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Five things to know from city council
Council hires garbage hauler, acts on other items
Council members, mayor get 10 percent bump
Updated: Rock legend Bobby Vee dies
6A volleyball: Hancock ends Knights' season in first round
8-5A Football: Cards moving past a loss to Tech
Girls swimming: Cards split at SCSU tri
Football playoff schedule for Tuesday, Oct. 25
Volleyball: Montevideo drops Lakers
In Pursuit of a Dream is performed across the area
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Births - Oct. 21, 2016
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Engaged - Schwab and Ronning
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A memorable moose in Alaska
DNR Release: Lake Carlos State Park to offer snowshoe-lacing workshop
From the stand: Doe tagged on a perfect evening
Mike Frisch: Find the fish first
Lake Miltona hosting pro musky world championship
Gayle J. Gondek
Daniel Curtis Larson
Lorraine M. Essler
LETTER: Kulp shows strength, determination
LETTER: Sen. Westrom listens to constituents
LETTER: Westrom willing to 'go to the mat'
LETTER: Vote for growth and opportunity
IT'S OUR TURN: What does asthma feel like?
How to manage box elder bugs
2017 Minnesota Gardening calendars are now available
Wheat council seeks candidates for board of directors
Five ways to protect your garden from deer
Crops benefit from proper application of livestock manure
LAPW announces 2016 Employers of the Year
Alexandria among cheapest cities for car insurance
FAST adds large robotic welder to Glenwood facility
Alexandria credit unions team up to volunteer
Chamber Ambassadors visit three businesses
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On The Street
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
July 19, 2013
Brandon woman wins $200,000 in Lottery
A Brandon woman won $200,000 playing the Minnesota Lottery. Here's how it happened: On June 25, Cindy Haabala cashed in three winning Lottery tickets and used that prize money to purchase three $200,000 Jackpot scratch-off tickets at Pete's County Market in Alexandria. She took...
July 19, 2013 - 12:00am
July 2, 2013
Town meeting planned in Brandon
The Brandon city clerk and the Brandon Township clerk have arranged for a town meeting with local legislators Senator Torrey Westrom and Representative Jay McNamar on Wednesday, July 10 at 10 a.m.
July 2, 2013 - 12:00am
June 28, 2013
It's a merge - Brandon and Evansville consolidation begins July 1
The majority of voters expressed support this week for the consolidation of the Brandon and Evansville school districts.
June 28, 2013 - 12:00am
June 26, 2013
Voters approve Brandon-Evansville school district merger
On Tuesday, voters approved the consolidation of the Brandon and Evansville school districts by a vote of 575 for the merger and 169 against it. Here's the vote totals by district: --Brandon voters: 243 votes for consolidation, 146 votes against. --Evansville voters: 332 votes...
June 26, 2013 - 8:35am
June 12, 2013
Brandon business has plans to expand while schools may consolidate
Voyager Industries, formerly Voyager Aluminum, plans to double manufacturing and office space in Brandon. Meanwhile, the school district is polling residents on the potential of combining Brandon and Evansville schools completely. Both changes would be effective July 2013. At Tuesday's...
June 12, 2013 - 4:17pm
May 29, 2013
To merge or not to merge
On Tuesday, June 25, voters in the Brandon and Evansville school districts will be asked to decide if the two school districts should consolidate...
May 29, 2013 - 12:00am
May 17, 2013
Should districts consolidate?
Over the last few years, the Brandon and Evansville school districts have shared in extracurricular and academic offerings. Now, both Brandon and Evansville school boards are putting it to voters in those districts on June 25 to decide if the two school districts should consolidate...
May 17, 2013 - 12:00am
May 7, 2013
Brandon-Evansville seniors to be featured on WCCO-TV tonight
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May 7, 2013 - 10:48am
March 27, 2013
Brandon-Evansville FFA students wrap up successful year in agriculture
The Brandon-Evansville FFA chapter capped off another successful year with an awards banquet on March 19. Parents, advisors, business owners and other residents from the community celebrated the occasion with a social hour, dinner, speaker, Ron Branch, and the awards program. The...
March 27, 2013 - 12:00am