Sports

No-hitter ushers in new season

Sophomore Will Hoffman makes contact with the ball during the doubleheader sweep over West Central Area April 9 in Sauk Centre. Sauk Centre won 10-0 and 6-1.
One could not draw up a better start to the 2024 spring season for the Sauk Centre Streeters than what transpired April 9. The Streeters hit the diamond for a season-opening doubleheader against …
Freshman Gabi Marthaler tags a Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta runner out at third base during the game April 4 in Sauk Centre. The softball team hosts Osakis Friday, April 12.

Right plays lead to rousing win

The Sauk Centre softball team is young. With four freshmen immediately playing a role as starters, the Streeters lack significant varsity experience at several key positions. However, what …

Greatness out of the gate

While a whole slew of talented athletes has come through Sauk Centre’s girls track and field program in recent seasons, it has not always translated to similar success on the team scoreboard. …
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
Elizabeth A. “Betty” Breitbach
Elizabeth A. “Betty” Breitbach, 92, of Elrosa, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family April 7, 2024, at Cura Care Center in Sauk Centre. A Mass of Christian Burial will be …
Gladys R. Kuhlmann
Gladys R. Kuhlmann, 79, of Sauk Centre, died peacefully April 11, 2024, surrounded by her family after a short battle with cancer, at her home in Sauk Centre. A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial …
Robert L. “Bob” Freeman Jr.
Robert L. Freeman Jr., a.k.a. “Bob Jr.” or “Bob,” passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family and friends April 8, 2024, at his home in Clarissa. He was born Dec. 27, …
Robert L. “Bob” Friedrichs
Robert L. “Bob” Friedrichs, 89, of Sauk Centre, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family, April 5, 2024, at the Galeon Community Memorial Home in Osakis. A Memorial Mass of …
Keith Sorenson
Keith Sorenson, 82, of Sauk Centre, originally from St. Paul, passed away peacefully at home April 2, 2024, surrounded by family, after a massive heart attack. A Celebration of Life will be 10 …
Elaine M. Meier
Elaine Meier, 96, of Sauk Centre, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family, April 1, 2024, at her home at Lakeshore Estates in Sauk Centre. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 a.m. …
Birth Announcements
Madison Shirley Klaphake
Jason and Tiffany Klaphake, of Sauk Centre, are happy to announce the birth of their daughter, Madison Shirley Klaphake, at 5:28 a.m., March 28, 2024, at the CentraCare Hospital-Sauk Centre.   …
Grayson Lloyd Arceneau
Dylan and Rebecca Arceneau, of Alexandria, are happy to announce the birth of their son, Grayson Lloyd Arceneau, at 7:19 a.m., Jan. 30, 2024, in Alexandria.   He weighed 8 pounds, 11 ounces …