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January 3, 2018
Girls hockey: Lightning 1-2 at Schwan Cup
January 3, 2018 - 11:30am
December 28, 2017
Garrett Westlund, center, celebrates a first period goal with his teammates in the Lightning's game against Little Falls Tuesday, Dec. 19. Westlund had two goals in the game. Dan Determan / Echo Journal
Boys hockey: Lightning lose two
December 28, 2017 - 10:00am
December 27, 2017
Girls Hockey: Lightning split games
December 27, 2017 - 3:30pm
December 22, 2017
Prior to this season, Lightning goalie Maddie Wahoske had very little experience on ice skates, let alone in the crease. Dan Determan / Echo Journal
Danecdotes: Lightning goalie learning as she goes
December 22, 2017 - 9:00am
Todd and Shannon Wright and their children, Hailey, Maddie and Brayden, are grateful they have each other this holiday season. The Wrights are rebuilding after a bolt of lightning struck and destroyed their house in June. Submitted Photo
Rebuilding for Christmas - Wrights are grateful for their family this season
December 22, 2017 - 4:00am
December 20, 2017
Girls hockey: Lightning lose two straight
December 20, 2017 - 10:30am
Shane Donovan races toward the W-DC goal in the first period of 10-4 victory over the Wolverines Tuesday, Dec. 12. Dan Determan / Echo Journal
Boys hockey: Lightning tops W-DC, falls to Princeton
December 20, 2017 - 10:00am
December 13, 2017
Girls hockey: Lightning victorious in St. Paul
December 13, 2017 - 4:30pm
December 7, 2017
Lightning forward Shane Donovan plays the puck behind the net in the Lightning's 2-1 victory over Prairie Centre on Tuesday, Nov. 28. Dan Determan / Echo Journal
Boys hockey: Lightning beat Prairie Centre in OT
December 7, 2017 - 3:00am
November 30, 2017
Northern Lakes' Sydney Tietz looks to weave through the Laker defense in a 3-2 victory for the Lightning on Tuesday, Nov. 21.
Girls Hockey: Lightning top Lakers, improve to 2-2
November 30, 2017 - 4:00am
November 27, 2017
Danecdotes: Lightning girls expect success despite inexperience
November 27, 2017 - 3:30am
November 23, 2017
Girls hockey: Lightning win one of two
November 23, 2017 - 4:30am
Front row, from left: goalies Huck Heggerston and Jeremiah Smythe. Middle row: Corey Casanova, Andrew Villarreal, Connor Zender, Landon Erickson, Tyler Seeing, Quady Bernu and Karter Lee. Back Row: Caleb Hill, Henry Neva, Jamison St. Clair and Ben Ouradnik.
Lightning Bantam B takes first
November 23, 2017 - 4:00am
November 19, 2017
The Regional Report: News from around the lakes area - Nov. 19
November 19, 2017 - 5:00am
November 16, 2017
MPR in Brainerd back on air after repairs
November 16, 2017 - 7:00am