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Garfield man seriously injured in northern Minnesota snowmobile crash
Osakis plans new ideas for trail
Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, Jan. 17
Learning to lead: Police captain attends FBI Academy
Meet the new Pet of the Week: Garby (w/video)
Girls Hockey: Ellingson scores four in win at Detroit Lakes
Boys hockey: Cards shut out River Lakes to keep cruising
Boys basketball: Osakis runs past Bears to 8-2
Boys basketball: Defense guides WCA past Sebeka
Boys basketball: Defense guides WCA past Sebeka
Roast with the most
COMMUNITY ED: Secure your memories in photographs
An artist's touch
COMMUNITY ED: Zumba combines fitness and dance
Area students encouraged to apply for artist mentor scholarship
Births - Jan. 13, 2017
Wedding - Hanson and Lund
Wedding - Prescott and Harberts
Births - Jan. 6, 2017
Engaged - Wood and Netter
Morken: Step up and take part in deer management
Perch: A top winter attraction
Locals catch big bull redfish near South Padre Island
Morken: One final lesson as another season slips away
PF release: New Continuous CRP SAFE acres started Jan. 1
William "Bill" Bahe
RLou M. Olson
Elizabeth "Liz" Gillen
Benjamin Harvey Meyers
EDITORIAL: When bad weather and fast drivers collide
LETTER: Use caution during Minnesota winters
FROM THE ARCHIVES - 1992: New Villard elementary school opens
LETTER: Restoring water quality on lakes is up to citizens
IN THE KNOW: FBI National Academy reinforced core beliefs
Farmland rental rates dropping overall
Selecting seed for your garden
Cow/Calf Days Seminar Tour coming to the area
Irrigation Clinic to be held in Parkers Prairie
Winter Garden College: Tools to tackle yard and garden problems
Osakis distillery plans cocktail room
Viking Savings Bank to rebrand with move to new location
2017 Alexandria Lakes Area Visitors Guide is now available
Stallman named WCI interim president
A fresh start for Alex Tailoring
hires and promotions
On The Street
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
PARK RAPIDS, Minn.
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...
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...
August 1, 2012 - 12:00am
July 27, 2012
Brandon Mid-Summer Fest to take place Aug. 1-5
Brandon will hold its annual Mid-Summer Fest next week. Festivities begin Wednesday, August 1 and continue through Sunday, August 5. Following is a schedule of events. For complete details or to register for events, visit the website www.brandonmn.com. Wednesday, August 1 5 p.m....
July 27, 2012 - 12:00am
July 11, 2012
Gingerella Spicy Snaps takes first place
Drum roll, please. And the winner of the 2012 Brandon Miss Tootsie Pageant is...Ginger Spicy Snaps, who also goes by the name of Bret Elmer. Agnes...
July 11, 2012 - 12:00am
June 22, 2012
Big things on tap in Brandon
A towering sight took shape in Brandon last week. A new water tower was put in place near the intersection of Front Street and Nelson Avenue. It...
June 22, 2012 - 12:00am
June 6, 2012
Brandon LIons installing playground equipment - volunteers are needed
The Brandon Lions Club will be upgrading playground equipment and installing a new playground in Brandon the weekend of June 9-10. The new playground...
June 6, 2012 - 12:00am
February 22, 2012
Out and About - Brandon chili event bowls 'em over
Taste buds kicked into overdrive at the third annual Brandon Chili Contest on February 17. More than 200 people attended the event at the Brandon...
February 22, 2012 - 12:00am
February 15, 2012
Brandon, Evansville schools consider academic pairing
Nearly 100 people were in attendance at a meeting at the Brandon School on Wednesday, February 8 to gain insight into the proposed additional academic pairing between the Brandon and Evansville schools. A second meeting was held last night, Tuesday, February 14 at the Evansville...
February 15, 2012 - 12:00am