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Alexandria to issue $9.8 million in bonds for energy projects, streets, refinancing
Law enforcement blotter: Friday, June 24 through Sunday, June 26
VIkingland Band Festival takes over Broadway
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Up to the challenge
VFW 15s swept at Willmar
Legion baseball: Alexandria puts school season behind it to focus on a fifth run to Legion state
Legion baseball: Seven late runs lead Glenwood past Osakis
SUPing off the beaten path
Italian touches enhance humble flank steak
Mikkelson to host citywide prayer gathering
First Lutheran welcomes new pastor
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The Jolly Zuks bring polka to concert on the lawn
Kristin Rose Elmer of Duluth and Nathaniel Thomas Vetter of Prior Lake announce their engagement.
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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
Mickelson's big pike
James "Jim" Dittberner
Duane A. Wagner
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COMMENTARY: What the new SAT really means for teachers and parents
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Value added producer grants available
How to plant a tree
Producers should file crop certification report
Local work meeting scheduled in Douglas County
Gardening tips: Add sparkle to your landscape
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
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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
February 11, 2013
House fire in Brandon Monday morning
The Brandon Fire Department and Douglas County Sheriff's Office responded to a house fire at 5:01 a.m. Monday morning. Daniel Hulke's residence at 9354 County Road 7 NW in Brandon was fully engulfed in flames when fire departments arrived at the scene. The Brandon fire chief, Scott...
February 11, 2013 - 12:59pm
January 28, 2013
Fire destroys barn near Brandon
Fire destroyed a barn west of Brandon Saturday. The Douglas County Sheriff's Office received a report of the fire at 10:43 a.m. and the barn...
January 28, 2013 - 9:35am
October 10, 2012
Brandon interchange affected in culvert repair and replacements
Motorists on Interstate 94 will experience lane closures and a detour at the Brandon exit (mile marker 90), which started on Monday, October 8, while crews replace a culvert. The work will take approximately 10 days to complete. Monday, October 8: --Traffic on I-94 will be limited...
October 10, 2012 - 12:00am
October 3, 2012
Brandon Township elections to be held
Brandon Township elections are held in November in conjunction with the general election on November 6. The three positions on the ballot up for election in 2012 are for two supervisors and a treasurer. All are four-year terms. Filing for supervisor position B is Gaylin Croonquist....
October 3, 2012 - 12:00am
Babe Ruth baseball: Brandon-Evansville team is state tournament bound
The Brandon-Evansville Babe Ruth baseball team earned a trip to state after finishing as the champion in the Lake Region South District tournament recently. Brandon-Evanville finished first overall to Ottertail Central, with both teams advancing to the State 13-15 Babe Ruth tournament...
Chargers / sports / state
August 3, 2012 - 12:00am
August 1, 2012
Creative hands, a loving heart and a lifetime of memories
In the past 92 years, 16 presidents have been through office, more than three major wars have taken place, and a Great Depression crippled the...
historical / Life
August 1, 2012 - 12:00am