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Law Enforcement Blotter: Monday, June 26
To vape or not to vape
Why doesn't Alexandria have a veterans memorial?
Council acts on barrier request during concerts
Law Enforcement Blotter: Friday, June 23 through Sunday, June 25
Baseball: Area baseball players earn All-Pheasant Conference honors
Softball: Okerlund wins Pheasant Conference MVP, McNamara COY
Rose wins MGA Senior Players Championship
Ending with a bang: Knight, Nohre lead local shooters at state
Sladek takes second at Pepsi Little People's Golf Tournament
Ralph Covert plays family concert at Evansville Art Center
Lincoln students compete at global Destination Imagination competition
Golfer Tom Lehman speaks at July 7 faith lunch
Osakis church holds community supper
Engaged - Strater and Lambert
Engaged - Bruzik and Johnson
Engaged - Fogelson and Gibbons
Engaged - Teichert and Kelly
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Courrier lands nice bass
Big fish highlight third Douglas County Bowfishing Challenge
Mike Frisch: Finding June walleyes
Walleye bite picks up on some area lakes
Osakis walleye tourney set for this weekend
Wanda Jean Tramm
Janice "Jan" Larsen
Lorraine G. Van Santen
Mary Anna Louise Swenson
THUMBS UP/THUMBS DOWN: Views by the Echo Press Editorial Board
It's Our Turn: A life without my mom
Commentary: Water wells are safe
Editorial: Newspapers still top choice for news
In the Know: Help available for businesses
4-H announces K-3 summer camps
Master gardener shares cold-hardy plant information
Many options for shade plants
Extension service helps with pressure canning
What's going on with the evergreens??
On the Street
A race to get people in the door of downtown businesses
Chamber holds 26th annual golf tournament
Tolkkinen joins Echo Press staff
JCI Minnesota looking for outstanding young Minnesotans
hires and promotions
On The Street
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
February 24, 2017
Girls Basketball: Chargers show improvement with big win over Hancock
On Dec. 22, the Brandon-Evansville girls basketball team was barely able to overcome Hancock, squeezing out a 59-58 road win in overtime. The teams rematched on Thursday, and the Chargers controlled the entire way and took a 66-49 win. "We moved the ball pretty well," B-E head coach...
February 24, 2017 - 11:31am
February 22, 2017
Girls basketball: Knights pull off the upset over 16-win Chargers
The West Central Area girls basketball team has lost a few close games this year with a relatively young lineup, but on Tuesday they found a...
February 22, 2017 - 1:04am
February 20, 2017
Girls Basketball: Chargers crush Battle Lake
The Brandon-Evansville girls basketball team used 12 scorers to put up 60 points on Friday, topping Battle Lake 60-26 and improving to 16-7 on...
February 20, 2017 - 1:02pm
Girls basketball: B-E dominates after slow start
The Brandon-Evansville girls basketball team snapped a three-game losing streak last Thursday by beating Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley 75-48. The Chargers (15-7) fell behind 13-7 early but went on a 23-4 run to go into the break up 30-17. "Kind of a slow start, but then we kind of...
February 20, 2017 - 1:01pm