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One person injured in semi, SUV crash in Otter Tail County
Updated: Two people rescued from Lake Ida
Minnesota leaders look for ways to reduce health insurance premiums and 'reinsurance' may help
Boys basketball: Savageau's big day helps Osakis edge B-E
Basketball scores from Friday, Jan. 20
Wrestling: Braves get past Minnewaska in dual
Wrestling: Knights sweep three at KMS duals
Blizzard hockey: New Ulm rolls over Alex at the RCC
Fathers and daughters invited to Big Ole – Little Lena Ball
Zion Lutheran School celebrates National Lutheran Schools Week
Faith Column: The Sunday after and the days ahead
Compassion Center to host GriefShare
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Births - Jan. 13, 2017
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Morken: Step up and take part in deer management
Perch: A top winter attraction
Locals catch big bull redfish near South Padre Island
Morken: One final lesson as another season slips away
PF release: New Continuous CRP SAFE acres started Jan. 1
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Farmland rental rates dropping overall
Selecting seed for your garden
Cow/Calf Days Seminar Tour coming to the area
Irrigation Clinic to be held in Parkers Prairie
Winter Garden College: Tools to tackle yard and garden problems
KOOL-TV adds local weekend show
New specialty-trained orthopedic surgeon available in Alexandria
Operation Round Up grants awarded to 14 organizations
Osakis distillery plans cocktail room
Viking Savings Bank to rebrand with move to new location
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On The Street
May 25, 2016
3AA softball: Lakers' season over after bitter 19-17 loss
The Minnewaska softball team had its season come to a close in the first round of the 3AA tournament in a 19-17 loss on Tuesday night in Montevideo. The Lakers (10-11), the No. 3 seed in the North half of the bracket, led 17-1 entering the top of the fifth inning and seemingly had...
May 25, 2016 - 11:11am
May 20, 2016
Softball: Lakers power past BBE
The Minnewaska softball team scored all of its runs in the third and fourth innings on Thursday night to run away from Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa in a 14-4 win. Abby VerSteeg was 2-for-3 with a double, two runs scored and three RBIs, while Mason Schlief added two doubles. Bailey Steward...
May 20, 2016 - 4:46pm
May 18, 2016
Softball: Lakers drop third straight
The Minnewaska softball team dropped its third straight game to fall to 9-10 overall after losing a 12-5 contest to Morris Area on Tuesday night. The loss came despite a 4-for-4 night from Mason Schlief. That included a double, an RBI and a run scored. Kaitlyn Lange added two hits,...
May 18, 2016 - 11:42am
May 13, 2016
Softball: Sauk handles Lakers
The Minnewaska softball team fell to 9-9 and 6-7 in the West Central Conference after a 14-5 loss to Sauk Centre on Thursday night. Sophomore Rachel Erickson took the loss for the Lakers in 2 2/3 innings of work. She allowed nine runs, four earned, on seven hits and a walk. She struck...
May 13, 2016 - 12:01pm
May 11, 2016
Softball: Montevideo offense pushes past Lakers
The Minnewaska softball team could not control Montevideo's offense in a 15-5 five-inning West Central Conference road loss on Tuesday night. The Lakers (9-8, 6-6 WCC) managed their five runs on only six hits and four walks. Ashley Bakko had two RBIs and scored once, while Alisha...
May 11, 2016 - 12:00pm
May 10, 2016
Softball: Lakers get back on track
The Minnewaska softball team curbed a two-game losing skid with a 13-9 non-conference road victory at Paynesville Area on Friday night. The Lakers (9-7, 6-5 West Central) got the win in the circle from Rachel Erickson, who threw seven innings and allowed nine runs on eight hits, but...
May 10, 2016 - 9:09am
May 3, 2016
Softball: Lakers split doubleheader with Melrose
The Minnewaska softball team split a doubleheader against Melrose on Monday, winning game two 16-9 after dropping the opener 11-9. Hitting was contagious in the nightcap for the Lakers as they collected 11 hits and scored in every inning but the second and the fourth. Ashley Bakko,...
May 3, 2016 - 12:26pm
April 27, 2016
Softball: Lakers split with Benson
The Minnewaska softball team split a doubleheader with Benson-Hancock after dropping game two 14-13 and taking the opener 8-4. The Lakers scored one run in the seventh of game two, but the rally came up a run short after a fly out to shortstop to end the game. Abby VerSteeg had a...
April 27, 2016 - 11:41am
April 22, 2016
Softball: Lakers win in shootout at Sauk
The Minnewaska softball team got above .500 with an 18-9 West Central Conference win at Sauk Centre on Thursday night. The Lakers (5-4, 4-2 WCC) piled on eight runs in the third inning and tacked on four more in the fifth and sixth frames. Senior Mason Schlief went 3-for-5 with three...
April 22, 2016 - 12:33pm
April 18, 2016
Softball: Lakers snap skid but fall to 3-4 over weekend
The Minnewaska softball team snapped a three-game losing streak and is 3-4 overall after going 1-2 last Friday and Saturday. The Lakers beat Breckenridge 9-4, with that win sandwiched around a 10-4 loss to Ottertail Central on Saturday and a 7-4 loss to New London-Spicer on Friday....
April 18, 2016 - 1:43pm
April 1, 2016
Softball: Walks, early deficit haunt B-E as Minnewaska holds on
The Brandon-Evansville softball team hosted Minnewaska for a season opener in March, so maybe a combined 26 runs isn’t all that surprising....
April 1, 2016 - 12:01am
April 15, 2015
Lakers go 1-2 at home tourney
Lakers go 1-2 at home tourney
April 15, 2015 - 12:00am
April 3, 2015
Laker softball wins opener
The Minnewaska softball team got its season off to a strong start with an 8-4 win over Breckenridge on Tuesday night. The Lakers got 6 2/3 strong innings from Morgan Hess as the sophomore struck out eight and allowed just two runs, one earned, on five hits. She went the first...
April 3, 2015 - 12:00am
March 20, 2015
Lakers eye another winning season
The Minnewaska softball team is ready to enter another season where the expectations seem to always be about putting together another winning record. Lakers head coach Steve Hoffmann is entering his 30th season with the program. He has accumulated a 458-159 record during that time,...
March 20, 2015 - 12:00am
April 30, 2014
Lakers drop fourth straight to Melrose
The Minnewaska softball team dropped its fourth straight game in a 6-5 loss to Melrose on Friday. Melrose scored three runs in the bottom of...
April 30, 2014 - 12:00am