Kringen's Korner

-A +A
Winter has arrived 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 that all decisions will be broadcast via Twitter, Facebook, and the school...
We have had a variety of winter weather at this point in time so this writer thought it would be appropriate to repeat a column from earlier this school year.  This week’s column will review how we will communicate with families as well as proper winter weather attire for students.    We strongly...
The start of a new year always brings an anticipation of what awaits us and this writer firmly believes that 2018 will be a good year for the LPGE School District.  This week’s column will highlight the opportunities that we have as well as the challenges we face. OPPORTUNITIES: 1.  The greatest...
The Long Prairie-Grey Eagle School Board set the tax levy for 2018 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 2017 Payable 2018 Levy Limitation totals $2,033,199.61 or an increase of...
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...
Last week’s edition of the paper reported that your local school district has had an influx of new students.  This week’s column will update readers on the change.  The October 1st data is used as the baseline as this is the reporting date used by the Minnesota Department of Education for multiple...
Readers are likely aware through various methods that your local school district has welcomed a number of new students in the past month.  The position of the of the district is that we must continue to provide a high quality education to all of our students as well as fulfill our ethical and legal...
State Representatives John Poston and Ron Kresha, along with Senator Paul Gazelka, voted last legislative session to give the gift of tax payer money to non-profit Health Maintenance Organizations licensed to sell medical insurance in Minnesota. Edward Ehlinger, Minnesota’s Commissioner of Health,...
This writer along with all other property owners in the communities we serve recently received the Proposed Taxes for 2018 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...
Your local school board will have received the results of the annual school audit by the time this column is printed and this week’s column will provide additional information to readers. First and foremost, your school was given an “unmodified opinion” on the financial statements; an unmodified...

Pages

Long Prairie Leader

P.O. Box 479
21 3rd Street S
Long Prairie, MN 56347
Phone: (320) 732-2151
Fax: (320) 732-2152
Email: info@lpleader.com

 

Sign Up For Breaking News

Stay informed on our latest news!

Manage my subscriptions

Subscribe to Long Prairie Leader Newsletter feed
Comment Here