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For the Record - Feb. 22, 2017
Practicing for thin ice
Minnesota Legislature begins work to overhaul teacher licensing
No prom photo required, says Osakis superintendent
Girls basketball: Knights pull off the upset over 16-win Chargers
Boys Hockey: Alex advances to semis with 13-0 shutout over Wadena-Deer Creek
State hockey preview: Cards embrace challenge of facing defending state champ
Boys basketball: Tigers shoot 50 percent to down WCA
Sports schedule for Tuesday, Feb. 21
Education presentation to cover topics of Islam, Muslims
Grove is a 2017 ExCEL Award Recipient
Kensington Area Heritage Society hosts open house
WCA Speech Team brings home multiple awards
Marking a century
Births - Feb. 10, 2017
Wedding - Bursch and Hawthorne
Births - Feb. 3
Wedding - Holmquist and Haugdahl
Engaged - Becker and Klawitter
Developing a deer plan: A Q-and-A with big game program leader Adam Murkowski
Warm weather forcing houses off the ice
Fishing first timers
Mike Frisch: Think spring
Vernet "Jackie" Schroeder
Bonnie Rae Coloroso
Fayette Melde Neunsinger
LETTER: Pollinators are essential for crops
IN THE KNOW: City Charter needs updating
FROM THE ARCHIVES - 1967: Hospital room rate rises to $25 a day
EDITORIAL: Young people show their potential
LETTER: Do some thinking and research
Minnesota lawmakers lobby on ag issues
Save the date: garden education opportunities available
Century Farm applications due by April 3
It's fruit tree pruning time
Corn and Soybean Growers to hold annual meeting
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
June 12, 2013
Section 6AA baseball: Error sinks Minnewaska's chance at a section title
One hit and one error were all the Minnewaska Lakers allowed Sauk Centre in the Section 6AA baseball playoffs Thursday night, but it turned out to be one hit too many and the error ended the Lakers' season with a 1-0 loss. Laker sophomore Riley Thompson had a no-hitter heading into...
June 12, 2013 - 12:00am
June 5, 2013
Section 6AA baseball: Minnewaska still alive
Austin Ostrander's walk-off two-run double with one out in the bottom of the seventh moved the Lakers one step closer to another chance at the Section 6AA title. Things did not look good for Minnewaska in its elimination game against Ottertail Central Thursday night as they trailed...
June 5, 2013 - 12:00am
May 31, 2013
Section 6AA baseball: Minnewaska earns win in opener
A three-run fifth inning gave Minnewaska's Austin Giese enough room to work with and gave the Lakers a Section 6AA-West opening victory Tuesday night. Giese pitched the final two frames of the win, earning the save as he gave up one hit and struck out two.
May 31, 2013 - 12:00am
Section 6AA softball: Season ends for Minnewaska
In the elimination round of the Section 6AA softball tournament, the Minnewaska girls found themselves on the short end of a 2-1 score in their game against Pequot Lakes. "I was very pleased with the team's effort," said head coach Steve Hoffmann. "We played hard. We made some big...
May 31, 2013 - 12:00am
May 29, 2013
Softball: Lakers advance in 6AA
Minnewaska has to battle its way back through the loser's bracket in the Section 6AA-West softball playoffs after falling to Staples-Motley in the second round of action. The Lakers opened with a win over Long Prairie-Grey Eagle Wednesday before facing the Cardinals on Thursday. They...
May 29, 2013 - 12:00am
March 13, 2013
Section 6AA-South boys' basketball: Eden Valley-Watkins tops Minnewaska
A 45-point second half by Eden Valley-Watkins broke open what was a one-point halftime battle with Minnewaska, knocking the Lakers out of the Section 6AA-South boys' basketball tournament Thursday. The Lakers trailed by one at the half 29-28, but the Eagles quickly pulled away and...
March 13, 2013 - 12:00am
Section 6AA-North boys' basketball: Melrose ends Osakis' season
Osakis boys basketball coach Matt Hoelscher and his team faced a daunting challenge in the first round of the Section 6AA tournament last week. The Silverstreaks have played a lot of good teams this year, but none have the fire power of the Melrose team that ended their season in...
March 13, 2013 - 12:00am
March 6, 2013
Section 6AA-South girls' basketball: Minnewaska season ends
Turnovers doomed the Laker girls, who committed 23 against Litchfield Thursday night in the Section 6AA-South playoffs, as Minnewaska fell to the Dragons 56-24. Sydney Joos was the only Laker in double figures with 11. The loss ended the Lakers' season at 6-21. LITCHFIELD 56, MINNEWASKA...
March 6, 2013 - 12:00am
Section 6AA-North girls' basketball: Osakis girls fall to Sauk Centre
The Osakis girls were looking to knock off fifth-ranked Sauk Centre for the second time this season on Saturday night. Turns out, it was a task that was just a little too much to ask for. The Silverstreaks and Mainstreeters met up in the Section 6AA North semifinals with just five...
March 6, 2013 - 12:00am
March 2, 2013
Section 6AA-North girls' basketball: Osakis season ends
The No. 3 seeded Osakis girls had their season come to an end, falling to No. 2 seeded Sauk Centre 46-39 Saturday afternoon. The Silverstreaks had a 22-20 halftime lead, but were held to 17 points in the second half by the Mainstreeters. Sauk Centre will now play Staples-Motley...
March 2, 2013 - 6:06pm
February 20, 2013
Section 6AA girls' basketball: Osakis is third seed
SECTION 6AA-NORTH GIRLS' BASKETBALL TEAMS - 1. Staples-Motley, 2. Sauk Centre, 3. Osakis, 4. Albany, 5. Pierz, 6. Long Prairie-Grey Eagle, 7. Melrose, 8. Holdingford. OPENING ROUND THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 28 Holdingford at Staples-Motley, 6 p.m. Pierz at Albany, 7 p.m. Long Prairie-Grey...
February 20, 2013 - 3:04pm
October 26, 2012
Section 6AA football: Osakis can't overcome injuries, Patriots
The Osakis football team went into its opening round game against a 7-1 Upsala-Swanville Area team bruised and beat up as the Silverstreaks saw their season come to an end in a 20-0 loss on the road on Tuesday night. Osakis was missing key players to injuries in Ky Zimmel, Drew Fearing...
October 26, 2012 - 12:00am
May 25, 2012
Section 6AA-West softball: Minnewaska season ends
Minnewaska saw its 13-game winning streak and its season come to an end at the same time as the Lakers fell to Ottertail Central 4-2 in the Section 6AA-West softball playoffs Tuesday afternoon. The Bulldogs scored quickly as Rosie Johnson opened the top of the first with a double,...
May 25, 2012 - 12:00am
May 23, 2012
Section 6AA-West softball: Minnewaska wins opener
The Lakers took advantage of strong pitching and hot bats to pull away from No. 7 seeded Sauk Centre Friday to win their opening round game in...
May 23, 2012 - 12:00am
March 21, 2012
Boys' basketball: Osakis season ends in 6AA-North opener
The Silverstreaks had to open the Section 6AA-North boys' basketball tournament facing No. 2 seeded Melrose Thursday, and knew that the task would be a hard one. "We knew we would have a tough game," said Osakis head coach Chris Stroup. "Melrose is a talented team. "For the first...
March 21, 2012 - 12:00am