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The Great Minnesota Get-Together will not be held in 2020. This was announced today following a meeting of the board of managers of the Minnesota State Agricultural Society, which governs the Minnesota State Fair. The event was scheduled for Aug. 27 through Labor Day, Sept. 7.  In his full...
 St. Paul – The members of the New House Republican Caucus (NHRC) have filed a lawsuit against Governor Tim Walz regarding the use of executive orders under the peacetime emergency declaration. Specifically, the lawsuit contends that the governor does not have the authority to suspend the...
The Long Prairie Planning and Zoning Commission will hold a public hearing at 4:45 p.m., Monday, June 8th, 2020, on a variance requested by Angelo Smieja. Mr. Smieja is requesting a variance to build within the road right of way to construct a drive through for the Subway Restaurant located at 121...
For the first time in its history, the Long Prairie-Grey Eagle School District held a virtual graduation. A prerecorded commencement ceremony was edited and pieced together for a complete graduation ceremony. The ceremony was then played at the Long Drive-In for the Class of 2020 and their...
Some semblence of normal life begins to show as worshippers came together, though socially distanced, during an outdoor celebration of the Mass at St. Mary of Mt. Carmel Church in Long Prairie Sunday. St. Mary’s, like every other place of worship has had to rely on technology to broadcast and...
The gradual reopening of the economy has put city officials in a spot where they need to be a little creative with ways to accommodate businesses wishing to reopen to the public.  As the governor’s executive order places the most restrictions on bars and restaurants to abide by, the Long Prairie...
The summer slide is mostly associated with the loss of learned material by students over the summer months, but as spring is giving way to summer now, school lessons aren’t the only thing being lost. We are losing the very things that make up our summers.  The novel corona virus COVID-19 has forced...
Lakewood Health System’s Eagle Bend clinic will be reopening on Monday, June 1st. They will be a dedicated ‘well’ clinic, seeing patients for preventative care and management of ongoing medical conditions. The clinic will be open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Also starting June 1st,...
Starting May 26th, Todd County will be begin Phase 1 of reopening. While County buildings remain closed, certain services are available by appointment only when the service requires an in person appointment. Please visit the Todd County website for specific department instructions on making...
The following cases were heard before Judge Daniel A. Benson in Seventh District Court in Todd County May 27, 2020.  Duane Reginald Bostic, Bayport. 5th degree possession of a controlled substance. Sentenced. Condition-Adult (Supply DNA sample.) Commit to Commissioner of Correction-Adult (MN...

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