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B-E homecoming king and queen crowned
16-year-old injured in hunting accident
Jury trial canceled in Minn. horse starvation case, plea hearing set
Running for a reason -- suicide awareness
AgweekTV: Finding Common Ground
Football: Chargers hold on to hand Bears their first loss
Girls Tennis: Alexandria adds two wins for 12-7 record
Girls Soccer: Tigers hand Cards another CLC loss, 1-0
Sports schedule for Saturday, Sept. 23
Football: Panthers drop district game against Patriots
For the record
Photo of the Week
Faith Events: Speaker coming to Osakis High
Don & Betty Kuelbs
Gary & Molly Buse
Gary & Molly Buse
DNR release: Optimistic about Saturday's duck opener
Posted, but done properly? Rules, prosecuting case can be complicated
Mike Frisch: Cover more water
A whirlwind of a win: Alexandria anglers take big payday in first pro tournament
DNR roadside survey: Pheasant index down 26 percent
Lorraine K. Porter
Michelle Kay "Ma Miller" Miller
Harold M. Olson
James "Jim" W. Anderson
Commentary: A dialogue on race and a Confederate flag
It's Our Turn: The importance of precise guesstimation
Letter: Who earned the right to sit during anthem?
Echo Press Editorial: Feds delay in health care hurts consumers
Letter: Don't put gravel pit in Forada
Dairy council seeks candidates
Tomato tasting at the library
What's wrong with my tomato plant?
There's still time to plant veggies
Haying and grazing OK on some Conservation Reserve land
Tastefully Simple confirms layoffs, opening up building space for tenants
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Feds allow more time for comment on Internet access
Alexandria ReStore remains open, plans expansion
Glenwood resort receives Century Resort designation
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February 8, 2017
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
August 6, 2016
Festival brings out the smiles (w/video)
There was a lot of fun to be had in the city of Brandon this weekend during the annual Brandon Summer Fest. A street dance, parade, bean bag...
August 6, 2016 - 2:58pm
July 20, 2016
Out and About around the county: Community Night Out in Brandon
The first-ever Community Night Out in Brandon was a success, according to organizers. The event was planned as a way for community members to...
July 20, 2016 - 12:00am
May 28, 2016
Brandon-Evansville High School holds commencement
Brandon-Evansville High School seniors and their families and friends celebrated commencement ceremonies Saturday, May 28 at 1 p.m. in the Brandon...
May 28, 2016 - 5:07pm
December 23, 2015
Foshay Tower star relocated to Brandon
There's a new star shining in the city of Brandon, and just in time for Christmas. The star comes from Minneapolis' Foshay Tower, which Tom...
December 23, 2015 - 2:12pm
Sundogs Prairie Farm tests hoop houses through ag grant
This year, the season for fresh vegetables has gone on and on. Just how late in the year could Minnesota farmers provide fresh vegetables? That's...
December 23, 2015 - 12:00am
December 9, 2015
Brandon woman wins Powerball prize
Heather Olson of Brandon and Bobbi Freie of Browerville shared a $50,000 prize they won by playing the Powerball game. They claimed the prize on Nov. 30. Coborn's in Long Prairie sold the winning ticket. Lottery players have won more than $6.3 billion. Proceeds of $2.5 billion...
December 9, 2015 - 12:00am