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On a hot summer day, it’s easy to throw back a few drinks while enjoying the beach or fishing on the dock, and its easy to forget that driving home with a buzz is drunk driving. As summer winds down, the Todd County Sheriff’s Office will be turning up the heat on drunk drivers starting Aug. 21 as...
The Todd County Farm Bureau is sponsoring a fall harvest banquet, September 10 at the Clarissa Ballroom. A social time will start at 5:30 p.m. with dinner serving form 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Program starts at 7:45 p.m. Everyone is invited. Comedian James Wedgwood will be appearing. He uses ventriloquism...
Crafters wanted at the St. John’s Catholic Church 31st Annual Craft Fair in Swanville, Saturday, Oct. 3, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Over 70 exhibitors. For registration call Charee at 320-573-4271. Great craft show for beginners or experienced crafters.  
Is your car seat installed correctly? Do you have the correct car seat for your child’s age?  Come Thursday, Sept. 10, 3-7 p.m. to get your answers. Located at the Todd County Fair Grounds, Prairie Building in Long Prairie. Call for an appointment 320-732-4447. New car seat for those who qualify....
There is a location change for the September meeting also. The Prairie Quilters meeting will be held at the Long Prairie-Grey Eagle High School (across the street from the fairgrounds). The September meeting will be held Thursday, September 3, at 7 p.m. in room #A227 - the “media room” next to the...
There will be a planning meeting for the Burtrum Bean Bake on Tuesday, Sept. 8 at 7 p.m. at the Burtrum Community Center. All are welcome.  
The Todd Historical Society will meet on Monday, Sept. 7 at 7 p.m. at the museum.  
This year's Harvest Fest was held at Hats Off Coffee.
Hats Off Coffee in downtown Long Prairie played host to the 4th annual harvest festival and gift fair last Saturday. There were several vendors selling a number of items ranging from farm produce to baked goods and crafts to home business products. Dan Remer was also at the festival providing music...
The DNR announced today that it has begun implementing several concrete steps aimed at improving the Mille Lacs Lake walleye population, while building a closer working relationship with the Mille Lacs community. “Mille Lacs is an incredibly important fishery for Minnesota,” said DNR Commissioner...
Chuck McMurray of Long Prairie shows off his free library located in his front yard. Book lovers are encouraged to come to the Little Free Library and take a book or share a book.
  Stories, whether by word of mouth, a book and over a cup of coffee, a beer in a bar, are best shared with others.  Libraries are a great source for those stories, especially in the written form, but what if you can’t make it to the library during the times they are open, or if you live in a...

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