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Garfield man seriously injured in northern Minnesota snowmobile crash
Osakis plans new ideas for trail
Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, Jan. 17
Learning to lead: Police captain attends FBI Academy
Meet the new Pet of the Week: Garby (w/video)
Girls Hockey: Ellingson scores four in win at Detroit Lakes
Boys hockey: Cards shut out River Lakes to keep cruising
Boys basketball: Osakis runs past Bears to 8-2
Boys basketball: Defense guides WCA past Sebeka
Boys basketball: Defense guides WCA past Sebeka
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COMMUNITY ED: Secure your memories in photographs
An artist's touch
COMMUNITY ED: Zumba combines fitness and dance
Area students encouraged to apply for artist mentor scholarship
Births - Jan. 13, 2017
Wedding - Hanson and Lund
Wedding - Prescott and Harberts
Births - Jan. 6, 2017
Engaged - Wood and Netter
Morken: Step up and take part in deer management
Perch: A top winter attraction
Locals catch big bull redfish near South Padre Island
Morken: One final lesson as another season slips away
PF release: New Continuous CRP SAFE acres started Jan. 1
William "Bill" Bahe
RLou M. Olson
Elizabeth "Liz" Gillen
Benjamin Harvey Meyers
EDITORIAL: When bad weather and fast drivers collide
LETTER: Use caution during Minnesota winters
FROM THE ARCHIVES - 1992: New Villard elementary school opens
LETTER: Restoring water quality on lakes is up to citizens
IN THE KNOW: FBI National Academy reinforced core beliefs
Farmland rental rates dropping overall
Selecting seed for your garden
Cow/Calf Days Seminar Tour coming to the area
Irrigation Clinic to be held in Parkers Prairie
Winter Garden College: Tools to tackle yard and garden problems
Osakis distillery plans cocktail room
Viking Savings Bank to rebrand with move to new location
2017 Alexandria Lakes Area Visitors Guide is now available
Stallman named WCI interim president
A fresh start for Alex Tailoring
hires and promotions
On The Street
January 17, 2017
Girls Basketball: Chargers can't recover after slow first half
The Brandon-Evansville girls basketball team fell to a 20-5 deficit in the first eight minutes of Tuesday night’s game and couldn’t muster...
21 hours 34 min ago
January 16, 2017
Girls basketball: Chargers win defensive battle with Hawley
The Brandon-Evansville girls basketball team met Hawley at Concordia College on Saturday in Moorhead and came home with a 44-34 win. The Chargers (7-2) led 19-14 at the half and withstood a 13-3 run from the Nuggets (3-7) out of the break. Brandon-Evansville responded by outscoring...
January 16, 2017 - 12:27pm
January 13, 2017
Boys basketball: Panthers secure win late over B-E
The Brandon-Evansville boys basketball team battled back to within one possession of Parkers Prairie on Thursday night but fell in a 62-57 final. The two Section 6A and Little Eight Conference teams were tied at 27 at the break. "Early in the second half, (Travis) Yahnke got going...
January 13, 2017 - 12:45pm
January 6, 2017
Boys basketball: Chargers fall to undefeated Hillcrest
Hillcrest Lutheran Academy senior Kyler Newman was five-for-five from three point range Thursday night, contributing to 25 total points and a 59-46 Comets win over the Brandon-Evansville boys basketball team in Fergus Falls. "They haven't lost a game yet this year, and they only lost...
January 6, 2017 - 2:07pm
Wrestling: Knights keep rolling by ousting NYM
The West Central Area-Ashby-Brandon-Evansville wrestling team is proving its dominance again this season with every win. The Knights (6-0) had no problems with New York Mills on Thursday night on the road. They won their first five matches before NYM's Matt Frost won a 6-1 decision...
January 6, 2017 - 11:56am
Girls basketball: Panthers win LEC defensive clash over B-E
The Parkers Prairie girls basketball team has used its defense to swarm teams all season and the Panthers held Brandon-Evansville to just 27 percent shooting on Thursday night. They needed that as Parkers Prairie shot just 12-of-40 itself in a 47-36 win for the Panthers. "Neither...
January 6, 2017 - 11:12am
January 4, 2017
Chargers back in win column after break
Junior center Darrin Wibstad had 16 points and seven rebounds Tuesday night to lead the Brandon-Evansville boys basketball team to a 67-37 win over Henning in Evansville. The Chargers (5-3) were on a three-game losing streak heading into break, so the 11-day break was helpful to get...
January 4, 2017 - 1:02pm
December 23, 2016
Boys basketball: Chargers fall to Rothsay 46-43
The Brandon-Evansville boys basketball team dropped its second close game of the week Thursday, falling 46-43 at Rothsay. "They shot the ball really well early and it stayed that way," said B-E head coach John Holsten. "They made 10 three point baskets.They had won three straight,...
December 23, 2016 - 12:31pm
December 20, 2016
Boys basketball: Chargers lose two-point thriller to Ortonville
Down by two with 3.8 seconds left in the game, Taylor Bitzan – who already had 17 points in the second half – was the guy the Chargers wanted...
December 20, 2016 - 11:43pm
Girls basketball: B-E survives second half scare to remain undefeated
The Brandon-Evansville girls basketball team had a 14-point lead over Ortonville at the half, but the Trojans fought back and earned a one-point...
December 20, 2016 - 9:26am
December 18, 2016
Boys basketball: Kimball hands Chargers first loss in title game
Two undefeated teams met up in the Kimball Tournament championship game, and it was Kimball Area that came away winners in a 49-39 victory over Brandon-Evansville on Saturday. Both teams won on Friday to set up the championship matchup. The Chargers (4-1) beat Mora 60-34 and Kimball...
December 18, 2016 - 9:51am
December 14, 2016
Boys basketball: Chargers halt long losing streak to Battle Lake to stay perfect
It had been years since the Brandon-Evansville boys basketball team beat Battle Lake. That’s why Tuesday’s win had a little added meaning...
December 14, 2016 - 12:05am
December 12, 2016
Girls basketball: Chargers roll to 3-0
The Brandon-Evansville girls basketball team is 3-0 and 2-0 in the Little Eight Conference after a 59-22 win over Ashby last Friday. The Chargers are a senior-laden group that built a 17-0 lead against a young Ashby roster. They never looked back on the way to a 36-7 lead by the break....
December 12, 2016 - 1:45pm
December 9, 2016
Boys basketball: Chargers roll to 2-0
The Brandon-Evansville boys basketball team is 2-0 on the young season after breezing past Wheaton-Herman-Norcross 67-32 on Thursday night. The Chargers had the recipe for success no matter who a team plays. They outrebounded the Warriors 35-17 and shot 26-of-51 from the field, while...
December 9, 2016 - 1:25pm
December 2, 2016
Boys basketball: Bitzan, Hintermeister lead Chargers to win over Swanville
Solid defense, along with 39 combined points from juniors Taylor Bitzan and Jake Hintermeister, was all Brandon-Evansville needed, earning a...
December 2, 2016 - 11:36pm