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One-room Minnesota schoolhouse student, now 96, and her teacher, 107, reunite
Getting a jump on spring
Alexandria junior earns perfect score on ACT
Meet the new Pet of the Week: Ratchet (w/video)
Law enforcement blotter: Wednesday, March 22
Panthers' Denny looks forward with almost entire team intact from runner-up finish
Morken's musings: Reason to believe in Gophers future
Where are they now: Duwenhoegger wins MIAC shot put title
Paulson honored as Knights MVP
Four B-E players named LEC, Pheasant all-league
Cancer benefit is set for Randy Beman
Organic Gardening Club to host barn dance
LIBRARY NEWS: Finding the time to read
Nowells to speak about merging of sports, Christianity
Sweetwater Revival to give concert of hope, encouragement
Births - March 17, 2017
Births - March 8, 2017
Engaged - Freiderich and Blumhoefer
Births - March 3, 2017
Engaged - Lee and Dybdal
Mike Frisch: What's my walleye line?
Art of every size, shape and color
DNR release: Catch-and-release summer walleye season announced for Mille Lacs
Carvers coming to the RCC
Bald eagles migrating back to Minnesota
Lynnette "Lynn" M. Kalina
Betty A. Dittberner
Christina Michelle Jackson
IN THE KNOW: Alexandria is top micropolitan in Minnesota
LETTER: Asking nicely; this time only
LETTER: Please don't litter
LETTER: Don't doubt that people want jobs
GUEST EDITORIAL: Sail a course to Real ID
Agriculture going strong in Douglas County
Douglas County Master Gardeners present Let's Get Growing workshop
Wussows named a Yieldmaster contest winner
Nominate a Farm Mom of the Year
Selecting fragrant flowers for your cutting garden
Coffee lover branches out: Alexandria man turns roasting into a side business
Ecumen Bethany Community receives Customer Experience Award
Parkers Prairie bar and grill is first to serve liquor
Dilley Zimny Insurance named a Circle of Excellence Agency
Ecumen Bethany Community receives workforce grant
hires and promotions
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West Central Area
March 17, 2017
Three champions emerge at WCA's speech meet
Saturday's West Central Area speech team was small in numbers but strong in talent. Several students missed speaking in Graceville as many were...
March 17, 2017 - 9:00am
March 8, 2017
WCA speech places in top half at Battle Lake meet
The WCA Knights spoke in Battle Lake on March 4, finishing in the top half among schools in the area. Top speakers for the Knights included Hannah Anderson at second in great speeches, Brianna Kreft earning second place honors in extemporaneous reading, Solomon Sewell receiving a...
March 8, 2017 - 10:00am
March 1, 2017
WCA Knights take multiple ribbons at latest meet
The West Central Area Speech Team devoted another Saturday to perfecting its abilities on Feb. 25, competing in three rounds and a final. Solomon Sewell was a champion in two categories, winning both discussion and original oratory. Hannah Anderson earned a fourth place ribbon for...
March 1, 2017 - 9:00am
February 22, 2017
WCA Speech Team brings home multiple awards
Over the past few weeks, the West Central Area Speech Team has competed in three invitationals, bringing home multiple individual awards. At the Underwood meet, Brianna Kreft got second in extemporaneous reading, Hannah Anderson was third in great speeches, Solomon Sewell was third...
February 22, 2017 - 8:00am
February 17, 2017
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
February 8, 2017
West Central Area Speech team kicks off 2017 season
The West Central Area Speech team made its 2017 debut at the Otter Orations speech meet on Jan. 28. The meet was host to almost 500 high school...
February 8, 2017 - 10:00am
August 3, 2016
WCA mourns the loss of its "go-to guy"
A family is mourning the loss of a father, friend and husband, while the community around them lost one of its greatest leaders this past Saturday....
August 3, 2016 - 11:29am
August 30, 2013
WCA wins in five sets over Underwood
A five set victory for the West Central Area volleyball team over Underwood in their first match of the season has given them more than just a win in the stat column. Starting off the season with a hard fought victory should give the Knights experience they can use for the rest of...
August 30, 2013 - 2:13pm
October 3, 2012
Girls' tennis: Minnewaska tops West Central Area
With two matches going to tiebreakers and another needing three sets to be decided, the Minnewaska girls' tennis team came away with a 4-3 win over West Central Area in a matchup of section foes. The Lakers took three of the four singles matches and one of the doubles. Ellen Stensrud...
October 3, 2012 - 12:00am
January 18, 2011
West Central Area Schools running two hours late
West Central Area Schools will be opening two hours late today, Tuesday, because of the weather. That is the only school-related weather announcement reported in the Douglas County area.
January 18, 2011 - 7:03am
November 3, 2009
Results for Brandon school referendum reported
Here are the unofficial election results of Tuesday's special school referendum election in the Brandon School District. Question 1: 238 yes votes; 95 no votes. Question 2: 174 yes votes; 157 no votes. These results are unofficial and may not reflect the complete totals. If approved,...
November 3, 2009 - 11:33pm