Sports

Baseball: Late surge sinks Storm

Opening day is a special thing in baseball, and Sauk Rapids-Rice was eerily close to making it even better. The Storm and Brainerd engaged in a mostly clean lid-lifter to the season, but things …
Sauk Rapids-Rice junior Xavier Thurston coils before launching the shot put at the Central Lakes Conference meet April 6 at St. John’s University in Collegeville. The Storm placed sixth in the nine-team competition.

Quick out of the gate

Owen Symanietz did not waste much time rewriting his personal record book.   The Sauk Rapids-Rice junior also served notice to the track and field community that he will be one to watch for …
Sauk Rapids-Rice freshman Layla Wolvert heads into a turn during her heat of the 3,200-meter relay at the Central Lakes Conference Indoor meet April 6 at St. John’s University in Collegeville. The team of Elka Sowada, Sienna Petermeier, Wolvert and Faith Bogle placed fifth in the event.

Newcomers get first tests of season

Results are far-less important than simply getting better at this stage of the track and field season, which made coach Loren Finlayson a happy guy after his team’s first two meets. The …

 
Obituaries
Marietta G. Pulles
Mass of Christian Burial will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 29, 2024, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Sauk Rapids for Marietta Pulles. Visitation will be one hour prior to the services at the church. …
Lorraine F. Bentfield
Lorraine Francis Bentfield passed peacefully in her sleep, due to natural causes. She was preceded in death by her father and mother William and Francis Mousky of Sauk Rapids; all seven of her …
Dolores G. Wiechmann
Mass of Christian Burial was April 12, at Church of Our Lady Catholic Church in Manannah for Dolores G. Wiechmann, 84, who passed away April 9, 2024, at Hilltop Nursing Home in Watkins. The Rev. Jeff …
Jill Kathleen Petron Jacobson
Friends and family members will gather from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday, April 16, at Molitor’s Quarry Grill & Bar in Sauk Rapids to celebrate the life of Jill Kathleen Petron Jacobson who died …
Carol A. Helmin
Memorial services were April 5 at Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home in Sauk Rapids for Carol A. Helmin, 83 who passed away March 25, 2024, at Summit Ridge in Sauk Rapids. The Rev. Virgil Helmin …