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Christmas in the Fort brings festive cheer
Class donates memorial to Dingwall family
Council to consider Knute Nelson's daycare request
Law Enforcement Blotter: Nov. 22-23 (Sheriff only)
A mixed bag of property tax levies
Morken: Gophers basketball built for now and the future
Where are they now: Hasz sisters, Runge wrap up seasons at nationals
Boys basketball: Lakers hoping for a big start
Racing Across the Sky
Osakis girls basketball: New faces in place
Donors can swap books for wine
A family affair: Three generations of women keep salon growing
College to show film about Rwanda war crimes
New Year's Eve in November for Newcomers
Dave & Jean Schonberg
Larry & Terry Sather
Mike Frisch: Lessons on fishing clearer waters
A rare mule deer sighting near Alexandria
DNR: Seven deer presumed positive for CWD in area 603 after initial test
Finally his turn
Opening morning memory
Susan Jean Erickson
Ann M. Nussbaum
Gary D. Nokes
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
LETTER: Franson has right to express her opinion
1917: Sudden roaring storm claims a life
OUR TURN: What are you thankful for?
LETTER: Supportive of Franson's tweet
Extension schedules land rent meeting for farmers, landowners
Managing boxelder bugs as the cold sets in
Step away from that pruning saw!
Going far with 4-H horses
County crafting buffer compliance rules
Dollar District closing Sunday, Nov. 26
On The Street
KCCO going away, but CBS signal may stay
Laven re-elected to the state chamber board
Alex born company now part of global high-tech firm
hires and promotions
on the street
November 21, 2017
$11,000 raised for Brandon History Center
The fundraiser for the Brandon History Center was deemed a success with an estimated $11,000 raised and more than 200 people attending the event....
November 21, 2017 - 11:13am
November 14, 2017
Eastbound lanes open near Evansville
The eastbound lanes of Interstate 94 between Evansville and Garfield are now open to traffic. All eastbound ramps at the Brandon and Garfield interchanges have also reopened, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation, which issued a news release Tuesday morning. Westbound...
November 14, 2017 - 2:56pm
November 9, 2017
Sinking money into Brandon: History center raising money for building repairs
A piece of Brandon's history — an iconic building situated in the heart of the city — needs the community's help. The Brandon Auditorium,...
November 9, 2017 - 9:59am
October 17, 2017
Eastbound I-94 ramps close at Brandon, Garfield
The entrance and exit ramps on eastbound Interstate 94 at the Brandon interchange and the Garfield interchange are closed for paving. They will remain closed for up to two weeks. Motorists should use the Evansville or Highway 27 on and off-ramps to reach their destinations. Ramps...
October 17, 2017 - 4:18pm
September 30, 2017
Letter: Clarifying comments at school meeting
To the editor: (In response to the Sept. 20 story, "More talk, listening urged in Brandon-Evansville plans.") Let me make clear what I said at that Monday night meeting. I said we do not like how the school board has treated us (parents) at some meetings and calling some of us at...
September 30, 2017 - 6:04am
September 26, 2017
Patrol seeks information on hit-and-run crash near Brandon
The Minnesota State Patrol is asking for the public’s help in locating a vehicle involved in a hit-and-run crash near Brandon on Tuesday, Aug. 22 between midnight and 12:30 a.m. The vehicle was believed to be traveling eastbound on I-94, just west of the Brandon exit in an active...
September 26, 2017 - 2:29pm
September 13, 2017
Commentary: A proud 'yes' voter for B-E school
By Janice Campbell, Brandon Although the B-E district referendum did not pass on the first try, I was/am a proud "yes" voter. I was not voting against anyone. On the contrary, I was voting FOR the kids, staff, families and communities that make up district 2908. It has been clear...
September 13, 2017 - 4:06pm
September 6, 2017
Updated: One airlifted after crash near Brandon, five others injured
Emergency responders were called to a crash near Brandon on Wednesday, Sept. 6. Shortly before 6 p.m., a two-vehicle crash was reported at...
September 6, 2017 - 7:10pm
Echo Press Editorial: What's next for Brandon-Evansville?
Residents in Brandon-Evansville have spoken, loudly: No new school. Last Wednesday, they defeated a $38.75 million referendum to build a K-12 school by a two-to-one margin, 1,281 to 500. This is not a time for the "vote no" group to gloat or for the "vote yes" group to get angry or...
September 6, 2017 - 10:04am
August 28, 2017
Watch for ramp closings in Brandon, Garfield
Motorists travelling between eastbound Interstate 94 and the entrance and exit ramps to Brandon and Garfield will encounter occasional ramp closures over the next month. The intermittent closures will begin today, Monday, Aug. 28, so crews can mill the existing pavement and prepare...
August 28, 2017 - 10:51am
August 25, 2017
Commentary: Why did 'vote no' school group hire consultant?
Editor's note: This commentary is written by Don LeSage, liaison for the B-E CARE Committee. The questions are from Echo Press and focus on the committee's decision to hire Paul Dorr as a consultant to try to defeat Brandon-Evansville's $38.75 million new school referendum. Why did...
August 25, 2017 - 1:03pm
Letter: Focus on teaching, not on building
To the editor: After reading material sent out to the public, attending some meetings and talking to people regarding District 2908's proposed referendum, I'm compelled to write this. It saddens me to have our two communities at odds because of the current referendum being considered....
August 25, 2017 - 12:30pm
Echo Press Editorial: New school needed for Brandon-Evansville
Residents in Brandon-Evansville will answer a $38.75 million dollar question next Wednesday, Aug. 30, when they vote on a proposed new K-12 school. We believe the project deserves their support. It's not an easy issue. We know family budgets are tight. The thought of paying off such...
August 25, 2017 - 9:06am
Letter: Vote on school referendum with open mind
To the editor: I am a retired high school principal living in the Brandon-Evansville School District. Before I retired, I was principal of the Lakeview High School. Lakeview School is made up of Cottonwood and Wood Lake. Before they built the present school, each community had its...
August 25, 2017 - 8:59am
Letter: School vote is bigger than Evansville or Brandon
To the editor: As a Brandon/Evansville school board member, I would like to say thank you to those who have supported our board and the decisions made. I also understand why some in our community are hesitant or outright resistant to the idea of moving to a one campus school on a...
August 25, 2017 - 8:56am