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Fish and Wildlife obtains wetland easement
Coalition continues to oppose private prison in western Minn.
Franson's abortion bill brings out emotional testimony
Write-in votes determine township spot
Woman who stole squad car pleads guilty
The end of an era: Simpson steps down at B-E after 605 head coaching wins
Homecoming: Swedberg takes over the Alex boys golf program he grew up in
Engfer-Triebenbach takes over Osakis golf programs
Vikings finalize deal with WR Thielen
Three Chargers named All-LEC in girls basketball
Cancer benefit is set for Randy Beman
Organic Gardening Club to host barn dance
LIBRARY NEWS: Finding the time to read
Nowells to speak about merging of sports, Christianity
Sweetwater Revival to give concert of hope, encouragement
Births - March 17, 2017
Births - March 8, 2017
Engaged - Freiderich and Blumhoefer
Births - March 3, 2017
Engaged - Lee and Dybdal
Mike Frisch: What's my walleye line?
Art of every size, shape and color
DNR release: Catch-and-release summer walleye season announced for Mille Lacs
Carvers coming to the RCC
Bald eagles migrating back to Minnesota
Lynnette "Lynn" M. Kalina
Betty A. Dittberner
Christina Michelle Jackson
IN THE KNOW: Alexandria is top micropolitan in Minnesota
LETTER: Asking nicely; this time only
LETTER: Please don't litter
LETTER: Don't doubt that people want jobs
GUEST EDITORIAL: Sail a course to Real ID
Agriculture going strong in Douglas County
Douglas County Master Gardeners present Let's Get Growing workshop
Wussows named a Yieldmaster contest winner
Nominate a Farm Mom of the Year
Selecting fragrant flowers for your cutting garden
Coffee lover branches out: Alexandria man turns roasting into a side business
Ecumen Bethany Community receives Customer Experience Award
Parkers Prairie bar and grill is first to serve liquor
Dilley Zimny Insurance named a Circle of Excellence Agency
Ecumen Bethany Community receives workforce grant
hires and promotions
On The Street
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
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