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Douglas County Outstanding Seniors: Pickles, bowling and much more
High water prompts no wake zones on 15 lakes
Vintage bike ride rescheduled
UPDATE: Police seek man, teens, seen with missing Alexandria girl
Law Enforcement Blotter: Monday, August 14
Alex 11U baseball team takes home state title
Atkinson wins Race for the Fallen Lineman at Viking
Alexandria Horseshoe League singles tournament results
Hole-in-one at Nordic
Storhaug wins Graniteman Triathlon Series
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Vacation transformation at Good Shepherd Church
Alexandria's Enterprise plays courthouse concert
Faith Happenings: Running legend to speak at Faith @ Work Lunch
Engaged - Sharp and Kasper
Morken: Habitat key to curbing coyotes' effect on fawns
DNR report: Fewer small game hunters buy licenses in 2016
Morken: Death of Bosek hits hard for many
Plenty of deer harvest opportunities locally
DNR sees illegal use of hydraulic jets on more local waters
Richard Lee Stark
Jennifer R. Lorenz-Billings
Sylvia O. Johnson
James F. Chan
In the Know: Pay attention to city, county budgets
Letter: What advice did Trump give Boy Scouts?
Why rush a wedding?
Letter: Partnerships are essential for a safety
Echo Press editorial: Passing this quiz could save your life
There's still time to plant veggies
Haying and grazing OK on some Conservation Reserve land
Millerville gets hands-on with butter
Tractors to parade down 36 mile memory lane
Douglas County 4-H campers
Grant helps Glenwood with downtown facelift
Leadership change at Runestone Museum
Schwan's announces acquisitions as frozen food company beefs up its pizza business
Aagard expands to pull all workers into one building
A new place for ink opens in Alexandria
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April 21, 2017
Boys Golf: Silverstreaks, Lakers compete at Minnewaska Invite
While most teams barely have their golf shoes laced up at this point in the season, Lakeville South brought two teams to the Minnewaska Golf...
April 21, 2017 - 9:07pm
Boys golf: Osakis fifth at CMC opener
The Osakis boys golf team opened its Central Minnesota Conference season on Thursday and finished fifth out of the seven-team field. The Silverstreaks shot a score of 203. Eden Valley-Watkins-Kimball was first with a 179, while Pierz and Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa were close behind in...
April 21, 2017 - 11:44am
April 14, 2017
Softball: Osakis wins a 31-hit affair
The Osakis softball team opened up the season with a 12-1 loss to Minnewaska on April 4 but hasn't lost since. The Silverstreaks (4-1) kept cruising...
April 14, 2017 - 11:16am
April 13, 2017
Baseball: Osakis squeaks by with walk-off win over Staples-Motley
With a 4-4 ballgame heading into the bottom of the seventh Thursday against Staples-Motley, the Osakis baseball team had the three, four and...
April 13, 2017 - 9:58pm
April 12, 2017
Baseball: Osakis puts complete game together for first win
The Osakis baseball team got its first win on Tuesday night after getting a nice pitching performance from junior Reid DeWenter. DeWenter went...
April 12, 2017 - 11:10am
April 9, 2017
Baseball: Streaks gain valuable experience before conference play
The Osakis baseball team is 0-2 on the season after two games — the second of which being a 10-6 home loss on Friday to Sauk Centre — but head coach Shad Schmidt said the nonconference games they've played so far have been valuable for early improvement. "The good thing...
April 9, 2017 - 9:02pm
Track and Field: Osakis solid again at Minnewaska
The Osakis girls track and field team locked up second place with 122 points at the Minnewaska Invitational on Thursday, while the boys finished...
April 9, 2017 - 7:27pm
Softball: Streaks top Pequot Lakes, finish week 2-1
The Osakis were able to recover from their 12-1 loss to Minnewaska last Tuesday with two straight wins, including an 18-8 win in six innings...
April 9, 2017 - 5:41pm
April 7, 2017
Softball: Streaks rally late, top Perham 8-7
The Osakis softball team used a three-run seventh inning to take an 8-5 lead and held Perham off in the bottom half to come away with an 8-7 win Thursday on the road. "Young teams have to learn how to finish games and minimize mistakes," Silverstreaks head coach John Stigman said....
April 7, 2017 - 11:51am
April 6, 2017
Baseball: Richards fans 13 as Lakers take opener over Osakis
The Osakis baseball team saved its best for last in the season opener on Thursday, but the damage had already been done in the early innings...
April 6, 2017 - 10:38pm
April 5, 2017
New MSHSL section alignment means changes for Osakis
The Minnesota State High School League announced its competitive section assignments for the 2017-18 and 2018-19 seasons recently, with a number...
April 5, 2017 - 12:51am
April 4, 2017
Softball: Hess tosses one-run gem
Minnewaska Area senior Morgen Hess got two runs of support in the top of the first inning Tuesday afternoon, and they were all she needed to...
April 4, 2017 - 10:21pm
April 1, 2017
Track and Field: Osakis boys and girls run away in first-ever Prairie Indoor Championship
The Osakis track and field teams are the defending Prairie Conference champions and both the boys and girls sent an early message that they'd like to repeat at the outdoor meet. Prairie Conference teams gathered at St. John's University on Friday for the first-ever indoor Prairie...
April 1, 2017 - 1:25pm
March 29, 2017
Osakis track and field: New year, new challenges
Lee VanNyhuis has helped guide a track and field program in Osakis that consistently produces results at the Class A level now in his 18th season...
March 29, 2017 - 12:00am
March 22, 2017
Homecoming: Swedberg takes over the Alex boys golf program he grew up in
Alexandria native Brady Swedberg had to pause a bit when he first saw that the chance to lead the Cardinal boys golf program was available this...
March 22, 2017 - 12:51am