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In attendance for the Eagle Bend Community Kitchen groundbreaking included Rick Hest, Eagle Bend Senior Center; Loren Colman, Minnesota Department of Human Services; Judy Petrie, Staples Senior Center; Leota Lind, South Country Health Alliance; Roxanne Jenkins, Lutheran Social Services; Julie Myhre, Minnesota Department of Health; Gary Kneisl, Todd County Commissioner; Kevin Hess, City of Eagle Bend; Paul Drange, NJPA and Jeff Scholten, Minnesota Department of Agriculture.
A central Minnesota kitchen is now a step closer to serving hundreds of hot meals each week to area seniors, thanks in part to Innovation Funding from National Joint Powers Alliance (NJPA). Project leaders for the Hilltop Regional Kitchen held a ceremonial groundbreaking at the former Eagle Valley...
Meg Litts
  District 9A DFL candidate Meg Litts is no stranger to politics in the this area. She has long been active with the DFL party in Todd County after moving into the area and then after redistricting, in Wadena County. Now, she is looking to carry our voices to St. Paul with this open seat. Litts is...
  The Todd County Board of Commissioners recently took advantage of some lower interest rates to refinance the bonds on the historic courthouse. The county originally bonded the financing of the historic courthouse renovations for $4.125 million. At present, there is around $3,040,000 left on the...
It seems Orv Dahlen can’t quite manage to cut all the strings attaching him to the Long Prairie Chamber Orchestra, even though he put down the baton as music director years ago.  Saturday evening’s LPCO Fall Concert will feature the world premiere of Fire Norske Folke-Tunes, a gift presented to...
Jason Weinerman
  The public life isn’t something that’s entirely new to Jason Weinerman of Little Falls. But, this is the first time the DFL candidate for the Senate District 9 seat is running for office. For the last while now, Weinerman has been traveling around the district meeting voters and taking part in...
  Pick your cliché, the shades are drawn, the blinds are closed or the drapes are shut, but any way, Ardis Ebnet has said goodbye to the business of drapery design and has entered the world of retirement. Ebnet technically retired earlier this summer, but with a few things left to wrap up with the...
  The Swanville School District, like any other school district or business for that matter, has become increasingly dependent on technology to deliver its services to the students.  The Swanville School Board has discussed the matter of one-to-one technology where each student has his or her own...
Trey Muellner
The Long Prairie-Grey Eagle High Secondary School recently selected its September students of the month.  7th Grade Trey Muellner What a great way to begin seventh grade by coming away with Student of the Month honors! Trey is such a kind, polite person who caught my attention on the first day of...
Shelley Barthel
Shelley will take on this new leadership role, and continue with her work as a Senior Financial Officer and Vice President.  Donald John, Chief Executive Officer stated “The Market President is a new leadership position for our company that will be responsible for managing and leading our teams,...
Choosing not to wear a seat belt is like playing Russian roulette every time you get into the vehicle. You never know when another driver will make a poor decision, and those who are not buckled increase their odds of being injured by six-times if they are in a crash. Fortunately, most Minnesotans...

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