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The October meeting of the Prairie Quilters will be held Oct. 1 at 6:30 p.m. at Thunder Lodge in Long Prairie.  (Meals off the menu.) The program will be a t-shirt quilt. Those comfortable, please come and join us for an evening of quilt talk.  
The Grey Eagle United Methodist Church is holding its 14th annual hog roast on Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020 from 4:30-7 p.m. at the GE UMC, located at the intersection of County Roads 2 and 47, 2½ miles south of Grey Eagle, across from the Historic Rock Tavern.  This year, because of the COVID-19...
The Todd County Board of Commissioners addressed a number of COVID-19 related issues during their regular meeting Sept. 15.  Todd County Health and Human Services Director Jackie Och was the first to present the board with her regular update.  As of Sept. 14, Todd Couty had a total of 470 cases of...
Ricardo Del Valle Martinez, 24, Long Prairie
The Todd County Sheriff's Office has arrested and charged Ricardo Del Valle Martinez, 24, Long Prairie, with 2nd Degree Murder Aid/Abett in connection to the Aug. 29 death of Edwin Abreu Grullon, 19, Sauk Centre. Bail was set at $2 million without conditions and $1 million with conditions.  The...
On 08/29/2020, at approximately 2118 hours, the Todd County Sheriff's Office responded to a report of a shooting in rural Long Prairie. The victim's vehicle was later stopped by a Todd County Deputy near the intersection of US 71 and Riverside Drive. The driver had suffered gunshot wounds and...
Dylan Bennett
Dylan John Bennett of Long Prairie, plead guilty in Todd County District Aug. 24 to two counts of premeditated 1st Degree Murder in the August 2019 shooting death of his parents, Barry and Carol Bennett in their Long Prairie home.  Bennett’s guilty plea came as somewhat of a surprise as the case...
Officially breaking ground for the 2nd Ave. Apartments were, from left, Jennifer Ho, Commissioner of MN Housing; Skip Dechesneau, President D.W. Jones, Inc.; Jodi Dixon, Mayor of Long Prairie; Tamie Barber, Long Prairie Packing; Lyle Meyer, Vice President of Operations, Long Prairie Packing.
Officials from the state, county, city and LP Packing were on hand for an official groundbreaking of the 2nd Ave. Apartments in Long Prairie.  Skip Dechesneau, who spearheaded the project with property management firm D.W. Jones, Inc. addressed the crowd of officials gathered for the groundbreaking...
The Buntjer family: Jadon, Katrina, Maria, JohnPaul, Luke, and parents Mark and Kim in back, have been named Todd County’s Farm Family of the Year.
The Buntjer farm started in 2007 when Mark and Kim moved to the country. The family started out with chickens and a few calves for the children to take to the fair and eventually expanded to include registered Red Angus cattle and Boer goats. The Buntjers raise corn, soybeans and alfalfa on 360...
Alyssa Scheve is the new 4-H Coordinator for Todd County.
Summer has seen many things not come to pass, and for many, summer is the highlight of the year—the culmination of months’s or a year’s work. For Todd County’s youth in 4-H, this summer saw the cancellation of the annual Todd County Fair—the first time that had ever happened. While this wasn’t the...
Jaime Ostendorf is the new director of the Long Prairie Area Just for Kix program.
Like most things that came to a screeching halt this past spring, Just for Kix was one of those programs that found itself in a situation they had never been in before.  Suddenly the life blood of the program, in-person group classes were substituted with virtual classes while competitions and the...

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