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Without them, we wouldn’t have some of our favorite foods. They are vital to a healthy environment. They’re also beautiful and fascinating to watch. They’re pollinators, and this week is dedicated to understanding, appreciating and helping them. Bees, butterflies and hummingbirds are needed to...
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is reminding motorists that turtles are crossing roads to nest this time of year. Motorists are asked to watch for them and, whenever possible, allow them to cross the road safely.  Each year at this time, many female turtles move from lakes, ponds,...
Next week is going to be a very busy week and weekend with the Todd County Fair and two other festivals highlighted in last week’s edition.  This year’s Todd County Fair will follow what has become a popular line up of events and attractions at the grandstand and in the Expo Arena.  The fair will...
Dr. McIntosh
CentraCare Health – Long Prairie is pleased to welcome Dr. Lionel (L.J.) McIntosh, as the newest member of our medical staff beginning in August. Dr. McIntosh was the Chief Resident at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. He attended Yale Medical school and completed his undergraduate studies at...
June 9, the Todd County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of motorcycle/deer accident.  The Todd County Sheriffs Office responded to the crash on Morrison Line Road in Grey Eagle Township.  Donald Meyer was traveling south on Morrison Line Road when he struck a deer with his 2019 Harley...
This June, when you put that milk on your cereal, that cheese on your burger or yogurt in your smoothie, it’s a great time to salute the local dairy farmers and the 7,000 farmers throughout the Midwest who bring you the delicious dairy products you love in celebration of National June Dairy Month!...
Underage drinking is a serious problem.  Over the last several decades, scientific understanding and knowledge of the dangers of underage drinking have increased substantially.  Underage drinking is associated with various negative consequences for children and can affect and endanger the lives of...
Sourcewell is being named a Top Workplace in Minnesota by the Star Tribune, taking first place in the training category and sixth overall in the midsize business category. The award recognizes the most progressive Minnesota companies or organizations with a staff of 50 or more people and is based...
One person was left injured after a motorcycle accident south of Long Prairie in Little Sauk Township on Highway 71 near milepost 180.  According to the Minnesota State Patrol, Jesse Alan Zirbes, 32, Long Prairie, was traveling south on Highway 71 when he braked and laid down his motorcycle,...
On Thursday June 6th at 10:00 p.m. the Todd County Sheriff's Office, Browerville Fire Department and Browerville Ambulance responded to a ATV rollover crash that occurred on County Rd 16 near County Rd 62 in Hartford Township.  The driver of the ATV, Joshua Brown of rural Browerville, was taken by...

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