Archive | January 17, 2012
By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor [email protected] Sophomore Cody Bialka made his only score of the game count against Kimball Area, Jan. 12. With eight seconds remaining, Bialka sank the go-ahead basket, giving Holdingford a 45-44 home win. Junior Cody Schwinghammer scored 13 points to lead ...Read More
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Sister Mary Cabrini (Elizabeth) Loerzel, 87, died on Sunday, January 15, 2012, at St. Francis Convent, Little Falls, Minn. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place at St. Francis Convent on Friday, January 20, 2012, at 11 a.m.  Friends may call at St. Francis Convent on Thursday, January 19, 201...Read More
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By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor [email protected] The Upsala boys basketball team simply tore apart Sebeka, Friday, cruising to a 79-29 blowout win. Junior Eric Frieler led the way for the Cardinals, nearly outscoring Sebeka himself with 23 points. Junior Avery Smieja and sophomore Christian...Read More
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By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor [email protected] The Holdingford wrestling team finished a close second in a three-team race at the Paynesville Invite, Friday. Morris Area/Hancock/Chokio-Alberta won the tournament, with 185 1/2 points, five ahead of the runner-up Huskers and eight ahead of ...Read More
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By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor [email protected] In a rematch of last season’s Section 7A wrestling championship, Pierz once again came out on top against Mille Lacs Area, Friday. Unlike last year’s narrow 36-33 margin, though, the Pioneers dominated from the start, notching a 60-13 win...Read More
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By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor [email protected] After being tied 19-19 at halftime, Holdingford broke out with a big second half, leading to a 54-39 win over Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa (BBE), Friday. Sophomore Jodi Middendorf scored 12 points and junior Haley Huls had 10 points, six rebounds ...Read More
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By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor [email protected] The Upsala girls basketball team improved to 7-0 in the Prairie Conference with a 77-28 home win over Swanville, Friday. Senior Kimmy Mrozek led the Cardinals’ powerful offense with 19 points and eight rebounds. Junior Aimee Pelzer picked u...Read More
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By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor [email protected] Four players reached double figures and three others scored at least six points, leading the Pierz girls basketball team to a 78-69 win at Maple Lake, Friday. Junior Alyssa Boser led the scoring with 17 points and added 12 rebounds to post a ...Read More
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By T.W. Budig, ECM Capitol Reporter Area lawmakers will be working on legislation dealing with corporate law, custodial rights of parents, education, and other areas of human endeavor. Senate Commerce and Consumer Protection Committee Chairman Chris Gerlach, R-Apple Valley, said one item his committ...Read More
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By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor [email protected] The Brainerd-Little Falls girls hockey team ventured to International Falls, Saturday, Jan. 14, but was handed a 5-2 setback. The host Broncos started strong with a four-goal first period and maintained a 4-0 lead heading into the third. The ...Read More
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By T.W. Budig, ECM Capitol reporter Sen. Pam Wolf pinpointed one of the few threads that seems to run straight and true through the comments of area lawmakers on the Vikings’ stadium issue. “It’s not like the Republicans have an idea, and Democrats have that idea,” said Wolf, Republican lawm...Read More
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Lynford Droge, a resident of Onamia, MN passed away on Monday, January 16, 2012 at the Mille Lacs Long Tem Care Center in Onamia. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday, February 11, 2012 at the Holy Cross Center in Onamia with Rev. Joe Boeringa officiating. Arrangements are with th...Read More
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By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor [email protected] Swanville rallied from a 33-22 halftime deficit to make it close against Bertha-Hewitt, Thursday, but ended up falling short 58-54. Freshman Jordan Sales recorded a double-double with 16 points and 10 rebounds. Junior Tren Dinius had 11 point...Read More
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