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 The Long Prairie-Grey Eagle School District will join school districts throughout the state to salute their local education leaders during Minnesota’s annual School Board Recognition Week February 18-24. The commemorative week is designed to recognize the contributions made by Minnesota’s school...
  The past couple of weeks have certainly reminded us that despite the mild start, winter is  in full force in Minnesota and questions have been asked about how decisions are made for late starts, early dismissals and cancellations; this is the topic of this week’s column.   First of all, remember...
This is or will be a question on people’s mind after last week’s coldest weather in decades.  This week’s edition of Kringen’s Korner will examine this question based on state law and it is important to note that Governor Walz has stated that he will not count days missed last week against schools...
The Long Prairie-Grey Eagle School unofficial mission statement is to accept every student that walks through our doors and give them our very best effort every day to enable them to develop their knowledge, skills and talents to the best of their abilities.  But we cannot do it alone as we rely on...
WINTER WEATHER    We had our first weather day last week; it is amazing what difficulties a small amount of ice on roads will cause.  It would seem to be appropriate to repeat a column from earlier this school year to review how we will communicate with families as well as proper winter weather...
  The Long Prairie-Grey Eagle School Board set the tax levy for 2019 at the conclusion of the Truth-In-Taxation Hearing that was held during the regular December School Board meeting; this is the topic of this week’s column. The 2018 Payable 2019 Levy Limitation totals $2,185,962.50 or an increase...
This week’s column will be a deviation from the normal topics as we head into the traditional Christmas and New Year’s break and celebrations. First of all, I would like to take this opportunity to thank all of the people who have taken the time to visit, call or email with feedback on this column...
This writer along with all other property owners in the communities we serve recently received the Proposed Taxes for 2019 notice from the County. This is the topic of this week’s column. First some reminders on the school preliminary tax levy that was set in September. Three critical pieces for...
Are you looking for an opportunity to get in the holiday spirit?  If so, nothing beats a children’s concert this time of year and our Secondary Band and Choirs will have concerts this month that will have music for just about everyone.   Schedule: Dec. 3rd – Band Concert (Grades 6-12) at the...
The 2018 General Election is over 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 issues that we face on a local, state and...

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