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The community of Long Prairie is invited to have some fun, food and festivities as the community celebrates it 4th Annual National Night Out event.  Billed as, “America’s Night Out Against Crime,” the National Night Out event will take place Aug. 7 from 5-7 p.m. at the Lion’s Lake Charlotte Park....
Freshwater Education District officials recently broke ground on a new special education facility.
Freshwater Education District representatives broke ground at the school’s future Level IV facility on Monday, July 16, 2018 This is a true collaborative effort between several entities – Freshwater, its member school districts, the city of Wadena, and Sourcewell.  There’s heavy equipment roaring...
Minnesota employers added 6,600 jobs in June, according to seasonally adjusted figures released last week by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED). In addition, the agency said May’s employment figures were revised from 10,200 jobs gained to 10,700 jobs gained. Over...
Vetsch Farms, LLC of Browerville will host the 2018 Todd County Dairy Field Day on Tuesday, July 31 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Vetsch Farms, LLC is located at 233623 County 14, Browerville, MN. This is about 11 miles east of Browerville.  Watch for signs. Refreshments and ice cream treats will...
Youth can apply to hunt deer in select state parks and other refuge areas during 17 special deer hunts in October and November, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.  “These special hunts give youth and parents or adult mentors a fantastic opportunity to hunt together,” said...
Students and community members flocked to the LPGE elementary school gymnasium last Tuesday morning to get a rare chance at seeing various live raptors up close. The Raptor Center from the University of Minnesota put on the program with the live birds and students had plenty of opportunities to ask...
The Todd County Fair wrapped up its 135th edition this weekend. With numerous grandstand events, including bullriding, 4-H competitions along with rides and games on the midway, there was plenty fun and excitement to be had.   
  The Long Prairie City Council continues to move forward with the long anticipated runway expansion project at the Todd Field Airport.  The project calls for a 500 foot extension to the runway, the relocation of precision approach path indicators, installation of new end identifier lights,...
The midterm elections in November aren’t the only public offices up for election. There will also be county and state seats up for election. While the filing period for those offices are closed, there remain other ways to get involved.  City and school district elections will also be held. And the...
On July 8 the Todd County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a boating accident on Fairy Lake in southern Todd County.  William Euerle of rural Garfield was driving a 1992 Crestliner Boat and pulling a juvenile passenger on an inner tube, when a 2018 Seadoo Jet Ski, driven by Mary Mathews of...

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