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Prep Softball Roundup: Paynesville, Minnewaska both lose
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Jon Leuze’s work wins People’s Choice Award in Willmar, Minn.
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Norway Lake Township’s oldest living man, 91, to star in Sunburg, Minnesota, Syttende Mai parade
Syttende Mai celebrations in west central Minnesota
Artaria String Quartet performs in Dawson, Minn.
Abrams joins ACMC urgent care department
American Family agent Hern earns certification
State electrical group honors Gatewood for industry service
Two from Whitcomb Brothers Grain attend conference
Rice Hospital nurses honored for making a difference in patient lives
Alvina "Al" A. Marklowitz
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Cartoon by Chris Britt
Minnesota Opinion: Legilsature frustration goes across the state
Letter: Questions for Willmar council member Ron Christianson
Letter: 'Recall Ron' stand was inappropriately placed
Editorial: Memorial Day has a very real purpose
May 31, 2013
Prep Softball: KMS heading back to state tournament
MARSHALL — Erin Haglund threw a two-hit shutout and Courtney Olson slugged a solo home run as the fourth-ranked Fighting Saints took another step in their march to return to the state tournament. Behind an eight-hit offense, Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg brought down Edgerton/Southwest...
sports / prep
May 31, 2013 - 12:18am
December 11, 2012
Saints’ suspensions tossed out
NEW ORLEANS — Finding fault with nearly everyone tied to the New Orleans Saints’ bounty case, from the coaches to Roger Goodell, former NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue tossed out the suspensions of four players Tuesday and condemned the team for obstructing the investigation....
sports / pro
December 11, 2012 - 11:03pm
Football: Tagliabue vacates all player discipline in Saints bounty case
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Former NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue overturned the suspensions of four current and former New Orleans Saints players in the league's bounty investigation of the club. Tagliabue, however, found that three of the players engaged in conduct detrimental to the league....
sports / pro
December 11, 2012 - 1:30pm
August 20, 2011
Saints to face Pelican Rapids in Minnesota Class C tournament
Sacred Heart. How could your amateur baseball team help but be anything but blessed when it carries that name? It wasn't so long ago that the...
August 20, 2011 - 12:01am
May 2, 2011
Team says new ballpark would host statewide teams
ST. PAUL -- Bill Kinnunen remembers the rush he felt playing baseball in St. Paul's Midway Stadium in two mid-1980s state tournaments. The former Grand Rapids High School player has been back twice in the last half-dozen years as Grand Rapids coach, watching his players chase the...
news / state
May 2, 2011 - 12:00am
Raymond wins Cornbelt South playoffs
RAYMOND -- A quick start held up for Raymond as the Rockets beat Sacred Heart 7-4 in the Cornbelt South championship Sunday. The Rockets scored single runs in the first and third innings and plated three runs in the second to take a 5-0 lead. Sacred Heart then scored in the fifth...
August 2, 2010 - 12:00am
January 25, 2010
Saints end Vikings' Super dreams
news / local
January 25, 2010 - 12:00am
Saints beat Vikings, head to Super Bowl
NEW ORLEANS -- They sure ain't the Aints anymore. The New Orleans Saints are heading to their first Super Bowl after battering Brett Favre and beating the Minnesota Vikings 31-28 in overtime Sunday on unheralded Garrett Hartley's 40-yard field goal. Favre threw away Minnesota's...
sports / pro
January 25, 2010 - 12:00am
August 24, 2009
Sacred Heart loses state heartbreaker
GAYLORD -- Derrick Jenning won a pitching duel with Sacred Hearts' Jeremy Hinderks and Lamberton eliminated the Saints in the first round of the Class C amateur state tournament Saturday 2-0. Hinderks allowed only six hits, but one of those was a game-winning solo homer in the bottom...
August 24, 2009 - 12:00am
August 21, 2009
Sacred Heart returns to state amateur tournament
SACRED HEART - Unknowns abound in any sport, but Sacred Heart manager Andy Davis doesn't have as many this year heading into the State Class C Amateur baseball tournament. The Saints (16-13) will play Lamberton in the first round of the tournament at 11 a.m. Saturday in Gaylord. Sacred...
August 21, 2009 - 12:00am
December 30, 2008
Cardinals put shackles on KMS in semis
NEW LONDON -- Willmar's not going to be much bigger than a lot of teams it plays in the Central Lakes Conference, but the Cardinals girls basketball team utilized its height advantage to take care of Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg 60-47 in the semifinals of the West Central Tribune WildCard...
prep / Cardinals
December 30, 2008 - 12:00am
December 19, 2008
This lane closed
December 19, 2008 - 12:00am
November 29, 2008
KMS wins first state championship in football
MINNEAPOLIS -- There's a whole lot to celebrate this morning on Front Street in Sunburg and along U.S. Highway 12 where it flows west through first Kerkhoven and then Murdock. The KMS Fighting Saints are state champions after slipping by Royalton 33-22 on Friday afternoon for the...
November 29, 2008 - 12:00am
November 28, 2008
Game Summarty: KMS wins Class A, defeating Royalton 33-22
Update 3:15 p.m. Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg defeated Royalton 33-22 for the Minnesota Prep Bowl Class A Football Championship Friday. Update 2:55 p.m. Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg scored a touchdown against Royalton in the fourth quarter in the Minnesota Prep Bowl Class A Football...
sports / region / state
November 28, 2008 - 1:01pm
Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg wins 1A championship
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Asked about calling 44 plays for tailback Joel Bauman on Friday, Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg coach James Cortez just shrugged. "That's just another day at work for him," Cortez said. "He's expected to do that for us.
sports / news / state
November 28, 2008 - 5:00am