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The Upper Mississippi River -Brainerd watershed, which includes parts of Todd, Morrison, Crow Wing, Cass and Aitkin counties, includes 212 lakes that are larger than 10 acres, and 2,149 river miles — sources of economy, recreation and tourism for the area. While the health of Todd County’s waters...
The highlighted area in red will be closed to traffic until after Memorial Day. The area highlighted in green is the designated detour route for traffic.
The Long Prairie Police Department wants to inform the public of the following road closures. Starting Wednesday, May 17, 9th St. NE and 2nd Ave. NE will be closed for road construction. People heading to the Long Prairie-Grey Eagle Secondary School will need to take the detour onto 6th St. NE and...
Deloris Symalla was able to regain her health and way of life through quick action and telehealth technology to diagnose her stroke.
“It’s a blessing every day when you can get up and move.” That’s the motto of Deloris Symalla, an 80-year-old retired teacher who suffered a stroke on Sept. 8, 2016, followed by a fall in late November.  Symalla knew the moment she woke up that something wasn’t right. Her left arm was tingling, her...
By Jason C. Brown, Publisher/Editor   After several weeks of gathering information and attempting to find common ground, the Todd County Board of Commissioners may have found some common ground regarding the distribution of the Eagle Valley School District during a work session held last week. The...
  LPGE passed a number of motions regarding the 2017-18 teaching staff at their regular board meeting on May 15. Appointments made at the meeting included: -Hiring of Laura Geisenhof as an elementary teacher, replacing Marleen Lundeen. -Hiring of Amber Franks as vocal music teacher, replacing Erik...
The Todd County Collaborative and the Todd County Child Abuse Prevention Team are sponsoring a new group of Circle of Parents which started on May 15, 2017 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Todd County Courthouse Annex 1 located at 119 3rd St. S - east entrance by the Sheriff’s Department in Long Prairie...
The Long Prairie Police Department and the Todd County Sheriff’s Department honored National Police Week, which was May 14-20. Law enforcement agencies through the United States were honored that week for all police officers that were killed in the line of duty. National Police Officer’s Memorial...
The Todd County Farm Bureau is hosting a Legislative Update Meeting at the Browerville Community Center on Thursday, June 1. Social time is at 6:30 p.m. with the meeting starting at 7 p.m. Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka, will attend with Represenitives John Poston and Ron Kresha also invited...
A proposed community wellness center at the new CentraCare Health-Long Prairie medical campus is in the planning and fundraising stages.
  CentraCare Health—Long Prairie could possibly make some long-time dreams come true with a planned addition to the new medical campus. CentraCare Health Administrator Dan Swenson presented a plan to the Todd County Commissioners during their meeting last week outlining the potential new project....
  The Todd County Board of Commissioners took its next step in the involuntary dissolution process of the Eagle Valley School District. The board officially set the public hearing for May 23 at 7 p.m. in the Todd County Board Room in the Historic Courthouse. The board discussed whether or not there...

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