By Terry Lehrke, News Editor Half of the top 10 stories for 2013 have their roots in stories that made the top 10 for 2012, including charges of murder, the passage of same-sex marriage legislation, a Little Falls resident’s fight with City Hall and the fate of the Central Minnesota Ethanol Co-op. While the top four [...]
‘Imagery in Glass’ encompasses detailed projects large and small by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer The guitar sitting close to Paul Jensen’s glass studio workbench hints at the years spent playing for a rock band. Those years gave way to glass crafting in the 1990s. Jensen has never taken an art class. But he so enjoyed drawing [...]
Swanville senior Nikki Primus collected 13 points and junior Steph Koetter picked up 12 in a 56-38 defeat to visiting Pillager, Thursday. Primus also hauled in 14 rebounds to record a double-double. Junior Danica Hanson and freshman Madison Beseman each added four points.
Swanville started strong in its season opener against visiting Long Prairie-Grey Eagle (LPGE), Monday, jumping ahead 28-20 at halftime, but the Thunder rallied for a 55-43 win. Junior Steph Koetter was the top scorer for the Bulldogs with 15 points, followed by senior Nikki Primus with nine, junior Danica Hanson with eight and sophomore Haileigh [...]
Schuett and his two dogs made it out safely by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer John Schuett woke early Nov. 11, to the sound of a smoke alarm. As soon as he saw the smoke and flames, he narrowly escaped without shoes, socks or shirt. His two favorite companions, Duke and Skamper, made it out too. Although [...]
By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor firstname.lastname@example.org With the season about to start, expectations are up for Swanville. A 15-8 record last year, as many wins as the Bulldogs have had since 2007-08 will do that. Of course, so will having a do-it-all leader who’s established himself as one of the area’s premier centers with two [...]
By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor email@example.com Upsala-Swanville Area (USA) didn’t open the season with the most talented team in program history. It only had starters back at six off 22 positions too. But the Patriots did have an unparalleled work ethic, and now, after routing Browerville 35-8 in the Section 6A finals at the Fargodome, [...]
By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor firstname.lastname@example.org Royalton vs. ACGC photo gallery Royalton’s postseason couldn’t have gotten off to a much worse start. Playing in front of a home crowd against a winless opponent in Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City (ACGC), the Royals dropped the first set. Since then, it couldn’t be much better. After bouncing back to take [...]