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People with gardening talents and who enjoy working and communicating with other gardeners are sought for the Master Gardener Program. This program is sponsored by the University of Minnesota Extension Service. Classes will be conducted at University of Minnesota Landscape Arboretum or on-line. The...
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has confirmed reports of zebra mussels in Sauk Lake, near Sauk Centre in Todd County.  A resident on the northeast side of Sauk Lake contacted the DNR after finding numerous zebra mussels up to one-half inch in length on a boat lift being removed for...
Minnesota’s wolf population estimate was 2,655 wolves and 465 wolf packs during the winter of 2017-2018 within Minnesota’s wolf range, an estimate that is statistically unchanged from the previous winter, according to the Department of Natural Resources. “Subtle changes in wolf population numbers...
Region Five Development Commission (R5DC) is hosting a community meeting to discuss a statewide initiative called Thriving by Design. The meeting will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 10 at the Sprout Growers and Makers Marketplace, 609 13th Street, Little Falls from 6-8 p.m. Thriving by Design - Rural...
Threats made by a student were recently acted on by the Long Prairie Police Department.
The Long Prairie-Grey Eagle Secondary School, along with the help of local law enforcement, prevented an alleged threat made by a student.  According to the LPGE administration, the threat was made the evening of Sept. 25, after school was already out for the day. The threat was apparently made,...
Jackson and Kelsey Standafer, recently married at the First Baptist Church of Long Prairie, are now a part of the staff. Jackson was recently hired on as the Director of Family Ministries.
  The First Baptist Church of Long Prairie recently welcomed a new Director of Family Ministry.  While the congregation already has a lead pastor and youth pastor, this position will seek to minister to those who are no longer the children and high school students, or necessarily the more...
The Todd County Sheriff’s Office has reported that on Sept. 19 around 7:49 a.m. they received a report of an ATV accident. The 911 call indicated that a man was involved in an ATV accident at the address of 21438 County 36, Long Prairie, MN.  The Todd County Sheriff’s Office, the Long Prairie Fire...
  The Todd Field runway expansion project will go forward as planned but it will have to wait until spring the Long Prairie City Council recently learned. The United States Department of Transportation recently announced a grant to the City of Long Prairie for $1,059,871.00 for the runway extension...
  The Long Prairie-Grey Eagle School Board certified the 2018 payable 2019 preliminary levy as maximum at a regular meeting on Sept. 17. The total was $2,180,722.14. The reason the District approves the preliminary levy as maximum is to enable them to adjust for changes prior to the certification...
The Swanville School Board approved the preliminary levy for the coming year.  The proposed levy went up by approximately $130,000 due to an increase in property tax valuations, according to Swanville Superintendent Gene Harthan. This increase brings the total max levy the district is able to set...

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