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Event coordinator Marla Schnell prepared participants for the start of the 5K fun run/walk.
Mama Marla’s Hike It or Bike It event turned 18 when the event was held on May 18, and it shows no signs of slowing down. The event, which helps raise money to purchase gifts at Christmas time for children in Todd County who are less fortunate, once again surpassed triple digits this spring. 106...
Nathan Stockwell performed a magic trick during his last trip to Long Prairie in 2016.
Years after packing the Long Prairie library, the always popular comic magician Nathan Stockwell is scheduled to make a return performance on June 18. Stockwell’s love for magic began at a young age as a hobby, and has evolved throughout his life to the point where he has performed professionally...
Poor planting conditions this spring are forcing some farmers to make decisions on prevented planting. The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) is advising farmers about the legal requirements for selling and buying seed in Minnesota. This includes cover crop seed. There are several issues the...
Stressful times in agriculture can trigger bad news and difficult conversations. In response, the Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) is offering “Navigating Conflict & Tough Conversations in Agriculture,” a workshop designed to help agriculture professionals navigate potentially...
The class of 2019 celebrated their graduation with the tossing of their caps.
Seventy-seven students crossed the stage at the Long Prairie-Grey Eagle high school gymnasium on May 24. 77 received their diplomas and will now embark on the next journey of their lives.  Some will jump right into the work force. Some will head to further their education. Some will join the...
Keeping up in technology can be a difficult thing, especially when you’re trying to deliver content to students reliably on a day to day basis.  The Swanville School District has been employing personal learning devices for some time and is currently in the process of developing a new five-year...
Marnie Swedberg
The American Lutheran Church Women invite all women in the surrounding communities to their annual Summer Salad Supper. It will be held Tuesday evening, June 11 at 5:45 pm in their Fellowship Hall at 215 9th Street SE, Long Prairie.  The evenings theme is “When Life Gives You Lemons, Throw Them...
The Todd County Chaplaincy Brat and Hotdog Feed will be held Saturday, June 8 from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. at Coborn’s Grocery - Long Prairie. All proceeds go to help the Central MN Chaplaincy Program. Bring a donation for hotdogs, brats and a pop. Help the Chaplaincy Program by joining the prayer and/or...
A Legislative Open House will be held Saturday, June 8 at 10 a.m., at the Browerville Community Center US Congressman Collin Peterson, State Senator Paul Gazelka, State Representative John Poston, and State Representative Ron Kresha will be in attendance. Hosted by the Todd County Farm Bureau.  
Nearly 60 educators from Region 5 have been selected by school administration for outstanding dedication, hard work, and leadership. For their achievements, they were celebrated as Educators of Excellence during an awards banquet May 8 at Grand View Lodge in Nisswa. This invite-only event...

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