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Sunday liquor sales, banned since statehood, inches forward in Minnesota
USA Cycling investigating Erickson claims, report says
Osakis girls must submit photo to go to prom
High-speed pursuit ends with arrest
Law enforcement blotter: Friday, Feb. 17 through Sunday, Feb. 19
Girls basketball: Panthers drop first LEC game to Underwood
Girls Basketball: Chargers crush Battle Lake
Girls basketball: B-E dominates after slow start
Boys basketball: B-E a part of log jam atop LEC after win
Girls Basketball: Osakis clinches conference title
How spiritual life begins
Knights speech team brings home five individual ribbons
Broaden reading horizons at magazine discussion group
Alexandria Covenant Church's GriefShare begins Feb. 21
Growing Through Our Grief provides emotional support, education
Births - Feb. 10, 2017
Wedding - Bursch and Hawthorne
Births - Feb. 3
Wedding - Holmquist and Haugdahl
Engaged - Becker and Klawitter
Warm weather forcing houses off the ice
Fishing first timers
Mike Frisch: Think spring
Hunters voice their opinions at deer management meeting in Alexandria
UPDATED: Cross-country snowmobile race won't reach Alexandria
Dorene R. Ost
Marcella Martha Brendle
LETTER: Do some thinking and research
LETTER: Project was seriously flawed
COMMENTARY: Do we need a water czar?
OUR TURN: Trust, facts and bathroom doors
LETTER: Travel ban is personal
Corn and Soybean Growers to hold annual meeting
Outwintering Field Day includes tours of Morris dairy herd
Announcing extension intern positions
MDA encourages farmers to participate in nutrient initiative
Farm Storage Facility Loan program expands
Premiere Video closes its doors
REA holds district meeting
AAEDC leads initiatives for 2016 and into 2017
Edgewater Natural Family Medicine opens in Alexandria area
Alexandria Clinic recognized for quality laboratory services
hires and promotions
On The Street
October 9, 2016
Football: Parkers dangerous on both ends in fifth win over Knights
The Parkers Prairie football team continued to power through its schedule with a 28-6 homecoming victory over West Central Area-Ashby on Friday night. The Panthers (5-1) tallied 21 unanswered points in the second half to pull away, while totaling more than 300 yards of offense without...
October 9, 2016 - 4:30pm
September 16, 2016
Football: Panthers overcome injuries to beat seventh-ranked USA
Austin Koep thought he might have lost the game for his team late in the fourth quarter on Friday night. Parkers Prairie was hosting the seventh-ranked...
September 16, 2016 - 11:19pm
September 15, 2016
Volleyball: Parkers outlasts B-E in five-set marathon
The Parkers Prairie volleyball team stepped on the court this past Thursday in a must-win fourth set after Brandon-Evansville took the previous...
September 15, 2016 - 11:12pm
Parkers Prairie students earn bids at National High School Finals Rodeo
A pair of Parkers Prairie high school students earned the right to compete at the National High School Finals Rodeo in Gillette, Wyoming that...
July 15, 2016 - 12:00am
May 13, 2016
Softball: Late Parkers rally bests WCA
The Parkers Prairie softball team scored two runs in the sixth inning to secure a 7-6 win over West Central Area on Thursday night. Darianne Saxton and Kendra Thoennes both walked to start the inning. They came around to score on a base hit by Nichole Albright. It was part of a four-hit...
May 13, 2016 - 12:00pm
May 11, 2016
Softball: Parkers sweeps Menahga
The Parkers Prairie softball team swept Menahga in a Park Region doubleheader at home on Tuesday night. The Panthers (9-5, 8-4 Park Region) held off the Braves' (0-13, 0-12 Park Region) five-run rally in the seventh inning of the early contest to pull out the 17-14 win with 19 hits...
May 11, 2016 - 12:32pm
May 3, 2016
Noga confident amid a .500 start
The Parkers Prairie softball team is off to a 4-4 start and has seen its fair share of ups and downs early this spring. The Panthers experienced...
May 3, 2016 - 1:12pm
April 25, 2016
Softball: Panthers split Park Region doubleheader with B-H-V
The Parkers Prairie softball team split a Park Region road doubleheader on Thursday night at Bertha-Hewitt-Verndale after a 16-10 section win over Browerville-Eagle Valley a week ago at home on Monday, April 18. The Panthers (4-3, 3-3 Park Region) defeated the Raiders (3-4, 2-4 Park...
April 25, 2016 - 1:57pm
April 18, 2016
Softball: Panthers split with OTC on Thursday
The Parkers Prairie softball team split a conference road doubleheader with Ottertail Central on Thursday in Battle Lake. The Panthers (2-2, 2-2 Park Region) defeated the Bulldogs (5-1, 3-1 Park Region) 4-2 in the first game before falling 8-1 in the nightcap. In Thursday's victory,...
April 18, 2016 - 1:25pm
March 23, 2016
Panthers look to stay healthy and competitive
The Parkers Prairie baseball team is looking to stay healthy and compete in the Park Region Conference after going 8-12 overall and 3-9 in league play a season ago. The Panthers lost Mitch Thoennes, Kyle Schlosser, Grant Yohnke and Logan Nibbe from that group, but return six letter...
March 23, 2016 - 1:11pm
February 29, 2016
Girls basketball: Panthers drop two late-week road games
The Parkers Prairie girls basketball team closed its regular season with a pair of late-week road losses at New York Mills and Sebeka on Thursday and Friday night. The Panthers (13-13, 7-5 Little Eight) were defeated 64-57 by the Trojans (17-9) on Friday after falling in a close 57-54...
February 29, 2016 - 2:30pm
February 23, 2016
6A boys basketball: Panthers move past Ashby in first-round
The Parkers Prairie boys basketball team advanced to the round of 16 in the Section 6A tournament with a 94-59 opening-round win over Ashby at home on Monday night. The seven-seed Panthers (15-11) — who have now won four-straight — were led by junior guard Casey Peterson...
February 23, 2016 - 9:57am
February 22, 2016
Girls basketball: Verndale handles Panthers
The Parkers Prairie girls basketball team dropped a 50-34 non-conference game in Verndale this past Thursday. The Panthers (13-10, 7-4 Little Eight) were led in scoring by sophomore guard Megan Benzinger with 10 points with three shots from beyond the arc. Junior guard Shania Glenz...
February 22, 2016 - 1:19pm
February 10, 2016
Girls basketball: Panthers pull off sixth straight
The Parkers Prairie girls basketball team won its sixth straight game on Tuesday by defeating Rothsay 61-46. The Panthers (13-7, 7-3 Little Eight Conference) put four players in double figures. Sophomore guard Megan Dreger had a game-high 22 points, including five triples and 14 second-half...
February 10, 2016 - 11:07am
February 8, 2016
Girls basketball: Panthers win fifth straight
The Parkers Prairie girls basketball team won its fifth straight last Friday with a 67-38 win over Ashby. Megan Dreger had 21 points and six rebounds to lead the way for the Panthers (12-7, 6-3 Prairie). Caroline Carlson added 16 points, while Kathryn Burquest had eight and Megan...
February 8, 2016 - 1:23pm