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Craig Williams, who was convicted of 1st Degree Manslaughter-Heat of Passion in the 2013 death of his ex-wife Nancy (Crider) Williams in Long Prairie, will face sentencing in Todd County District Court Feb. 1 at 10 a.m. Williams, who was tried for 2nd Degree Murder, was convicted in early December...
The Todd County Board of Commissioners remains unchanged for 2017, but Long Prairie’s Third District Commissioner Rod Erickson, seated center, is the new board chair.
  The Todd County Board of Commissioners held off on approving the recommended candidate, Joseph Hatch, for the county coordinator position until some issues get ironed out. The commissioners discussed the potential length of the contract and this is where things got sticky. The contract length was...
ST. PAUL – The preliminary number of 397 traffic fatalities last year is a sad reminder that Minnesotans must recommit to safe choices both behind the wheel and on the street if tragedies are to decrease. The number of lives lost so far last year is below the 2015 final figure of 411, but it is...
ST. PAUL, MN—House Republicans wasted no time getting to work on key session priorities, including health care and tax relief. House File 2, which will result in $21.7 million in tax relief for 220,000 Minnesota tax filers by conforming Minnesota’s tax code to the federal tax code, passed Thursday...
Kalley Levin, a senior at Long Prairie Grey Eagle Secondary School is working towards her Gold Award in the Girl Scouts, which is the highest award she can achieve. This includes 80 hours towards a community service project along with taking a leadership role in the project itself. She has chosen...
The Long Prairie City Council met for the first time this year Jan. 3 to address a number of regular business items and organizational issues for the council. To kick things off, the council dealt with committee appointments. The newest addition to the council after the November election was Randy...
The Central Minnesota Irrigator’s Corporation (CMIC) will hold an Irrigation Clinic on Thursday, January 26, 2017 at the Prairie Event Center in Parkers Prairie, MN.  Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. with the program starting at 9:15 a.m. and concluding by 1:00 p.m. This is followed by the CMIC...
LONG PRAIRIE, Minn.—University of Minnesota Extension will be holding the annual Cow/Calf Days workshop in Staples on Tuesday, February 7th starting at 9:30 am in the Assembly Room at Central Lakes College. This event has been held for over 40 years and continues to be the leading information,...
St. Cloud, Minn. (1/3/2017)— “Planning for Our Future,” the second annual Women in Ag Network conference, will be Feb. 16 in Willmar.  The conference runs from 8:45 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Willmar Convention Center. Discounted rates are available by registering early.   The conference is an...
The University of Minnesota Beef Team is offering three online Home Study Courses in Winter 2017, titled “Introduction to Cow/Calf Nutrition”, “Health Management for the Cow/Calf Herd” and “Introduction to Cattle Feeding”.  Courses focus on practical applications of topics. Each lesson will include...

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