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Girl who drowned entered water willingly
Law Enforcement Blotter: Tuesday, May 23
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Softball: Perham upsets Osakis in subsection semis
Alexandria horseshoe league results
Baseball: Weir sends Osakis into playoffs as walk-off winner
Boys track: Cards third after originally announced as CLC winners
Softball: Lakers fall in second round, face long road to championship
Bus tour visits Arboretum
Christian singer returns to Alex area
Car Care Program names volunteer of the year
Dance benefits shoeless Ugandan children
Outdoor religious drama ends May 25
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Morken: Becoming a better bow hunter
Nice bass for Maeyaert
Fee increases added to final environment bill
Morken: Still time to fill that tag as toms continue to sound off
Minnesota opener: Slow going on Reno Saturday morning
Dennis Douglas Pearson
Richard "Dick" H. Hodgson
Marion G. Bauer
Lee Howard Urness
Letter: Pray for persecuted Christians
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It's Our Turn: An astonishing blur of technology
Echo Press editorial: Who will pay for clean water?
Observations from the Archives: 2007: Freedom to Breathe Act bans public indoor smoking
4-H trains youth as camp counselors
4-H'ers take the stage
Master gardeners plant sale coming up
Crabgrass prevention in your home lawn
Gardening Brown Bag series offered
Groundbreaking next week on mental health facility
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On The Street
September 26, 2012
Football: Prairie Valley suffers first loss this season
A perfect 2-0 season went by the wayside as the Prairie Valley Nighthawks fell to Underwood 35-6 Friday night on Parents' Night. "The Rockets dominated play on both sides of the ball," said Nighthawks head coach John Sieling. "Everything seemed to go the Rockets' way, including the...
September 26, 2012 - 12:00am
Tennis: Osakis claims Prairie tennis title
The Osakis tennis team's domination of the Prairie Conference continued this year as the Silverstreaks won the individual tournament behind six first-place finishes on Saturday. Osakis was in complete control throughout the day, winning all four singles spots and adding wins at second...
September 26, 2012 - 12:00am
September 21, 2012
Football: Prairie Valley rolls past Hillcrest
The Prairie Valley football team had two weeks to prepare for a 2-0 Hillcrest Lutheran Academy team, and the Nighthawks made it look easy on their way to a 2-0 record with a 49-7 win over the Comets. Prairie Valley's only punt came on the team's first possession of the game. The...
September 21, 2012 - 12:00am
September 7, 2012
Card volleyball: Alexandria goes 2-2 at Eden Prairie tournament
The Alexandria volleyball team went 2-2 at the Eden Prairie Tournament this past weekend, picking up wins over Hill-Murray and Holy Family in three games each. The Cardinals fell 0-2 to fourth-ranked Waconia in the opener and by the same score to North St. Paul in their third match...
September 7, 2012 - 12:00am
August 4, 2012
Conservation groups team up to protect state's prairies
A coalition of conservation groups and agencies, including the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR), took a significant step forward thsi week in the protection, restoration and enhancement of the state's prairies, restored grasslands and prairie pothole wetlands. They...
August 4, 2012 - 3:09pm
May 23, 2012
Track and field: Osakis second, third at Prairie conference
After a string of 10 straight titles, the Osakis girls' track and field team had to settle for second place at the Prairie Conference championships. Long Prairie-Grey Eagle, a newcomer to the conference, captured the crown with 148 points, leaving the Silverstreaks in second place...
May 23, 2012 - 12:00am
November 22, 2011
Area volleyball: Silverstreaks have two on All-Prairie team
Prairie North Conference runner-up Osakis put two volleyball players on the All-Conference team as senior Cali Sadlemyer and junior Becka Sadlemyer were both selected. Conference leader Long Prairie-Grey Eagle had four selections, while West Central Area also had two in seniors Jen...
November 22, 2011 - 12:00am
Area football: Four Silverstreaks on All-Prairie North team
Osakis placed four football players on the new Prairie North All-Conference team after the Silverstreaks finished the conference season with a 4-1 record. Seniors Mitch Herzog and Cody Adolphson, along with juniors Garret Scherr and Brian Thorstad, were selected for Osakis. Conference...
November 22, 2011 - 12:00am
November 3, 2011
Noga in double figures for Gophers
Former Parkers Prairie standout Sari Noga, a sophomore at the University of Minnesota, was one of six Golden Gophers scoring in double figures during an 86-51 exhibition win over St. Cloud State University last night, Wednesday. Noga, starting at forward, had 13 points as she hit...
November 3, 2011 - 8:30am
January 19, 2011
Carlson All-MIAC player Former Alexandria volleyball standout Ariel Carlson put together an all-conference season in her first year with St. Olaf College this past fall. The 6'2" middle and right hitter transferred to the Oles for this past season after spending a year at Division...
January 19, 2011 - 12:00am
October 3, 2010
Prairie Biomass Harvest Field Days highlight biofuel research
A series of three field days will be held this fall to discuss and demonstrate the harvesting of native prairie plants for renewable energy. University of Minnesota, Rural Advantage, and University of Minnesota Extension are once again hosting Prairie Biomass Harvest Field Days to...
October 3, 2010 - 9:09am
September 10, 2010
Volleyball: Alexandria struggles at Eden Prairie
The Alexandria volleyball team continued to test itself against strong competition in its first tournament of the season in Eden Prairie over the weekend. The Cardinals won their first match of the year but came up short in three other contests against Minnetonka, Hill Murray and...
September 10, 2010 - 12:00am
May 28, 2010
Track and field: Streaks win Prairie titles, finish second at Park Region
When it comes to Prairie Conference track titles, the Osakis Silverstreaks count their in multiples. Wednesday, the Streak girls earned their ninth straight championship and the boys added their second consecutive crown. "The competition in our conference is very good this year,"...
May 28, 2010 - 12:00am
February 26, 2010
Area girls' basketball results
Ashby 73, Henning 60 The Ashby girls' basketball team jumped out to an early lead and held on late in a 73-60 win over Henning on Monday night. Mackenzie Schmuck led the way with a career night. She finished with 25 points and 17 rebounds, both season highs. Amanda Johnson followed...
February 26, 2010 - 12:00am
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