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When addressing the sources of pollution that put Lake Osakis on the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency’s (MPCA) “impaired waters” list, the Sauk River Watershed District focused on the sediment and “suspended solids” coming from Judicial Ditch No. 2 (JD2) that empty 3,700 pounds of phosphorus into...
In a wide-ranging interview, Osakis School Superintendent Justin Dahlheimer highlighted several of the new initiatives that Osakis Public Schools will see this year. Much of the interview focused on community and leaning on the strengths that a small rural school district like Osakis can bring to...
The Long Drive In of Long Prairie recently hosted its annual classic car night at the drive in. Whether you had big fins, open fenders or sharp angles on your hatchback, vehicles from the old to the more modern lined up for the big show.
If classic cars weren’t your thing like at the Long Drive In, then you could’ve took in the sights and demonstrations at the Burtrum Heritage Days. Antique tractors, sawmills and more kept everyone busy at the annual event.
The Long Prairie-Grey Eagle School District welcomes a host of new teachers this year. They include: Kelly Burns, Chris Johnson, Kayla Mathews, Ayla Gross, Brandon Schulte, Megan Dreher, Lisa Marty, and Alex Bailey. Kelly Burns Kelly Burns will join the LPGE WIN Team. She is a graduate of Bemidji...
Photo credit: Alisha Sunderman
This past weekend the American Legion Riders hosted their annual Bike and Trike Rally at the Todd County Fairgrounds. Along with vendors and other events, rally attendees were able to watch some action at the grandstand. The annual event helps to fund veterans programming throughout the area.
The Grey Eagle Fire Department held their annual corn feed last week at the Grey Eagle Fire Hall.
The Long Prairie Liquor Store and Coors Light are working together to raise funds for the Long Prairie Fire Department. Now through September, when you purchase a case of Coors Light beer with a limited-edition label, $1 will be sent from Coors Light to the LPFD. The limited-edition labels honor...
An adventure awaits Gabrier Perez and Miozoti Nieves, owners of the smoke shop Viva Tobacco & More in downtown Long Prairie. The couple appeared at the July 24 city council meeting in Long Prairie as they waited for approval of a Conditional Use Permit for the purpose of constructing eight...
  It’s often said that the best way to learn something is to do it. For Representative Mike Wiener of Long Prairie, it was a session full of valuable experience.  Now that Wiener is home and out of session, he’s touring the district, meeting with people and looking to come into the next session...


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