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Swanville’s Kindergarten Round-Up is right around the corner. They will be hosting it on Wednesday, Mar. 22 from 8:30-11:15 a.m. at the Swanville Elementary School. Families who have children entering kindergarten next year should bring immunization forms. Swanville is again offering all-day,...
The Swanville Lions Club and Sobieski Lions Club recently hosted their annual fishing derby on Long Lake.
The Sobieski Lions and Swanville Lions Clubs 24th Annual Ice Fishing Contest was held Saturday, Feb. 25 on Long Lake with an estimated 400 participants.  Participants had to walk on to the ice, which was 12-13 inches deep. The winner of the contest was 14-year-old Eli Eggerth of Little Falls with a...
The 2017 LPGE Top 10 graduates.
It is with great pride that LPGE is announcing that Moriah Cebulla is the valedictorian for the class of 2017 and Daniel Bachmeier is the salutatorian for the class of 2017. The seniors pictured from left to right will receive recognition as their class top 10:  Erin Blanchard, Moriah Cebulla,...
Former Los Angeles Poet Laureate Luis J. Rodriguez will visit the Long Prairie-Grey Eagle Secondary School.
Long Prairie Packing is proud to announce that it is participating in an effort to bring the award-winning poet Luis J. Rodriguez to the Long Prairie-Grey Eagle High School auditorium on March 29th. Mr. Rodriguez was the poet laureate of the City of Los Angeles from 2014 to 2016. He’s written...
The Board of Education at Long Prairie-Grey Eagle authorized a move that will give a makeover to both of the main buildings in the District. Due to the financial position with the Deferred Maintenance Project, the Board received some good news as they have additional resources available which can...
Back Row: JoAnn Manlove, Mardy Peterson, Brenda Halvorson, Marilyn Wolstad, and Rosemary Robinson. Middle Row: Jody Bebault, Carol Sanvik, Mary Schmidt, Mary Zastrow, Lori Bettschen, Kris Mechels, Sue Shutter, MaryAnn Sander, and Annette Skiftun. Front Row: Ione Krause, Bobbi Knutson, Cindy Rachuy, Rochelle Shann, Phyllis Mosby, and Tami Wiener.
Creativity and friendship was evident as one entered the American Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall at noon Saturday, March 4.  The Minnesota National Bank for the 22nd year sponsored the successful women’s luncheon to raise money for the local food shelf during the March Food Shelf Campaign. The...
In front: Dairy Princesses Bekka Paskewitz, Kristen Bussmann, and Megan Hollermann. In back: Dairy Princess Megan Pachan and Dairy Ambassador Rachel Paskewitz.
The Todd County American Dairy Association held its 2017 Dairy Princess Banquet and Coronation on Saturday evening March 4, 2017 at the Browerville Community Center.   Crowned as 2017 Todd County Dairy Princesses were Kristen Bussmann, daughter of Ron and Mary Lou Bussmann of Grey Eagle. Kristen...
Raise the “Steaks”! Registration Now Open for the Todd County/ Crow Wing County Feedlot Meeting and Free Producer Appreciation Buffet.  Per request of area producers, this year’s feedlot meeting will go north to the Staples area for the first time on Thursday March 16, 2017 at Central Lakes College...
Ten students participated in the 17th annual Upsala Area Schools Geography Bee on Tuesday, January 17. Students in Grades 4-8 were tested in December with the top two students from each grade eligible for the annual Bee.  Congratulations to all of our grade level finalists.  After many hard fought...
Heather Holm
As the temperatures gradually begin to climb and the sun continues to beat down, many Minnesotans will come out of hibernation and prepare for a new growing season. A small residential garden may not seem like a vast habitat, but one horticulturalist and biologist knows otherwise, and she is coming...

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