Sports
Sauk Rapids Cyclones players Ethan Mader (from left), Dom Mathies, Noah Jensen and player-manager Tyler Hemker converge near the pitching mound during a break in the action against the Sartell Muskies July 13 at St. Cloud Orthopedics Field in Sartell. The Cyclones lost the game 10-3.

Combined 1-hitter keeps season alive

The first step on the playoff ladder for the Sauk Rapids Cyclones amateur baseball team proved to be small one. The next one, however, is likely to be much steeper. Sauk Rapids passed its first …
Vince Murn, American Legion Post 254 baseball player, leads his team with a .421 average during a 6-2 regular season. Sauk Rapids opens the Sub-State 11 playoffs Monday, July 22, in Sartell.

Second season to begin

Sure, the past two wins for the Sauk Rapids American Legion baseball team felt good. Though they were not the cleanest games, wins are wins. For Post 254, the hope is the past two victories help …

Injury concerns mar encouraging first half for Twins

At the All-Star break of the 2024 MLB season, the Minnesota Twins have a 54-42 record and trail the division leading Cleveland Guardians by 4.5 games. If the season ended today, the Twins would …

 
Obituaries
Gary Breitwieser
Gary Breitwieser, died April 20, 2024, after a brief illness. Private interment will take place at Fort Snelling National Cemetery.   A celebration of Gary’s life and his 85th …
Henry  “Hank” Velasquez
Henry “Hank” Velasquez, Sauk Rapids.   Sunrise June 20, 1950, Sunset July 13, 2024 In Hank’s life he made connections with many people. He ran multiple marathons, the …
Harold Legatt
Mass of Christian Burial will be noon Tuesday, July 16, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Rice for Harold Legatt, 90, of Sartell and formerly of Rice, who passed away July 10, 2024, at the …
Richard J. Mayavski
Memorial services will be 2:30 p.m.   Tuesday, July 16, at Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home in Sauk Rapids for Richard “Rich” J. Mayavski, 90, who passed away July 8, 2024, at …
Dale E. DeZeller
Mass of Christian Burial celebrating the life of Dale E. DeZeller, 90, of St. Cloud will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 17, at St. Augustine’s Catholic Church in St. Cloud. Dale passed away …