Tara Bitzan is editor of the Echo Press. She joined the company in 1991 as a news reporter. A lifelong resident of Douglas County, Tara graduated from Brandon High School and earned a bachelor of arts degree in mass communications and English with a minor in Scandinavian Studies from Moorhead State University. She and her husband, Dennis, and their children live near Alexandria.
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Everyone who is a parent knows that there are a lot of challenges that come along with parenting. Now that I have a high school graduate, I can breathe a...
By Tom Mix firstname.lastname@example.org Brandon-Evansville senior starting pitcher Tom Bosek and the Chargers put an end to New Yorks Mills’ recent dominance in Minnesota Class 1A, Section 6 baseball on Friday. Bosek kept the Eagles in check for the second time this week during the Section 6 playoffs, striking out five batters in Brandon-Evansville’s 6-2 win in the championship game at Delagoon Park.
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Student biology lesson becomes community-wide life lesson
Inspiration Peak Legion Post 527 of Millerville didn't let the rain stop their annual Memorial Day tradition. Members of the Legion and Auxiliary hosted honors at six local cemeteries Monday,...
The 27 graduates of Brandon-Evansville High School and their families and friends gathered at the school to celebrate commencement today. Student speakers included William Schroeder, salutatorian; Emily Friedrich, valedictorian; and...
The third “Community Conversation About Our Neighborhood” was held Wednesday. A smaller crowd of about 35 people gathered at the Alexandria Senior Center for this meeting, compared to crowds of...
Nearly 500 people come out to support Habitat efforts
Community members are again invited to come together to discuss how to improve local neighborhoods. The third “Community Conversation about Our Neighborhoods” meeting is set for Tuesday, May 19 from...
Paul and Velma Anderson remember daughter at unveiling ceremony