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The day Curt Felt died
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Extension schedules land rent meeting for farmers, landowners
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Step away from that pruning saw!
Going far with 4-H horses
County crafting buffer compliance rules
New Starbucks coming to Alexandria
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I-94 lanes to be reduced between Evansville, Garfield
Motorists on Interstate 94 between Evansville and Garfield exits will encounter head-to-head traffic on the eastbound lane starting Wednesday, May 2, until mid-November. The overall project includes resurfacing both directions of Interstate 94 between Highway 79 and Highway 114, and...
April 27, 2018 - 2:10pm
April 24, 2018
Traffic lanes reduced on I-94 between Evansville, Garfield
Motorists on I-94 from Evansville to Garfield exits will experience an eastbound lane closure on Wednesday, April 25. Traffic will be reduced to one lane for the next two weeks. There will also be intermittent westbound lane closures on Monday, April 30 until Friday, May 4 from 7...
April 24, 2018 - 3:37pm
April 18, 2018
Lanes close on I-94 between Garfield, Evansville
Motorists on I-94 between Garfield and Evansville will experience alternating lane closures along the eastbound lanes today, Wednesday, April 18. The lane closures will take place from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and are to prepare the lanes to carry head to head traffic when construction...
April 18, 2018 - 9:10am
April 15, 2018
Driver injured in rollover near Evansville
A 32-year-old St. Paul man was injured in a one-vehicle rollover near Evansville Sunday morning.Andrew Charles Peterson was driving a Chrysler Pacifica east on Highway 79 just west of Interstate 94 at about 6 a.m.
April 15, 2018 - 4:01pm
April 4, 2018
Don't move 'X' when aerial mapping starts
When the snow finally melts, the Minnesota Department of Transportation will begin its transition away from snowplow operations by conducting...
April 4, 2018 - 11:31am
April 2, 2018
Grades remain the same
There was a sense of frustration among school board members and those in attendance at a special board meeting Monday night of the Brandon-Evansville School District. The topic of discussion quickly turned from what grades should attend which school to a discussion about facilities...
April 2, 2018 - 9:41pm
March 21, 2018
Evansville City Council fills vacancy
Richard Novotny has been elected to fill the fourth spot on the Evansville City Council. The vacancy was left when former mayor Terry Aasness resigned at the Evansville City Council meeting Monday, Dec. 11. City council member Monica Olson stepped in as mayor, leaving the spot in...
March 21, 2018 - 10:39am
March 2, 2018
Towering needs: Clean water funds would help three cities in Douglas County
Help could be on the way for three cities in Douglas County that want to improve their water systems. Last week, Gov. Mark Dayton proposed spending...
March 2, 2018 - 12:30pm
February 26, 2018
Updated: Fire near Evansville destroys farmhouse
A fire Monday morning burned a home north of Evansville to the ground. The resident of the home at 18450 Stockhousen Road was not home when...
February 26, 2018 - 2:15pm
February 21, 2018
Evansville seeking applications for City Council seat
The Evansville City Council is taking applications to fill a vacant city council seat. The council spot became vacant after Monica Olson shifted into the mayor position from her City Council seat. Olson took over as acting mayor after former mayor, Terry Aasness, resigned in December....
February 21, 2018 - 8:33am
February 7, 2018
Fire destroys Evansville barn
Fire destroyed a barn near Evansville Wednesday afternoon. At 3:38 p.m., the Douglas County Sheriff's Office and Evansville Fire Department responded...
February 7, 2018 - 6:31pm
January 17, 2018
Evansville man appeals deportation ruling
Julio Estrada Escobar, an illegal immigrant who made a home with his family in Evansville, is appealing a judge's ruling that he be sent back...
January 17, 2018 - 4:13pm
January 16, 2018
Aasness remembered as hard-working, community-minded
Terry Aasness, former Evansville mayor and business owner, was known for getting his hands dirty and caring for his community. Aasness, 62,...
January 16, 2018 - 5:43pm
January 12, 2018
Terry Aasness, former Evansville mayor dies
Terry Aasness, former Evansville mayor, died from heart issues Thursday, Jan. 11, at Hennepin County Medical Center in the Twin Cities. Visitation...
January 12, 2018 - 4:04pm
December 23, 2017
LETTER: Big opportunity awaits in Brandon-Evansville
To the editor: Right now over in Brandon-Evansville, we are no longer "yes" or "no" voters. At least no one should be as no one knows what the new plan will look like yet. Everyone has agreed that something needs to get done. The plan that got voted on did not pass, but that does...
December 23, 2017 - 10:53am