Todd Soil, Water, Conservation and Development Director Tim Stieber, left, presented Todd County Parks and Trails Board Chair Al Loken with the 2016 Land Stewardship Award.
The 2016 Land Stewardship Award winner selected by Todd Soil and Water Conservation Distr
Long Prairie will again host another Bright Friday Night this Friday after Thanksgiving.
The Long Prairie Lions are made up of many different members who live right here in the community.
If you take a drive around Long Prairie, there’s a good chance you have see
Dalton Butler shed a tackler and looked up field. The junior led the Tiger offense with 92 yards on 10 carries.
Tiger football put together a historic run this postseason, but that run ran into a brick wall against Rushf
Fireman work to extinguish a fire at the Jennie-O shaving plant south of Long Prairie last week.
Todd Soil, Water, Conservation and Development Director Tim Stieber, left, presented Todd County Parks and Trails Board Chair Al Loken with the 2016 Land Stewardship Award.
The Long Prairie Lions are made up of many different members who live right here in the community.
Dalton Butler shed a tackler and looked up field. The junior led the Tiger offense with 92 yards on 10 carries.
  Swanville’s new shop teacher Joe Riefer approached the Swanville School Board about expanding the vocational offerings at the school.  Riefer suggested to the board that they expand their class offerings to include auto mechanics.  Swanville Superintendent Gene Harthan said the shop, which needs...
Minnesota Farmers Union (MFU) is excited to present an opportunity for new Minnesota farmers to learn innovative and important skills through a free, online multi-day conference organized by National Farmers Union (NFU). “It is vital for family farmers to continue educating themselves on important...
Once again a telephone scam is affecting utility customers across the country, including residents and businesses in the Alexandria area.  The scam involves telephone callers claiming to be from a utility company and then employing a variety of techniques to defraud customers. Some threaten...
  The Long Prairie City Council had a rather routine month in November. The council met twice, but only handled some usual business.  The Long Prairie City Council addressed the following during November: -Held a public hearing regarding the adoption of the city’s comprehensive plan. After the...
Fireman work to extinguish a fire at the Jennie-O shaving plant south of Long Prairie last week.
  One of Long Prairie’s most recent additions to its business community has been burned to the ground.  The Jennie-O shaving plant located south of Long Prairie on Highway 71 was reported to be on fire mid morning on Nov. 16. When the Long Prairie Fire Department arrived, they found a fire in an 80...
  In hopes of prompting some action by the state, the Todd County Board of Commissioners took a hard and official stance on MNsure. Along with a letter slamming the state for its handling of the health insurance program, it also passed scathing resolution to back it up. The resolution in part,...
Todd Soil, Water, Conservation and Development Director Tim Stieber, left, presented Todd County Parks and Trails Board Chair Al Loken with the 2016 Land Stewardship Award.
The 2016 Land Stewardship Award winner selected by Todd Soil and Water Conservation District is the Todd County Parks and Trails Board. The Todd County Board of Commissioners created the board in 2008. The current board consists of two county commissioners and five citizen representatives, one from...
Long Prairie will again host another Bright Friday Night this Friday after Thanksgiving. The annual community event will get kicked off in the afternoon with a matinee movie at 2:30 p.m. with free popcorn at the Long Prairie Library. Then at 4 p.m., there will be activities at the Hart Mall running...

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Taylor Kingston is one of the Thunder’s top returning players this season and will look to take another step forward in her junior campaign.
The 2016-17 basketball season will feature a mixture of players suiting up in a Thunder uniform. While the girls return starters Carolyn Dinkel, Taylor Kingston, and Rachel Middendorf, there will be...

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