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Waiting for summer
Day of the Young Child Celebration includes activities, door prizes
Groundwater sampling planned for Wadena County
Minnesota United States Pageant crowns 6 ladies
Crosslake WinterFest coloring contest winners announced
MnDNR Conservation Officer Weekly Report - March 20, 2018
Catch-and-release summer walleye season announced for Mille Lacs Lake
Girls Basketball: Pequot's Lane still working toward success
Crosslake archers 10th in Cook - Mitchell 14th among HS girls
Sailing: Gull Lake Sailing School launches Brainerd High School team
Jerry D. Speedling
Wendy Jean Bassamore
Nisswa Garden Club to meet March 22
Cabbage, Reubens and more!
3 things for better health - March 12
A place to call home: Central Minn. parents open their arms to children with special needs
Piano students earn honors at festival
Commentary: For Pelican Rapids, losing McDonald's a blow
Ask A Trooper: What the law requires at red lights, stop signs
Opinion: Easter - America needs a good story
The Cracker Barrel: The most popular hobby
Letter to the editor: Reader believes bituminous plants illegal in Lake Shore
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January 17, 2018
Smaller hockey programs focus on retention, growth rather than state tournaments
DULUTH, Minn.—On Dec. 21, Duluth East and Duluth Marshall collided in a highly anticipated boys hockey game at Duluth Heritage Sports Center,...
January 17, 2018 - 9:52pm
January 14, 2018
Lightning Squirt A takes first
The Squirt A team won the Breezy Point Tournament that took place Dec. 29- 31. They defeated Buffalo 5-4 in overtime, Bismarck Red 5-4, Bismarck...
January 14, 2018 - 6:30am
January 11, 2018
Ice Fest hockey champions
The "Black" team defeated MK Auto Body in the Championship game of the olympic pond hockey tournament at Breezy Point's Ice Fest Saturday, Jan....
January 11, 2018 - 10:30am
January 10, 2018
Girls hockey: Lightning win 1 of 3
The Lightning girls hockey team earned a victory in its first game of 2018, but lost their next two to Prior Lake and Evelteth-Gilbert. Prior...
January 10, 2018 - 9:30am
Boys hockey: Lightning top Wolverines
Garrett Westlund posted two goals for the Northern Lakes Lightning as they defeated the Wadena-Deer Creek Wolverines 4-3 Tuesday, Jan. 2. To snap a seven-game losing streak. Scoring along with Westlund for the Lightning were Zech Trenkenschu and Shane Donovan. Donovan also recorded...
January 10, 2018 - 3:30am
January 3, 2018
Boys hockey: Lightning lose three straight
The holiday break was not kind to the Northern Lakes Lightning boys hockey team, as the team recorded three consecutive losses in the Ralph Engelstad Classic in Thief River Falls. Spartans 5, Lightning 2 The Lightning suffered their sixth straight loss in a 5-2 defeat at the hands...
January 3, 2018 - 1:30pm
Girls hockey: Lightning 1-2 at Schwan Cup
Alyssa Koslowski contributed a goal and assist for the Northern Lakes Lightning who were defeated 7-2 by the Owatonna Huskies on the final day of the Schwan Cup Open American Division Saturday, Dec. 30, at the National Sports Center. The Lightning finished seventh in their division...
January 3, 2018 - 11:30am
December 28, 2017
Boys hockey: Lightning lose two
Garrett Westlund picked up a goal and an assist for the Northern Lakes Lightning Thursday, Dec. 21, as they fell 5-3 to the Park Rapids Panthers....
December 28, 2017 - 10:00am
December 27, 2017
Girls Hockey: Lightning split games
The Northern Lakes Lightning defeated Morris-Benson 13-2 on Thursday, Dec. 22. No further information was available from that game. On Tuesday, Dec. 19, the Cambridge-Isanti Bluejackets tallied seven second-period goals en route to an 11-0 non-conference win over the Lightning. The...
December 27, 2017 - 3:30pm
December 20, 2017
Girls hockey: Lightning lose two straight
Alyssa Koslowski and Mackenzie Rickard netted goals for Northern Lakes, but the Lightning fell to Prairie Centre 9-2 on Friday, Dec. 15, in a Mid-State Conference game. Ari LeMieur recorded two assists for the Lightning, while Savannah Abear recorded one of her own. With the loss,...
December 20, 2017 - 10:30am
Boys hockey: Lightning tops W-DC, falls to Princeton
After three straight losses, the Northern Lakes Lightning boys hockey team bounced back with a 10-4 victory over the Wadena-Deer Creek Wolverines...
December 20, 2017 - 10:00am
December 14, 2017
Boys Hockey: Lightning lose three games
Garrett Westlund put in Northern Lakes only goal in the Lightning's 8-1 loss to the Virginia-Mountain Iron-Buhl Blue Devils Saturday, Dec. 9....
December 14, 2017 - 8:58am
December 13, 2017
Girls hockey: Lightning victorious in St. Paul
After a two-week break from games, the Northern Lakes Lightning girls hockey team picked up its second straight victory in a 6-3 effort over the St. Paul Blades Saturday, Dec. 9. Alyssa Koslowski scored two goals and registered one assist for the Lightning, while Caitlyn Guzman tallied...
December 13, 2017 - 4:30pm
December 7, 2017
Hockey: North Stars split matchup with New Ulm
The Breezy Point North Stars split a home-and-home against the New Ulm Steel, beginning with a 5-3 victory at home on "Hockey Fights Cancer"...
December 7, 2017 - 4:30am
Boys hockey: Lightning beat Prairie Centre in OT
The Lightning boys hockey team's season season began in exciting fashion as Northern Lakes topped Prairie Centre 2-1 in overtime on Tuesday,...
December 7, 2017 - 3:00am