Winter has come, well, it was  already here, but it finally, truly, felt like it. In fact, this past week saw the lowest temperatures in over 20 years hit central Minnesota with Todd County claiming some of the coldest temps.
The Long Prairie Police Department had another busy year in 2018, once again responding to more calls than any other previous year. 
Fred Keller (L), Mike Chew (M), and Eric Paulson (R) will be the three members of the Skally Line to perform in Long Prairie on Feb. 9.
  A popular new band that sprung up six months ago has been making its rounds through Minnesota and will be stopping in Long Prairie on Feb. 9.
Ali Harren, Laura Lange, and Kris Biniek mobbed Amber Biniek after her buzzer-beating, game-winning three-pointer against LPGE.
The Biniek sisters played a big role in Upsala’s 46-43 overtime win over Long Prairie-Grey Eagle last Friday afternoon.
Ian Gould (R) and the North Stars celebrated after a second period goal against Detroit Lakes last Thursday. The game ended up finishing in a 5-5 tie.
The North Stars picked up their second win over Northern Lakes this season with a 3-0 road shutout last Tuesday night.
It’s been a years-long battle, but the Swanville School District has finally emerged from statutory operating debt. 
Fred Keller (L), Mike Chew (M), and Eric Paulson (R) will be the three members of the Skally Line to perform in Long Prairie on Feb. 9.
Ali Harren, Laura Lange, and Kris Biniek mobbed Amber Biniek after her buzzer-beating, game-winning three-pointer against LPGE.
Ian Gould (R) and the North Stars celebrated after a second period goal against Detroit Lakes last Thursday. The game ended up finishing in a 5-5 tie.
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If this Friday comes and goes without a deal being struck between the Republicans and Democrats, the Federal Government is in danger of being shutdown once again.  While the first shutdown lasted 35 days—the longest in history—it had very little impact on daily life here.  Most local governments...
The American Dairy Association of Todd County is seeking candidates to participate in this year’s dairy princess and dairy ambassador program. Dairy princesses serve as goodwill ambassadors for the dairy industry through appearances that help explain dairy farmers’ passion for taking care of their...
The Swanville School Board had a light meeting to start off the new year in January. The board mainly settled organizational items for the coming year.  The board started off by electing their officers for the year. Tom Beseman was elected chair of the board, Kathy Beckman was elected vice chair,...
Winter has come, well, it was  already here, but it finally, truly, felt like it. In fact, this past week saw the lowest temperatures in over 20 years hit central Minnesota with Todd County claiming some of the coldest temps. Over a two-day period last week actually temperatures hit -35, with the...
The Long Prairie Police Department had another busy year in 2018, once again responding to more calls than any other previous year.  The department has been tracking it’s calls since 1996. In 2018, the department had 5,311 calls, 4,410 initial complaint reports and averaged 12.06 calls per day. In...
  The Board of Education at Long Prairie-Grey Eagle had a light meeting when they met for the first official meeting of 2019 back on Jan. 28. Superintendent Jon Kringen gave an update on the Deferred Maintenance projects that are winding down after several years of updating infrastructure around...
On Wednesday January 23rd at 5:49 pm the Todd County Sheriff's Office responded to a report of a two-vehicle crash on County 11 near 286th St.  Janet Holmquist of Clarissa was traveling northbound on County 11 when she rear-ended a tractor driven by Douglas Brackin of Alexandria.  Both Holmquist...
The Todd County Sheriff’s Office recently received a report of a fish house break in on Fairy Lake.  The rear window was broken out of a 16 foot white ice castle fish house and smaller flat screen TV was taken. After further investigation, it was found that a total of seven fish houses were...

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Emily Beseman scored a career high 40 points in an overtime win over Holdingford last Monday.
Swanville point guard Emily Beseman exploded for a career high 40 points last Monday, and the Bulldogs needed every bit of it to pull out a 62-59 overtime win at Holdingford.The Huskers jumped out to...

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