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In the eye of Irma: Former Alexandria couple caught in hurricane
Soft lockdown lifted at West Central Area Secondary School
Law Enforcement Blotter: Wednesday, September 20
UPDATE: Driver identified in fatal motorcycle crash on I-94
Gravel pit ‘would ruin this little town’ neighbors say
Volleyball: Cards sweep St. Cloud Apollo in conference match
Nice day for a run
Sports schedule for Thursday, Sept. 21
Cross country: Chargers see progress in Melrose
Cross Country: WCA sets records and takes first in Melrose
Country Blossom Farm holds baking, eating contests
Community Education classes available
Events promote talking about suicide
Ecumen gives look at daytime senior care
New musicians invited to Open Mic Night
Don & Betty Kuelbs
Gary & Molly Buse
Gary & Molly Buse
DNR release: Optimistic about Saturday's duck opener
Posted, but done properly? Rules, prosecuting case can be complicated
Mike Frisch: Cover more water
A whirlwind of a win: Alexandria anglers take big payday in first pro tournament
DNR roadside survey: Pheasant index down 26 percent
Michelle Kay Miller
Lorraine K. Porter
Richard A. King
Harold M. Olson
Letter: Confederate statues promote division
Letter: No right way to protest
Echo Press Editorial: A wake-up call about drunk driving
In the Know: Armor - an unfortunate necessity
Observations from the Archives: 1992: Minnesotans pitch in after Hurricane Andrew hits
Dairy council seeks candidates
Tomato tasting at the library
What's wrong with my tomato plant?
There's still time to plant veggies
Haying and grazing OK on some Conservation Reserve land
On The Street
Feds allow more time for comment on Internet access
Alexandria ReStore remains open, plans expansion
Glenwood resort receives Century Resort designation
Minnesota adds 7,700 jobs in July; unemployment rate unchanged
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September 15, 2017
B-E enrollment up slightly as school year begins
School is in session and enrollment numbers around Douglas County are both up and down. The Brandon-Evansville School District is up eight students from this time last year, according to Superintendent Dean Yocum. After the second day of school, the district's enrollment for K-12...
September 15, 2017 - 1:49pm
August 4, 2017
Commentary: Consider the children in B-E school vote
By Dan Johnson, Brandon, MN I have proudly taught in the Brandon and Brandon-Evansville school districts for 15 years. I have also proudly raised two sons in the communities of western Douglas County.
August 4, 2017 - 12:33pm
July 26, 2017
Echo Press Editorial: Keep school debate on the high road
Kids, education and money. When those three topics mix, it can spark bad feelings all around. Everyone wants what is best for the kids. They're the future. They're the priority. Everyone wants kids to get the very best education they can. It's the backbone to how they'll live their...
July 26, 2017 - 4:26pm
June 16, 2017
New tool will show tax impact of B-E school
Residents in the Brandon-Evansville School District will soon know the impact a proposed $38.75 million bond referendum for a new K-12 school would have on their property taxes, down to the penny, with a touch of a few buttons. The district will have a tax calculator on its website...
June 16, 2017 - 11:30am
June 7, 2017
Brandon-Evansville fourth-graders apply bike safety lessons
Fourth-graders in Brandon-Evansville made swift use of the bicycle safety lesson they got recently. Douglas County Sheriff's Deputy Dustin Alexander...
June 7, 2017 - 6:00am
June 8, 2016
School's out for summer
Students in Douglas County have a reason to celebrate, as all area schools have now been released for summer break. Alexandria school district...
June 8, 2016 - 12:00am
May 25, 2016
Out & About around the county: B-E bids farewell to Mark Westby
On their last day of school, Friday, May 20, Brandon-Evansville high school and elementary school students and staff hosted a send-off for superintendent...
May 25, 2016 - 12:00am
May 4, 2016
Brandon-Evansville hires new superintendent
After a four-month search, the Brandon-Evansville School District has hired Dean Yocum as the new superintendent and elementary school principal....
May 4, 2016 - 10:34am
March 30, 2016
Brandon-Evansville students attend visual arts festival
Fifteen Brandon-Evansville students in grades eight to 12 who sent artwork for the Minnesota State High School League's (MSHSL) Regional Visual...
March 30, 2016 - 12:00am
September 4, 2015
Back to the books
The new school year is already under way for many local students, and others will venture back next Tuesday. Fall semester started at Alexandria...
September 4, 2015 - 12:00am
September 2, 2015
B-E students rough it overnight
Fifth graders take part in environmental campout
September 2, 2015 - 12:00am
June 10, 2015
A first date with state for Brandon-Evansville
The Brandon-Evansville baseball team had reason to celebrate last Friday in Fergus Falls as the Chargers punched their first-ever ticket to the...
June 10, 2015 - 12:00am
August 30, 2013
Chargers volleyball loses season opener
The season did not start as planned for the Brandon-Evansville volleyball team after losing 3-0 to Henning at home in their first match last...
August 30, 2013 - 1:35pm
March 29, 2013
VIDEO: Brandon-Evansville band performs at Kennedy Space Center
The Brandon-Evansville Charger band left Minnesota's winter that wouldn't quit weather on March 23 and headed to sunny Florida. The band was chosen by the Disney Performing Arts Onstage committee. Performances were scheduled for March 27 on the Waterside Stage at Downtown Disney...
March 29, 2013 - 9:45am
December 19, 2008
No. 7-ranked Brandon-Evansville girls top Dutchmen, Battlers
The Brandon-Evansville girls' basketball team remained perfect on the early season with an easy 72-36 win over Melrose on Tuesday night. The Chargers shot 58 percent from the field and put the Dutchmen away early behind a strong first half. Brandon-Evansville built a 19-point lead...
December 19, 2008 - 12:00am