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Law Enforcement Blotter: Thursday, August 17
Drug conviction earns more than seven years in prison
Meet the new Pet of the Week: Matzo (w/video)
Updated: Boy dies after rollover accident, girl injured
Truck hauling hazardous chemicals catches fire; homes near Paynesville evacuated
Sports schedule for Friday, August 18
Football: B-E ready to make next step
Next man up: Empting takes over at QB after Roste's three-year run
A promise kept: Plan started at the Viking Speedway is rekindled after the death of a friend
Matt Cullen comes home to play for the Wild
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Habitat for Humanity dedicates two new homes
Photo of the Week
Vacation transformation at Good Shepherd Church
Johnson - Engebretson
Morken: Habitat key to curbing coyotes' effect on fawns
DNR report: Fewer small game hunters buy licenses in 2016
Morken: Death of Bosek hits hard for many
Plenty of deer harvest opportunities locally
DNR sees illegal use of hydraulic jets on more local waters
Delores M. Johnson
Jennifer R. Lorenz-Billings
Richard Henry Tomford
Sylvia O. Johnson
Letter: We need to work and pray together
Commentary: Think of the possibilities new school would bring
THUMBS UP/THUMBS DOWN: Views of the Echo Press Editorial Board
Echo Press Editorial: Blank page speaks volumes
Observations from the Archives: 1967: Fair features racing ostrich-pulled carts
What's wrong with my tomato plant?
There's still time to plant veggies
Haying and grazing OK on some Conservation Reserve land
Millerville gets hands-on with butter
Tractors to parade down 36 mile memory lane
Grant helps Glenwood with downtown facelift
Leadership change at Runestone Museum
Schwan's announces acquisitions as frozen food company beefs up its pizza business
Aagard expands to pull all workers into one building
A new place for ink opens in Alexandria
hires and promotions
on the street
April 4, 2017
Holsten resigns as B-E boys basketball coach
The Brandon-Evansville school district came into this past winter season with two basketball coaches who had more than 1,000 victories between...
April 4, 2017 - 11:29am
Baseball: Big sixth inning propels Chargers past CGB
The Brandon-Evansville baseball team got its season off to a 1-0 start on Monday as the Chargers scored six runs in the sixth inning to secure an 8-4 win at Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley. There were 10 errors committed by the two teams, but the Wolverines had seven of those to open...
April 4, 2017 - 9:27am
March 29, 2017
Morken: Calm and collected got the job done for Simpson
An email from longtime Brandon-Evansville girls basketball coach Dick Simpson showed up in my inbox on March 22 that immediately raised a red flag that something might be up. I think I can count on one hand the number of times Simpson has emailed me since I started working at the...
March 29, 2017 - 12:51am
More honors for Chargers as three named All-Pheasant Conference
Brandon-Evansville seniors Carrigan Okerlund, Kennedy Lund and Kylee Hansen have been named members of the 2016-17 Pheasant All-Conference team....
March 29, 2017 - 12:00am
March 23, 2017
Four B-E players named LEC, Pheasant all-league
The Brandon-Evansville boys basketball team was a member of two conferences this winter season and had four players total named to all-league...
March 23, 2017 - 3:01pm
March 22, 2017
The end of an era: Simpson steps down at B-E after 605 head coaching wins
Brandon-Evansville girls basketball coach Dick Simpson was driving home late at night from a scouting trip in New York Mills this past January....
March 22, 2017 - 2:55pm
March 21, 2017
Three Chargers named All-LEC in girls basketball
The Brandon-Evansville girls basketball team had three players named to the All-Little Eight Conference team that was announced recently. Senior...
March 21, 2017 - 10:14am
March 10, 2017
Boys Basketball: Chargers fall to Hancock in subsection quarterfinals
The Brandon-Evansville boys basketball team couldn't pull off the upset Thursday night as the fifth seed playing fourth-seeded Hancock on the road, as the Chargers dropped the Section 6A South quarterfinal matchup 71-58. "Hancock is a nice team," B-E head coach John Holsten said....
March 10, 2017 - 1:22pm
March 6, 2017
Girls basketball: Chargers drop heartbreaker to third-ranked Warriors
Brandon-Evansville girls basketball coach Dick Simpson has been on the sidelines for 38 years. He's racked up more than 600 wins during that...
March 6, 2017 - 12:09pm
Boys basketball: Cold shooting sinks B-E in finale
The Brandon-Evansville boys basketball team shot just 17 percent on Friday night as the Chargers dropped their regular-season finale 59-31 against Hancock. Brandon-Evansville was 10-of-58 from the floor, including 2-of-20 from three. "We thought they were pretty good looks," head...
March 6, 2017 - 12:08pm
March 5, 2017
6A girls basketball: B-E comes seconds away from beating unbeaten Warriors
The Brandon-Evansville girls basketball team lost a heartbreaker on Saturday afternoon at the University of Minnesota-Morris in the 6A-South semifinals. The Chargers (19-9) gave top-seeded and undefeated Wheaton-Herman-Norcross the biggest scare of its season by building an 11-point...
March 5, 2017 - 11:42am
March 2, 2017
Girls basketball: B-E holds off Trojans' big rally to win 6A-South opener
The opening round matchup between the four and five seeds in a subsection tournament is supposed to be close, but it didn’t look like this...
March 2, 2017 - 11:13pm
March 1, 2017
Boys basketball: Cold shooting halts B-E's winning streak
The Brandon-Evansville boys basketball team couldn't find its shooting touch on Tuesday night as the Chargers had a five-game winning streak snapped by Bertha-Hewitt in a 47-41 game. The Bears (7-16) got a game-high 18 points from junior forward Luke Follmer as he led his team to...
March 1, 2017 - 10:38am
February 27, 2017
Girls Basketball: Chargers finish season 18-8
The Brandon-Evansville girls basketball team finished its regular season on a high note, using outside shooting to beat New York Mills 58-48...
February 27, 2017 - 2:05pm
February 26, 2017
Boys basketball: B-E wins fifth straight by edging WCA
The Brandon-Evansville boys basketball team won its fifth straight game on Friday night by edging West Central Area 50-46 in Barrett. The Knights (10-12) are trending the opposite direction after losing their sixth straight.
February 26, 2017 - 1:41pm