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'My Ocean': On the Ordway Prairie in west central Minnesota
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Live it: How a mentoring program helps Willmar-area girls find their way
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June/July issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
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R. Vernon Benson
Stanley A. Nelson
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Cartoon by Ken Catalino
Commentary: Ted Cruz holds his nose
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June 7, 2013
Prep Softball: EV-Watkins claims 3rd place in Class A after thrashing Saints 7-2
NORTH MANKATO — The KMS softball team lost as many games in two days as it did in three seasons. The Saints, which fell in the Class A semifinals Thursday night, were undone for a second time in just more than 12 hours, losing 7-2 to Eden Valley-Watkins in the third-place game...
June 7, 2013 - 11:46pm
June 6, 2013
Prep softball: KMS bid for state ends in semis
NORTH MANKATO — Seventy one wins and three losses in three seasons. And yet, for the third time, a state championship has eluded the Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg...
June 6, 2013 - 11:34pm
June 5, 2013
Prep softball: KMS’ Haglund may attempt Gopher walk-on
Erin Haglund is certain she won’t be leaving Minnesota for college this fall, but she’s still not sure if more softball is in her future. Well, maybe she’s got a fairly good idea. Haglund, the KMS softball star, was going to enroll at UCLA and pursue a nursing degree....
June 5, 2013 - 11:27pm
June 4, 2013
Prep softball: KMS ready for another state run
Aside from the passage of 365 days, very little will have changed when the Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg softball team plays its quarterfinals game...
June 4, 2013 - 11:56pm
May 24, 2013
Prep softball: Just another family outing
It’s not usual for a softball-playing aunt to drag her niece outside to play a little catch. But there’s a different set of circumstances...
May 24, 2013 - 11:11pm
April 25, 2013
Prep softball roundup: KMS sweeps twin bill
MURDOCK — KMS softball coach Eileen Suter said she saw a few things her team needs to work on: base running and some fielding fundamentals....
April 25, 2013 - 11:39pm
April 8, 2013
Longtime KMS assistant wrestling coach honored
Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg assistant Craig Johnson was named the Assistant Coach of the Year by the Minnesota Wrestling Coaches Association Monday. Johnson, a KMS graduate, has been on the Fighting Saints’ coaching staff for 32 years. The MWCA names just one assistant of the year,...
April 8, 2013 - 11:20pm
February 18, 2013
College wrestling: 2010 KMS grad Bauman ineligible to wrestle for Gophers
University of Minnesota redshirt sophomore Joel Bauman, a 2010 graduate of Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg High School, is ineligible to compete in meets, the school announced Monday. The decision is based on Bauman’s music career that has taken off recently on internet sites www.youtube.com...
February 18, 2013 - 9:23pm
College wrestling: Steinhaus cheering on KMS
Former Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg wrestler Kevin Steinhaus has almost 90 collegiate wins and is a star for the University of Minnesota, the nation’s...
February 18, 2013 - 9:22pm
February 17, 2013
Boys basketball roundup: Dawson-Boyd edges ACGC 69-66
RENVILLE — Dawson-Boyd won the battle of the 3-point line and defeated ACGC 69-66 in the Camden/West Central Challenge on Saturday. Joey Lee hit five of the Blackjacks’ 11 3-pointers and finished with 26 points, and Nathaniel Huot drilled four 3s and scored 23 points. ACGC hit...
February 17, 2013 - 11:52pm
February 14, 2013
Prep wrestling roundup: KMS advances to 3A Final Four
KERKHOVEN — Seven pins and a technical fall helped Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg topple Benson 62-15 in the quarterfinals of the Section 3A team tournament Thursday. The Fighting Saints, given the No. 2 seed in the tournament, will now meet three-time defending section champion No....
February 14, 2013 - 11:53pm
February 8, 2013
Prep wrestling roundup: No. 1 Jackson County Central edges NLS
JACKSON — Two pins late in a non-conference dual Friday allowed Class A top-ranked Jackson County Central to edge Class AA No. 11 New London-Spicer 42-33. The Wildcats led 24-12 halfway through the dual after Tom Stageberg at 106 pounds, Jakob Stageberg at 113 and Jared Travis at...
February 8, 2013 - 11:48pm
February 4, 2013
Girls basketball: Bluejays stymie KMS
KERKHOVEN — The Bluejays got their 10th win Monday night, 59-51, at the expense of Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg in a Camden Conference game. Both...
February 4, 2013 - 11:54pm
Boys basketball roundup: Blackjacks race past Jaguars
DAWSON — Joey Lee pumped in 25 points on 11 of 16 shooting propelling the Dawson-Boyd Blackjacks to a 75-37 victory over Renville County West on Monday. Nathaniel Huot, who canned a trio of triples, finished with 15 points and Michael Lee 10. Joey Lee also collected a dozen rebounds....
February 4, 2013 - 11:46pm
February 1, 2013
Prep wrestling roundup: KMS overwhelms Paynesville
GROVE CITY — Five consecutive pins to open the match Friday propelled Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg to a 60-12 non-conference win over Paynesville...
February 1, 2013 - 11:41pm