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The Long Prairie City Council recently approved a Tax Increment Finance  District for a new apartment building development by John Timmerman. The development, which will feature two, 8-unit apartment buildings, will be located at the intersection of Highway 27 and 6th Street, across from Cenex and...
The Long Prairie-Grey Eagle School District is in a much better financial place than it was just 2-3 years ago. After years of making budget reductions, the District is now operating with a projected surplus going into the 2019-20 school year. The projections presented by Superintendent Jon Kringen...
Stan Tekiela will be presenting "Backyard Birds: Welcomed Guests At Our Gardens and Feeders" at the Todd County Garden Day 2019 hosted by the University of Minnesota Extension Todd County Master Gardeners, along with the Sauk River Watershed District. The event will be held March 23, at the First...
A forum will be held Monday, Feb. 25, at 6 p.m., at Central Lakes College in Staples, to address mental health, depression and their connections with suicide. Anyone with an interest in the topic is invited to attend. With the tagline “S.O.S.: Safety Over Suicide,” Staples Motley Beyond Poverty is...
Congressman Collin Peterson (MN-07) and Congressman Tom Emmer (MN-06) will be co-hosting a bipartisan town hall to discuss agriculture and dairy programs.  The event will be in Stearns County, which is split between to two congressional districts. The western half is in Congressional District 7 and...
Pierz author Frank Weber used his experience assessing criminals to write two highly acclaimed novels
  Spend a night flipping through the television channels and it’s likely that you will come across some sort of police drama or crime scene investigation program. The level of detail that goes into these types of shows is one reason for the genre becoming a mainstay in television. Frank Weber has...
The Department of Natural Resources has confirmed chronic wasting disease (CWD) in a wild deer in Crow Wing County. This test result marks the first time in Minnesota the fatal neurological disease has been found in a wild deer outside of the southeastern part of the state.  Previous discoveries of...
If this Friday comes and goes without a deal being struck between the Republicans and Democrats, the Federal Government is in danger of being shutdown once again.  While the first shutdown lasted 35 days—the longest in history—it had very little impact on daily life here.  Most local governments...
The American Dairy Association of Todd County is seeking candidates to participate in this year’s dairy princess and dairy ambassador program. Dairy princesses serve as goodwill ambassadors for the dairy industry through appearances that help explain dairy farmers’ passion for taking care of their...
The Swanville School Board had a light meeting to start off the new year in January. The board mainly settled organizational items for the coming year.  The board started off by electing their officers for the year. Tom Beseman was elected chair of the board, Kathy Beckman was elected vice chair,...

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