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Law Enforcement Blotter: Monday, April 24
Building remains strong in Alexandria
Five things to know from city council
Alexandria upgrades office technology
Charges dropped against Minn. woman accused of sex trafficking
Sports schedule for Tuesday, April 25
Boys golf: Osakis 13th for pre-sections at Blackberry Ridge
Sports schedule for Monday, April 24
Track and field: Cards take second at Sabre Quad
Boys golf: Cards win 16-team invite at Perham
Gala to feature student-made items in silent auction
Garms Family to perform southern gospel music concert
Free seminar discusses end of life planning
Amazing Journeys Together hosts special presentation
Births - April 21, 2017
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Engaged - Harstad and Engebretson
Wedding - Von Bank and Hoelscher
Wedding - Skudlarek and Oestreich
Births - March 31, 2017
Worth the drive: Wyoming produces on opening morning
Mike Frisch: Which jig is the right jig for walleyes?
A walk in the woods is always worth it
Outdoor issues at stake in environmental bills: Viking Sportsmen on board with fee increases
DNR release: Spring burning restrictions begin today
Norman Allen Potvin
Jarrin "Jerry" Stark
Eudoris V. Hagen
Orville E. Lien
It's Our Turn: Is it just a game?
Letter: Sanctuary cities are lunacy
COMMENTARY: Don't shortchange students
Letter: New buffer law will create problems
Letter: How to celebrate Earth Day
Robin Trott: Five steps to conserving water in your garden
Steve Frericks: Ask for help in tough times
Extension to offer low-tunnel strawberry workshop
Minnesota Farmers Union to host rural issues discussion
Agriculture going strong in Douglas County
Chamber introduces new networking event
ATCC Foundation holds scholarship recognition event
Carlos Creek Winery honored at Progress Minnesota event
Tech company sprouts from the ground up
A restaurant revival
hires and promotions
On The Street
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
Boys Basketball: Chargers crush CGB
The Brandon-Evansville boys basketball team dominated Monday night, easily taking care of Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley 74-48 in Graceville. Taylor Bitzan (19), Darrin Wibstad (15), Tanner Bitzan (12) and Keagan Schiele (10) all reached double figures for the Chargers, who improve...
February 1, 2017 - 12:43pm
Girls basketball: Chargers score late to beat Melrose
The Brandon-Evansville girls basketball team got the plays it needed down the stretch to beat Melrose 48-45 on Tuesday night. The Chargers (12-4) were trailing by one with less than a minute left when senior guard Kylee Hansen drove the lane. She dumped a bounce pass off to junior...
February 1, 2017 - 11:03am
January 30, 2017
Boys basketball: Chargers fall late to Battle Lake
The Battle Lake boys basketball team closed its rematch with Brandon-Evansville on a 28-11 run to win 65-53 last Friday night in Little Eight Conference play. The Chargers (7-7) were leading 42-37 before that run, but the Battlers (12-3) grabbed control and senior Eric VanErp knocked...
January 30, 2017 - 2:09pm
January 25, 2017
Boys Basketball: Strese's 16 leads Chargers in win over Underwood
The only shot that didn't go in for James Strese on Tuesday night was a free throw. The junior finished 7-for-7 from the field for 16 points...
January 25, 2017 - 6:11pm
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