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  The staff and students and at the Long Prairie-Grey Eagle High School have done it again by becoming one of the best high school’s in the state and country.  U.S. News and World Report recently released its annual ranking of high schools across the country on a national and state level.  In...
  Science in school has come a long way from simply reading something in a book and taking it at face value.  While kids have been dissecting frogs and worms and the like for years other forms of physical science are harder to ascertain and understand without seeing how they work in real life. Take...
  After visiting with students at Franklin Elementary School in Rochester, Governor Mark Dayton urged the Minnesota Legislature last week to support and pass $137.9 million in one-time Emergency School Aid for schools across Minnesota.  Governor Dayton’s proposal would provide additional, needed...
Pictured from Left to Right: Erica Hollermann, Megan Pachan, Rebekka Paskewitz, Megan Hollermann, Rachel Paskewitz and Olivia Hollermann. -Ashley Thiel Photography
On March 10th the Todd County American Dairy Association held their annual Princess and Ambassador coronation.  The day was filled with speeches, personal interviews, mock media interviews, crafting and seminars.  Each girl needed to write a speech to present to the judges, who also conducted their...
A study published in January by biologists at the University of California-San Diego showed data that honey bees are the world’s most important single species of pollinators in natural ecosystems. Many people are aware that honey bees play a crucial role in the pollinating process, but many people...
May is designated as Mental Health Month, and has been observed as such since 1949. Mental Health America’s theme year is Fitness #4Mind4Body, which highlights the importance of physical and mental health. More information about their campaign, along with daily tips and challenges, can be found at...
Wow, the leaves are popping, the farmers are in the fields, and the grass has been mowed several times already. It is so nice and we have been able to get outside and get some sunshine. I just wanted to let you know that there will not be Leader news next week. This past week Tony was up to play...
I returned from Vietnam at the end of August, 1965. I had long since learned not to be sure, or even really hopeful, that what was on my itinerary for the next day would actually come to pass. Even after safely arriving in California, I had no idea how long it would take the Army to process my...
The following cases were heard before Judge Daniel A. Benson in Seventh District Court in Todd County  April 30, 2018.  Gaige Michael Beckermann, Long Prairie. 2nd Degree Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol. Dismissed. 2nd Degree DWI Alcohol Concentration over .08 within 2 Hours. Sentenced....
Sunday, May 13 The Todd County Sheriff’s Office received a call of a car deer crash that occurred on US 71 near 380th St., just north of Eagle Bend. 72 year old Gary Steil, Richmond, MN, reports that he was southbound on US 71 just north of Eagle Bend when he struck a deer with his Toyota Tundra...

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