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Habitat unveils new warehouse
For the record
Commissioners meet new veterans services officer
Knute Nelson celebrates 70 years
Law Enforcement Blotter: Tuesday, April 24
Track and field: Olson, Ludwig qualify for Hamline Elite Meet
Golf: Grant Rebrovich wins medalist honors in Cards' first meet
Sports schedule for Thursday, April 26
Track and Field: Lakers and Knights compete at Benson Invite
Softball: Lakers split doubleheader with Melrose
And the most-requested library books are....
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Toys for Kids reaches 165 children
Steve and Karen Samek
Hunters, farmers talk deer management in Glenwood
Fishing Hall of Famer to host seminar on May 2
An awesome opening weekend
Morken: A few tips for gaining hunting permission
CRP cap to rise in House version of 2018 federal Farm Bill
Lillian "Toby" Minnerath
Walter "Wally" Englund
Paul L. Sand
Virgil M. Zins
Andrew Paul Slavik
LETTER: Southern Poverty Law Center deserves support
1918: Alexandria soldier dies at sea
LETTER: Tasty food, good cause
IN THE KNOW: Tourism puts money in your pockets
EDITORIAL: Herberger's closing not all doom and gloom
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
Herberger's founded in Osakis by 19-year-old
Mall-goers mourn store closings
Challenging times for mall: Manager says it still has a future
Foreclosure notice filed against mall
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March 2, 2018
In the bus business: Brandon man celebrates 50 years with Nelson Bus Co.
Bruce Nelson has been at his job for a long time — half a century, in fact. The 80-year-old from Brandon purchased a bus company, now...
March 2, 2018 - 12:07pm
September 24, 2017
B-E homecoming king and queen crowned
At a short ceremony Sunday afternoon, the 2017 Brandon-Evansville homecoming king and queen were crowned. Last year's king, Chandler Riedel,...
September 24, 2017 - 5:15pm
September 22, 2017
Osakis, B-E gear up for Homecoming week
Two area schools are set to celebrate Homecoming next week.
September 22, 2017 - 4:21pm
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