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The Browerville Tigers picked a good win on the road last week during the MEA break against the tough Upsala Cardinals.  The Tigers were able to take out the Cardinals in three straight sets (25-19, 25-14, 27-25).   The Tigers picked up some early set points, but Upsala wasn’t providing much...
The Long Prairie-Grey Eagle School District is one of two districts in the county to record positive COVID-19 exposure.
The COVID-19 pandemic has officially been found in two Todd County school districts.  The Long Prairie-Grey Eagle School District has become the first district in Todd County to have a positive case occur within the school community.  The Bertha-Hewitt School District was next with an announcement...
  There’s an old saying that you don’t bring a knife to a gun fight, but what if you don’t know what type of fight you’re getting into? That’s probably where experience comes into play if you’re going to survive the the fight. And there’s a fight looming in St. Paul. Not necessarily with the...
The Long Prairie-Grey Eagle Thunder tennis team closed out their regular season competition with a loss against Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa Sept. 29.  “The girls played great and fought till the end,” said head coach Angela Eldred.   Next up for the Thunder is Sections. The Thunder finished as a 4-seed...
The Long Prairie-Grey Eagle Secondary School could move to the hybrid model of learning if COVID-19 cases continue to track up.
It was good while it lasted, or so it seemed as the Long Prairie-Grey Eagle School Board debated the guidance and changes to the district’s athletic events and above all, it’s learning model.  Learning Model For several weeks now the case rate in Todd County has been inching upwards, slowly at...
Rep. John Poston is seeking reelection in District 9A.
If anything, this pandemic has taught us how to be creative, how to get things done when conditions aren’t favorable and how to adapt. Politics, like business, has not been business as usual.  “It’s been really odd,” commented Rep. John Poston, 9A.  Poston normally would’ve attended four county...
Jodi Dixon is seeking a second term as May of Long Prairie.
When things are on an upswing and everything is going according to plan, it’s an easy decision to continue with something. It’s when things are uncertain and plans can change—not always for the better—does it matter the most how we respond to something.  This situation was put squarely into focus...
On Tuesday, September 15, 2020, the Todd County Board of Commissioners approved a Small Business and Non-Profit Relief Grant Program funded through the CARES CRF (Coronavirus Relief Fund).  The grant program is for small businesses and non-profits directly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The...
A faulty voter report due to human error is being blamed for a number of absentee voters in Long Prairie receiving the wrong ballots.  According to the Todd County Auditor/Treasurer office, absentee voters in the city of Long Prairie received ballots that were for races in Long Prairie Township....
John Peters is the DFL candidate for Senate District 9.
John Peters of Browerville knows he’s the underdog candidate when it comes to the Minnesota Senate District 9 race, but it’s a role that he’s embraced.  Peters, a former Republican himself, is the DFL candidate going against the most powerful republican in Minnesota politics, Senate Majority Leader...

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