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The Swanville School Board, like LPGE and Browerville, has been seeing an increase in student enrollment.  During the July meeting, the board discussed the potential to expand Kindergarten to two sections. At that point, the projected enrollment was at 28 students. Since that July meeting the...
The Todd County Board of Commissioners is considering increasing its law enforcement presence throughout the county.  The board discussed the potential increase during  work session last week.  At the heart of the matter is the fact that more and more municipalities in the county have ditched...
Long Prairie City Councilman Bob Byers has resigned from the Long Prairie City Council.  The resignation was prompted by Byers moving to a residence outside of the city limits, therefore disqualifying him from sitting on the city council.  While the council accepted his resignation, this also left...
August 19 the Todd County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a burglary that occurred at a residence on 130th Street in Grey Eagle.  The suspects have been apprehended in Becker County.  The suspects are believed to have thrown items related to the burglary in a field between Grey Eagle and Long...
The Todd County Board of Commissioners met in a closed session recently to discuss ongoing litigation.  The litigation in question was in regards to a civil suit brought forth by Brian Madison. The suit was brought against Todd County, Todd County Sheriff’s Office Investigator Scott Dirkes,...
The Todd County Board of Commissioners received several updates on key countywide programs.  The first to come before the board was the Central Minnesota Council on Aging.  Todd County currently provides $2,534 in matching funds for the advocacy group that helps seniors.  According to the CMCOA, 23...
As part of efforts to prevent the spread of chronic wasting disease, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources bans the feeding of deer and the use of attractants in certain parts of the state to prevent the concentrations of wild deer in areas with a higher risk for disease.  The DNR will...
Todd County Development Corporation (TCDC), through a grant from the Initiative Foundation, is presenting a series of “Lunch and Learn” workshops on “Business Succession/Transition” in Long Prairie.  Our four-part series will cover general, legal, accounting and financial planning considerations...
Can you give Barry Bennett one more mile? In honor of his Mile Wednesdays as a physical education teacher at the Long Prairie-Grey Eagle High School, a memorial walk/run has been organized for Wednesday, Aug. 28 at the LPGE High School. It will be same route many came to dread as students, but can...
The Todd County Sheriff's Office addressed the media yesterday.
The Todd County Sheriff's Office is now officially considering the suspicious death case of two people in rural Long Prairie a double homicide. The case has also officially resulted in a multi-state manhunt. The Todd County Sheriff's Office has also officially released the names of the victims as...

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