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Retired 1st Sergeant Ole Olson, at far left, recognizes the flag as it was presented to the crowd gathered at the LP-GE Elementary School. Olson was the featured speaker at the Veterans Day program last Friday.
  Heroes are everywhere. They are the ones that go out of their way to make somebody’s day, that sacrifice themselves for the greater good without thought of self or the expectation of a return. They are everywhere, and they walk among us, and some of them were sitting in the gym at the Long...
LPGE senior Kalley Levin (L), and mosaic artist Claire Witt (R), will lead the project.
Kalley Levin, a senior at Long Prairie Grey Eagle Secondary school and also a Girl Scout of 10 years, has earned her Bronze and Silver awards. The Bronze award is the third highest award in Girl Scouts and includes 25 hours towards a community service project; the Silver Award is the Second Highest...
It is that time of year again, when in the hustle and bustle of the holidays, the sight of The Salvation Army’s Christmas Kettles and the sound of the bells remind us to be thankful for what we have and to think of others less fortunate. Often when people think of those in need, they picture the...
The American Lutheran Church in Long Prairie will serve as a collection site this year for the Samaritan’s Purse project Operation Christmas Child—the world’s largest Christmas project of its kind. During National Collection Week, Nov. 14–21, Long Prairie residents can donate shoeboxes—filled with...
Join Adrian Lee on Friday, Nov. 25 for the Mysterious Midwest book signing at the Christie House Museum carriage house, 15 1st St. S., Long Prairie, MN. Starting at 4 p.m., with a short program explaining how David Ellefson got involved, a video of David reading the forward, and Adrian reading...
If you are single, and between the ages of 13-18 years, applications are being accepted for the title of 2017 Miss Teen Todd County who will represent the county at the Miss Teen Minnesota pageant being held April 29, 2017 in St. Paul, MN. The young lady chosen as Miss Teen Todd County will become...
There aren’t many things allowed to come between a college student and his free time in Rome — especially when it involves a good game of Ultimate Frisbee. But a papal request from the Vatican, on the other hand, that makes any young person stop, ponder and ask: Who me? Jose Luis Jimenez Jr., a...
  The 2nd Degree Murder trial of Craig Williams will continue as planned in Todd County District Court. Williams had requested a change in venue because it was his belief he would not receive a fair trial in Todd County due to publicity tainting the jury pool. Williams also requested a more...
The Rayhorns truck was a total loss, but they were able to nearly walk away from the accident.
  Seatbelts can save lives, and in a recent two-vehicle head on collision at full speed on Highway 71, they did just that.  Sunday, October 23, Lorainne and Jeff Rayhorn were taking a drive after attending mass when the unthinkable happened. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, a vehicle...
If you brought coffee to the Todd County Board of Commissioners meeting last week chances are it was still hot when it was over.  So, here is the skinny from the very short agenda: -Set the truth in taxation meeting for Dec. 8 at 6 p.m. in the Todd County Board Room. -Rescheduled the Dec. 6 meeting...

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