Archive | February 22, 2013

By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor patrick.slack@mcrecord.com Becker may have outplayed Little Falls in the first half. But the Flyers came back to outclass the host Bulldogs in the second, erasing a seven-point halftime deficit en route to a 65-53 win, Tuesday. Little Falls trailed 31-24 at halftime before outscoring Becker 41-22 in the second half. [...]

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By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor patrick.slack@mcrecord.com Senior Aimee Pelzer caught fire offensively for 33 points, helping Upsala pull away from visiting Swanville for a 68-48 Prairie Conference  win, Tuesday. Pelzer knocked down 7-of-11 shots from beyond the arc on the night and also grabbed eight rebounds and distributed six assists. Senior Tracy Herzog was the [...]

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By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor patrick.slack@mcrecord.com Little Falls junior Rachelle LeBlanc not only claimed the Section 8A title at Park Rapids, and with it, a third consecutive trip to state, Feb. 16. She did it in record-setting fashion, breaking the previous school mark with an all-around total of 38.05, leading the Flyers to third place [...]

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Four distinguished Upsala alumni were welcomed as the first inductees into the Upsala Hall of Fame in a ceremony held between girls and boys varsity basketball games, Feb. 16. Nominated by members of the community, candidates needed to be graduates of Upsala High School, be positive role models for future generations and have been out [...]

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Three people were arrested Friday, after a six-month investigation by the Central Minnesota Violent Offender Task Force, resulted in a search warrant at a Pierz residence on Third Avenue Northwest. The investigation was initiated after nearby citizens complained of extremely high traffic at all hours of the day, in and out of the trailer. Long-term [...]

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By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor patrick.slack@mcrecord.com The Minnesota Flying Aces split four games at the Troy Showcase junior hockey tournament, Feb. 17 – 20, starting and ending the tournament with 4-3 wins. The Aces opened play with a 4-3 shootout victory over Queen City, then bounced back after a 7-2 loss to Flint and a [...]

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by T.W. Budig ECM Capitol reporter Michael Undlin of Plymouth peered over his wired-framed glasses at the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday (Feb. 21) and admitted he had faced mental health challenges. Undlin, 57, told the senators that he suffers from post traumatic stress, has felt depressed, anxious, but through an active life style, talks [...]

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Pierz state wrestling tickets available in district office Tickets for the state team wrestling tournament are on sale in the Pierz district office. The tournament take place Thursday at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul. Tickets are for the first session only and will be on sale through 10 a.m., Wednesday. The cost is [...]

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