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Law enforcement blotter: Wednesday, March 29
Republicans want to delay, change vegetative buffers around Minnesota waters; Dayton says no way
Bergquist officially hired as Osakis superintendent
Dog sniffs out marijuana on I-94 near Alexandria
Student-run restaurant opens Friday
Morken: Calm and collected got the job done for Simpson
More honors for Chargers as three named All-Pheasant Conference
Playing with heart
Osakis track and field: New year, new challenges
Alexandria's Hannah Boraas cards hole-in-one in Utah
DOUBLE LIVES: Art of two kinds
STEAM Expo enters third year
DECA students finish strong at state competition
Being that change: Alexandria man focuses on the positive
Alexandria Public School elementary students 'cash in' on creativity
Births - March 24, 2017
Births - March 17, 2017
Births - March 8, 2017
Engaged - Freiderich and Blumhoefer
Births - March 3, 2017
Viking Sportsmen celebrate 30 years of their kid's food plot program
Mike Frisch: What's my walleye line?
Art of every size, shape and color
DNR release: Catch-and-release summer walleye season announced for Mille Lacs
Carvers coming to the RCC
Iona May Kreft
Lynda L (Halvorson) Mackie
Glenn W. Cording
Janice Carol Schultz
Nancy A. Pedersen
FROM THE ARCHIVES - 1967: 3M plant construction started in Alexandria
IN THE KNOW: What competencies do we want?
LETTER: Miracle on ice thumbs up
LETTER: GOP plan guaranteed to fail
GUEST EDITORIAL: A message from the enemy of the people
Minnesota Farmers Union to host rural issues discussion
Agriculture going strong in Douglas County
Douglas County Master Gardeners present Let's Get Growing workshop
Wussows named a Yieldmaster contest winner
Nominate a Farm Mom of the Year
Cherry Berry closes
Edgewater Natural Family Medicine to host grand opening
Coffee lover branches out: Alexandria man turns roasting into a side business
Ecumen Bethany Community receives Customer Experience Award
Parkers Prairie bar and grill is first to serve liquor
hires and promotions
On The Street
March 17, 2017
B-E and superintendent completing their transitions
Starting his educational career in Parkers Prairie and then his administrative duties in Hill City, the Brandon-Evansville School District is...
March 17, 2017 - 6:00am
March 8, 2017
Ashby woman injured in crash near Brandon
An 18-year-old Ashby woman was injured in a one-vehicle crash on Interstate 94 near the Brandon exit Tuesday night. Mackenzie Rayn Ecker was driving a Mercury Sable west on I-94 at about 11:35 p.m. when it went off the left side of the road and struck a median cable barrier, according...
March 8, 2017 - 9:22am
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