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The following cases were heard before Judge Daniel A. Benson in Seventh District Court in Todd County May 27, 2020.  Duane Reginald Bostic, Bayport. 5th degree possession of a controlled substance. Sentenced. Condition-Adult (Supply DNA sample.) Commit to Commissioner of Correction-Adult (MN...
The Long Prairie City Council is moving forward with a number of street improvement projects for 2021. The council recently held a public hearing to outline the affected area of work.  The project includes two separate areas. The first involves County Road 56, or Riverside Drive from the south...
In early March, we never could have predicted the situation we are in now, and all the changes and decisions that have been made these last couple of months in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. One of the early significant changes that was made in healthcare was temporarily halting elective...
The Diocese of St. Cloud and survivors of clergy sexual abuse have reached agreement on a framework for a resolution of all clergy sexual abuse claims against the diocese and area parishes. The resolution will include the diocese filing a Chapter 11 bankruptcy in the near future. In the Chapter 11...
Todd County has witnessed one of the fastest growth rates in COVID-19 positive cases outside of the metro area in recent weeks. With community transmission evident, and in an effort to keep the county’s residents safe, more aggressive testing measures have begun within the community. This rigorous...
The Minnesota Department of Health has reently released new guidance for faith based organizations. This guidance, continues to limit in-person worship and gatherings.  The full guidance Guidance for Faith-Based Communities Considering In-Person Services MA Y 1 3, 2 020  For faith communities...
Over the weekend of May 16-17, CentraCare tested all residents and employees of long-term care facilities for coronavirus (COVID-19) to ensure we are protecting those who are most vulnerable to this disease. Testing was done for all residents and employees, even if symptoms of COVID-19 are not...
Governor Tim Walz last week announced the phases in his Stay Safe Plan, including a cautious, strategic turn of the dial to allow limited outdoor dining at restaurants and bars starting June 1, 2020. The Governor also announced that salons and barbershops will be allowed to open June 1 at 25...
Vehicle Gatherings/Parades Guidance While COVID-19 is being spread in the community, the safest way to prevent illness is to stay home. Though we need to recognize milestones and important life events, the safety and well-being of all Minnesotans is our top priority. Gathering in vehicles is one...
The Long Drive-In will host replay of the Long Prairie-Grey Eagle virtual graduation video.
The Long Prairie-Grey Eagle School District was dealt a devastating blow when the district was informed that it’s graduation ceremony being planned wouldn’t be allowed to take place.  Long Prairie-Grey Eagle Secondary School Principal Barton Rud told the school board during its meeting May 11 that...

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