Sports

Ready for next step

Sienna Klaphake prepares for a catch at first base during the Legion softball game July 11 in Sauk Centre. Sauk Centre defeated Staples-Motley 7-4. 
In its final tune-up before the Central Sub-State playoffs, the Sauk Centre American Legion Post 67 softball team took charge from start to finish in Game 1 of a doubleheader against Staples-Motley …

First-round matchup sees Post 67 fall in extras

While much has not gone the way of the Sauk Centre American Legion Post 67 baseball team during the summer season, the first round of the West Central Sub-State Northeast Division playoffs was …
Andrew Primus swings at a pitch against the Alexandria Black Sox July 13 in Sauk Centre. The Titans play their final regular season game at 1 p.m. Saturday, July 20, at home. 

Ascending past adversity

It would be safe to say the Sauk Centre Titans’ fielding did not play up to par against the Alexandria Black Sox July 13.   The Titans failed time and time again to put away …
Opinion

Edwards paving Olympic trail

It is weird to hear someone from Minnesota professional sports garner labels as the next “face of the league.” The Twin Cities are far from the smallest market in pro sports, but …

Oh boy

It’s tempting to bury this announcement at the end of a seemingly unrelated column, but no, let’s get right to the point: My wife and I are expecting our third son at the end of November. …

Up next — Margaritaville on Main Street

Here we are, on the cusp of a good time in Sauk Centre as we celebrate the 53rd annual Sinclair Lewis Days. This year’s festivities promise to transport people to the laid-back atmosphere of …

Three notebooks, no chicken

A note from Diane : S aturday’s assassination attempt of former President Donald Trump has this nation reeling. I thank God he was not killed and pray for all the victims and their families. …
Obituaries
Harper Lynn Pahl
Our little girl, Harper Lynn Pahl, was born and died July 11, 2024. The daughter of Lincoln and Amanda (Weir) Pahl; granddaughter of Rick and Shari Weir; Shaun and Traci Pahl. A private family …
Lucille (Blaski) McClain
Lucille (Blaski) McClain,   age 97, of Sauk Centre, a devoted spouse, parent and grandparent, passed away peacefully surrounded by family and loved ones after a stroke Nov. 14, 2023. A …
Mark A. Rachey
Mark A. Rachey, 66, of Breezy Point, formally of Sauk Centre, passed away peacefully after a short bout of cancer Nov. 18, 2023, at his home in Mesa, Arizona.   A Celebration of Life will …
Lois R. “Giggles” Rieland
Lois R. “Giggles” Rieland, 81, of New Munich, died peacefully, surrounded by her family, July 7, 2024, at CentraCare-Melrose Hospital in Melrose. A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial …
Michael D. “Zeke” Deters
Michael D. “Zeke” Deters, 73, of Melrose, passed away July 8, 2024, at the CentraCare-Melrose Hospital in Melrose. No services will be held per Mike’s wishes, and a private …
John M. Arceneau
John M. Arceneau, 63, of Sauk Centre, passed away unexpectedly and peacefully in his sleep July 4, 2024, at his home in Sauk Centre. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, …
Birth Announcements
Carter Joseph Westbrock
Travis and Dacia Westbrock, of Sauk Centre, are happy to announce the birth of their son, Carter Joseph Westbrock, at 5:30 p.m., July 6, 2024, at CentraCare-Sauk Centre Hospital.   He …
Jacob Nathan Remmele
Nate and Dayna Remmele, of Villard, are happy to announce the birth of their son, Jacob Nathan Remmele, June 11, 2024, at CentraCare-Hospital in Sauk Centre.   He weighed 8 pounds and …