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Motorcycle run to raise awareness of mental illness
Law enforcement blotter: Friday, August 26 through Sunday, August 28
Man arrested after shots fired at Spicer Zorbaz
Girls tennis: Landmark wins fuel Cards' undefeated start
Viking Speedway: Thoennes holds off Zach Johnson as curfew ends things early
Volleyball: Osakis goes 2-2 at Albany Tournament
Sports schedule for Saturday, August 27
Girls tennis: Osakis ties for seventh at Delano tourney
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
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Youth Day draws a huge crowd again
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
Brandon D. Randt
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COMMENTARY: What they're fighting over
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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
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On The Street
May 10, 2013
Baseball: Minnewaska edged ACGC 9-8
Minnewaska held off Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City 9-8 Tuesday afternoon as Austin Giese induced a two-out groundout and struck out the last batter with the tying run at the plate. Minnewaska, trailing by one in the sixth, rallied to score eight runs behind six hits and two Falcon errors,...
May 10, 2013 - 12:00am
May 8, 2013
Girls' golf: Minnewaska, Osakis first in outings
Lack of outdoor practice time this spring, as well as the wind and cold on Thursday, didn't seem to concern the Minnewaska girls' golf team, which started its regular season much like last year - setting the pace in the West Central Conference. Ellen Stensrud and Alexis Guggisberg...
May 8, 2013 - 12:00am
Softball: Minnewaska girls blank Benson
A 13-0 shutout of Benson improved Minnewaska's record to 5-1 as Mady Phillips handled both sides of the plate in the win. Phillips went 2-for-3 with a two-run home run, and added a stellar defensive performance as she allowed just one hit in her four innings on the mound. Minnewaska...
May 8, 2013 - 12:00am
May 3, 2013
Baseball: Minnewaska falls to Morris/CA
Minnewaska scored early to lead Morris/Chokio-Alberta Monday, but a five-run fifth and a four-run seventh gave the Tigers a 10-3 win in West Central North Conference baseball. Jake Amundson and Riley Thompson both had a pair of hits as the Lakers rapped out 11 in all, but couldn't...
May 3, 2013 - 12:00am
Softball: Minnewaska splits
Mady Phillips went the distance for the Lakers in their third win of the season, striking out eight in the 6-3 victory over Yellow Medicine East Friday. The Laker junior gave up just one walk in the game, then helped her own cause as she was 2-for-3 at the plate with a double. Alyssa...
May 3, 2013 - 12:00am
May 1, 2013
Softball: Minnewaska sweeps BOLD
The Minnewaska softball team swept a doubleheader against BOLD with a 7-3 win in the nightcap on Thursday after winning 13-3 in five innings in the opener. Madi Phillips got the win in both games as she went the distance and allowed just three earned runs overall. She struck out...
May 1, 2013 - 12:00am
April 24, 2013
Ostrander is Minnewaska basket ball MVP
Austin Ostrander was named the Minnewaska boys' basketball team's most valuable player for the Lakers, which finished with an 11-15 overall record. Ostrander was also named to the West Central Conference academic team, along with Jayden Beecher and Austin Giese. Beecher was named...
April 24, 2013 - 12:00am
Weaver, Jacobs are Lake wrestling MVPs
Joseph Weaver and Bradley Jacobs received co-outstanding wrestler awards from the Minnewaska wrestling program for their successful seasons on the mats. Jacobs, 30-10 was also named the most improved wrestler on the team, and Weaver, 30-7, earned the takedown master award for notching...
April 24, 2013 - 12:00am
April 17, 2013
Letter winners abound on Minnewaska baseball team
With 10 letter winners returning, Minnewaska baseball head coach Brian Gruber is excited to get the season under way. Gruber, who is in his second year as head coach for the Lakers, lost three players from his 5-15 team last year, so returning veterans will be the key. "With a strong...
April 17, 2013 - 12:00am
April 3, 2013
Deitz, Snider in All-Star football game
Alexandria's Ted Deitz and Minnewaska's Nathan Snider are two of the 89 players who will compete in the 40th annual Minnesota High School All-Star football game on June 29. The all-star game, which is put on by the Minnesota Football Coaches Association, will be played at Husky Stadium...
April 3, 2013 - 12:00am
March 29, 2013
Boys' track: Minnewaska will be led by throwers
The Minnewaska boys' track team will be anchored by its throwing division this season as head coach Steve Hill heads into his 22nd season with the Lakers. "The discus and shot put may be a strength of the Laker team this season," said Hill. "Throwers on the team include veterans...
March 29, 2013 - 12:00am
March 20, 2013
Minnewaska softball: Lakers have high hopes
The Minnewaska Laker softball team finished last year as the West Central Conference co-champions, but coach Steve Hoffmann lost five players from his team that finished 18-3 overall. "We have a lot of positions to fill," said Hoffmann.
March 20, 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
March 8, 2013
Boys' basketball: Minnewaska tops Eden Valley-Watkins
In a preview of a Section 6AA-South quarterfinal, fifth-seeded Minnewaska handed fourth-seeded Eden Valley-Watkins a 72-65 loss in the regular season finale for both teams. Minnewaska will travel to Eden Valley to face the Eagles tomorrow, Thursday, in the opening round of playoffs. Led...
March 8, 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