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Craig Williams
  Craig Williams, who was convicted of 1st Degree Manslaughter in the August 2013 death of Nancy Williams earlier this year, recently filed a notice of appeal with the Minnesota Court of Appeals. Williams’ state public defender, Bradford Colbert, filed the notice with the Minnesota Court of Appeals...
The Long Prairie Holiday location is one of the many Minnesota locations that will be purchased as part of the acquisition from Couche-Tard.
Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. announced July 10 that it has signed an agreement with Holiday Companies to acquire all of the issued and outstanding shares of Holiday Stationstores, Inc. and certain affiliated companies, is an important convenience store player in the Upper Midwest United-States,...
  The 2nd Degree Unintentional Manslaughter case against Tyler Slagerman of rural Staples is continuing in Todd County.  Slagerman is accused of the Feb. 25 unintentional shooting death of Lacey J. Kuschel, Clarissa.  An omnibus hearing is scheduled for July 24 at 1:15 p.m. in Todd County District...
Andrew Walser - Representative of Productivity Incorporated, Curtis Robertson - Technology Teacher Upsala Schools, Nicholas Klug - Dean of Students Upsala Schools.
The Upsala Area Schools Robotics Team (4480 - UC-Botics) was a recent recipient of the Gene Haas Foundation Grant - Valued at $5,000.   UC-Botics, lead by Mr. Curtis Robertson, will be entering its 6th year of the FIRST Robotics Competition this winter, and will also be entering for its second time...
The Long Prairie Senior Citizens Center will have a ROCK A THON fundraiser at the Center (50 3rd St N) on Saturday, July 29th.  The event will run from 2 p.m. through 5:30 p.m. There will be several rockers, door prizes, pie and ice cream social and other activities during this event.   The Long...
Almost $5 million dollars is now available to support landowners in meeting the requirements of Minnesota’s buffer law.  The buffer cost-share program funds were approved at the June meeting of the Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources (BWSR). These Clean Water Funds, passed by the...
The Highway 71 and Highway 27 resurfacing project began Monday and will last until approximately the end of September. The project will provide a new road surface, updated pedestrian access, traffic signals and other improvements.
Motorists in Long Prairie encountered crews, equipment and narrowed travel lanes on Highway 27 and Highway 71 after a $1.9 million project to improve the roadway, sidewalks and other infrastructure began Monday, July 10. Motorists should plan their travel, and expect the following traffic changes....
The Todd County Fair is set to bring another few days of fun and excitement to Todd County this year, showcasing the best in livestock, crafting, food, carnival rides and entertainment. This year’s fair will run Thursday, July 13 through Sunday, July 16. The schedule of events for this year’s fair...
Crews from the Long Prairie and Browerville fire departments battled the blaze south of Long Prairie on Highway 71 that claimed a residence and machine shop.
  The Long Prairie Fire Department, along with the Browerville Fire Department responded to a reported explosion south of Long Prairie on Highway 71 near 210th St.  The Todd County Sheriff’s Office reported that the incident began around 7 a.m. July 1.  Crews arrived to find the home and shop,...
  The Swanville School Board took a good step forward to once again exiting statutory operating debt. The board adopted a surplus budget. The budget contains just over $3.3 million in revenue and just over $3.2 million in expenditures. All told, the district has penciled in a surplus of $104,630. ...

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