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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
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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
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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 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
February 1, 2019
Commentary: B-E schools showing their age
By Don Peschel, superintendent of Brandon-Evansville School District In my last column, I wrote about our recent work to understand the enrollment changes facing our school district and the assessment of the adequacy of our classrooms and other learning areas. In addition to these...
February 1, 2019 - 5:14pm
January 9, 2019
Commentary: Enrollment growing in B-E schools
By Don Peschel, superintendent, Brandon-Evansville School District Happy New Year! As I reflect on the previous year and look forward to 2019, there are many things the school board and I are hoping to accomplish. One of the most important is to find a plan to address our facilities...
January 9, 2019 - 5:12pm
December 14, 2018
Commentary: An update on B/E school plans
By Don Peschel, superintendent, Brandon-Evansville School District First off, I would like to extend a sincere thank you to all of you who attended our community meetings, completed the online survey and offered input during Phase I of the strategic planning process. Your input,...
December 14, 2018 - 5:16pm
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
September 19, 2018
Letter to the Editor: Feedback welcomed on B-E strategic plan
To the editor: I want to personally thank everyone for their interest in the Brandon-Evansville School District and taking time to participate in our District Listening Sessions. We had a lot of great input that will help our administration shape and enhance a strategic plan for the...
September 19, 2018 - 5:47pm
September 5, 2018
Settling in to a new district: B-E's new superintendent 'so excited to be here'
Don Peschel has worked in education for nearly 30 years, spending the majority of those years in his hometown of Sauk Centre. But Peschel now...
September 5, 2018 - 6:10am
August 20, 2018
B-E consultants' goal to keep residents informed
The Brandon-Evansville School District recently hired ICS Consulting to help with its facilities needs, and at Monday night's school board meeting an agreement with ICS was approved. The first phase of the agreement, at a cost of $5,000, includes:
August 20, 2018 - 10:25pm
May 11, 2018
B-E hires new superintendent, principal
From a combined pool of 30 applicants, a new superintendent and a new high school principal have been hired for the Brandon-Evansville School...
May 11, 2018 - 8:14am