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A busy day at Long Prairie Packing means a busy day on the roads around it.  Earlier in the summer, representatives from American Foods Group/Long Prairie Packing approached the county about the possibility of purchasing the county lots located adjacent to the packing plant on the northwest edge of...
The City of Grey Eagle is applying for a grant from the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) to repair the homes of low and moderate-income home owners. This is the same program that has been used recently in Eagle Bend, Clarissa, Long Prairie and several other local...
  Representatives from the Central Minnesota Housing Partnership, which operates the historic Reichert Place apartments in downtown Long Prairie, came before the Todd County Board of Commissioners seeking the forgiveness of a loan granted to them during the revitalization of the building. The loan...
The kitchen spaces in the efficiency apartments above the Hart Mall though workable, may need updating.
The Hart Mall, like many of the older buildings around town, has its own aura surrounding it, some mystery and some misinformation. As Jeremy and Sara Weber continue to peel back the layers erected over the years at the mall, they have come to find that bringing this downtown jewel back to a...
The Long Prairie Police are urging drivers to be extra alert this time of year. School will be opening again and it’s an exciting time for children, especially youngsters attending school for the first time. Unfortunately, it also means that young, inexperienced pedestrians and bicyclists are in...
Minnesota 4-H’ers from 86 counties brought over 2,600 exhibits, delivered over 200 public presentations and participated in dozens of group learning experiences and public performances at the 2016 Minnesota State Fair. Throughout the year 4-H youth select project areas that reflect personal areas...
Put Trees and Shrubs to Work For You Many different conservation challenges are best met using vegetation, Todd SWCD has worked to make available trees and shrubs at low cost to landowners each year.  Trees and shrubs can be used for windbreaks and shelter belts, control erosion, and provide...
Many older adults experience concerns about falling and restrict their activities. A Matter of Balance is an award-winning program designed to manage falls and increase activity levels. This program emphasizes practical strategies to manage falls. You will learn to: • view falls as controllable •...
The Fall Season is always a special time of the year for Erickson’s Petting Zoo in rural Osakis. Located 3-½ miles northwest of Osakis at 11890 Hope Road SE. We embrace our old fashioned farm (been in the family for 101 years). The big red barn that once was home to milk cows; now is home to many...
The next deadline to submit applications for Operation Round Up grants from Todd-Wadena Electric Cooperative is September 15, 2016. Local community organizations may apply for an Operation Round Up grant by completing and returning a simple, one-page application form, available online at www....

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