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Todd County Sheriff's Office received a report of a structure fire in Grey Eagle April 23.  A fire had started in a shed on the David Ostendorf residence in Grey Eagle, and upon arrival of the Grey Eagle Fire Department and Todd County Sheriff's Office, the structure was almost fully engulfed.  No...
Funds are available to property owners in Todd County who have a noncompliant septic system and who meet the income requirements.   Septic systems that are eligible for grant funding are those that are failing as defined by the MPCA which includes systems that cause sewage to backup frequently into...
The Todd County American Dairy Association is sponsoring a scholarship for high school seniors who live or work on a Todd County dairy farm.  Students can plan on attending an accredited vocational/technical institute, university or college for a degree program or short course.  Interested...
Editor’s Note: This article represents the factual outcome of the vote that took place at the April 2 meeting  and serves as a correction and retraction of the article published in the April 17 edition.   By Jason C. Brown, Publisher/Editor   A self imposed hiring freeze by the Todd County Board of...
Run, walk, bike, or both. Mama Marla’s Hike It or Bike It continues to have a variety of events people can choose to participate in.
The proceeds from the 17th annual Mama Marla’s Hike It or Bike It event broke another record by raising enough money to purchase 266 Christmas gifts for children in need in Todd County last December. After such a successful 2018, the event is back for the 18th year and the early registration...
Doug Ohman
Doug Ohman wears many hats, but all of them contribute to his love of Minnesota’s history. The historian, photographer, and storyteller has published 14 books about Minnesota, and will be bringing his expertise to Long Prairie on April 22 as he takes people along with him to his favorite locations...
The Long Prairie Chamber Orchestra welcomes the Long Prairie – Grey Eagle Chamber Choir to the stage on Saturday, April 13, 2019 at 7:30pm. Come hear the youthful talent of the Chamber Singers, an ensemble only available to those who successfully audition for the ensemble! The two groups will...
A quick drive through downtown Long Prairie reveals a lot of things, but there’s one thing in particular the Long Prairie City Council is going to shine some light on soon—our aging street lighting.  The street lighting, along with being old and inefficient, has proven to be unsafe in some...
Spring is here, and for many in central Minnesota, that means the start of one of the state’s fastest growing sports in high school—trap shooting. At its Frebruary meeting, the Swanville School Board approved the addition of the new sport so it could be eligible for the fall season. The board...
The LPGE Chamber Choir performed last month at the annual Minnesota Music Educators Association (MMEA) Mid-winter Clinic in Minneapolis, MN. The weather cooperated, the performance space was phenomenal, and the choir was well-received by those who attended. The event was attended by parents, LPGE...

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