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Law Enforcement Blotter: Wednesday, April 26
UPDATED: Victim identified in Otter Tail crash
Update: Firefighters battle house fire in Garfield
Death of 3-year-old Hubbard County girl under investigation
Snowmen look to round out roster for inaugural season
Local curling team records rare eight-ender
Sports schedule for Friday, April 28
Free pitch, hit and run competition in Alexandria Sunday
Sports schedule for Thursday, April 27
Ring of Kerry brings Irish influence to Central Square
Lakes Area Radio Theatre hosts two classic shows
Kensington Area Heritage Society announces Saturday event
Evansville Art Center presents 22nd annual Poetry Night
Educational event helps families manage autism in their home
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Engaged - Harstad and Engebretson
Wedding - Von Bank and Hoelscher
Wedding - Skudlarek and Oestreich
Births - March 31, 2017
Mike Frisch: Catch bigger fish
Morken: No better time than now for turkey hunting in Minnesota
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
Robert Joseph Schlosser
Jarrin "Jerry" Stark
Observations from the Archives: 1967: Law enforcement course starts this fall
In the Know: Fueling the 'workforce engine'
Letter: Peterson's office: Big hat, no cattle
Echo Press editorial: Shed more light on unclaimed property
It's Our Turn: Is it just a game?
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
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
Girls basketball: Chargers move to 2-0
The Brandon-Evansville girls basketball team is 2-0 after another double-digit win to start this season, this time in Little Eight Conference play. The Chargers got off to a fast start against Hillcrest Lutheran Academy, building a 44-22 lead by the half and never looking back in...
December 2, 2016 - 11:26am
November 29, 2016
B-E girls basketball: Chargers overcome some miscues to win opener
It wasn’t always pretty, but in a season opener, getting a win is all that matters. The Brandon-Evansville girls basketball team accomplished...
November 29, 2016 - 11:05pm