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Enrollment continues to be an issue for the Long Prairie-Grey Eagle School District, but unlike years past, this problem is a good one to have.  Brad Evenson reported that the preschool program has this “good problem.” “This is the largest preschool group we have ever had,” Evenson told the board...
The Browerville School District set its 2020 levy to the max, though where that will actually end up is unknown at this point.  Superintendent Scott Vedbraaten said the levy numbers are changing on an almost daily basis. The department of education notified the district of further changes to their...
The Grey Eagle United Methodist Church is holding its 13th annual hog roast on Saturday, September 28, 2019  from 4:30-7 p.m. at the GE UMC, located at the intersection of County Roads 2 and 47.  That is 2½ miles south of the city of Grey Eagle across the street from the Historic Rock Tavern.  A...
To recognize the accomplishments and contributions made by direct support professionals to the lives of people with disabilities, STEP in Browerville, Staples, Sauk Centre, and the Minnesota Organization for Habilitation and Rehabilitation (MOHR) are supporting Direct Support Professional...
Fall is a great time to stop on out to Erickson’s Petting Zoo of Osakis. All, of the animals and birds are always a hit, no matter what time of the year. As the days get shorter and the temperature cooler, that can only mean one thing, it is time for Fall Family Fun. The seven acre corn maze will...
The memorial service for Carol and Barry Bennett attracted more than 1,000 visitors.
The community of Long Prairie and everyone impacted by Barry and Carol Bennett continue to mourn the loss of the two individuals who meant so much to them.  The sudden and tragic loss of the Bennetts could be seen on the faces of everyone in a jam-packed gymnasium at the Long Prairie-Grey Eagle...
Hundreds gathered at the Long Prairie-Grye Eagle High School last Wednesday for a memorial one-mile run/walk to honor Barry Bennett’s Mile Wednesdays.
Hundreds of people showed up at the Long Prairie-Grey Eagle Secondary School to Give Bennett Another Mile.  The “mile” is in reference to the dreaded mile-long run for Mile Wednesdays during Barry Bennett’s high school physical health class. The memorial walk/run was an outward sign of the impact...
Dylan Bennett
Dylan Bennett, who is accused of the double murder of parents Barry and Carol Bennett in rural Long Prairie, made his first appearance in Todd County District Court Aug. 27. Bennett did not enter a plea, but waived the full reading of the charges against him. Judge Daniel Benson set bail at $5...
  The Board of Education at Long Prairie-Grey Eagle called a special session on August 26 to make last minute personnel moves before the start of the new school year, and make a decision at the fourth grade level. Elementary Principal Tammy Cebulla made a request to the Board to add a teacher at...
August 21, the Todd County Sheriff’s office responded to reports of a two vehicle accident involving a semi truck.  The accident occurred at the intersection of US 71 and County 24 in the city of Bertha.  According to the Todd County Sheriff’s Office, Sheila Klein, rural Clarissa, was westbound in...

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