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The Central Minnesota SCORE, Brainerd Branch recently announced the following event to introduce SCORE to potential mentors and volunteers. On Thursday, August 9, 2018, a gathering will be held at Gull Dam Brewing in Nisswa from 5:30-7:30 p.m. There will be socializing, refreshments, and an...
A one man circus will be rolling through the area next week to put on a show for the public. Dave Walbridge, or Mr. Big Fun, will be putting on his most popular show which will entertain all with comedy, juggling, magic, and plenty of audience participation. The combination of the acts provides for...
MDU Resources Group, Inc. (NYSE: MDU) announced last week it has acquired Tri-City Paving Inc., a general contractor and aggregate, asphalt and ready-mix concrete supplier headquartered in Little Falls. Tri-City will become part of Knife River Corporation, the construction materials subsidiary of...
Members of the Todd County 4-H Clubs and their adult leaders gathered at the Todd County Fairgrounds last week to prep for this year’s fair. The Todd County Fair starts this week.
  The 135th Todd County Fair will begin this week with shows, events, entertainment and fun for all.  4-H non-livestock exhibits were entered and judged Tuesday, but Wednesday the livestock judging will start with the 4-H Horse Show at 8 a.m. Open class non-livestock exhibits will be accepted from...
Jeff Lucas, in the shorts, leads a group of volunteers through the Evergreen Cemetery in Long Prairie to clean up and maintain some of the most historical grave sites in Long Prairie.
Jeff Lucas has garnered quite a name for himself as the local historian of Long Prairie. While on a recent trip to Long Prairie to visit family and to also help promote his pictorial history book of Long Prairie, Lucas took on another historical project. Last Thursday, Lucas, along with numerous...
  The Swanville School Board received some good news worth acting on during its meeting June 20.  The district is set to once again have a surplus budget for the coming school year. The surplus is set to come in at over $162,000. This includes over $3.574 million in revenues over $3.412 million in...
The midterm elections in November aren’t the only public offices up for election. There will also be county and state seats up for election. While the filing period for those offices are closed, there remain other ways to get involved.  City and school district elections will also be held. And the...
By Eric Koehlmoos, University of Minnesota Extension LITTLE FALLS, Minn. — The University of Minnesota Extension is pleased to announce that there will be a Small Farm Tour in Todd County this summer. The Small Farm Tour is an opportunity for small farm producers to interact and learn from...
Thanks to generous support from local donations, the Long Prairie public library was able to schedule a popular program about “The Raptors of Minnesota,” put on by the University of Minnesota. The fundraiser was put on in March with each Great River Regional Library choosing a specific target for...
A house explosion June 30 in Leslie Township has left one person with severe burns to most of their body. The explosion happened around 3:30 in the afternoon of June 30 at 22832 161st Ave, Osakis in Leslie Township, Todd County. One person, identified as Christy Bearson, 34, was severely burned as...

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