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A group of riders toured Long Prairie by bicycle during a recent workshop to help find ways to make Long Prairie more bike friendly.
Everyone knows the benefits of a healthier lifestyle, whether it’s biking, running or walking or working out at the gym. While it’s true that vehicles give us the freedom to get to places far away, or make that super quick trip to the store. What it doesn’t do is have a positive impact on the...
Joe Hatch recently joined Todd County as the new Todd County Coordinator.
  Sometimes in life you find yourself in places where you never thought you’d be, yet that’s exactly where you need to be at that point in your life. The same could probably be said for Todd County Coordinator Joe Hatch.  Hatch, who joined the county at the end of February, was still finding his...
  The Todd County Board of Commissioners received an update on the new Hilltop Regional Kitchen located at the former Eagle Bend High School. The construction of the new kitchen and dining facility began in January of this year and has been progressing nicely with no major hiccups so far other than...
“The Great Brodini” will return to Long Prairie on June 13 after hosting a show at the library last August.
A popular magician is returning for another show in Long Prairie. The public library will once again play host to “The Great Brodini.” This magic show will be the official kick-off event for the Summer Reading Program that runs from June 12 to Aug. 12. Graylyn “Brodini” Morris has been in the...
The Upper Mississippi River -Brainerd watershed, which includes parts of Todd, Morrison, Crow Wing, Cass and Aitkin counties, includes 212 lakes that are larger than 10 acres, and 2,149 river miles — sources of economy, recreation and tourism for the area. While the health of Todd County’s waters...
The highlighted area in red will be closed to traffic until after Memorial Day. The area highlighted in green is the designated detour route for traffic.
The Long Prairie Police Department wants to inform the public of the following road closures. Starting Wednesday, May 17, 9th St. NE and 2nd Ave. NE will be closed for road construction. People heading to the Long Prairie-Grey Eagle Secondary School will need to take the detour onto 6th St. NE and...
Deloris Symalla was able to regain her health and way of life through quick action and telehealth technology to diagnose her stroke.
“It’s a blessing every day when you can get up and move.” That’s the motto of Deloris Symalla, an 80-year-old retired teacher who suffered a stroke on Sept. 8, 2016, followed by a fall in late November.  Symalla knew the moment she woke up that something wasn’t right. Her left arm was tingling, her...
By Jason C. Brown, Publisher/Editor   After several weeks of gathering information and attempting to find common ground, the Todd County Board of Commissioners may have found some common ground regarding the distribution of the Eagle Valley School District during a work session held last week. The...
  LPGE passed a number of motions regarding the 2017-18 teaching staff at their regular board meeting on May 15. Appointments made at the meeting included: -Hiring of Laura Geisenhof as an elementary teacher, replacing Marleen Lundeen. -Hiring of Amber Franks as vocal music teacher, replacing Erik...
The Todd County Collaborative and the Todd County Child Abuse Prevention Team are sponsoring a new group of Circle of Parents which started on May 15, 2017 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Todd County Courthouse Annex 1 located at 119 3rd St. S - east entrance by the Sheriff’s Department in Long Prairie...

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