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The Long Prairie Fire Department was paged to a vehicle fire at 23007 151st Ave on Nov. 29.  When the department arrived, they found a Ford pickup truck fully engulfed in flames.  The fire started when the driver of the vehicle placed a hot chainsaw in the cab of the pickup on the passenger side...
Rachel Halbersma was one of nine 4-H graduates in 2016.
The 2016 Todd County 4-H Achievement Program was held Sunday evening, November 20, at the Browerville Community Center.  More than 150 area organizations, businesses and individuals sponsored numerous awards to deserving 4-H’ers and their leaders. The West Union Country Kids 4-H Club was honored as...
ST. PAUL, Minn. – The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) is pleased to announce a new round of funding for the Sustainable Agriculture Demonstration Grant Program. The grant is part of the MDA’s Agricultural Growth, Research, and Innovation (AGRI) Program. Approximately $250,000 is available...
Little Falls, Minn., -  Local trappers are reminded that the pelt of each bobcat, fisher, pine marten, and otter, the carcass of each bobcat, and the head of each pine marten and fisher taken must be presented, by the person taking it, to a DNR registration station before the pelt is sold or...
As the days grow shorter and the water temperatures dip, the Department of Natural Resources urges hunters, anglers, paddlers and all boaters to use extreme caution, especially when venturing out in small boats.  People on small boats, such as canoes, kayaks, and fishing boats, should take extra...
  Swanville’s new shop teacher Joe Riefer approached the Swanville School Board about expanding the vocational offerings at the school.  Riefer suggested to the board that they expand their class offerings to include auto mechanics.  Swanville Superintendent Gene Harthan said the shop, which needs...
Minnesota Farmers Union (MFU) is excited to present an opportunity for new Minnesota farmers to learn innovative and important skills through a free, online multi-day conference organized by National Farmers Union (NFU). “It is vital for family farmers to continue educating themselves on important...
Once again a telephone scam is affecting utility customers across the country, including residents and businesses in the Alexandria area.  The scam involves telephone callers claiming to be from a utility company and then employing a variety of techniques to defraud customers. Some threaten...
  The Long Prairie City Council had a rather routine month in November. The council met twice, but only handled some usual business.  The Long Prairie City Council addressed the following during November: -Held a public hearing regarding the adoption of the city’s comprehensive plan. After the...
Fireman work to extinguish a fire at the Jennie-O shaving plant south of Long Prairie last week.
  One of Long Prairie’s most recent additions to its business community has been burned to the ground.  The Jennie-O shaving plant located south of Long Prairie on Highway 71 was reported to be on fire mid morning on Nov. 16. When the Long Prairie Fire Department arrived, they found a fire in an 80...

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