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Garfield man seriously injured in northern Minnesota snowmobile crash
Osakis plans new ideas for trail
Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, Jan. 17
Learning to lead: Police captain attends FBI Academy
Meet the new Pet of the Week: Garby (w/video)
NA3HL: Blizzard slides into second place with OT win over Breezy Point
Girls Hockey: Ellingson scores four in win at Detroit Lakes
Boys hockey: Cards shut out River Lakes to keep cruising
Boys basketball: Osakis runs past Bears to 8-2
Boys basketball: Defense guides WCA past Sebeka
Roast with the most
COMMUNITY ED: Secure your memories in photographs
An artist's touch
COMMUNITY ED: Zumba combines fitness and dance
Area students encouraged to apply for artist mentor scholarship
Births - Jan. 13, 2017
Wedding - Hanson and Lund
Wedding - Prescott and Harberts
Births - Jan. 6, 2017
Engaged - Wood and Netter
Morken: Step up and take part in deer management
Perch: A top winter attraction
Locals catch big bull redfish near South Padre Island
Morken: One final lesson as another season slips away
PF release: New Continuous CRP SAFE acres started Jan. 1
Byron S. Gunderson
Keith D. Davis Jr.
William "Bill" Bahe
EDITORIAL: When bad weather and fast drivers collide
LETTER: Use caution during Minnesota winters
FROM THE ARCHIVES - 1992: New Villard elementary school opens
LETTER: Restoring water quality on lakes is up to citizens
IN THE KNOW: FBI National Academy reinforced core beliefs
Farmland rental rates dropping overall
Selecting seed for your garden
Cow/Calf Days Seminar Tour coming to the area
Irrigation Clinic to be held in Parkers Prairie
Winter Garden College: Tools to tackle yard and garden problems
Osakis distillery plans cocktail room
Viking Savings Bank to rebrand with move to new location
2017 Alexandria Lakes Area Visitors Guide is now available
Stallman named WCI interim president
A fresh start for Alex Tailoring
hires and promotions
On The Street
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
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