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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
May 31, 2013
Highway 78 bridge over I-94 closes; traffic detoured to Evansville, Dalton
The Highway 78 bridge over Interstate 94 closed on May 30 for reconstruction, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. Motorists...
May 31, 2013 - 12:00am
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
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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
August 3, 2012
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
June 22, 2012
Working at the lumberyard - at 92 years young
June Rossum of Evansville is 92 years old and she's still punching the clock - close to 40 hours per week. What keeps her going? "I don't know,...
June 22, 2012 - 12:00am
June 15, 2012
Reception to be held for House, winner of walleye stamp contest
The public is invited to an artist's reception for John House on Tuesday, June 19 at 5 p.m. at Art of the Lakes in Battle Lake. At the reception, House will unveil his award-winning Minnesota 2012 Walleye Stamp publicly for the first time. House is the first and only artist to win...
June 15, 2012 - 12:00am
May 18, 2012
Scandinavian arts, crafts on display in Evansville
The Evansville Art Center is hosting a Scandinavian Arts and Crafts exhibit during May. The exhibit includes a large collection of Scandinavian fiber arts on loan from Karen Aakre, Northern Sweden arts and crafts, and Finnish fiber arts. There is also a display of rosemaling, courtesy...
May 18, 2012 - 12:00am
April 25, 2012
Evansville Art Center turns another page
Philosopher Confucius once said, "You cannot open a book without learning something." Members of the Evansville Arts Coalition (EAC) believe...
April 25, 2012 - 12:00am
March 30, 2012
Athletic fields in Evansville will get upgrade through Bremer
The Otto Bremer Foundation, majority owner of Bremer Bank, recently awarded $45,000 to the city of Evansville. The city is in the process of a major renovation to its outdoor athletic facilities. Funds from the Otto Bremer Foundation will be used to install new playground equipment,...
March 30, 2012 - 12:00am
February 15, 2012
Brandon, Evansville schools consider academic pairing
Nearly 100 people were in attendance at a meeting at the Brandon School on Wednesday, February 8 to gain insight into the proposed additional academic pairing between the Brandon and Evansville schools. A second meeting was held last night, Tuesday, February 14 at the Evansville...
February 15, 2012 - 12:00am
September 2, 2011
Rock 'N Toss set in Evansville
The second annual Rock 'N Toss bean bag tournament will take place at 112 State Street in Evansville this weekend. The 32-mixed team double elimination tournament follows a modified version of the American Cornhole Association (ACA) rules. Singer/songwriter Shane Martin will perform...
September 2, 2011 - 12:00am
August 24, 2011
State amateur baseball: Brandon-Evansville suffers season-ending loss
An 8-5 loss to Raymond ended state tournament play for the Region 16C champion Brandon-Evansville Bluedogs during the single elimination stage of the Class C tournament at Brownton last Saturday. The Bluedogs, after trailing 2-0 early, put together a five-run bottom of the sixth...
August 24, 2011 - 12:00am