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Three teams qualify for global finals
Fergus Falls to get $3.5 million for demolition of historic former state hospital
Elementary students have their day
Learning to make a difference: Eighth-graders participate in Day of Caring
Boys golf: Osakis’ season ends at the 5A meet
Baseball: Local players, coach named to all-star series
Girls golf: McGinty shoots 68, but Lakers 11 shots back of Tigers at sections
Osakis’ Eldred named to Ms. Minnesota watch list
Boys tennis: Alex players fall in subsection individuals
A big heart: Forada firefighter loved helping everyone
And the most-requested library books are....
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Wrapping up a memorable turkey season
A shiner shortage: Why the popular walleye bait is hard to find
Updated: Cool water temps make for a tough walleye bite on opener
Morken: Fishing by the numbers
Mike Frisch: Tips for the walleye opener
Herbert G. Hoppe Jr.
Larry E. Thielmann
Lori A. Hornberger
Henry (Hank) B. Suchy
IN THE KNOW: How to curb the opioid crisis
LETTER: Citizens define gun safety issue
1968: Rotary sponsors measles immunizations
LETTER: Hospital erred in name change
Extension schedules land rent meeting for farmers, landowners
Managing boxelder bugs as the cold sets in
Step away from that pruning saw!
Going far with 4-H horses
County crafting buffer compliance rules
New Starbucks coming to Alexandria
On The Street
Chamber Ambassadors recognize two local businesses
Economist: U.S. well positioned
Most on board with new hospital name
hires and promotions
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April 25, 2016
Softball: Osakis ends long week with 2-2 mark
A marathon week for the Osakis softball team (5-2) wrapped up by the Silverstreaks taking care of Swanville in a 15-2 game after falling to state-ranked Pequot Lakes on the road 7-0 last Thursday. It was two of four road games last week for Osakis that saw the team finish that stretch...
April 25, 2016 - 10:11am
April 18, 2016
Softball: Osakis cruises to 3-0
The Osakis softball team has been on its game early this spring, outscoring teams 26-8 on the way to a perfect 3-0 start to the season after...
April 18, 2016 - 9:51am
April 15, 2016
Softball: Early runs hold up for Osakis
The Osakis softball team moved to 2-0 on the young season by holding on for a 4-2 win over Long Prairie-Grey Eagle on Thursday night. The Silverstreaks scored three in the top of the first, and that proved to be enough. The Thunder responded with two of its own in the bottom of the...
April 15, 2016 - 11:36am
April 5, 2016
Softball: Osakis comes out hitting in opener
The Osakis softball team never trailed in its season opener on Monday night and used a couple of three-run innings to secure a 9-6 win over Melrose. It was a 5-3 Osakis lead entering the sixth inning when the Silverstreaks scored three runs to gain some insurance. Ana Chisholm had...
April 5, 2016 - 11:30am
May 4, 2015
Osakis defeats 6AA opponent Minnewaska with bats
A four-run third inning by the Osakis softball team got its offense rolling in a 12-3 victory over Minnewaska on Monday. The Lakers came into...
May 4, 2015 - 8:06pm
April 23, 2015
Browerville takes possession of Prairie lead with win over Osakis
The Osakis and Browerville-Eagle Valley softball teams came into Thursday’s matchup with undefeated records in Prairie Conference play. After...
April 23, 2015 - 8:41pm
April 17, 2015
Osakis softball powers past Wadena
The Osakis softball team improved to 2-0 on Monday night with an easy 12-1 win over Wadena-Deer Creek. The Silverstreaks scored four in the first, three in the second and blew the game open with five runs in the third. That was plenty of offense for Amber Matzke as she earned the...
April 17, 2015 - 12:00am
April 15, 2015
Silverstreaks’ offense strikes in first win
The Osakis softball team beat Royalton 25-7 after pounding out 15 hits in its season opener on Friday night. “Typical game of early season softball – high scoring and a bit sloppy,” Osakis head coach John Stigman said. “We were extremely eager to play this game, having...
April 15, 2015 - 12:00am
April 14, 2015
Osakis softball scores seven times in LPGE win
The Osakis softball team did not put up the large offensive numbers it did over the season’s first two games, but seven runs was more than...
April 14, 2015 - 8:49pm
April 3, 2015
Streak pitchers get tune up
Pitchers get ready for new roles with scrimmage
April 3, 2015 - 12:00am
March 25, 2015
Osakis softball returns experience
The Osakis softball team has a core of 11 returning letter winners from last year’s Prairie Conference north co-championship team. The Silverstreaks only lost three starters from last year to graduation, and head coach John Stigman feels the success of this year’s team will...
March 25, 2015 - 12:00am
June 20, 2014
Giese named Osakis softball MVP
The Osakis softball team wrapped up its spring season by handing out its awards where senior Amber Giese was named the Silverstreaks’ most valuable player. Giese anchored her team on the mound this season in her first full year as the team’s primary pitcher. She went 8-5 with...
June 20, 2014 - 12:00am
May 28, 2014
oftball keeps hopes alive
The Alexandria softball team lived to see another game with a dominant 9-1 win over Moorhead in the loser’s bracket of the 8AAA tournament...
May 28, 2014 - 12:00am
Staples-Motley knocks Osakis to loser’s bracket
The Osakis softball team dropped its first game in the 6AA West playoffs to Staples-Motley last Wednesday. The Silverstreaks fell behind 5-1 after two innings against the Cardinals and couldn’t recover. They scored three in the bottom of the seventh but couldn’t get any closer. “We...
May 28, 2014 - 12:00am
Season ends in a heartbreaker
The Osakis softball team was one clutch hit away from extending its season on Thursday in the Section 6AA tournament at Minnewaska High School. Instead,...
May 28, 2014 - 12:00am