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Franken says he'll work to regain Minnesotans' trust as US senator
Jingling bells start Red Kettle Campaign
Historical society bake sale Dec. 1
Echo Press holiday lights contest returns
Meeting to discuss B-E school buildings
Where are they now: Hasz sisters, Runge wrap up seasons at nationals
Boys basketball: Lakers hoping for a big start
Racing Across the Sky
Osakis girls basketball: New faces in place
Boys basketball: Knights small but mighty
Donors can swap books for wine
A family affair: Three generations of women keep salon growing
College to show film about Rwanda war crimes
New Year's Eve in November for Newcomers
Dave & Jean Schonberg
Larry & Terry Sather
Mike Frisch: Lessons on fishing clearer waters
A rare mule deer sighting near Alexandria
DNR: Seven deer presumed positive for CWD in area 603 after initial test
Finally his turn
Opening morning memory
Catherine A. Brainard
Robert F. Forster
1917: Sudden roaring storm claims a life
OUR TURN: What are you thankful for?
LETTER: Supportive of Franson's tweet
LETTER: Disappointed with Franson's remarks
COMMENTARY: The amazing impact of community giving
Extension schedules land rent meeting for farmers, landowners
Managing boxelder bugs as the cold sets in
Step away from that pruning saw!
Going far with 4-H horses
County crafting buffer compliance rules
On The Street
KCCO going away, but CBS signal may stay
Laven re-elected to the state chamber board
Alex born company now part of global high-tech firm
UPDATED: 2 Minnesota Target stores closing
hires and promotions
on the street
May 3, 2017
School of Fish draws record crowd of youngsters in Brandon
Mike Frisch is in his fifth year hosting School of Fish classes, and he has never had a turnout like he had in Brandon on Saturday. The two and...
May 3, 2017 - 12:51am
May 2, 2017
Special school board meeting to take place in Evansville Wednesday
A special school board meeting will take place tomorrow, Wednesday, May 3, at the Evansville Senior Center. At the meeting, which is set for 7 p.m., school board members should be making a decision as to what the district will do in regard to its facilities – build a new K-12 school...
May 2, 2017 - 2:11pm
April 28, 2017
B-E pushing for August vote on school building
It looks like voters in the Brandon-Evansville School District will be heading to the polls the last week of August to cast their ballot on...
April 28, 2017 - 7:02am
April 18, 2017
Brandon-Evansville to start gathering input on school plans
Meetings with business owners and landowners are what's next for figuring out the facilities dilemma in the Brandon-Evansville School District....
April 18, 2017 - 8:56am
March 17, 2017
B-E and superintendent completing their transitions
Starting his educational career in Parkers Prairie and then his administrative duties in Hill City, the Brandon-Evansville School District is...
March 17, 2017 - 6:00am
March 8, 2017
Ashby woman injured in crash near Brandon
An 18-year-old Ashby woman was injured in a one-vehicle crash on Interstate 94 near the Brandon exit Tuesday night. Mackenzie Rayn Ecker was driving a Mercury Sable west on I-94 at about 11:35 p.m. when it went off the left side of the road and struck a median cable barrier, according...
March 8, 2017 - 9:22am
High school artwork goes on display Feb. 10
Artwork by dozens of area high school students will go on display Feb. 10 at Minnesota State Community and Technical College Fergus Falls campus. The Regional Art Show, which is free and open to the public, will include 160 works by students from the Battle Lake, Brandon-Evansville,...
February 8, 2017 - 10:00am
January 20, 2017
Celebrating a rink renovation (updated with postponement)
New boards, new nets and maybe a new tradition in Brandon. The Brandon Lions Club is celebrating the recent renovations to the outdoor hockey...
January 20, 2017 - 6:00am
January 2, 2017
Driver injured in rollover near Brandon
A driver was injured Monday after his pickup slid on an icy area of Interstate 94 near the Brandon exit and rolled in a ditch. The Minnesota...
January 2, 2017 - 5:10pm
City liquor stores turn a profit
Booze is big business in Douglas County. Sales of wine, beer, hard liquor and other alcoholic beverages last year topped a combined total of $7.4 million at five cities in the county that operate liquor stores — Alexandria, Brandon, Millerville, Miltona and Osakis. With its...
November 2, 2016 - 6:00am
October 26, 2016
Many links in chain that helped Berg pull through
It was a series of events — or a chain of links — that led to the positive outcome of a cardiac arrest patient, said Matthew Jensen, one of the EMTs who responded to the scene this past June. Jensen, the assistant fire chief for the Ashby Fire Department, said the Ashby...
October 26, 2016 - 6:00am
October 14, 2016
Finnish history runs deep in Douglas County
The public is invited to attend a free presentation on 150 years of Finnish immigrant settlement in America on Saturday, Oct. 22 from 1 to 3 p.m. at Historic Brandon Auditorium, 105 Holmes Ave., Brandon. In November 1866, a young couple, their children and three bachelors traveled...
October 14, 2016 - 2:00am
September 24, 2016
Update: Fire reported at grain elevator in Brandon (w/video)
The Brandon Fire Department was called to a fire at the Brandon Pro Ag Farmers Elevator shortly before 10:30 p.m. Friday night. There was a fire...
September 24, 2016 - 12:14am
September 16, 2016
Garbage truck catches fire on I-94
A garbage truck caught fire as it drove east on Interstate 94 through Douglas County on Wednesday morning. Alexandria firefighters met the...
September 16, 2016 - 12:00am
August 10, 2016
Festivals offer fun and food for all
Celebrations took place in two Douglas County communities this weekend — Brandon and Forada. The annual Brandon Summer Fest and the annual...
August 10, 2016 - 12:00am