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GoFundMe campaign created for family of 12-year-old drowning victim
Alexandria high school prom held Saturday night
Republicans elect outsider Jennifer Carnahan to head party
Update: 12-year-old drowning victim identified
From an A to 'Incomplete': How N.D., Minn. political leaders grade Trump's first 100 days
Baseball: Cards sweep Apollo
Track and Field: Minnewaska girls take first at Staples
Girls Golf: Minnewaska tied for first after two WCC rounds
Track and Field: Osakis girls second, boys sixth at Blascziek Invite
Softball: Chargers win fifth straight to move to 9-2
Patty Kakac to perform First Friday Concert
Estonian pastor to preach at St. Luke's Lutheran Church
Births - Douglas County Hospital
Randy Knuth to be installed at First Presbyterian Church
LYRA ensemble to perform at Calvary Lutheran
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Engaged - Harstad and Engebretson
Wedding - Von Bank and Hoelscher
Wedding - Skudlarek and Oestreich
Births - March 31, 2017
Mike Frisch: Catch bigger fish
Morken: No better time than now for turkey hunting in Minnesota
Worth the drive: Wyoming produces on opening morning
Mike Frisch: Which jig is the right jig for walleyes?
A walk in the woods is always worth it
Janine M. Paulzine
Robert Joseph Schlosser
IT'S Our Turn: The road goes ever on
Letter: Support small-scale entrepreneurship
Letter: Science and climate change
Letter: Protect public access to the outdoors
Letter: Tax bill omits county aid change
Robin Trott: Five steps to conserving water in your garden
Steve Frericks: Ask for help in tough times
Extension to offer low-tunnel strawberry workshop
Minnesota Farmers Union to host rural issues discussion
Agriculture going strong in Douglas County
Chamber introduces new networking event
ATCC Foundation holds scholarship recognition event
Carlos Creek Winery honored at Progress Minnesota event
Tech company sprouts from the ground up
A restaurant revival
hires and promotions
On The Street
March 17, 2017
Fire cancels classes at Minnewaska schools
A fire Thursday night at the Minnewaska High School has canceled all classes in the district for Friday, March 17. According to a statement on the school district's website, a fire occurred sometime Thursday evening at the high school, which is on state Highway 28 between Glenwood...
March 17, 2017 - 8:44am
Knights speech team brings home five individual ribbons
West Central Area speakers participated in the Minnewaska Area Schools Speech Invitational on Saturday, Feb. 4. The Knights brought home five individual ribbons, placed in the top third as a team and introduced several new speakers. Discussion champion Solomon Sewell placed first...
February 17, 2017 - 10:31am
August 3, 2012
DNR confirms zebra mussels in Lake Minnewaska near Glenwood
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has confirmed the presence of zebra mussels in Lake Minnewaska in Pope County near Glenwood.
August 3, 2012 - 12:00am
July 25, 2012
DNR investigating zebra mussel find on Minnewaska
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is investigating a report that a single zebra mussel was found in Lake Minnewaska in Pope...
July 25, 2012 - 12:00am
March 14, 2012
Minnewaska schools sued
Minnewaska Area Schools has responded to a lawsuit filed on March 6 by the American Civil Liberties Union of Minnesota (ACLU) on behalf of a minor student and her mother against the school and members of its staff. The suit, filed in Federal District Court, cites Minnewaska Area...
March 14, 2012 - 12:00am
June 17, 2011
State girls' golf: Ross repeats as medalist, Minnewaska girls finish third
Osakis senior Kelsey Ross closed out her high school career with her second straight State Class A girls' golf championship, finishing with a two-day total of 160, just one stroke ahead of Steph Aanenson of Mounds Park Academy. The Osakis girls finished fourth overall with a team...
June 17, 2011 - 12:00am
October 15, 2010
Lakers splash past Montevideo
Natalie Johnston won three individual events and Bridget Opdahl grabbed two as the Minnewaska/Morris swimming and diving team defeated Montevideo 118-66 last Thursday night. The Gators won 10 of their 12 events on the night, sweeping the relays along the way. MINNEWASKA/MORRIS 118,...
October 15, 2010 - 12:00am
July 20, 2010
Morris won't pair with Minnewaska in soccer this year
The Morris Area School board approved asking district voters for a new operating levy this fall. The board voted for the $500 per-pupil referendum question at its regular meeting Monday night by a 4-0 vote. Board members Kurt Gartland, Mark McNally and Brent Fuhrman were not at the...
July 20, 2010 - 1:12pm
December 2, 2009
Area individuals, teams named All-State Academic
Several area teams and individuals received All-State honors for fall sports. Football The Osakis Silverstreak football team earned the gold academic award in Class AA for 2009 as one of the top eight team grade point averages from around the state in their division. The Minnewaska...
December 2, 2009 - 12:00am
November 1, 2009
Sports results - Sunday, November 1
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 31 FOOTBALL Alexandria 21, Detroit Lakes 7 Pierz 37, Osakis 0 SWIMMING Alexandria at CLC championships: Team scores -- 1. Sartell 428; 2. Brainerd 309; 3. Fergus Falls 298.5; 4. Sauk Rapids 261.5; 5. St. Cloud Tech 240; 6. Little Falls 223; 7. Willmar 193.5;...
November 1, 2009 - 7:12am
September 2, 2009
Laker girls' soccer team drops two
Minnewaska dropped a pair of games over the weekend, falling 4-2 to Willmar and 1-0 to Fergus Falls. Willmar 4, Minnewaska 2 The Lakers struggled with Willmar's offensive power, especially junior captain Cloe Donoho, who scored twice in the first half and again late in the second...
September 2, 2009 - 12:00am
Lakers 1-3 at Albany volleyball
The Minnewaska volleyball team kicked off its season with a 1-3 record at the Albany Tournament last week. The Lakers won their first match by winning the last two games in the best of three format against Maple Lake in the tournament opener. They then dropped three straight with...
September 2, 2009 - 12:00am
Veteran runners back for Laker cross country
The Minnewaska boys' and girls' cross country teams do not have a lot of numbers, but the athletes put in a lot of work over the summer in hopes of making up for that. Bob Mork brings four boys and nine girls into his seventh season at the helm for the Lakers. He is hoping to add...
September 2, 2009 - 12:00am
June 26, 2009
MAGKRA Go Kart results
MINNEWASKA AREA GO-KART RACING ASSOCATION RESULTS WEDNESDAY, JUNE 17 ROOKIE - 1. Kaden Johnson, 21, 2.Halle Dahlen, 3D, 3. Ryan Gierke, 00, 4. Rowan Nelson, 1C. SPORTSMAN - 1. Reegan Nelson, 15N, 2. Josh Helmbrecht, 2x, 3. Zach Klitzke, 50, 4. Shawn Carsten, 3C, 5. Aaron Dahlen,...
June 26, 2009 - 12:00am
April 29, 2009
Lakers split four on diamond
Minnewaska split a pair of outings on the baseball diamond early last week, defeating BOLD 6-5 Monday and falling 10-5 to Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa on Tuesday. Waska 6, BOLD 5 "We hit the ball well early to take the lead and then our bats cooled off," said Minnewaska head coach Chris...
April 29, 2009 - 12:00am