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Children's Theatre Company in Alexandria this week
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Commentary: Look at the big picture for B-E
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Tractors to parade down 36 mile memory lane
Douglas County 4-H campers
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4-H announces K-3 summer camps
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July 19, 2017
Commentary: Look at the big picture for B-E
By Kasi Sieling, Evansville, MN I am the middle school science teacher and head softball coach at Brandon Evansville. First off, I would like to thank the school board and task force members for all of the work and time they have put into researching and working to find the most viable...
13 hours 56 min ago
July 12, 2017
Commentary: A response to B-E student's commentary
By Deb Berry, Evansville, MN In response to Amara Henneman's commentary in the Wed. July 5, Echo Press: Thanks for being a student who speaks out for what she believes, Amara. I appreciate all the thoughts you have shared and from the little I've interacted with you, I know you are...
July 12, 2017 - 4:37pm
July 6, 2017
Commentary: A student's view of B-E school
By Amara Henneman, Brandon-Evansville student There has been so much debate from the community about building a new school. Some say that it's too much money or that the old building should just be renovated. Others say that there needs to be a new school, and I will state right now...
July 6, 2017 - 12:19pm
July 5, 2017
Stabbing suspect charged with two felonies
A 20-year-old Brandon man was charged with two felonies for allegedly stabbing an 18-year-old man after a Facebook feud led to a fight. Gavin...
July 5, 2017 - 6:04pm
July 3, 2017
Facebook feud leads to stabbing in Brandon
A feud on Facebook led to a stabbing in Brandon Sunday night. At about 11 p.m., the Douglas County Sheriff's Office received a call from a resident...
July 3, 2017 - 6:20am
July 2, 2017
COMMENTARY: Consider the future in B-E school vote
By Gene Rossum, Brandon, MN
July 2, 2017 - 9:16am
June 29, 2017
B-E concerned citizens group 'in limbo'
There were more questions and concerns than answers at Thursday night's meeting of the "concerned citizens committee." The group, who is against...
June 29, 2017 - 11:12pm
June 28, 2017
Concerned citizens organize to stop B-E school vote
A group of community members who are against the proposed $38.75 million bond referendum for a new K-12 school in the Brandon-Evansville School District are taking matters into their own hands. At a meeting Thursday night in Evansville, the group, which is now referring to themselves...
June 28, 2017 - 8:00am
June 2, 2017
Ag tax change impacts B-E school project
Gov. Mark Dayton signed a tax bill Tuesday that will impact Brandon-Evansville's proposed referendum to build a new K-12 school. The law contains a new 40 percent tax credit to help farmers pay for the portion of their property taxes coming from a new or existing school capital improvement...
June 2, 2017 - 9:40am
May 31, 2017
Man arrested after burglar hits Brandon
Four burglaries and two thefts in Brandon led to the arrest of a man at Shooting Star Casino in Mahnomen. According to a media release, on the morning of Sunday, May 28, the Douglas County Sheriff's Office responded to Brandon after numerous residents noticed items missing. One...
May 31, 2017 - 1:07pm
May 27, 2017
It's time to chase their dreams
The 20 high school seniors in the Brandon-Evansville School District got to turn their tassels today, Saturday, May 27, during their graduation...
May 27, 2017 - 5:11pm
May 22, 2017
Vandals paint messages on B-E school issue
The spray-painted messages were loud and clear — someone or some people are not happy about the proposed new school for the Brandon-Evansville...
May 22, 2017 - 4:10pm
May 19, 2017
A friendly wave and a generous gift: B-E school land donor known as a private person
There are several words friends and family members have used to describe Wayne Lund — friendly, nice, amazing and generous. But the one...
May 19, 2017 - 2:15pm
May 15, 2017
Brandon land donated for B-E school
At a rough cost estimate of $20,000 per acre, the 20 acres of land donated by Wayne Lund of Brandon saved the Brandon-Evansville School District...
May 15, 2017 - 9:11pm
May 10, 2017
B-E school discussion civil but spirited
More than 150 residents packed half a gym Wednesday night to talk about where a new K-12 school should be built for Brandon-Evansville. Apparently...
May 10, 2017 - 11:05pm