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By Jason C. Brown, Publisher/Editor   The City of Long Prairie is still intending to demolish the corner creamery and Bjerga Feed building in downtown Long Prairie.  A recent judgement in Todd County District Court has ruled in favor of the city and its desire to continue with the demolition. While...
By Jason C. Brown Publisher/Editor   The Todd County Board of Commissioners appointed an interim county coordinator to fill in for Jonathan Stainbrook after his sudden departure from the county.  The appointment of MIS Director Chris Pelzer’s to the interim position came during last week’s board...
July 4 the Todd County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of an accident at the intersection of County Road 26 and County Road 7. Deputies witnessed a one vehicle crash. A 2002 Pontiac Grand Prix was traveling eastbound on County 26 when it had failed to negotiate the curve leaving the roadway...
Twenty two garage sales will take part in this year’s city-wide garage sale event.  A copy of the list of addresses/participants are available at the Long Prairie Area Chamber of Commerce at 42 3rd St. N and the Long Prairie Senior Center at 50 3rd St. N. A map will also be on the chamber’s website...
There are simple things that can be done to keep the waters in Todd County healthy. Projects range from something as simple as filtering rain by planting native grasses and shrubs on the shoreline or making a rain garden to absorb rain—to projects that are more involved and utilize the skills and...
Dean Schreiner from Farm-Rite Equipment in Long Prairie. Farm-Rite Equipment offers a full line of Bobcats, attachments, trailers, Stihl and Simplicity equipment. Farm-Rite also offers a new rental service at the Long Prairie location.
If you owned Bobcats, or even a riding mower, you’re familiar with Long Prairie Machinery and owners Pam and Gary Schneekloth. Pam and Gary, after decades of service to farmers, tradesmen and anybody that just liked getting things done, have retired and welcomed in Farm-Rite Equipment.  Farm-Rite...
The Board of Education at Long Prairie-Grey Eagle took a look at the 2019-20 preliminary budget projection during their regular monthly meeting on June 17.  It was again good news compared to past years, as the district is again looking at a projected budget surplus after battling a deficit for...
The Todd County Board of Commissioners approved a measure that will help people being released from the hospital with some meal or food insecurity.  The county board accepted a $40,000 grant from the Mardag Foundation to bring the program to realization. The grant, according to Todd County Health...
Doug Bengtson will portray Andrew Volstead as part of the Cars, Carriages and Prohibition program at the Christie Home Museum.
This year’s Carriages and Cars Day will also be celebrating the 100th anniversary of Prohibition.   Andrew Volstead, a MN legislator, was the author of the National Prohibition Act, commonly called the Volstead Act.  This act outlawed intoxicating liquor! Prohibition was in effect from 1919 - 1933...
Come Aug. 1, drivers in Minnesota will no longer be allowed to use their cellphones in their motor vehicles except in a hands-free mode.  To prepare the public for one of the largest changes in driver behavior since the mandating of seatbelt use, the Minnesota Department of Public Safety has issued...

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