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Law Enforcement Blotter: Thursday, August 17
Drug conviction earns more than seven years in prison
Meet the new Pet of the Week: Matzo (w/video)
Updated: Boy dies after rollover accident, girl injured
Truck hauling hazardous chemicals catches fire; homes near Paynesville evacuated
Sports schedule for Friday, August 18
Football: B-E ready to make next step
Next man up: Empting takes over at QB after Roste's three-year run
A promise kept: Plan started at the Viking Speedway is rekindled after the death of a friend
Matt Cullen comes home to play for the Wild
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Habitat for Humanity dedicates two new homes
Photo of the Week
Vacation transformation at Good Shepherd Church
Johnson - Engebretson
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
Delores M. Johnson
Jennifer R. Lorenz-Billings
Richard Henry Tomford
Sylvia O. Johnson
Letter: We need to work and pray together
Commentary: Think of the possibilities new school would bring
THUMBS UP/THUMBS DOWN: Views of the Echo Press Editorial Board
Echo Press Editorial: Blank page speaks volumes
Observations from the Archives: 1967: Fair features racing ostrich-pulled carts
What's wrong with my tomato plant?
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
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
hires and promotions
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May 15, 2013
Softball: Area results
The Ashby softball team won its fourth straight game last week with a doubleheader sweep over Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley after beating Pelican Rapids 5-0 on Thursday. The Arrows capped off the week with 11-7 and 7-3 wins over CGB on Friday. They opened things up in the nightcap...
May 15, 2013 - 12:00am
May 10, 2013
Softball: Brandon-Evansville, Ashby split
Brandon-Evansville and Ashby split a doubleheader in Little Eight Conference softball Tuesday afternoon, with the Chargers taking the opener 8-6 and Ashby winning the nightcap 18-12. "Two very good teams took the field today and battled to the end," said Brandon-Evansville head coach...
May 10, 2013 - 12:00am
May 8, 2013
Softball: Ashby sweeps Hillcrest in Little Eight Conference
The Ashby softball team exploded for 28 runs in a doubleheader sweep over Hillcrest Lutheran Academy last Tuesday night. The Arrows had 16 hits in five innings during the nightcap. Sophomore Abbie Ras got her first varsity start on the mound and got the win after allowing four hits...
May 8, 2013 - 12:00am
May 3, 2013
Track and field: A-B-E teams second, fifth at Pillager
After being confined to the gym and hallways for seven weeks, the Ashby/Brandon-Evansville track teams stretched their legs at the John Reimer Invitational meet in Pillager last Thursday. "This was a meet like no other," said head coach Jennifer Froemming. "Athletes had to run and...
May 3, 2013 - 12:00am
A-B-E's Wach in Elite Meet
WACH IN ELITE MEET Ashby/Brandon-Evansville discus thrower Toby Wach was selected in a mixed class of 12 Class A and AA athletes to compete at the annual Hamline Elite Meet April 26. Wach placed seventh in the 12-person field with a personal best of 152'6"
May 3, 2013 - 12:00am
May 1, 2013
Softball: Ashby defeats West Central Area
The Ashby softball team pounded out 13 hits in an 18-4 win over West Central Area in the season opener for both teams last Friday. Madison VanSanten went 3-for-5 with three RBIs and three runs scored. Meg Roley, Chelsy Ness and Jeannette Evavold all had two hits apiece and freshman...
May 1, 2013 - 12:00am
April 3, 2013
Ashby softball team returns 10
The Ashby softball team has 10 letter winners back from a 9-11 team a year ago. Second-year head coach Kandace Norby will lead that group onto the field this spring as they try to improve on that record. The Arrows lost Jaden Witt and Kellie Anderson from last year, but seniors Emily...
April 3, 2013 - 12:00am
March 13, 2013
Section 6A-South: Ashby falls to Wheaton
A strong second half by Wheaton-Herman-Norcross ended Ashby's season as the Arrow boys fell 73-56. "We knew this had the makings of a tough game going into tonight," said Ashby head coach Jeremy Knick. "Wheaton has had a good season and we just played them last week and beat them...
March 13, 2013 - 12:00am
March 8, 2013
Boys' basketball: Ashby stop Wheaton 66-59
The Ashby boys secured a home playoff game by beating Wheaton 66-59 in the regular-season finale last Friday night. The Arrows got 22 points from Tanner Langlie and 18 points, six rebounds and five assists from Blake Ohren to help secure the win. Ashby will open up the 6A South tournament...
March 8, 2013 - 12:00am
March 1, 2013
Boys' basketball: Ashby falls to Sauk Centre
It was not the way the Arrows wanted to end their regular season. "We had a tough time keeping track of all their weapons," said Ashby head...
March 1, 2013 - 12:00am
February 22, 2013
Boys' basketball: Minnewaska, Ashby win
Minnewaska rebounded from its loss to top-ranked Melrose by handing Paynesville a 75-65 loss Tuesday night. The Lakers, who held a 43-37 halftime lead, were led by Austin Ostrander's 20 points, while Jayden Beecher added 14, Austin Giese 12 and Austin Lieser 10. Minnewaska was 22-23...
February 22, 2013 - 12:00am
February 20, 2013
Boys' basketball: Ashby falls to Battle Lake
The Ashby boys couldn't keep Battle Lake from running away with a 79-47 game on the Arrows' home court last Friday night. The two teams came...
February 20, 2013 - 12:00am
February 15, 2013
Boys' basketball: Ashby falls to Hillcrest, tops Rothsay
The Ashby boys dropped just their fourth game of the season, falling to Hillcrest 62-38 Friday night. "We knew going into this game that it was an important one for us as a team and that Hillcrest has had a nice win streak going," said Arrow head coach Jeremy Knick. "We dug ourselves...
February 15, 2013 - 12:00am
February 8, 2013
Ashby boys' basketball: Arrows win four straight
Ashby improved to 15-3 after holding off Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley Tuesday night 64-57. The Arrows jumped to a 32-19 halftime lead, but the...
February 8, 2013 - 12:00am
Area wrestling: Knights win one of three
West Central Area/Ashby/Evansville's Jake Nohre, Tyler Onstad, Jake Larkin, Kyle Mickelsen, Royal Crow and Hunter Fick each picked up two wins as the Knights competed in the Browerville duals last week. BBE 55, WEST CENTRAL AREA/ASHBY/EVANSVILLE 22 106 - Kaleb Voss, BBE, dec Jake...
February 8, 2013 - 12:00am