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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...
The Lakes Area Memory Awareness Advocates (LAMAA) will host their 7th Annual Educational Forum on Dementia on May 9, 2017 at the Arrowwood Lodge in Baxter, MN. LAMAA is a group of advocates from throughout the Lakes Area working together to improve education and understanding of dementia. LAMAA is...
Todd County American Dairy Association is offering a $100 scholarship to any Todd County dairy farm family members or workers that are high school seniors. If awarded, this scholarship will be given to the student after successfully completing one semester of college.  For more information and an...
From left: Juan Paramo (11), Blake Fossland (3), Eric Hinnenkamp (24), Noah Koltes, and Hudson Pung (21) celebrate after Hinnenkamp’s game winning double in extra innings last Friday.
On April 11, LPGE senior Eric Hinnenkamp played the hero role when he tossed a no-hitter against St. John’s Prep. In the Thunder’s next game, played against Osakis last Friday, he came up big yet again. After LPGE blew a lead in the late innings, they battled back to stay alive to set up Hinnenkamp...
Prairie Days will enjoy another year in Long Prairie after a reboot year last year. Prairie Days had been the premier summer festival focusing on Long Prairie for many years. However, like many things, its time had come and gone and was eventually replaced with PrairieFest. But after that suffered...

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