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The 2020 General Election is over (except for the recounts and court challenges) and regardless of whether a person is satisfied with the results or not, the fact remains that as a state and a nation, we have made our decisions and the winners of these elections must now work together to deal with...
The Long Prairie-Grey Eagle School Board deliberated about the appropriate learning model for your local school district on Monday, Oct. 26th and will continue to deliberate this moving forward; this is the topic of this week’s column. The COVID-19 case rates for Todd County and the communities of...
This week’s column will be a slight departure from educational issues and will go to print one week prior to the general election on Nov. 3rd. The commercials and flyers will finally stop for a short time with the upcoming election on Nov. 3rd and while the process is often irritating, the...
The Long Prairie-Grey Eagle School Board set the preliminary tax levy for 2021 at their regular September meeting.  While this is the preliminary levy and changes are possible, the Board may not increase the levy; this is the topic of this week’s column. The levy will decrease by just under $2000...
This week’s edition of Kringen’s Korner is written with a high level of concern as the COVID-19 case rate for Todd County is increasing at an alarming rate and has the potential to lead to a difficult decision by the District as we consider our learning model.  This is the topic of this week’s...
Your local school district welcomed 925 students back to our buildings at the start of the 2020-21 school year.  While this is less than projected and less than last year, it is not surprising as many school districts around the state seeing the same trend.  Enrollment is a critical factor for all...
The school year is two weeks old and this week’s column will update readers on how the school year has started and address topics that may be of interest to readers. School Board Meetings - We will be holding all School Board meetings at the Secondary School Auditorium until further notice.  This...
School is only a couple of weeks away and other pressing matters have filled this column.  This week, it is time to provide readers information of interest as we move closer to the first day of school on Sept. 8th.. We have a number of well-qualified people joining our staff this year, as well as...
A draft reopening plan was presented at a Special School Board meeting on August 10th and this week’s column will answer some frequently asked questions. 1.  Timeline - We will decide at the Aug. 24 school board meeting as to what our initial learning model will be.  We realize that this is only...
Governor Walz announced last week a complex set of rules that school districts must follow in the operation of your local school district this year.  This week’s column will attempt to decipher in plain language what the Governor along with the Minnesota Departments of Health and Education have...

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