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The Long Prairie-Grey Eagle School District once again found itself in the position of having to take action against one of its students for making threats against the school. Details of the incident remain unclear at this point, however LPGE Superintendent Jon Kringen addressed the threat Friday...
The Minnesota Department of Transportation invites those who travel on Highway 27 in Todd and Douglas counties to attend an open house to learn about a project that will improve the road and bridges along a rural stretch of Highway 27 near Osakis in 2022. An open house for the future Highway 27...
The Todd County Sheriff’s Office reported that on Nov. 9 around 5:30 p.m. they received a report of a gun shot incident on a property in Gordon Township.  According to the Sheriff’s Office, a juvenile female received a gunshot wound to her lower body while hunting with family members. She was...
Join the Todd County Museum in celebrating Christmas with a tree decorating contest. Go to the museum Nov. 20, 21 and 22. Trees are available to decorate. Bring your decorations and imagination to decorate a tree representing a country, nationality, Christmas character or Christmas in general....
The Long Prairie-Grey Eagle Secondary School hosted the community for it’s annual Veteran’s Day program. This year’s program featured speaker 1st Sg. (Ret.) Ole Olson. Olson also spoke at the LPGE Elementary School for an afternoon program as well. 
The Todd County Board of Commissioners continued to finalize its process for the hiring of a new county coordinator during their meeting Nov. 5 With a pool of potential candidates the commissioners started their process of narrowing the field down to a more manageable size.  The commissioners...
The make-up of the Long Prairie City Council has been an evolving issue this year as two members have had to resign their positions due to moving outside of the city limits.  Former mayor Don Rasmussen was the first to have been appointed earlier this year with the resignation of Bob Byers, now,...
As part of National Rural Health Day, CentraCare – Long Prairie announced it has been recognized by The Chartis Center of Rural Health and the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health (NOSORH) for overall excellence in Quality. Based on the results of the Hospital Strength INDEX from...
The Todd County Board of Commissioners hosted the Sauk River Watershed District during its work session Nov. 5.  The SRWD updated the board on some of its projects, but most of its time was spent going over the progress of the JD 2 sedimentation ponds, Hayes buffers, the Maple Lake Retention Basin...
The Browerville Tigers will head to the state football tournament after clinching the Section 4A Championship.
The Browerville-Eagle Valley Tiger football team’s win against Mayer Luthern November 1 punched the Tigers ticket to the Minnesota State High School League Tournament.  The M-L Crusaders jumped out to a quick 6 – 0 lead. Their big physical 6’6” tight end made one heck of a catch in the end-zone as...

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