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August 10, 2017
Entrance ramp near Evansville to close during daytime
The entrance ramp from Highway 79 to eastbound Interstate 94 near Evansville will close during daytime hours for approximately three days starting Saturday, Aug. 12. During the closure, crews will remove the old concrete pavement on I-94 near Highway 79, according to the Minnesota...
August 10, 2017 - 3:30pm
Commentary: Students need new school to explore careers
By Jason Sieling, Evansville, MN I am the Industrial Technology instructor at Brandon-Evansville Public Schools. My wife (Kasi), son (Wyatt), and I currently live in a very quiet part of Evansville we enjoy very much. Like many of my fellow colleagues and friends within the community...
August 10, 2017 - 8:20am
August 4, 2017
Letter: New school issue: We're a throwaway society
To the editor: I am a graduate of Brandon High School. The school was new, as was Alexandria High School. When I heard Brandon-Evansville wanted to build a whole new school, it made me angry as I was against Alexandria building a new school. We are such a throwaway society. Why don't...
August 4, 2017 - 1:32pm
Highway 79 near Evansville to close overnight Aug. 7 - 8
Minnesota Highway 79 under Interstate 94 near Evansville will close to all traffic the nights of Monday, Aug. 7 and Tuesday, Aug. 8.
August 4, 2017 - 12:53pm
July 20, 2017
Family OK after Jeep goes airborne near Evansville
A Jeep ran off Interstate 94 near Evansville, went airborne then rolled several times in the median Wednesday after its driver tried to avoid...
July 20, 2017 - 6:25pm
July 19, 2017
Commentary: Look at the big picture for B-E
By Kasi Sieling, Evansville, MN I am the middle school science teacher and head softball coach at Brandon Evansville. First off, I would like to thank the school board and task force members for all of the work and time they have put into researching and working to find the most viable...
July 19, 2017 - 5:34pm
July 13, 2017
Traffic shift begins on I-94 near Garfield
Drivers on Interstate 94 between Evansville and Garfield will encounter a traffic shift starting Friday, July 14, as crews begin resurfacing the eastbound lanes and re-decking two bridges. Traffic will be reduced to a single lane in each direction using the current westbound lanes,...
July 13, 2017 - 12:09pm
July 12, 2017
Commentary: A response to B-E student's commentary
By Deb Berry, Evansville, MN In response to Amara Henneman's commentary in the Wed. July 5, Echo Press: Thanks for being a student who speaks out for what she believes, Amara. I appreciate all the thoughts you have shared and from the little I've interacted with you, I know you are...
July 12, 2017 - 4:37pm
July 6, 2017
Commentary: A student's view of B-E school
By Amara Henneman, Brandon-Evansville student There has been so much debate from the community about building a new school. Some say that it's too much money or that the old building should just be renovated. Others say that there needs to be a new school, and I will state right now...
July 6, 2017 - 12:19pm
July 2, 2017
Red, white and blue weekend
The bearded man riding the Segway with a cow head at the front weaved his down the parade route waving and enjoying the beautiful afternoon...
July 2, 2017 - 6:27pm
June 29, 2017
B-E concerned citizens group 'in limbo'
There were more questions and concerns than answers at Thursday night's meeting of the "concerned citizens committee." The group, who is against...
June 29, 2017 - 11:12pm
June 28, 2017
Concerned citizens organize to stop B-E school vote
A group of community members who are against the proposed $38.75 million bond referendum for a new K-12 school in the Brandon-Evansville School District are taking matters into their own hands. At a meeting Thursday night in Evansville, the group, which is now referring to themselves...
June 28, 2017 - 8:00am
June 22, 2017
Four arrested in Evansville drug bust
Four people face charges after a drug at an Evansville home. The West Central Minnesota Drug and Violent Crime Task Force executed a search warrant at 433 Main St. in Evansville on June 16, according to a news release from the Douglas County Sheriff's Office. That led to the arrest...
June 22, 2017 - 7:51pm
June 16, 2017
I-94 lane closures between Evansville, Garfield begin June 26
Motorists on Interstate 94 between Evansville and Garfield will encounter intermittent lane closures starting Monday, June 26, for a resurfacing and bridge project. Crews will begin constructing temporary crossovers near the Highway 79 (Evansville/Elbow Lake) interchange, the County...
June 16, 2017 - 1:47pm
June 2, 2017
Ag tax change impacts B-E school project
Gov. Mark Dayton signed a tax bill Tuesday that will impact Brandon-Evansville's proposed referendum to build a new K-12 school. The law contains a new 40 percent tax credit to help farmers pay for the portion of their property taxes coming from a new or existing school capital improvement...
June 2, 2017 - 9:40am