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Motorists in Long Prairie will encounter crews, equipment and narrowed travel lanes on Highway 27 and Highway 71 after a project to improve the roadway, sidewalks and other infrastructure begins Monday, July 10. Motorists should plan their travel, and expect the following traffic changes. The...
The following is a list of select new laws passed during the 2017 regular and special legislative sessions that take effect July 1, 2017. The asterisk following the bill number denotes the language that became law. Summaries of all laws passed by the 2017 Legislature in regular and special sessions...
  The Todd County Board of Commissioners is considering the possible sale of some lands held by the county back to the City of Browerville. The City of Browerville is requesting to purchase several pieces of property from the county to either include them in an existing park or redevelop them. The...
Hundreds of cyclists will explore picturesque Central Minnesota July 19-23 as part of the Bike MS: TRAM Ride (The Ride Across Minnesota). In its 28th year, the event is expected to raise nearly $700,000 to accelerate research breakthroughs aimed at finding solutions for people with multiple...
  The Todd County Board of Commissioners made its final disposition in the matter of the Eagle Valley School District involuntary dissolution. The board addressed the issue at its June 20 commissioners meeting. The dissolution will take effect July 1. The role of the board, according to statute,...
  The Todd County Board of Commissioners approved a number of staffing changes within the Todd County Sheriff’s Office. First up was the approval of the creation of two sergeant’s positions that would have direct supervision over the road deputies.  The positions have already been given the...
  If there was ever a study of humility in business and how far things have come for a business it would be that of Long Prairie Packing.  And probably only one man has seen it all happen. That man would be Richard “Doc” Wagner.  The past 54 years Wagner has called Long Prairie, and Long Prairie...
The Todd County Citizens Against Drugs coalition would like parents to strike up a conversation with their kids about the problems of underage drinking.   The Problem of Underage Drinking Rates of underage drinking in the United States are high.  Closer to home, the Minnesota Student Survey (MSS,...
Long Prairie-Grey Eagle School District was the leader in the College In Schools program in Minnesota.  Once again, the graduating class of 2017 had some students receive not only their high school diploma but their Associate of Arts Degree as well.  Long Prairie-Grey Eagle Secondary School teams...
Motorists will encounter daytime delays on Highway 287 between Long Prairie and Grey Eagle as segments of the road are reduced to a single lane beginning Monday, June 19. The lane closures will occur from sunrise to sunset, and will be complete by the end of June. Flaggers and a pilot car will...

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