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Fish and Wildlife obtains wetland easement
Coalition continues to oppose private prison in western Minn.
Franson's abortion bill brings out emotional testimony
Write-in votes determine township spot
Woman who stole squad car pleads guilty
The end of an era: Simpson steps down at B-E after 605 head coaching wins
Homecoming: Swedberg takes over the Alex boys golf program he grew up in
Engfer-Triebenbach takes over Osakis golf programs
Vikings finalize deal with WR Thielen
Three Chargers named All-LEC in girls basketball
Cancer benefit is set for Randy Beman
Organic Gardening Club to host barn dance
LIBRARY NEWS: Finding the time to read
Nowells to speak about merging of sports, Christianity
Sweetwater Revival to give concert of hope, encouragement
Births - March 17, 2017
Births - March 8, 2017
Engaged - Freiderich and Blumhoefer
Births - March 3, 2017
Engaged - Lee and Dybdal
Mike Frisch: What's my walleye line?
Art of every size, shape and color
DNR release: Catch-and-release summer walleye season announced for Mille Lacs
Carvers coming to the RCC
Bald eagles migrating back to Minnesota
Lynnette "Lynn" M. Kalina
Betty A. Dittberner
Christina Michelle Jackson
IN THE KNOW: Alexandria is top micropolitan in Minnesota
LETTER: Asking nicely; this time only
LETTER: Please don't litter
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GUEST EDITORIAL: Sail a course to Real ID
Agriculture going strong in Douglas County
Douglas County Master Gardeners present Let's Get Growing workshop
Wussows named a Yieldmaster contest winner
Nominate a Farm Mom of the Year
Selecting fragrant flowers for your cutting garden
Coffee lover branches out: Alexandria man turns roasting into a side business
Ecumen Bethany Community receives Customer Experience Award
Parkers Prairie bar and grill is first to serve liquor
Dilley Zimny Insurance named a Circle of Excellence Agency
Ecumen Bethany Community receives workforce grant
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On The Street
January 25, 2017
Girls basketball: Chargers jump on Ashby
The Brandon-Evansville girls basketball team jumped out to a 52-28 lead by the break and never looked back in a 72-35 win against Ashby on Tuesday night. The Chargers (10-3, 5-2 LEC) shot 49 percent (28-57) and held the Arrows (1-10, 1-4 LEC) to 14-of-42 shooting. "We came ready to...
January 25, 2017 - 12:25pm
January 23, 2017
Boys Basketball: B-E holds Eagles to four overtime points in 67-53 win
After New York Mills came back in the second half to tie the game after regulation, the Brandon-Evansville boys basketball team held the Eagles to 4 points in overtime while scoring 18 to take the 67-53 victory. "We got off to a good start," B-E head coach John Holsten said of the...
January 23, 2017 - 1:05pm
Girls basketball: Chargers jump on Tigers early
The Brandon-Evansville girls basketball team withstood a big game from Quinn Kircher on Friday night as the Chargers won 67-48 against Browerville-Eagle Valley. Kircher, a senior, had 31 points but only four other players scored for the Tigers. Kennedy Lund led B-E with 22 points...
January 23, 2017 - 12:51pm
January 20, 2017
Girls basketball: Chargers run past shorthanded Battlers
The Brandon-Evansville girls basketball team ran into Battle Lake with the Battlers missing a couple players from their regular roster. Battle Lake dressed just seven players, and the Chargers hit 49 percent of their shots. That resulted in a wide margin of victory as B-E won 72-33...
January 20, 2017 - 10:50am
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...
January 17, 2017 - 11:32pm
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