Sports

Back-and-forth playoff thriller ends in bittersweet fashion

Emily Peters slides safely into home against Paynesville May 20 in Sauk Centre. The Streeters fell to the Bulldogs 8-7 in the first round of the Section 6AA playoffs.
All season long, the Sauk Centre Streeters softball team has displayed a mix of energy and resilience that has made them a tough out in any game. No contest across the entire spring showed those …
Shortstop Will Hoffman throws an Osakis runner out at first base during their game May 20 in Sauk Centre. Hoffman scored the teams lone run.

Streeters fall in regular-season finale

The Sauk Centre Streeters collected six base hits, but they could not bunch them together in a 3-1 loss to the Osakis Silverstreaks in their regular-season finale May 20 at Sauk Centre High School in …

Determination in Denver

Rarely does a moment warrant hyperbole more than what the Minnesota Timberwolves accomplished this past Sunday night. Down by 20 in the third quarter to the reigning champion Denver Nuggets in a …
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
John W. Grundman
John William Grundman was born May 17, 1954, at Our Lady of Mercy Hospital in Alexandria, to Harold and Agnes (Ferrian) Grundman. Emergency Baptism occurred in the hospital as his condition was …
Colette Anne Illies
Colette Anne Illies, age 88, of Spicer, passed away May 14, at Hilltop Health Care Center in Watkins. Visitation began at 9:30 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 a.m. on May 21 …
Kevin V. “Op” Athmann
Kevin V. “Op” Athmann, 45, of Freeport, passed away after a courageous and dignified battle with acute myeloid leukemia May 16, 2024, at the St. Cloud Hospital in St. Cloud. He was sent …
Timothy M. “Tim” Walter
Timothy M. “Tim” Walter, age 57, of Sauk Centre, passed away unexpectedly from natural causes May 7, 2024, at his shop in Sauk Centre. A Celebration of Life will be Sunday, June 9, …
Mildred E. “Millie” Ethun
Mildred E. “Millie” Ethun, age 96, of Sauk Centre, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family May 9, 2024, at the CentraCare Hospital in Sauk Centre. A Memorial Mass of …
Keith Sorenson
The family of Keith Sorenson invites you to a Celebration of Keith’s Life on May 18. Visitation will begin at 9 a.m. and the service will be at 10 a.m. at the Sauk Centre United Methodist …
Birth Announcements
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 …
Milo Thomas Berg
Mathew and Megan Berg are the proud parents of their first boy.   Milo Thomas Berg was delivered April 23, 2024, by Dr. Joel Dunn at CentraCare-Sauk Centre Hospital in Sauk Centre.   …