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The evidence is clear: School students who eat healthy foods and participate in daily physical activity gain lifelong healthy habits and are better learners. The Long Prairie/Grey Eagle Public Elementary School is excited to announce their movement towards healthy and active fundraising for the...
The September 2018 meeting of the Prairie Quilters will be held Thursday, Sept. 6, at 7 p.m. at the Long Prairie Senior Citizens Center at 50 3rd St. North (right on Hwy. 27 in Long Prairie next to the library) with plenty of additional parking behind the building. For the September meeting we...
The Minnesota State Patrol is investigating a hit and run on Highway 71 north of Sauk Sauk Centre near 450th St in Todd County. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, a 2005 Pontiac G6 driven by Jared Brever of Long Prairie, was traveling north on Highway 71.  A 2007 Mercury Milan with an unknown...
Rebekka Paskewitz of Browerville, right, reacts to being crowned Princess Kay.
Rebekka Paskewitz, a 20-year-old college student from Browerville, Minnesota, representing Todd County, was crowned the 65th Princess Kay of the Milky Way in an evening ceremony at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds Aug. 22. Paskewitz will serve as the official goodwill ambassador for nearly 3,000...
The Swanville Lions, American Legion and VFW team up to bring aerial search and rescue to the fingertips of Morrison County law enforcement.
At a recent Swanville Lions Club meeting also attended by members of local American Legion and VFW Clubs, the Morrison County Sheriff’s Department demonstrated  drones it purchased with donations from the three groups. Neil Hagstrom, Lions Club and American Legion member, reminded the group that...
  Area school districts could see some change in direction with the upcoming election. While all surrounding school districts have elections coming up, none other than the Long Prairie-Grey Eagle School District will have such a hotly contested race. The LPGE School District has three seats up for...
  Change could be in the air for the Long Prairie City Council and mayor’s seat.  After a couple calm election cycles the Long Prairie City Council will see some new faces vying for the two available seats.  Five candidates have filed for candidacy to the council. Throwing their hats into the race...
  The Long Prairie City Council continues to get closer to starting its major expansion at the wastewater treatment plant.  The council approved the city’s engineering firm Bolton & Menk to advertise for bids. Other Business The Long Prairie City Council also addressed the following: -Held a...
A semi truck that left the roadway and entered Harris Creek just outside of Browerville caused delays for most of the day Aug. 21.
  A semi truck accident on Highway 71 the morning of Aug. 21 just north of Browerville caused several delays.  The 2005 International 8000, driven by Kevin Busbey, 62, Brainerd, was heading north out of Browerville when it left the road just past the intersection of Todd County 21.  The semi struck...
August 20, the Todd County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a farm accident south of Verndale in Stowe Prairie Township. Timothy Wutzke of rural Verndale was reportedly working on a skid-loader on his property when the machine had a mechanical failure causing Wutzke to be pinned.  The Hewitt...

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