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Law enforcement blotter: Thursday, Feb. 23
Former state senator to lead rural Minnesota advocacy group
Open for comment: water quality report for Long Prairie River watershed
For the Record - Feb. 24, 2017
From a mess to success
Boys Basketball: Alex dominates in DL
Boys Basketball: Minnewaska can't keep up with ACGC, falls 68-55
Boys Basketball: Osakis falls to Holdingford by 10
Girls Basketball: Five Panthers enter double digits in win
Girls Basketball: Chargers show improvement with big win over Hancock
Set a goal, make a plan and save
Philippine women to lead message on World Day of Prayer
Zion Lutheran to host Church and State conference
Do members of congress pay into Social Security?
Acoustic Sound heads up EAC's First Friday Concert
Births - Feb. 24, 2017
Births - Feb. 10, 2017
Wedding - Bursch and Hawthorne
Births - Feb. 3
Wedding - Holmquist and Haugdahl
Developing a deer plan: A Q-and-A with big game program leader Adam Murkowski
Warm weather forcing houses off the ice
Fishing first timers
Mike Frisch: Think spring
Curtis G. Olson
Steven James Velde
Mary A. L. Swenson
Laurel A. Jensen Falconer
Vernet "Jackie" Schroeder
IT'S OUR TURN: The great puppy adventure
LETTER: Stop the land grab
LETTER: Snow angels are helping elderly
EDITORIAL: End ban on Sunday liquor sales
LETTER: School board should reconsider
Minnesota lawmakers lobby on ag issues
Save the date: garden education opportunities available
Century Farm applications due by April 3
It's fruit tree pruning time
Corn and Soybean Growers to hold annual meeting
Lake businesses must take invasive species training
Ollie's Service named Dealer of the Year
Premiere Video closes its doors
REA holds district meeting
AAEDC leads initiatives for 2016 and into 2017
hires and promotions
On The Street
February 8, 2017
High school artwork goes on display Feb. 10
Artwork by dozens of area high school students will go on display Feb. 10 at Minnesota State Community and Technical College Fergus Falls campus. The Regional Art Show, which is free and open to the public, will include 160 works by students from the Battle Lake, Brandon-Evansville,...
February 8, 2017 - 10:00am
January 20, 2017
Celebrating a rink renovation (updated with postponement)
New boards, new nets and maybe a new tradition in Brandon. The Brandon Lions Club is celebrating the recent renovations to the outdoor hockey...
January 20, 2017 - 6:00am
January 2, 2017
Driver injured in rollover near Brandon
A driver was injured Monday after his pickup slid on an icy area of Interstate 94 near the Brandon exit and rolled in a ditch. The Minnesota...
January 2, 2017 - 5:10pm
City liquor stores turn a profit
Booze is big business in Douglas County. Sales of wine, beer, hard liquor and other alcoholic beverages last year topped a combined total of $7.4 million at five cities in the county that operate liquor stores — Alexandria, Brandon, Millerville, Miltona and Osakis. With its...
November 2, 2016 - 6:00am
October 26, 2016
Many links in chain that helped Berg pull through
It was a series of events — or a chain of links — that led to the positive outcome of a cardiac arrest patient, said Matthew Jensen, one of the EMTs who responded to the scene this past June. Jensen, the assistant fire chief for the Ashby Fire Department, said the Ashby...
October 26, 2016 - 6:00am
October 14, 2016
Finnish history runs deep in Douglas County
The public is invited to attend a free presentation on 150 years of Finnish immigrant settlement in America on Saturday, Oct. 22 from 1 to 3 p.m. at Historic Brandon Auditorium, 105 Holmes Ave., Brandon. In November 1866, a young couple, their children and three bachelors traveled...
October 14, 2016 - 2:00am
September 24, 2016
Update: Fire reported at grain elevator in Brandon (w/video)
The Brandon Fire Department was called to a fire at the Brandon Pro Ag Farmers Elevator shortly before 10:30 p.m. Friday night. There was a fire...
September 24, 2016 - 12:14am
September 16, 2016
Garbage truck catches fire on I-94
A garbage truck caught fire as it drove east on Interstate 94 through Douglas County on Wednesday morning. Alexandria firefighters met the...
September 16, 2016 - 12:00am
August 10, 2016
Festivals offer fun and food for all
Celebrations took place in two Douglas County communities this weekend — Brandon and Forada. The annual Brandon Summer Fest and the annual...
August 10, 2016 - 12:00am
August 6, 2016
Festival brings out the smiles (w/video)
There was a lot of fun to be had in the city of Brandon this weekend during the annual Brandon Summer Fest. A street dance, parade, bean bag...
August 6, 2016 - 2:58pm
July 20, 2016
Out and About around the county: Community Night Out in Brandon
The first-ever Community Night Out in Brandon was a success, according to organizers. The event was planned as a way for community members to...
July 20, 2016 - 12:00am
May 28, 2016
Brandon-Evansville High School holds commencement
Brandon-Evansville High School seniors and their families and friends celebrated commencement ceremonies Saturday, May 28 at 1 p.m. in the Brandon...
May 28, 2016 - 5:07pm
December 23, 2015
Foshay Tower star relocated to Brandon
There's a new star shining in the city of Brandon, and just in time for Christmas. The star comes from Minneapolis' Foshay Tower, which Tom...
December 23, 2015 - 2:12pm
Sundogs Prairie Farm tests hoop houses through ag grant
This year, the season for fresh vegetables has gone on and on. Just how late in the year could Minnesota farmers provide fresh vegetables? That's...
December 23, 2015 - 12:00am
December 9, 2015
Brandon woman wins Powerball prize
Heather Olson of Brandon and Bobbi Freie of Browerville shared a $50,000 prize they won by playing the Powerball game. They claimed the prize on Nov. 30. Coborn's in Long Prairie sold the winning ticket. Lottery players have won more than $6.3 billion. Proceeds of $2.5 billion...
December 9, 2015 - 12:00am