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A forum will be held Monday, Feb. 25, at 6 p.m., at Central Lakes College in Staples, to address mental health, depression and their connections with suicide. Anyone with an interest in the topic is invited to attend. With the tagline “S.O.S.: Safety Over Suicide,” Staples Motley Beyond Poverty is...
Congressman Collin Peterson (MN-07) and Congressman Tom Emmer (MN-06) will be co-hosting a bipartisan town hall to discuss agriculture and dairy programs.  The event will be in Stearns County, which is split between to two congressional districts. The western half is in Congressional District 7 and...
Pierz author Frank Weber used his experience assessing criminals to write two highly acclaimed novels
  Spend a night flipping through the television channels and it’s likely that you will come across some sort of police drama or crime scene investigation program. The level of detail that goes into these types of shows is one reason for the genre becoming a mainstay in television. Frank Weber has...
The Department of Natural Resources has confirmed chronic wasting disease (CWD) in a wild deer in Crow Wing County. This test result marks the first time in Minnesota the fatal neurological disease has been found in a wild deer outside of the southeastern part of the state.  Previous discoveries of...
If this Friday comes and goes without a deal being struck between the Republicans and Democrats, the Federal Government is in danger of being shutdown once again.  While the first shutdown lasted 35 days—the longest in history—it had very little impact on daily life here.  Most local governments...
The American Dairy Association of Todd County is seeking candidates to participate in this year’s dairy princess and dairy ambassador program. Dairy princesses serve as goodwill ambassadors for the dairy industry through appearances that help explain dairy farmers’ passion for taking care of their...
The Swanville School Board had a light meeting to start off the new year in January. The board mainly settled organizational items for the coming year.  The board started off by electing their officers for the year. Tom Beseman was elected chair of the board, Kathy Beckman was elected vice chair,...
Winter has come, well, it was  already here, but it finally, truly, felt like it. In fact, this past week saw the lowest temperatures in over 20 years hit central Minnesota with Todd County claiming some of the coldest temps. Over a two-day period last week actually temperatures hit -35, with the...
The Long Prairie Police Department had another busy year in 2018, once again responding to more calls than any other previous year.  The department has been tracking it’s calls since 1996. In 2018, the department had 5,311 calls, 4,410 initial complaint reports and averaged 12.06 calls per day. In...
  The Board of Education at Long Prairie-Grey Eagle had a light meeting when they met for the first official meeting of 2019 back on Jan. 28. Superintendent Jon Kringen gave an update on the Deferred Maintenance projects that are winding down after several years of updating infrastructure around...

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