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Northern Minnesota pair gets skis out -- water skis
Meet the new Pet of the Week: Aurelia (w/video)
More snow, frigid temps on the way
Law enforcement blotter: Wednesday, Dec. 7
Mall evacuated after bomb threat; no bomb found
Alexandria girls hockey: Cardinals move to 2-2 after loss to St. Cloud
Shot in the arm? New pitch-count policy draws mixed reviews locally
Boys basketball: Osakis improves to 2-0 at Litchfield
Boys basketball: Knights lose at the buzzer for second straight game
Wrestling: Young Cards still learning after loss to CLC power Brainerd
Help homeless animals at holiday bake sale
Christmas tales come to Lakes Area Radio Theatre
Dairy Queen hosts fundraiser to benefit Carla Wheeler
Toys for Kids gives area children Christmas cheer
Second Sunday concert features Christmas sing-along
Butler and Joswiak
Wedding - Steinhagen and Sperl
Wedding - Cunningham and Thielke
Births - Nov. 25, 2016
Wedding - Carlson and Klohn
Catching those early-ice walleyes
From the stand: A good way to end it
Applications open for spring turkey's first two seasons
Morken: Some "hunters" don't represent hunting
Bucks on the ground
Christian "Christy" Lorsung
Ann C. Ebsen
EDITORIAL: Many families are a hiccup away from disaster
LETTER: The theater, a place for progressive thought
LETTER: Theater has always been a place for social commentary
IN THE KNOW: It's Christmastime in the city
FROM THE ARCHIVES - 1966: 17th annual Jingle Bells has 15 performers
Winter grazing of cover crops is subject of workshop
2016 University of Minnesota Top 10 performing annuals
Weak farm economy adds twists to rental negotiations
Producers encouraged to consider FSA options
Applications available for Conservation Stewardship Program
Making a new home
Alex Carpet One supports Building for America's Bravest
Knute Nelson Hospice delivers veteran-centric care
ATCC, area businesses host annual tour days
Sixth Avenue Wine & Ale to close at year's end
hires and promotions
On The Street
November 2, 2016
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
October 28, 2015
Winners of Lions peace poster contest announced
The Brandon and Evansville Lions clubs recently co-sponsored the annual Lions International Peace Poster contest for the Brandon-Evansville sixth...
October 28, 2015 - 12:00am
October 7, 2015
Area farmers experiment with interseeding
Field day explores farms in Brandon, Garfield
October 7, 2015 - 12:00am
September 23, 2015
Have a field day in Brandon
The public is invited to attend a Land Stewardship Project (LSP) field day on Thursday, October 1 from 9 a.m. to noon at the John Ledermann and Jerry and Taylor Morical farms near Brandon. It is free and open to the public. A light lunch will follow. The field day will include...
September 23, 2015 - 12:00am