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Mike Starkey, the emergency planning director with the Minnesota Department of Agriculture, talked about his experience dealing with the Stearns County avian flu outbreak of 2015.
The annual feedlot meeting and producer appreciation meal was hosted at the Hub Supper Club last Wednesday. There was a good turnout for the event which is designed for Todd County livestock owners, their families, employees, and Ag waste technicians. The goal of the meeting, which is hosted by...
This is the artists rendering of what the new hospital will look like.
  The forthcoming hospital construction project, headed by CentraCare Health—Long Prairie, was top of mind at the last meeting of the Long Prairie City Council Todd Hagen, Ehlers & Associate’s Senior Municipal Advisor/Vice President, was on hand to discuss some bonding issues with the city...
Water quality testing will take place in the highlighted townships.
On March 29th at 7pm, the Todd County Farm Bureau organization will host a meeting at the Browerville Community Center for rural homeowners in Todd County. This spring and summer approximately 2300 water sample kits will be sent to all homeowners within the townships identified on this map.  The...
Jason Weinerman
A long-time believer in the importance of collaboration between citizens and the government that represents them, Little Falls resident Jason Weinerman announced his candidacy for Minnesota’s Senate District 9. “I believe that in order for government to be truly effective, elected officials must be...
  It was a good time for the LPGE School Board to review its policies on complaints and public participation at meetings when they met last Monday for a work session.  This item was stemming from an issue that occurred at the regular meeting in February when two guests addressed the Board and made...
CentraCare Health – Long Prairie is hosting a community meeting to discuss plans to revitalize the Long Prairie Farmers Market. To enhance the success of the Share Health CSA program, CentraCare Health–Long Prairie would like to rejuvenate the local farmers market. How can we once again create a...
Stephen Miller, right, is currently working with the City of Long Prairie as part of the Green Thumb/Experience Works program. Miller is pictured with Long Prairie City Administrator Brenda Thomes.
Retirement isn’t the end; it’s merely the beginning of something new. For some it will be a time of well-deserved rest and relaxation, but for others who still want to continue, it can really be the start of something new. For Stephen Miller of Little Falls, the opportunity to get back to work was...
  Libraries have become more than just being about books—they are community hubs, providing resources, information and fun for all.  Long Prairie’s Great River Regional Library Branch Manager Nancy Potter was on hand at the last meeting of the Long Prairie City Council to provide some information...
Minnesota families who have owned their farms for 100 years or more may apply for the 2016 Century Farms Program. Produced by the Minnesota State Fair in conjunction with the Minnesota Farm Bureau Federation, the Century Farms Program was created to promote agriculture and honor historic family...
Ethan Och, a student at Swanville High School, and Gina Christopherson, a former teacher at Swanville High School, have been selected the 2016 Section 5 recipients of the “National High School Heart of the Arts Award” by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS). The National...

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