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After two years of water sampling and testing the health of the Mississippi River Brainerd Watershed’s lakes and streams, the results are in, and for an overwhelming majority of Todd County’s waters it’s good news. Out of the 16 lakes and streams tested in Todd County, 12 met or exceeded the state...
Shegitu Kebede, CEO of Women at the Well, International will be the keynote speaker at this year’s Todd County Farm Bureau Harvest Banquet
The Todd County Farm Bureau will again host their annual Harvest Banquet, Sept. 20 at the Clarissa Ballroom. The keynote speaker at this year’s event will be Shegitu Kebede.  Originally from Ethiopia and orphaned at a young age, Kebede has known tragedy first hand. As war raged in Ethiopia, Kebede...
The Sourcewell (formerly National Joint Powers Alliance) board of directors and the Technology Information and Educational Services (TIES) executive committee have executed the plan to bring TIES under Sourcewell governance. Both entities recognize the pressing need of K-12 schools to keep pace...
September 5, the Todd County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of downed power lines.  Deputies responded to 500th Street near 195th Avenue in Bartlett Township.  A Forage Harvester driven by Jordan Burns of rural Browerville struck the power lines according to the Todd County Sheriff.  Todd/...
More than 13,000 Minnesota youth will benefit from the Minnesota Department of Transportation’s Safe Routes to School Bike Fleet grants that support pedestrian and bicycle safety education in Minnesota schools. The New York Mills and ISD 197 school districts and Feeling Good Minnesota were awarded...
Todd County Public Health and Human Services has scheduled flu vaccine clinics during the month of September and October. The following flu vaccines are available:  Pediatric (6 – 35 months of age), Quadrivalent (3 – 64 yrs), High Dose (65 yrs and up) (No Flu Mist available this year). Todd County...
Getting timely care for a variety of medical ailments in central Minnesota just got a lot easier. CentraCare Health has expanded its popular CentraCare eClinic to include phone and video appointments. The new remote care options were added to build in more convenient and less costly access to...
The 2018 roadside survey for pheasants showed a 19 percent increase in the overall pheasant index from 2017. While the index is similar to the 10-year average, it is still 52 percent below the long-term average. “Given the April snowstorms and heavy rains across a good portion of the pheasant range...
Hunters who missed the lottery deadline for the Camp Ripley archery hunt can purchase surplus permits on a first-come first-served basis beginning noon on Friday, Sept. 14, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.  Hunters who already received a permit will not be allowed to...
Don Rasmussen, Mayor, City of Long Prairie; Brad Konkler, VP Philanthropy, CentraCare Health Foundation; Dan Swenson, Administrator/CEO, CentraCare Health – Long Prairie; Senator Paul Gazelka, Tom Rosen, CEO of Rosen’s Diversified, Inc. (RDI) and Chairman of RDI’s philanthropic arm, The Rosen Family Foundation; Claire Wilson, Assistant Commissioner, Community Supports and Continuing Care for Older Adults administrations at Minnesota Department Human Services; Craig Broman, Regional Hospital President, Centr
Todd County area residents are one step closer to having access to a community facility focused on preventative health and wellness following a ceremonial groundbreaking event that was held on August 28th, 2018.  Construction of the $4.5-million, 12,000-square-foot Regional Community Well-Being...

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