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44th Ave. extension gets green light
Firefighter honored at council meeting
Bass Point Court may be paved
Legare enters Alford plea to attempted murder of priest
Defeated GOP gubernatorial candidate Johnson ‘done’ with politics
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A top-two finish at state for Mountaineers' middle schoolers
Volleyball: Chargers rack up big LEC honors
Sports briefs: B-E boys basketball alumni game set for Jan. 5
Section swim: Cardinals' 4x400 relay earns a spot at state
Friends for a century: Two women, who are almost 101, form unique bond
Running down a dream: Osakis mom overcomes pain, finished marathon
Visiting the wall: Four area vets join Rolling Thunder protest and rally in D.C.
A big heart: Forada firefighter loved helping everyone
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Ruth Willman Dahl
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DNR report: Deer farm with past CWD cases identifies more
Deer report: An incredible week turns into such a low, and what to take from it
Minnesota opening weekend deer harvest down from last year
An opener to remember
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Letter to the Editor: Be kind toward our president
Letter to the Editor: Abuse survivors are inspirational
Commentary: Streamline drug approval process
It's Our Turn: The marvelous makeup of Minnesodah
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4-H holds county competition
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
Co-op seeking access to inventory taxidermy, property
Seasonal worker didn’t know former boss was escaping after fraud accusations
Land rent workshop set
'The Empire' rises on North Broadway: Eyesore property gets new look
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September 18, 2018
Enrollment in BE school district goes up again
Enrollment is up once again in the Brandon-Evansville School District. At this time last year, there were 465 students and this year, there are 474. That's an increase of nine students in one year, and 17 students from the start of the 2016-17 school year, which had 457 students....
September 18, 2018 - 3:31pm
August 16, 2018
UPDATE: City, school races to spice up ballots
Races for city councils, mayoral seats and school boards throughout Douglas County will spice up the ballot this fall. There will be council races in Alexandria, Evansville, Garfield, Kensington, Miltona and Osakis. Three cities — Bandon, Evansville and Osakis — have contested...
August 16, 2018 - 4:21pm
August 12, 2018
Filings open for city, school, township seats
If you've thought about running for public office, now is the time. The filing period for city, school and township positions opened on July 31 and will remain open through Tuesday, Aug. 14. Those who file will be on the ballot for the Nov. 6 general election. In Douglas County, several...
August 12, 2018 - 6:08am
June 20, 2018
Break-even preliminary budget passed
Although the school year just ended, the Brandon-Evansville School is already planning ahead and at its regular meeting Monday night, the board...
June 20, 2018 - 12:19pm
June 10, 2018
Workshops set for B-E School Board
Two workshops to discuss facilities have been set for the Brandon-Evansville School Board. Last fall, a referendum failed that would have built a brand new K-12 school in Brandon. The two school campuses — one in Brandon and one in Evansville — are aging and both buildings...
June 10, 2018 - 12:17pm
June 4, 2018
Three Douglas County Board seats contested
All three of the Douglas County commissioner seats up for election are contested. With the filing period still open through Tuesday, June 5, the following candidates have filed: District 2 -- Jim Stratton (incumbent), Judy Backhaus, Tim Kalina. Since more than two candidates have...
June 4, 2018 - 3:03pm
May 26, 2018
Filings open for county, cities, school board
Ready to run for office? The filing period for local, state and federal offices opened on Tuesday, and will run until 5 p.m. on Tuesday, June 5. Many local races may develop during the filing period. Here's a look at the seats that are up for election. Douglas County Board of Commissioners...
May 26, 2018 - 9:32am
May 22, 2018
Evansville School to get new roof
The roof over the gym at the Evansville School will soon be replaced. At its monthly meeting Monday night, the Brandon-Evansville School Board approved Buttweiler's Do-All from Alexandria to do the work. Superintendent Dean Yocum told school board members that he received two proposals...
May 22, 2018 - 10:48am
April 18, 2018
Program helps students make transitions
Transition Tech doesn't offer your average classes. Instead, the program — which offers support for special education students after graduation...
April 18, 2018 - 2:14pm
April 16, 2018
District explores consulting services
Donald Hanson believes the current Brandon and Evansville school facilities are just fine. At the monthly meeting of the Brandon-Evansville...
April 16, 2018 - 10:24pm
February 12, 2018
B-E facility committee work to start in April
Volunteer committees to assess the facilities needs of the Brandon-Evansville School District should begin meeting in April, the superintendent says. Superintendent Dean Yocum told board members Monday night at the regular school board that meeting dates have not yet been set. The...
February 12, 2018 - 8:57pm
January 25, 2018
B-E eyes Feb. 7 for start of school committee meetings
A tentative date of Wednesday, Feb. 7, has been set for the facility committee meetings for the Brandon-Evansville School District. "We are...
January 25, 2018 - 7:39pm
December 19, 2017
After a one-year dip, school district approves levy increase
Those who reside in the Alexandria school district are likely aware that property taxes are rising next year. The nearly 23 percent increase was approved at the annual Truth in Taxation meeting during the Monday, Dec. 18, meeting of the Alexandria School Board. The information...
December 19, 2017 - 8:20am
Petition aims to stop B-E school vote
A petition, already signed by more than 350 community members, is in the works against the proposed Brandon-Evansville school project. Jana...
June 19, 2017 - 11:48pm
May 15, 2017
Brandon land donated for B-E school
At a rough cost estimate of $20,000 per acre, the 20 acres of land donated by Wayne Lund of Brandon saved the Brandon-Evansville School District...
May 15, 2017 - 9:11pm