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DNR discovers two more cases of invasive species in Beltrami County
'Good progress' reported on Highway 29 bridge in south Alexandria
Law enforcement blotter: Thursday, August 25
'Awesome' State Fair opens with more security
Motorcycle crash victim says gear saved his life
Sports schedule for Saturday, August 27
Girls tennis: Osakis ties for seventh at Delano tourney
Girls soccer: Tie tests Alex to begin season
Hobie's new toy: Released in April, the Eclipse paddleboard draws intrigue
Sports schedule for Friday, August 26
Underwater Art: Decoys on display in Evansville
Robby Vee finishes out summer concert series
Harper's Chord comes to Carlos Creek Winery
Alpha Course teaches basics of faith
Strive to be a foundation for others
Births - Aug. 26, 2016
Engaged - Hanson and Lund
Births - through Aug. 12, 2016
Engaged - Dokken-McFann and Gran
Births - Aug. 3-8, 2016
DNR to close Mille Lacs walleye season next month
Morken: What the numbers say about declining hunters and anglers
Stringer full of walleyes
Work begins on statewide deer management plan
A big bass for Beau
Carol J. Hansen
William 'Bill' Bretz
Clara "Clair" A. Gustafson
Bernard "Bernie" V. Dulski
Arland E. Hirman
COMMENTARY: What they're fighting over
COMMENTARY: Clean Power Plan will penalize Minnesota
IT'S OUR TURN: Recalling the dawn of the digital age; facing its challenges
EDITORIAL: Long wait for mental health care must be fixed
IN THE KNOW: Leadership Alexandria is unique blend with strong return
Producers should consider available assistance
Monarchs, roadsides and the law
A century of family and faith
Kensington represented in Princess Kay of the Milky Way
Kalpin family recognized as 2016 U of M Farm Family
MMFCU concludes 60 Days of Giving campaign
Community solar program shining for REA
Chamber Ambassadors visit three local businesses
Celeste Edenloff returns to Echo Press
Dew Drop Inn changes ownership
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
January 12, 2016
Boys basketball: Lakers fly to 11-2
The Minnewaska Area boys basketball team improved to 11-2 on the season with a 68-55 victory over St. John's Prep on Monday night in Glenwood. Senior forward Austin Ver Steeg led the Lakers (11-2, 3-2 WCC) with 21 points on 10-of-15 shooting in the non-conference win and junior forward...
January 12, 2016 - 9:14am
January 8, 2016
Boys basketball: Lakers defeated by one for second loss
The Minnewaska Area boys basketball team fell to 10-2 on the season after falling 37-36 in a competitive West Central Conference battle against Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta on Thursday night in Glenwood. The Tigers (9-3, 3-3 WCC) led 17-16 in a defensive fight at the half and were able...
January 8, 2016 - 11:15am
January 6, 2016
Wrestling: Lakers outlasted in Morris
The Minnewaska Area wrestling team was defeated 42-31 by Morris Area-Hancock-Chokio-Alberta on Tuesday night in Morris. Senior Weston Lardy (160), eighth-grader Tyler Vanluik (220) and seventh-graders Tyson Meyer (132) and Jakob Swalla (195) all recorded wins-by-fall for the Lakers....
January 6, 2016 - 11:43am
January 5, 2016
Wrestling: Lakers take fifth-place in Benson
The Minnewaska Area wrestling team finished fifth at the Benson Braves Classic wrestling meet on Saturday, Jan. 2 in Benson. Weston Lardy was named the Most Outstanding Wrestler of the tournament after taking home the 160-pound individual title. After a first-round bye, the senior...
January 5, 2016 - 10:22am
January 4, 2016
Boys basketball: Lakers blow past Yellow Medicine East
The Minnewaska Area boys basketball team rolled to a 71-42 Section 3AA victory over Yellow Medicine East on Tuesday, Dec. 29 in Glenwood. Senior forward Austin VerSteeg led the Lakers with 19 points and five rebounds on the night. Minnewaska shot 57 percent from the floor (26-of-45)...
January 4, 2016 - 1:07pm
December 16, 2015
Lakers push to 6-1 with road win
The Minnewaska boys basketball team improved to 6-1 on the season after rolling past Long Prairie-Grey Eagle 63-37 on Tuesday night in Long Prairie. The Lakers shot 54 percent from the field (25-of-46), including an efficient 21-of-31 from inside the arc. Austin VerSteeg was the...
December 16, 2015 - 2:15pm
December 9, 2015
VerSteeg lead Lakers hoops to 5-0
Senior forward Austin VerSteeg led the Minnewaska Area boys basketball team with 19 points and 10 rebounds to improve to 5-0 on the season with a 50-41 win over Litchfield on Tuesday night in Glenwood. VerSteeg connected on 7-of-11 field goal attempts in the nine-point victory over...
December 9, 2015 - 11:33am
November 30, 2015
Lakers hang on in Staples
The Minnewaska Area boys basketball team pulled out a 69-64 road victory over Staples-Motley on Tuesday, Nov.
November 30, 2015 - 12:54pm
Youth looks to raise Laker wrestling program
The Minnewaska Area wrestling team looks to improve on its 1-15 overall record a season ago this winter. The Lakers finished the 2014-2015 season in eighth place in the West Central Conference without a conference victory. The program is returning nine letterwinners, including seniors...
November 30, 2015 - 12:53pm
November 6, 2015
Minnewaska football: Senior class paves way for historic season
The 2015 Minnewaska Area football team entered rather uncharted waters heading into the Class AA Minnesota State High School League State Tournament...
November 6, 2015 - 12:00am
October 28, 2015
Minnewaska bounced from state tennis tourney
The Minnewaska Area girls tennis team ended its season at the Minnesota Class A State Tournament after two losses at the Reed-Sweatt Family Tennis Center in Minneapolis. The Lakers fell 4-3 in the consolation match versus Foley on Tuesday evening after a 5-2 defeat against Crookston...
October 28, 2015 - 2:03pm
October 23, 2015
Minnewaska volleyball swept going into playoffs
The Minnewaska volleyball team will head to New London-Spicer to open the Section 3-2A playoffs after getting the seventh seed and getting swept by BOLD in the season finale on Thursday night. The Lakers (7-15) have lost three straight heading into the playoffs after falling 25-22,...
October 23, 2015 - 10:17am
October 21, 2015
5AA football: Lakers relishing a special season with state one win away
The Minnewaska football team kept its celebrating to a minimum after punching a ticket to the section title game on Tuesday night in the 5-2A...
October 21, 2015 - 1:15am
October 19, 2015
Lakers reshuffle lineup to upset Osakis
The top-seeded Osakis girls tennis team had its season end in heartbreak last Wednesday as second-seeded Minnewaska beat the Silverstreaks in...
October 19, 2015 - 11:08am
October 7, 2015
Lakers rally to win fifth set versus Benson
The Minnewaska volleyball team rallied after going down two sets to win the fifth 17-15 against Benson in a West Central Conference battle on Tuesday, September 6 in Glenwood. Emma Middendorf led the Lakers (6-12, 2-8 WCC) with 16 kills and five blocks on the night and Abby VerSteeg...
October 7, 2015 - 10:59am