Alexandria
Knute Nelson partners with Centrex Rehab, adds memory care unit
Glenwood State Bank joins top workplace list
New wedding venue opens in Alexandria
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On The Street
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
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