Sports

Elrosa pitches well in losses

Elrosa’s Jackson Peter connects with a pitch June 7 at Ray Weber Field, St. Martin. Peter drove in the Martins’ run with a sacrifice fly.
Elrosa had one bad inning and it cost them in the 5-1 loss June 7 at Ray Weber Field in St. Martin. The Saints, executing station-to-station ball to perfection, took a 1-0 first inning lead …

Trapshooters take 3rd in conference

The Minnesota State High School Clay Target League’s Trapshooting Championship at Alexandria Shooting Park in Alexandria is one of the strongest traditions in state trapshooting, a large-scale …
The Sauk Centre 4x800 relay team of Zander Olmschenk (from left), Jacob Drevlow, Logan Wiehoff and Devin Crawford-Klinnert line up proudly on the podium at the Minnesota State High School League Class A Boys and Girls Track and Field State Meet June 7 at St. Michael-Albertville High School in St. Michael. The grouping snagged second place in the competition, finishing with a personal record at 8 minutes, 7.94 seconds.

Running to greatness

Relays have been a source of strength for the Sauk Centre Streeters boys track and field program this spring season, and with one last surge of energy, Sauk Centre’s 4x100 and 4x800 relays …
Opinion

No place like home

A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to go to Florida with my family. We stayed in the Sunshine State for about five days, and it felt like paradise. The temperatures were around 75 degrees, …

County researching solar arrays, elections, new jail

  As more 1 megawatt solar arrays are being submitted to the county, especially in the area close to the large Paynesville area substation, your county commissioners have recommended a meeting …

Activities beyond academics

The impact that activities have on schools and communities is profound. School districts provide a variety of extracurricular opportunities for students and community through community education …

Community Ed corner

Adult Activities and Classes: — Maximizing Social Security Seminar : Are you curious about the following topics: Retirement Benefit Calculation Planning Challenges, The Potential Cost of …
Obituaries
Alvina Feela
Funeral Mass will be held for Alvina Feela, age 91, of Alexandria, at 11 a.m. Friday, June 14, at St. Ann’s Catholic Church in Wadena with the Rev. Aaron Kuhn officiating. Alvina will be laid …
Benedict P. “Ben” Thiewes
Benedict P. “Ben” Thiewes, age 69, of Sauk Centre, passed May 5, 2024, at the St. Cloud Hospital in St. Cloud. A Celebration of Life will be 1-4 p.m. Saturday, June 15, at St. …
Marcelene “Marcy” Weitzel
With heavy hearts, the family of Marcelene “Marcy” Weitzel, share her passing on June 10, 2024. At the age of 94 years and one day, Marcy peacefully set sail with her daughters circling …
Victor B. “Vic” Odegard
Victor B. “Vic” Odegard, age 89, of Sauk Centre, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family May 28, 2024, at Fairway Pines Assisted Living in Sauk Centre. A Mass of Christian …
Berthold J. “Bert” Waldorf
Berthold J. “Bert” Waldorf, age 90, of Sauk Centre, died peacefully May 29, 2024, at the Cura of Melrose Care Center in Melrose. A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial was June 3 at St. …
Mary A. Schad
Mary A. Schad, age 87, of Melrose, passed away May 27, 2024 at Cura Care Center of Melrose. A prayer service will be at noon Thursday, May 30, at the Patton-Schad Funeral Home in Melrose with …
Birth Announcements
Tobias Joseph Coenen
Shelby Wichryk and Zachary Coenen, of St. Cloud, are happy to announce the birth of their son, Tobias Joseph Coenen, at 8:46 p.m., May 24, 2024, at CentraCare-Sauk Centre Hospital.   He …
Beckett William Adams
Nicholas and Jena Adams, of Sauk Centre, are happy to announce the birth of their son, Beckett William Adams, April 29, 2024, at CentraCare Health-Sauk Centre Hospital.   He weighed 7 …