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The next meeting of the Prairie Quilters Club will be held on Thursday, September 10 at 6:30 pm at Thunder Lodge in Long Prairie. We will have supper first, followed by the meeting in the dining area. Hope to see you there.  
The Burtrum Bean Bake has been cancelled for this year due to the Covid 19 epidemic.  The Burtrum Bean Bake is a fundraiser for the community to pay for the upkeep of the Moses Dane Cemetery. We are asking for the public's help in raising money by sending checks to: Burtrum Bean Bake P.O. 11,...
Dylan Bennett
Dylan John Bennett of Long Prairie, plead guilty in Todd County District Aug. 24 to two counts of premeditated 1st Degree Murder in the August 2019 shooting death of his parents, Barry and Carol Bennett in their Long Prairie home.  Bennett’s guilty plea came as somewhat of a surprise as the case...
Long Prairie-Grey Eagle Secondary School Principal Barton Rudd addressed the school board and those in attendance during the presentation of the district’s reopening plan. The district’s final plan for reopening, including the specific learning model, will be voted on during a special meeting Aug. 24.
If the past six months have taught us anything, plans are subject to change.  To accomodate this new reality, Minnesota schools were tasked with developing three distinct learning models ranging from in-person learning, a hybrid system where some are in school and some are distance learning, and a...
Crews recently completed the installation of a new fire escape system after new water lines were installed for a fire sprinkler system inside the building. More renovations at the historic school are scheduled for next summer as well.
This summer has been a difficult one for students and schools alike as plans for the typical school year seem to be changing by the day.  Add to that along with a major summer construction project and you’ll get an idea of what was taking place at St. Mary of Mt. Carmel School in Long Prairie.  A...
Above, the Todd County Corn and Soybean Growers Association recently made a donation of $250 to the Long Prairie Fire Department. Presenting the donation to Long Prairie Fire Chief Dan Laumeyer was Roger Zastrow, from the Corn and Soybean Growers Association. In the middle, Dan Bersheid of the Grey...
The Long Prairie-Grey Eagle School Board is faced with two very difficult decisions as the start of the new school year draws near.  One of those is what the district should do with a proposal from the City of Long Prairie to partially fund a school resource officer with a three-year grant awarded...
The Initiative Foundation has begun the process of distributing up to $7.8 million in grants to 765 central Minnesota small businesses and a St. Cloud cultural mall that have been affected by coronavirus slowdowns, shutdowns and state-ordered restrictions. Todd County has a total of 21 businesses...
Following the advice of public health experts, senior advocates, labor leaders, doctors, hospitals, and long-term care providers, Governor Tim Walz today signed Executive Order 20-83, extending the COVID-19 peacetime emergency that gives the state flexibility in responding to rapidly-evolving...
On Tuesday, August 4, 2020, the Todd County Board of Commissioners approved a Small Business Relief Grant Program funded through the CARES CRF (Coronavirus Relief Fund). The grant program is for small businesses directly affected by the MN Governor’s Emergency Executive Orders 20‐04 and 20‐08 and...

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