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As state wants DNA from families of the missing, retired cop remembers the first to come forward
Kensington builds an improved space for play
Raises approved for four county officials
5 charged for holding pregnant Minnesota woman at gunpoint who they thought was meth dealer
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Junior Legion state baseball: Alexandria takes lessons from 0-2 trip
Local teams ready to compete for Region 16C title
Resorters veteran wins MGA Amateur Championship
Bison Bound: Brock Anderson commits to NDSU
A wish come true for Kennedi Hay
A sweet setup to fight cancer
Garden concert features New Orleans sound
Engaged - Friedrichs and Werk
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Wedding - Karthikeyan and Freborg
Big smallmouth caught on Miltona
Equipment switch does the trick
A sunny day on Cowdry
Should have got a bigger net: Eight-year old lands 50-incher on Miltona
Mike Frisch: Froggin' for big bass
Alvin E. Sibell
Steven Brian Ignowski
Shirley Ann Faehnrich
David "Dave" A. Dittberner
Observations from the Archives: 1967: High-voltage wire claims three lives
Letter: Medicaid cuts hurt rural seniors
Echo Press Editorial: Keep school debate on the high road
Commentary: Memories of a heroes' welcome home
In The Know: Preparing for emergencies
Millerville gets hands-on with butter
Tractors to parade down 36 mile memory lane
Douglas County 4-H campers
Cattlemen invite public to July 11 get-together
4-H announces K-3 summer camps
Schwan's announces acquisitions as frozen food company beefs up its pizza business
Aagard expands to pull all workers into one building
A new place for ink opens in Alexandria
Author Faith Sullivan to sign books in Alexandria
Knute Nelson partners with Centrex Rehab, adds memory care unit
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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