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The Todd County Sheriff’s Office arrested a man June 21 at approximately 11 p.m. at the Browerville Liquor Store after an alleged assault took place. The Todd County Sheriff's Office responded to the Browerville Liquor Store and arrested Lionel Colon, 39, for 2nd Degree Assault.  The victim,...
The Todd County Council on Aging in coordination with A. John Peters Computer Services will conduct four (4) computer classes for seniors. The cost will be $5 per person for handouts. Coffee, tea, and rolls will be provided, but we will ask for a free will offering to cover expenses.   The classes...
History can be a beautiful thing, but it can also be an expensive thing.  The Todd County Board of Commissioners is finding that out once again. Not long after the renovation of the historic courthouse, the board is again looking at the renovation of another historic landmark in Long Prairie—the...
Midway crews began arriving at the Todd County Fairgrounds last week in preperation of the Todd County Fair, which begins Thursday.
By Jason C. Brown, Publisher/Editor   Next week is going to be a very busy week and weekend with the Todd County Fair and two other festivals highlighted in last week’s edition.  This year’s Todd County Fair will follow what has become a popular line up of events and attractions at the grandstand...
Todd County is finding itself without a county coordinator—again.  Jonathan Stainbook has left his employment with Todd County, however it is unclear at this point whether this was a voluntary separation of employment or initiated under the Todd County Board of Commissioner’s authority.  The Todd...
The following is a list of select new laws passed during the 2019 regular and special legislative sessions that take effect July 1, 2019. The asterisk following the bill number denotes the language that became law. Summaries of all laws passed by the 2019 Legislature in regular and special sessions...
This year’s Carriages and Cars Day will also be celebrating the 100th anniversary of Prohibition.   Andrew Volstead, a MN legislator, was the author of the National Prohibition Act, commonly called the Volstead Act.  This act outlawed intoxicating liquor! Prohibition was in effect from 1919 - 1933...
Without them, we wouldn’t have some of our favorite foods. They are vital to a healthy environment. They’re also beautiful and fascinating to watch. They’re pollinators, and this week is dedicated to understanding, appreciating and helping them. Bees, butterflies and hummingbirds are needed to...
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is reminding motorists that turtles are crossing roads to nest this time of year. Motorists are asked to watch for them and, whenever possible, allow them to cross the road safely.  Each year at this time, many female turtles move from lakes, ponds,...
Next week is going to be a very busy week and weekend with the Todd County Fair and two other festivals highlighted in last week’s edition.  This year’s Todd County Fair will follow what has become a popular line up of events and attractions at the grandstand and in the Expo Arena.  The fair will...

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