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Earlier this year, Lakewood Health System was selected as a Springboard for the Arts site to launch an Artists Respond: Combating Social Isolation grant project. Award recipient and rural artists, Peg Churchwell and Heidi Jeub, selected Lakewood Health System Care Center to create a yard sign...
The Browerville School District building will see some more work this spring and summer. As winter gave way to spring, so too did some portions of its roofing.  The district is currently looking at replacing some of its leaking roof above the band room with a metal roof in lieu of the current...
The Swanville School Board  is looking at a new approach to its grading and credit assignment system for the high school.  The changes would give .25 credits for each quarter of a subject, giving a full year’s course 1 credit.  The proposal was made so the district’s system would align better with...
The Long Prairie-Grey Eagle chapter of the Minnesota Honor Society conducted its COVID-delayed Induction Ceremony on March 25, 2021. New members recognized and honored included, from left, juniors Hassan Malik and Madison Becker, and senior Emily Weber.  
The Long Prairie Lions Club recently made a donation of $1,000 to the Todd County Historical Society to support exhibits on county organizations and education. On hand for the donation were Marcus Berscheit, Charlie Reichert, Joyce Rosenow and Dee Eberle from the Todd County Museum.  
Governor Tim Walz announced last week that Minnesota currently ranks first state in the nation for percentage of vaccine distributed and administered. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Minnesota has administered 88.55% of vaccine doses it has received, surpassing every...
Governor Tim Walz announced today that one million Minnesotans have completed the vaccination process. “Each person vaccinated moves us one step closer to getting back to normal,” said Governor Walz. “One million Minnesotans completing the vaccine process is a remarkable milestone on the day all...
As more and more of the COVID-19 vaccine has become available Todd County Health and Human Services has been broadening its efforts to work with employers and others that are now eligible to receive the vaccine.  The latest numbers given to the Todd County Board of Commissioners at their last...
For the second year in a row police activity in Long Prairie continues on a downward trend.  The Long Prairie Police Department responded to 3,788 initial complaint reports, ICRs, in 2020 down from the 3,856 in 2019. In line with that, the department saw their average daily complaint rate drop from...
From left, Michael Hanson, ALR; Jim Meyer, Vietnam veteran; Randy Johnson and Henry Clark, ALR; presented Meyer with a check to help rebuild his home after a fire destroyed his home and all his belongings.
With the help of the many businesses and supporters of their efforts, the American Legion Riders and Sons of the American Legion have become a force for good in the area.  Over the last year, the ALR have able to put their resources to good use, bettering the lives of veterans and their families in...

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