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Prepare to enjoy the snow by making snowshoes at Lake Carlos State Park. The workshop is Saturday, Nov. 21, and Sunday, Nov. 22, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days. Workshop presenters will teach participants how to string the laces on pre-built Ojibwe-style (pointed end) wooden snowshoe frames and...
Most deer-vehicle crashes statewide occur from September through January, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. The combination of fewer daylight hours with the increased movement of deer due to mating season and hunting season increases the risk of collisions between deer and...
LPGE head football coach Randy Mechels.
Randy Mechels, head coach of the Long Prairie-Grey Eagle Thunder football program, resigned his coaching position effective September 29. Mechels, who had brought the program to its greatest success in years, told the Leader, "Today, I left the game I love-football." "I stepped down as head coach...
LPGE will stick with three sections of kindergarten. The same as it started the school year with.
  The primary topic of discussion at last Monday’s monthly LPGE school board meeting was class sizes at the kindergarten level. The concern was brought to the Board asking to consider adding a fourth section at the level due to there being currently 73 total students in the three sections, a number...
The Long Prairie Chamber Orchestra is celebrating its 40th Anniversary.
  When you step into the auditorium for a Long Prairie Chamber Orchestra concert, you are greeted with wonderful music played at a professional level by many talented musicians from across the state. That is how the LPCO is known by concert goers in 2015, but what about 40 years ago? For the next...
Todd County is next at looking at the armory for potential future use.
  Todd County Public Works has been in the process of saving its allowance for the purpose of constructing a new Public Works Shop in Long Prairie for a while now.  At present, the department has saved $300,000 for this. The anticipated cost for a new facility was estimated at around $4 million....
Residents living in and around the Long Prairie area can learn about their risk for cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, diabetes, and other chronic, serious conditions with affordable screenings by Life Line Screening. American Legion Post 12 will host this community event on Wednesday, Sept. 30...
Unless the Todd County Board of Commissioners find a way to trim things up for the 2016 budget, taxpayers could see an 11 percent increase in their county share of property taxes. The Todd County Board of Commissioners set its preliminary levy during a special meeting last Thursday. The budget was...
Lakewood Health System is helping you live well, which often means preventing illnesses before they happen. Because we understand the importance of protecting our patients and those around you, we will be offering flu shot clinics on pre-determined dates and times.  These clinics are intended to...
Rita (Robben) Stracek of Browerville who grew up in the Staples area with the completed Riverside Ladies Aid quilt from 1938 along with one of the other quilts that will be on display at the Browerville Community Center for Todd County History Day on October 3.
The fabric of our lives is often woven with many colorful events and people.  We fondly remember events and those who touch our lives in many ways. One of those ways is through the art of quilting. The word quilt comes from the Latin word ‘culcita’, meaning stuffed mattress or cushion. While no one...

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