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Law Enforcement Blotter: April 23
Ingebrigtsen's bill focuses on environment
2 held as Wisconsin man's body found in cabin in east-central Minnesota
For the record
Echo Press Ice Out Contest winner announced (w/video)
Track and Field: Minnewaska top two again at Benson
Track and field: Ashby-Brandon-Evansville showing improvement
Adapted Bowling: Alexandria competes with Cambridge-Isanti
Girls golf: Young Cards second at AGC, Lakers try to start a new streak
On The Clock: Who the Vikings could be picking when the NFL Draft begins Thursday
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
Fred & Rose Julig
Mike Frisch: A look back before looking ahead
Kensington’s Troy Helget piles up more honors for his carvings
McFeely: Lincoln angler breaks N.D. state walleye record, but doesn't think it'll last long
Minnesota DNR commissioner talks budget priorities
Release: CWD positive Crow Wing County deer farm depopulated
Nancy Kay Norling
Vernon "Vern" Strehlow
Vernon "Vern" Strehlow
Ardis B. Oswald
Letter to the Editor: Mistake made at 50th Avenue and Highway 29
Letter to the Editor: Those opposing Laughing Buddha aren't monsters
In the Know: Diligence goes into hiring officers
An Echo Press Editorial: Easy ways to save money
Letter to the Editor: Feeling betrayed by U.S. senators
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
On The Street
Nation's largest farm toy store attracts customers for miles
Farm group hosting rural voices discussion
hires and promotions
on the street
March 22, 2019
Extra day added for B-E students
Students in Brandon-Evansville will have an extra day of school this year — sort of. At Monday night's school board meeting, the board approved Monday, April 22 as a make-up day for students. April 22 was previously scheduled as a teacher workshop day, which meant students had...
March 22, 2019 - 12:11pm
March 19, 2019
No surprises during tour of Brandon school
Inside the 77,825-square-foot Brandon School lies the original 1957 building with its many issues, including space, ADA compliance, lack of security...
March 19, 2019 - 8:24am
March 14, 2019
B-E residents asked to fill out survey
Conceptual floor plans, operational and transportation costs and more were discussed Monday evening at the Brandon-Evansville School Board work session. In a phone interview Tuesday, Superintendent Don Peschel said a solutions committee, made up of school administrators, board members...
March 14, 2019 - 5:50pm
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