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Law Enforcement Blotter: Tuesday, September 19
Storm knocks out power in some parts of county
Big hills to climb: Group takes on Mount Everest, cure for debilitating disease
UPDATE: Boyfriend with a record arrested in crash that killed University of St. Thomas student
Minn. motorcyclist in Panda suit ticketed by State Patrol
Cross Country: WCA sets records and takes first in Melrose
Tennis: Lakers sweep Melrose, 7-0
Volleyball: Knights surrender to Frazee in three sets
Volleyball: Lakers lose conference game to Melrose
Tennis: Cards sweep Eagles in CLC
Events promote talking about suicide
Ecumen gives look at daytime senior care
New musicians invited to Open Mic Night
Habitat for Humanity dedicates home, seeks more clients
Photo of the Week
Don & Betty Kuelbs
Gary & Molly Buse
Gary & Molly Buse
DNR release: Optimistic about Saturday's duck opener
Posted, but done properly? Rules, prosecuting case can be complicated
Mike Frisch: Cover more water
A whirlwind of a win: Alexandria anglers take big payday in first pro tournament
DNR roadside survey: Pheasant index down 26 percent
Betty Ruth Berry
Sharon L. Thoennes
Barbara J. Lee
In the Know: Armor - an unfortunate necessity
Observations from the Archives: 1992: Minnesotans pitch in after Hurricane Andrew hits
It's Our Turn: A whole lot of living to do
Observations from the Archives: 1967: Corn silk bandit robs Holmes City co-op
Letter: Bike helmets prevent brain injuries
Dairy council seeks candidates
Tomato tasting at the library
What's wrong with my tomato plant?
There's still time to plant veggies
Haying and grazing OK on some Conservation Reserve land
On The Street
Feds allow more time for comment on Internet access
Alexandria ReStore remains open, plans expansion
Glenwood resort receives Century Resort designation
Minnesota adds 7,700 jobs in July; unemployment rate unchanged
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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
February 5, 2016
Girls basketball: Panthers win fourth straight
The Parkers Prairie girls basketball team won its fourth straight game on Thursday night after taking care of Menahga 64-43. The Panthers (11-7) had eight girls score with Megan Dreger leading the way with 18. Megan Benzinger had 14, Veronica Schwartz had 11 and Rachel Martinson had...
February 5, 2016 - 12:07pm
February 4, 2016
Elite coaching class: Noga talks win number 500
Parkers Prairie girls basketball coach John Noga joined an elite coaching fraternity last Friday night, but it wasn't the fact that he won the...
February 4, 2016 - 8:25am
February 3, 2016
Girls basketball: Panthers pull out third-straight in low-scoring battle
The Parkers Prairie girls basketball team won its third-straight game with a low-scoring 33-26 non-conference win at home over Long Prairie-Grey Eagle on Tuesday night. The Panthers (10-7, 5-3 LEC) led by just one at the half with a score of 13-12, but mustered 20 second-half points...
February 3, 2016 - 11:10am
February 1, 2016
Girls basketball: Noga wins 500th game for Panthers
Parkers Prairie head girls basketball coach John Noga became a member of the 500-win club last Friday night as the longtime coach guided the Panthers to a 59-57 win over Battle Lake. It was a big win for Noga and for Parkers Prairie as a team in the Little Eight Conference. It moved...
February 1, 2016 - 1:32pm
January 27, 2016
Girls basketball: Benzinger leads Panthers past Comets
The Parkers Prairie girls basketball team got back on the winning track with a 56-46 Little Eight Conference victory over Hillcrest Lutheran Academy at home on Tuesday night. Sophomore guard Megan Benzinger led the Panthers (8-7, 4-3 LEC) with 21 points and seven rebounds, finishing...
January 27, 2016 - 12:11pm
January 25, 2016
Girls basketball: Parkers Prairie falls late to Underwood
The Parkers Prairie girls basketball team came up a little short in a Little Eight Conference game against Underwood last Friday night. The Panthers (7-7, 3-3 LEC) led 28-24 at the half but couldn't hold on in a 56-51 loss to the Rockets (7-6, 5-1 LEC). Megan Benzinger had a game-high...
January 25, 2016 - 12:43pm
January 19, 2016
Girls basketball: Clutch shooting delivers Panthers 2OT win
The Parkers Prairie girls basketball team escaped with a 52-47 double-overtime victory over Upsala to improve to 7-6 on the season at home on...
January 19, 2016 - 11:12pm
Girls basketball: State-ranked Tigers too much for Panthers
The Parkers Prairie girls basketball team ran into the top team in the Prairie Conference on Monday night and couldn't keep up as Browerville-Eagle Valley won an 80-36 game. The Tigers (11-2, 6-0 Prairie) showed off their depth with three players finishing in double figures. Crystal...
January 19, 2016 - 10:58am