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Law enforcement blotter: Monday, Jan. 16
Minnesota congressman joins 30 others in skipping Trump inauguration
Alexandria police recover stolen items
Law enforcement blotter: Friday, Jan. 13 through Sunday, Jan. 15
Update: Four pets die in mobile home fire (w/video)
Girls hockey: Cards pull away from Willmar
Dance: Cards highlight busy weekend with fifth in kick at Rocori
Boys hockey: Cards cruise after slow first period
Sports schedule for Tuesday, Jan. 17
Swimming and diving: Cards knock off Tech in CLC
Ecumen Bethany Community celebrates 100 years with birthday party
Packing a punch line
Persistence pays off
FIRST Robotics students visit Garfield Elementary
Christian illusionist featured during Faith at Work Lunch
Births - Jan. 13, 2017
Wedding - Hanson and Lund
Wedding - Prescott and Harberts
Births - Jan. 6, 2017
Engaged - Wood and Netter
Morken: One final lesson as another season slips away
PF release: New Continuous CRP SAFE acres started Jan. 1
Capturing the moment: Hunt Down Your Photos contest winners
Mike Frisch: Find those mid-winter crappies
DNR release: Third case of CWD in deer identified in southeastern Minnesota
Benjamin Harvey Meyers
Noy Veronica Wagner
Arlene Lissete Ohland
Lynn M. Hanson
Edward J. Morrison
LETTER: Electoral College votes for us
LETTER: Kudos to construction workers
LETTER: Pray for Trump
EDITORIAL: How to make 2017 a financial success
IT'S OUR TURN: Memories made to last
Irrigation Clinic to be held in Parkers Prairie
Cow/Calf Days Seminar Tour coming to the area
Producers should utilize all available resources
Winter Garden College: Tools to tackle yard and garden problems
Beef home study courses offered online
Osakis distillery plans cocktail room
Viking Savings Bank to rebrand with move to new location
2017 Alexandria Lakes Area Visitors Guide is now available
Stallman named WCI interim president
A fresh start for Alex Tailoring
hires and promotions
On The Street
December 9, 2016
Wrestling: Silverstreaks split at New London-Spicer Tri
The Osakis wrestling team earned a split Thursday night at the New London tri, topping Ortonville 42-30 before falling to New London-Spicer 39-37. The Silverstreaks fell behind the Trojans 18-6 after the 132 class, but quickly made up the deficit by winning the next seven matchups....
December 9, 2016 - 2:42pm
Girls basketball: Osakis rolls past previously unbeaten Staples-Motley
The Osakis girls basketball team continued its impressive start to the season by beating another undefeated team on Thursday night. The Silverstreaks (3-0) didn't just beat Staples-Motley. They ran all over the Cardinals (3-1) in a 73-48 win.
December 9, 2016 - 11:42am
December 8, 2016
Boys basketball: Osakis improves to 2-0 at Litchfield
The Osakis boys basketball team has passed a couple road tests through the first two games, winning at Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa on Dec. 1 and adding a 57-50 win at Litchfield on Thursday. The Dragons (1-1) had no answer for the Silverstreaks (2-0) in the first half. Osakis led 34-16...
December 8, 2016 - 11:38pm
December 2, 2016
Boys basketball: Osakis runs past Jaguars in road opener
The Osakis boys basketball team believes it has the pieces to be a much-improved team this season, and the Silverstreaks got off to a good start toward proving that. Osakis ran all over Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa in a 67-33 road win on Thursday night. The Silverstreaks put up 41 points...
December 2, 2016 - 11:23am
Osakis basketball looks to reach new heights
Alexandria native Matt Hoelscher is entering his fifth season at the helm of an Osakis boys basketball program that has taken incremental steps...
December 2, 2016 - 12:00am
November 30, 2016
Girls basketball: Osakis runs past Benson in opener
The Osakis girls basketball team had no problems in its season opener at Benson as the Silverstreaks ran all over the Braves in a 64-30 game....
November 30, 2016 - 10:22am
November 22, 2016
Osakis girls ready to prove themselves again
Osakis girls basketball coach Pat Kalpin has been at this long enough to know that rankings don't put banners up in the gymnasium at season's...
November 22, 2016 - 12:00am
November 9, 2016
Football: Osakis seniors set a new standard
The 2016 Osakis football team had a mission to be more than mediocre that began to form well before August camp came around this past summer....
November 9, 2016 - 3:34pm
November 5, 2016
Football: Osakis remembers a record season after Eagles prove to be too much
Matt Schindler set the tone for the kind of day he and his team were going to have on Osakis’ first drive on Saturday in the Section 5AA title...
November 5, 2016 - 5:50pm
November 4, 2016
5AA football: Top seed Eden Valley-Watkins offers Osakis' top test in title
The Osakis football team has earned its fair share of accomplishments so far this season. Winning a share of the district title after a 6-2 regular-season...
November 4, 2016 - 12:00am
October 29, 2016
Football: First AA section title game awaits for Osakis after second-half rally (w/video)
The Osakis football team has taken some lumps since making a jump from the Class A to AA level a handful of years ago. That’s why a win on...
October 29, 2016 - 6:04pm
October 28, 2016
Football: Silverstreaks determined entering final four in 5AA play
The Osakis football team has won each of its past three games by more than three touchdowns, most recently with a 56-12 playoff victory at home...
October 28, 2016 - 12:00am
October 26, 2016
5AA football: Quick start sends Osakis to section semis past Benson
The rain splattered down in sheets throughout the Osakis football team’s Section 5AA quarterfinal matchup with Benson at home on Tuesday night,...
October 26, 2016 - 9:34am
October 20, 2016
5AA football: Osakis to face Benson in section quarterfinals
The Osakis football team earned the No. 2 seed in the Section 5AA tournament after finishing the regular season with a co-district championship and a 6-2 overall record. The Silverstreaks will host the No. 7 seed Benson (1-7) on Tuesday night at 7. The winner of Tuesday's game will...
October 20, 2016 - 11:41am
October 19, 2016
Football: Osakis claims share of district title in finale blowout of LPGE
The Osakis football team had two objectives entering Wednesday's regular season finale with Long Prairie-Grey Eagle. A home victory ensured the...
October 19, 2016 - 10:54pm