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A faulty voter report due to human error is being blamed for a number of absentee voters in Long Prairie receiving the wrong ballots.  According to the Todd County Auditor/Treasurer office, absentee voters in the city of Long Prairie received ballots that were for races in Long Prairie Township....
John Peters is the DFL candidate for Senate District 9.
John Peters of Browerville knows he’s the underdog candidate when it comes to the Minnesota Senate District 9 race, but it’s a role that he’s embraced.  Peters, a former Republican himself, is the DFL candidate going against the most powerful republican in Minnesota politics, Senate Majority Leader...
Laura Wright is the DFL candidate for District 9B.
Laura Wright of Little Falls, is yet another DFLer considered to be an underdog in this years race for the Minnesota House.  Since before Todd County was split into two separate house districts, each district has been held firmly in control by popular Republicans.  Wright will have her work cut our...
1st St. S will now be a one-way in the mornings and afternoons running from south to north during drop off and pick up times for students at the Long Prairie-Grey Eagle Elementary School.
  The Long Prairie City Council approved a request from the Long Prairie-Grey Eagle Elementary School to turn 1st St. S on the school’s west side into a one-way street running from south to north.  The street will be a one-way during pick up and drop off times during school days. The school will...
On Tuesday, September 15, 2020, the Todd County Board of Commissioners approved a Small Business and Non-Profit Relief Grant Program funded through the CARES CRF (Coronavirus Relief Fund).  The grant program is for small businesses and non-profits directly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The...
Minnesota’s family farmers are facing a tough battle with our drastically changing climate. Intense heat, heavy rainfalls and difficult pests create obstacles in a career already marked by the uncertainty of weather. And the news of wildfires and hurricanes elsewhere in the country are making...
Beginning in June and July, the nation started to experience a coin shortage, attributed to the pandemic.  “As the spreading coronavirus and resulting business closures crippled economic activity in the United States, the circulation of coins dropped off significantly. The U.S. Mint, which...
Above, Bertha-Hewitt science teacher Alan Hanson goes through a lesson with one of his eighth grade sections at the school’s new outdoor classroom. The classroom was made possible by a grant with the Minnesota DNR.
In this day an age of chrome books in the classroom, interactive whiteboards, and more technology, more and more students are finding themselves roughing it in a sense.  Instead of remaining beholden to the confines of their classrooms, many teachers are now taking advantage of a more low-tech...
Jim Kreemer, who ran a write-in campaign in the last election for Long Prairie’s mayoral seat, is on the ballot this year.
Jim Kreemer made it official this election and made sure to get his name on the ballot for mayor of Long Prairie.  After forging ahead with a write-in campaign for the last election, Kreemer is looking forward to the November election with his name on the ballot this time.  Unabashedly, Kreemer is...
On Tuesday, September 15, 2020, the Todd County Board of Commissioners approved a Small Business and Non-Profit Relief Grant Program funded through the CARES CRF (Coronavirus Relief Fund).  The grant program is for small businesses and non-profits directly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The...

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