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By Jason C. Brown,  Publisher/Editor   With all the attention the measles virus has gained over the last several weeks, Todd County Health and Human Services has released the following information and guidelines regarding measles and the measles vaccine.  Am I protected?   CDC considers you...
Area students took part in the annual Sticker Shock program through the Todd County Citizens Against Drugs program. The Sticker Shock program aims to bring awareness to youth related alcohol issues through area liquor stores.
Did you know that drinking alcohol will negatively impact the developing adolescent brain?    The human brain doesn’t stop growing until about age 25, and drinking alcohol affects how it develops.   The parts of the brain that are affected the most are important for planning, judgement, decision...
The Long Prairie Police Department honored National Police Week which was May 12th through May 18th.  Law enforcement agencies throughout the United States will be honoring this week for all police officers who were killed in the line of duty. National Peace Officer’s Memorial Day is May 15th.  In...
The Long Prairie City Council is pondering just how much to increase their water and sewer rates.  The potential rate increase comes in response to the recent wastewater treatment plant expansion and was discussed at the council’s last meeting. The rate increase is deemed necessary to cover the...
The tradition of the Thursday “Park Concert Series” has become a staple of weekly entertainment throughout summers in Long Prairie. That tradition’s future is up in the air, however, and there is a last minute scramble to save the series. The weekly event was started by the Long Prairie Tourism...
The Todd County Board of Commissioners has taken a matter of national interest. While criminal justice reform may be seen as a federal matter to be decided in congress, but other minds have different approaches.  The Todd County Board of Commissioner took up a seemingly small matter that could have...
George West Christie II toured the Christie Home Museum on the eve of his 97th birthday. George is the grandson of Dr. George R. Christie who built the home in 1901.  George, from Mora, MN, is the former owner/editor of the Mora newspaper. Great-grandchildren of Dr. George touring with their father...
Kathy Langer, Director, Todd-Wadena Community Corrections; Sarah Urbach, Supervisor, Todd-Wadena Community Corrections; Honorable Doug Clark, District Court Judge, Wadena County; Honorable Daniel Benson, District Court Judge, Todd County; Deputy Troy Wangsness, Wadena County Sheriff’s Office; and Nitro, K-9 Partner, Wadena County Sheriff’s Office.
Sarah Urbach is a Supervisor at Todd-Wadena Community Corrections, which is a probation and parole agency providing services to clients on juvenile diversion, juvenile and adult probation, and supervised release in Todd and Wadena Counties.  Sarah began employment with Todd-Wadena Community...
Sabin Adams (R) presented Tim and Brenda Wilcox with the 2019 “John Thompson Outstanding Sponsor” award.
The Pheasants Forever Todd County Chapter hosted their annual banquet at the Long Prairie American Legion last Saturday night for a meal, drinks, raffle, and to present award winners for the year. One annual award was the “John Thompson Outstanding Sponsor Award,” with Tim and Brenda Wilcox being...
LPGE’s high overall score earned a high ranking among Minnesota high schools.
By Jason C. Brown, Publisher/Editor   U.S. News and World Report recently released its annual rankings for the top high schools in the country, including Minnesota.  The Long Prairie-Grey Eagle Secondary School slipped  down the rankings this year, though it still remained one of the top performing...

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