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  The Swanville School Board took a good step forward to once again exiting statutory operating debt. The board adopted a surplus budget. The budget contains just over $3.3 million in revenue and just over $3.2 million in expenditures. All told, the district has penciled in a surplus of $104,630. ...
Helen Mostleth and Darlene Bodle paint some of the rocks to be used in the Long Prairie Senior Center’s Kindness Rocks project.
  Seniors at the Long Prairie Senior Center are looking to brighten the days of people they’ve never met before.  The seniors are taking part in The Kindness Rocks Project.  The project looks to build on the idea of paying something forward and that kindness can be contagious. According to the...
The Long Prairie Senior Citizens Center will have a ROCK A THON fund- raiser at the Center (50 3rd St N) on Saturday, July 29th.  The event will run from 2 p.m. through 5:30 p.m. There will be several rockers, door prizes, pie and ice cream social and other activities during this event.   The Long...
Historic structures have a way of tying the past to the present, bridging eras if you will to one another. Long Prairie has some of these WPA structures, the courthouse wall/entrance where countless children have ran their hands over the stones, the Riverside Park structures and even the old...
Everett Smithson is the Minnesota Blues Society’s veteran instructor and will be giving out free harmonicas and lessons at the July 18 events.
People often look to expand their musical selection. There will be an opportunity to do just that on July 18 as Long Prairie, Little Falls, and Swanville are all playing host to the Everett Smithson Band at the public libraries. The band is a regional act that performs in the Upper Midwest in the...
Mille Lacs Lake walleye fishing will be closed July 7-27, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural of Resources. Fishing for all other species, including bass, is open. Mille Lacs was recently named the No. 1 lake for bass fishing in the nation by Bassmaster. With the ban on night fishing...
Hunters, anglers and everyone who has a role in selling licenses for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources can anticipate a new electronic license system that will enhance customer service starting in the spring of 2020.  “Over the next two years, we will be modernizing the electronic...
The Todd County Fair is set to bring another few days of fun and excitement to Todd County this year, showcasing the best in livestock, crafting, food, carnival rides and entertainment. This year’s fair will run Thursday, July 13 through Sunday, July 16. The schedule of events for this year’s fair...
County-wide CAD meeting attendees on June 21, from left: Steve Commerford, Jerry Reck, Jana Timm, Mary Theuer, Linda Michurski, Sev Blenkush, and Alicia Bauman. Those attending the meeting on June 7 included: Gail Honek, Teresa Sorenson, Pete Berscheit, Verna Toenyan, and Barb Becker.
Members of the Todd County Citizens Against Drugs (CAD) Coalition attended various meetings and trainings recently across the state of Minnesota.   SAPST Training  A professionally trained coalition is extremely important to the continuing improvement of substance abuse prevention services in...
Once again the Christie Home Museum will take you on a trip back in time with our Carriages and Cars day on July 8th.  John Kroll’s carriage, purchased by his father from a business on main street Long Prairie in 1912 will be one of the featured vehicles.    Cars and carriages will be on display at...

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