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Does anyone think the NRHEG Panthers got a bit short-changed with their first-round state tournament draws?

They’re not alone.

Last week, the unseeded girls faced No.1 seed and eventual state champion Roseau before winning the consolation title.

On Wednesday, No. 2 seed St. Cloud Cathedral needed overtime to knock off unseeded NRHEG 70-59 in the boys’ Class AA quarterfinals at Williams Arena in Minneapolis.

A three-point basket by Benji Lundberg sent the game to overtime, but by then it was almost too late. Leading scorer Oakley Baker had fouled out in regulation — which ended in a 54-54 tie — and No. 2 scorer Tyler Raimann fouled out early in overtime.


Author Michael Schumacher will speak about his book The Mighty Fitz: The Sinking of the Edmund Fitzgerald at New Richland Public Library (119 S Broadway, New Richland, MN) on Thursday, March 30 at 6 p.m. Schumacher will provide a fitting tribute to one of the largest ships to have sailed the Great Lakes and its fate as the most legendary shipwreck on America’s inland waters. Peter Klug will sing Gordon Lightfoot’s “The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald” at the event. The author will be signing books at the event.


Zion Lutheran Church of rural Ellendale will serve a pancake/French toast breakfast Sunday, March 26 from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the church, 7126 SW 98th St., for a free will offering.

The annual pancake and abelskiver supper is Monday, March 27 from 4-7 p.m. at Clarks Grove Baptist Church.


A benefit for Mary Marcus Edon, who has been diagnosed with schleroderma, which is a “silent disease,” will be held on Sunday, March 26 from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Ellendale Community Center.

There will be live music, a sloppy joe meal, and beverages to enjoy, all for a free-will donation.

A silent auction and bake sale has also been planned and if you have any questions, or would like to donate in any way, you are encouraged to contact Becky Lassahn at 507-684-3040.