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Suspect identified in north-central Minnesota shooting that left 3 dead; deputy recovering
Program offers help for homebuyers
Body found in house fire identified as 57-year-old Menahga man
TV show delves into Runestone
Law Enforcement Blotter: Feb. 13-14
COLLEGE HOCKEY ROUNDUP: Beavers get 5-point weekend, move in to 4th in WCHA
Fishing For the Cure sets sights high
WATCH: Minnesota Gophers' hockey press conference for Feb. 16.
Girls basketball: Defense dominates as Alex wraps up season sweep of Otters
Blizzard hockey: Meister’s hat trick fuels Alexandria to a big road win
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
And the most-requested library books are....
Dylan Kriese- Rachel Jones
Fishing For the Cure sets sights high
Walz proposes $4.6 million in response to CWD spread
WATCH: Minnesota angler pulls 120-pound sturgeon through ice
Morken: Recent info on CWD more reason to pay attention
Minnesota lawmakers talk details of legislation looking to combat CWD
Jay S. Reine
Darlene M. Soberg
Betty Jane Gottwalt
It's Our Turn: Heading into the unknown
An Echo Press Editorial: What to do when water pipes burst
Commentary: Border 'crisis' is overblown
1994: Travelers report mysterious light
In the Know: DMA strives for servant leadership
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
Dairy Herd Liquidation: The Tough Decision
Health officials promote higher rates of childhood vaccination to prevent measles spread
Osakis farmer lands in Hall of Fame
hires and promotions
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February 13, 2019
Weather wreaks havoc for school districts
Calling off school because of adverse weather is not something school officials take lightly. Area superintendents say it is always a difficult...
February 13, 2019 - 12:17pm
February 12, 2019
Tour of Evansville school eye-opening
Brandon-Evansville School Superintendent Don Peschel and Jason Splett, project development for ICS Consulting, led about 30 people on a tour...
February 12, 2019 - 11:55am
February 8, 2019
New class choices await eighth-graders at Discovery
Students entering the eighth grade next year at Discovery Middle School in Alexandria have three more elective classes to choose from. The classes — promotions and propaganda, lifetime fitness and wellness, and literature through stage and film — were approved at the Jan....
February 8, 2019 - 3:25pm
School closings/delays for Friday, Feb. 8
Schools closed/delayed on Friday, Feb. 8 due to the weather: Alexandria - closed Minnewaska - closed Osakis - closed Brandon-Evansville - delayed...
February 8, 2019 - 8:01am
February 6, 2019
Walk-throughs scheduled at B-E schools
A work session for the Brandon-Evansville School Board will take place prior to the regular school board meeting Monday, Feb. 11. The session...
February 6, 2019 - 9:23am
January 18, 2019
B-E School Board salaries stay the same
The Brandon Evansville School Board — which included the two new members who were elected last November, Jana Anderson and Diane Richter — approved board member salaries at the Monday, Jan. 14 meeting. Board chairman David Anderson, who said he's not on the board for the...
January 18, 2019 - 12:18pm
Reports show high repair costs for B-E
If the Brandon-Evansville School District opted to take care of the immediate deferred maintenance needs for its two facilities, it could cost...
January 18, 2019 - 6:02am
January 16, 2019
B-E School District to start day care program
Parents in the Brandon-Evansville School District may soon have a new option for before- and after-school child care. The B-E School Board approved the adoption of a day care program on both ends of the school day at its Monday night meeting. Surveys were sent to parents of students...
January 16, 2019 - 7:21am
New upgrade for library
If you were worried about your phone dying while reading at the library, worry no more. The Douglas County Public Library has now brought in...
December 16, 2018 - 12:55pm
December 5, 2018
Upgrades for school buses in the works: Students will be using new ID's soon
The process of boarding a school bus will soon change for all students in the Alexandria School District. New technology is being tested now...
December 5, 2018 - 11:23am
November 23, 2018
Miltona school project advances
At its monthly meeting Monday night, the Alexandria School Board approved construction documents for scaled-back renovations at Miltona Science Magnet School. The board approved advertising for bids on the construction plans, which are intended to address space and security concerns....
November 23, 2018 - 12:39pm
November 22, 2018
B-E schools to get security upgrades
The two schools in the Brandon-Evansville School District will soon have more secure entrances. School board members authorized Superintendent Don Peschel to use money from the district's safe schools budget for security updates at the school in Brandon and the school in Evansville....
November 22, 2018 - 5:44am
November 15, 2018
ABCs and TLC: Grandma Lois and Grandpa Bob dispense love, skills to elementary school students
Voyager Elementary School has something many other public schools do not: a grandpa and a grandma. Most days, Grandma Lois Peterson and Grandpa...
November 15, 2018 - 6:27am
November 9, 2018
Bettermann, Richter, Anderson elected to BE School Board
Randy Bettermann has served on the Brandon-Evansville School Board for a dozen years, and is grateful that he was re-elected for another term....
November 9, 2018 - 6:03am
October 26, 2018
Get to know the B-E school board candidates: Second half of the 10 candidates answer questions
Residents in the Brandon-Evansville School District will have a big decision to make on election day — they have 10 candidates to choose...
October 26, 2018 - 8:00am