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The Swanville School Board continues to move forward with its proposed ballot question scheduled for Nov. 5.  The district will place two questions on the ballot, the first is the existing repeal and replace question. This question will repeal the existing general education referendum valued at $38...
The Long Prairie City Council will see another sitting member resign their position only partway through their term.  David Blanchard, who was elected onto the council during the last election, is expected to tender his resignation during one of the council’s two meetings in October. Blanchard,...
Swanville Public School is pleased to announce the September Senior High student of the month, senior Jackson Thieschafer.  Jackson is the son of Jay and Tara Thieschafer. Jackson loves being outdoors, hunting, fishing, playing sports and spending time with family and friends. He plans to attend MN...
The CentraCare – Long Prairie Farmers Market season will conclude on Friday, October 4. The market will be open from 2-6 p.m. at the CentraCare green space (southeast of the nursing home on First Ave. S.E.). Growers, crafters, makers, buyers and sellers are all welcome.
Members of the VFW Auxiliary handed out trees to the students at St. Mary of Mt. Carmel School in Long Prairie to recognize POW/MIA Day last week.
Last week saw the passing of the national POW-MIA Recognition Day. This day we salute the men and women who have served and sacrificed to keep America free and to recognize the families of the missing who continue to keep the candle of hope alive.  As we pause to remember, we must not forget the...
The Todd County Sheriff’s Office reported that on Sunday, Sept. 22, a 5-year-old male was run over by a skid loader during an apparent farm accident in Round Prairie Township, south of Long Prairie. Deputies provided medical treatment according to the sheriff’s office until the Long Prairie...
The Todd County Board of Commissioners had set themselves up for a marathon of a meeting with the agenda spanning two pages.  With two of the commissioners gone during the previous regular meeting, the board had opted to delay some high profile topics until this meeting. The Todd County Board did...
Enrollment continues to be an issue for the Long Prairie-Grey Eagle School District, but unlike years past, this problem is a good one to have.  Brad Evenson reported that the preschool program has this “good problem.” “This is the largest preschool group we have ever had,” Evenson told the board...
The Browerville School District set its 2020 levy to the max, though where that will actually end up is unknown at this point.  Superintendent Scott Vedbraaten said the levy numbers are changing on an almost daily basis. The department of education notified the district of further changes to their...
The Grey Eagle United Methodist Church is holding its 13th annual hog roast on Saturday, September 28, 2019  from 4:30-7 p.m. at the GE UMC, located at the intersection of County Roads 2 and 47.  That is 2½ miles south of the city of Grey Eagle across the street from the Historic Rock Tavern.  A...

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