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Mouse to blame for truck fire
County awards construction bid for Kensington Rune Stone Park
Law enforcement contract with Evansville renewed
Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, Feb. 21
Warm-up has Polar Plunge on the move
Girls Basketball: Streaks outrun Parkers Prairie
Boys basketball: Kannegiesser torches WCA with 45 points
Bogart, Nibbe named to all-state academic wrestling team
Girls basketball: Cold shooting downs Alex in first CLC loss
Boys Basketball: Alexandria wins battle of the Cardinals
Education presentation to cover topics of Islam, Muslims
Grove is a 2017 ExCEL Award Recipient
Kensington Area Heritage Society hosts open house
WCA Speech Team brings home multiple awards
Marking a century
Births - Feb. 10, 2017
Wedding - Bursch and Hawthorne
Births - Feb. 3
Wedding - Holmquist and Haugdahl
Engaged - Becker and Klawitter
Developing a deer plan: A Q-and-A with big game program leader Adam Murkowski
Warm weather forcing houses off the ice
Fishing first timers
Mike Frisch: Think spring
Mary A. L. Swenson
Laurel A. Jensen Falconer
Vernet "Jackie" Schroeder
LETTER: Pollinators are essential for crops
IN THE KNOW: City Charter needs updating
FROM THE ARCHIVES - 1967: Hospital room rate rises to $25 a day
EDITORIAL: Young people show their potential
LETTER: Do some thinking and research
Minnesota lawmakers lobby on ag issues
Save the date: garden education opportunities available
Century Farm applications due by April 3
It's fruit tree pruning time
Corn and Soybean Growers to hold annual meeting
Premiere Video closes its doors
REA holds district meeting
AAEDC leads initiatives for 2016 and into 2017
Edgewater Natural Family Medicine opens in Alexandria area
Alexandria Clinic recognized for quality laboratory services
hires and promotions
On The Street
Girls basketball: Knights pull off the upset over 16-win Chargers
The West Central Area girls basketball team has lost a few close games this year with a relatively young lineup, but on Tuesday they found a...
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February 20, 2017
Girls Basketball: Chargers crush Battle Lake
The Brandon-Evansville girls basketball team used 12 scorers to put up 60 points on Friday, topping Battle Lake 60-26 and improving to 16-7 on...
February 20, 2017 - 1:02pm
Girls basketball: B-E dominates after slow start
The Brandon-Evansville girls basketball team snapped a three-game losing streak last Thursday by beating Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley 75-48. The Chargers (15-7) fell behind 13-7 early but went on a 23-4 run to go into the break up 30-17. "Kind of a slow start, but then we kind of...
February 20, 2017 - 1:01pm
Boys basketball: B-E a part of log jam atop LEC after win
The Brandon-Evansville boys basketball team was on a four-game winning streak after taking care of Underwood 56-40 last Friday night. The Chargers (14-8, 8-4 Little Eight Conference) won the game at the free throw line, knocking down 23-of-33 shots. The Rockets (4-18, 2-9 LEC) were...
February 20, 2017 - 11:46am
February 15, 2017
Girls Basketball: B-E comes close against No. 3 Wheaton-Herman-Norcross
The Brandon-Evansville girls basketball team held its own for much of Tuesday's game against Wheaton-Herman-Norcross, but the No. 3-ranked Warriors' free throw shooting stood true late and they won the game 48-36. "We made mistakes down the stretch, and they made their shots," Chargers...
February 15, 2017 - 1:14pm
February 14, 2017
Boys basketball: Chargers show the depth of the 6A field in knocking off Parkers Prairie
Brandon-Evansville’s James Strese couldn’t find any kind of rhythm in warmups on Tuesday night in Parkers Prairie. Turns out he was just...
February 14, 2017 - 11:10pm
February 13, 2017
Boys basketball: Defense, depth carry B-E past Hillcrest
The Brandon-Evansville boys basketball team got an important Section 6A win on Friday night as the Chargers held down Hillcrest Lutheran Academy 57-48. The Chargers (12-8, 6-4) shot just 31 times from the field but hit on 58 percent of those (19-of-31), including five threes against...
February 13, 2017 - 12:55pm
February 10, 2017
Girls basketball: Chargers fall at Underwood
The Brandon-Evansville girls basketball team struggled to find a rhythm in Underwood on Thursday night as the Rockets won a 63-45 Little Eight Conference game. "It was a tough, frustrating night in Underwood," B-E head coach Dick Simpson said. The Chargers (14-6, 7-4 LEC) shot 35...
February 10, 2017 - 11:27am
Boys basketball: Chargers pull away from Ashby
The Brandon-Evansville boys basketball team pulled away from Ashby in the second half on Thursday night to win a 60-37 game on its home court. The Arrows (4-14, 0-8 Little Eight Conference) were within 28-15 at the half, and the Chargers (11-8, 5-4 LEC) continued to stretch their...
February 10, 2017 - 11:26am
February 8, 2017
Boys basketball: Chargers fall in 6A battle at Hancock
The Brandon-Evansville boys basketball team had a nine-point halftime lead disappear on Tuesday night as Hancock battled back in its own gym to win 55-48. Hancock outscored the Chargers 37-21 after halftime. "We built a double-digit lead in the second half, but they have a pretty...
February 8, 2017 - 12:42pm
February 6, 2017
Girls Basketball: Panthers complete comeback with big second half
The Brandon-Evansville girls basketball team jumped out to an early lead Monday night, but was unable to hold on as Parkers Prairie slowly took...
February 6, 2017 - 11:58pm
Boys Basketball: Complete effort boosts Chargers in win
The Brandon-Evansville boys basketball team played solid offensively and defensively Friday night, holding conference and section opponent Rothsay to 11 first-half points in a 65-37 win. Junior Darrin Wibstad put up 18 points and seven rebounds to lead the Chargers. James Strese added...
February 6, 2017 - 11:50am
February 4, 2017
Elite company: Simpson becomes fifth to win 600 games
Brandon-Evansville’s Dick Simpson joined an elite category after the Chargers moved to 14-4 with a 60-36 win at Lake Park-Audubon.
February 4, 2017 - 10:28am
February 3, 2017
Girls basketball: Simpson one win shy of 600 after B-E beats Hillcrest
The Brandon-Evansville girls basketball team improved to 13-4 on the season with a win over Hillcrest Lutheran Academy on Thursday night. In the process, the Chargers moved their head coach one victory away from reaching another career milestone - win number 600. Dick Simpson is now...
February 3, 2017 - 12:23pm
February 1, 2017
Boys Basketball: Brandon-Evansville takes on Ashby
A combination of hard work inside and good defense was the recipe for the Brandon-Evansville boys basketball team's success Tuesday night in its 53-33 win in Ashby. Darrin Wibstad and Taylor Bitzan each had 13 points in the contest. Seeing Bitzan in double figures has become the norm...
February 1, 2017 - 12:48pm