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  The Long Prairie-Grey Eagle Secondary School received some welcome news last week as it was revealed that the school received a ranking of 14th best in the state and 651st in the nation out of all high schools by U.S. News and World Report. Schools are ranked based on their performance on state...
  The morning dew was starting to settle, but it wasn’t the sun-drenched type we all think of. The dew, or moisture in the air was on the verge of freezing as a number of students at the Long Prairie-Grey Eagle Secondary School arose from their frigid slumber outside near the LPGE softball fields...
  The Todd County Board of Commissioners took up the unvoluntary dissolution of the Eagle Valley School District during a work session last week.  Todd County isn’t entirely recreating the wheel here as statutes outline the process to be undertaken. However, they seem to be somewhat antiquated as...
  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 scheduled for April 17 was pushed back by agreement to May 8...
The best entertainment captivates the audience and teaches something along the way.  “The Recent Unpleasantness – Stories & Songs of the Civil War” does just that.  You can let history wash over you through songs and storytelling with the show performing at the Alexandria Area Arts Association...
Todd County’s school districts form a jagged patchwork of geographic locations around the county.
  The dissolution of a school district will be easier said than done as the Todd County Board of Commissioners will soon find out.  Now that the Eagle Valley School District Board of Education voted to dissolve the district, the matter then moved on to the county board to assign and disperse Eagle...
  Whether we like it or not, technology is engrained in our everyday lives. It’s a part of our home life, our work life and our education. As technology becomes more and more a part of our educational process as publishers discontinue textbooks and tomorrow’s workforce demands higher technical...
  There was good news regarding finances for the Deferred Maintenance projects at last Monday’s monthly board meeting at LPGE. Mark Hayes, architect from ATS&R, was at the meeting to present the Board with low bids for the upcoming projects in the district. Bids for seven of the nine larger...
SEVERE WEATHER! Its effects are felt by many of us during a life time. That is why it is very important to know the terminology used by the National Weather Service. Many of us are confused or unaware of the terminology and hopefully this article will clarify some of the confusion. Severe...
A different kind of train will be pulling into town soon, a jobs train. The Bridges Career Academies & Workplace Connection is launching a new program to help students become a part of the workforce and find a summer job. The Jobs Train offers an easy-to-use database of jobs just for high...

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