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UPDATE: Motorcycle rider injured in Alexandria crash
Out and About in Douglas County
Thousands of motorists cited for not buckling up
Court of Appeals rules government can enter renters' homes
Alexandria School Board approves District Policy revisions
Hare Scramble returns to Andes
Aerial attack: Alex football players get a confidence boost after 7-on-7 win at Winter Park
Lehman no fan of Hazeltine changes
Panthers embrace heightened expectations after runner-up finish
Legion baseball: New-look Post 188 squad outlasted by undefeated Glenwood-Lowry
EVERYDAY GOURMET: Meals on the grill maximize taste, minimize cleanup
Driver improvement program offered
Independence Day travel numbers to break records
Parades, fireworks, celebrations round out the Fourth
Italian touches enhance humble flank steak
Kristin Rose Elmer of Duluth and Nathaniel Thomas Vetter of Prior Lake announce their engagement.
Births - June 17, 2016
Engaged - Shimota and Holm
Engaged - Doty and Johnson
Births - June 10, 2016
Mike Frisch: Planer boards for more fish this summer
A final shot at state
Alex's John and Drake Herd pull out top prize at Lake Osakis Walleye Tournament
One for the wall
Walgrave's big day
DuWayne Allen Averill
Sandra Rae Hinderschied
Inez Trueman (Gandrud)
LETTER: Beware of barbecued bugs
LETTER: We should be forever grateful
COMMENTARY: A constitutional response to gun violence
FROM THE ARCHIVES - 1966: Oscar Lake Church in Farwell to celebrate 100th anniversary
EDITORIAL: Beware of business 'vanity awards'
GARDENING TIPS: Plant a Patriotic Centerpiece for the Fourth of July
FSA county committee nomination period is open
Producers should file crop certification report
Value added producer grants available
How to plant a tree
Golfers raise $17,000 in support of United Way
First Security Bank awards student scholarships
Better Business Bureau hopes to mute speaker scam
Servpro opens doors to local area
K-LAKES Radio hits the airwaves
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
May 20, 2015
Hellem to give recital in Brandon
Bethany Hellem of Brandon will give a senior recital on Sunday, May 31 at 2 p.m. at Grace Lutheran Church in Brandon. She is the daughter of Scott and Julie Hellem. She was homeschooled and graduated in early May. Hellem studied piano for eight years with Annette Helder of Brandon...
Life / events
May 20, 2015 - 12:00am
May 15, 2015
Heaven Bound Trio to perform at West Moe
The Christian group Heaven Bound Trio will perform on Sunday, May 17 at 10:30 a.m. at West Moe Lutheran Church in Brandon. Heaven Bound Trio...
Life / faith
May 15, 2015 - 12:00am
May 14, 2015
Pedestrian injured in Brandon
A 14-year-old girl was struck by a vehicle while she was in the crosswalk at Third Street East and Central Avenue in Brandon Tuesday. Brittney Blom was walking across the street at about 7 p.m. when she was hit by a north-bound driver, according to the Douglas County Sheriff’s...
May 14, 2015 - 11:32am
April 2, 2015
Wind whips up grass fire north of Brandon
Firefighters were on the scene of a grass fire north of Brandon Thursday afternoon. Brandon Fire Department was called to a field near 14150...
April 2, 2015 - 4:49pm
October 1, 2014
Changes at Brandon Post Office
Changes are coming to the Brandon Post Office, starting Saturday, October 4. Monday through Friday, the office will be open 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. That’s a change from the current hours of 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday hours remain unchanged, open from 9:30 to 10 a.m. The changes...
October 1, 2014 - 12:00am
September 3, 2014
Manufacturing Bound event to be held in Brandon
Tri-State Manufacturers’ Association (TSMA) invites all outdoor enthusiasts to come and experience Manufacturing Bound on Tuesday, September 9 at 3 p.m. at Long Lake Lodge in Brandon. Ron Schara of Minnesota Bound, with his dog Raven, will be the featured speaker. Manufacturing...
News / region
September 3, 2014 - 12:00am
Summer fun in Brandon
All kinds of summer fun is on tap in Brandon this weekend as the coummunity celebrates Summer Fest. Festivities started on July 30 and continue...
August 3, 2014 - 11:40am
July 18, 2014
Brandon residents to decide fate of post office
Surveys mailed, meeting to take place next Wednesday
July 18, 2014 - 12:00am
January 31, 2014
Picking up the pieces
Owner of Long Lake Lodge mulls next move after fire
January 31, 2014 - 12:00am
December 24, 2013
UPDATE 5 P.M. House fire near Garfield injures two people (w/video)
The names of the two people injured in a fire near Garfield this morning, Tuesday, have been released. Darrell and Judy Williams were inside...
December 24, 2013 - 8:17am
December 22, 2013
Multi-million dollar Brentwood Estates near Brandon is sold
The Brentwood Estates, a private, 30-acre property overlooking the Big Chippewa Lake near Brandon, has been sold, commanding the highest sales price in Douglas County in over a decade. J. P. King Auction Company handled the sale of the eight-parcel, four estate property that included...
December 22, 2013 - 7:33pm
December 20, 2013
Fire damages Brandon home early Friday
Fire damaged a home in Brandon early Friday, December 20. According to the Doulgas County Sheriff's Office, at 4:21 a.m., the fire was reported at 605 Nelson Avenue in Brandon. Homeowners Donald and Mildred Bitzan were able to escape and there were no injuries reported. Brandon...
December 20, 2013 - 8:43am
October 30, 2013
19-year-old injured in single-vehicle rollover near Brandon
A 19-year-old man from Barrett was injured in a rollover near Brandon early Saturday morning. Grant Alexander Reese, the lone occupant of the vehicle, was driving west on County Road 8 (the Barrett Road) shortly before 5 a.m. when he left the roadway and struck an approach near...
October 30, 2013 - 9:18am
September 13, 2013
Brandon resident wins $28,000 Northstar Cash prize
Bernice Dalluge of Brandon won the $28,000 Northstar Cash jackpot from the drawing on August 30.
September 13, 2013 - 9:10am
July 26, 2013
Brandon Summer Fest
The city of Brandon invites the public to celebrate Brandon Summer Fest 2013 with a variety of festivities, food and music Wednesday through Sunday, July 31 to August 4. Following is a complete schedule of events: WEDNESDAY, JULY 31 5 p.m. Pork chop supper by Brandon Community...
July 26, 2013 - 12:00am