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State-wide Emergency Medical Services week was celebrated May 13-17, 2019 with a theme of “Beyond the Call”.  This is a perfect description of the willingness and self-sacrifice that local Emergency Medical Services demonstrate when responding, treating and transporting patients in emergency...
The new Dollar General store in Long Prairie will be located along Higway 71 next to Subway.
Work on one of the last vacant lots along Lake Street in Long Prairie began last week as crews prepare the site of a new Dollar General store.  The store, which won’t be ready for business until around Dec. 1, will be a fairly large one, encompassing 9,100 square feet.  According to the building...
The Long Prairie City Council addressed a number of issues regarding the downtown area during its May 6 meeting.  At the top of the list was a discussion regarding the exterior condition of the Hart Mall.  Co-owner of the mall, Jeremy Weber was on hand to discuss some of the structural issues and...
The Todd County Sheriff’s Office reported that on May 15 around 11:36 p.m. deputies responded to an aircraft incident on County Road 18 near Browerville. The TCSO received a call from the pilot of a two passenger airplane. The pilot advised he had to perform an emergency landing due to mechanical...
A rural Todd County man has died as a result of injuries sustained during a grass fire last Sunday.  According to the Todd County Sheriff’s Office, May 5 around 3 p.m. the Todd County Sheriff's Office, along with the Sauk Centre Fire Department responded to a report of a grass fire at the address...
Most Todd County landowners know vegetative buffers were required on public waterways November 1, 2017 and on county ditches by November 1, 2018. This is very important considering Todd County spans out over almost 1,000 square miles, has 123 public lakes, 380 miles of public streams, and 379 miles...
By Jason C. Brown,  Publisher/Editor   With all the attention the measles virus has gained over the last several weeks, Todd County Health and Human Services has released the following information and guidelines regarding measles and the measles vaccine.  Am I protected?   CDC considers you...
Area students took part in the annual Sticker Shock program through the Todd County Citizens Against Drugs program. The Sticker Shock program aims to bring awareness to youth related alcohol issues through area liquor stores.
Did you know that drinking alcohol will negatively impact the developing adolescent brain?    The human brain doesn’t stop growing until about age 25, and drinking alcohol affects how it develops.   The parts of the brain that are affected the most are important for planning, judgement, decision...
The Long Prairie Police Department honored National Police Week which was May 12th through May 18th.  Law enforcement agencies throughout the United States will be honoring this week for all police officers who were killed in the line of duty. National Peace Officer’s Memorial Day is May 15th.  In...
The Long Prairie City Council is pondering just how much to increase their water and sewer rates.  The potential rate increase comes in response to the recent wastewater treatment plant expansion and was discussed at the council’s last meeting. The rate increase is deemed necessary to cover the...

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