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The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is providing a timeline and other details about its production of maps for the state’s new law requiring vegetative buffers around bodies of water. The information is available at the DNR’s buffer law Web page, www.dnr.state.mn.us/buffers. “We...
Let’s Talk Plants! I hope you all have been enjoying our beautiful Indian summer days! My Browerville area garden has had some frost damage, but hasn’t quite reached a “hard frost” which is defined as temperatures less than 28 degrees Fahrenheit. According to an on-line National Weather database...
Barn Talk:  The Brown and White of Handling Manure in Todd County Farmers KNOW…having to handle anything more than once is less than efficient…  Spring 2015 Statistic:   Number of Todd County manure stockpiles required to be moved for not meeting setbacks… 7 •Foresee problems meeting setbacks for...
Our Week In Review Did you see the snow flurries the other day-made us think of Christmas.  We have been planning the Bazaar and it is scheduled for Saturday Dec. 5th so be sure to mark it down on your calendars.  Time continues to fly by and with daylight savings time the days continue to get...
The old, abandoned section of Highway 27, visible to the left, is believed to be the location of a UFO landing.
  Some 50 years ago, on a stretch of road no longer recognized as part of one of our local highways, the strangest thing some had ever seen was witnessed. It was in the evening of Oct. 23, 1965. A young man named Jerry Townsend, who worked at KEYL, was on his way back to Long Prairie and was...
A member of the Long Prairie Fire Department helps a resident climb out of a window and down the ladder.
Long Prairie has a number of high volume apartment complexes that require a unique approach to fire safety. To address this, the Long Prairie Fire Department held a drill with management and residents at the Prairie View 400 apartment building. Prairie View 400 currently has 48 residents with...
  The voters in the Long Prairie-Grey Eagle and Swanville School Districts will have some decisions to make next week as ballot referendums will be held.  In each district, voters will be asked to raise the operating levy, and provide additional funding.  LPGE The referendum at LPGE, if passed,...
The Long Prairie City Council will meet this Thursday in a special meeting with the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency at 6 p.m. in the council chambers at City Hall.  The purpose of the meeting is to meet with the MPCA to discuss the #6 fuel oil leak from before the 1950s until the mid-1970s,...
An informational meeting regarding the resettlement of refugees in Todd County and surrounding areas will be held Oct. 29 at the Hub Supper Club.  The meeting will address the impacts of refugee resettlement in local communities. It is scheduled to start at 6:30 p.m. The informational meeting will...
  Various members of the community met at Long Prairie City Hall last Wednesday afternoon to discuss updating the city’s comprehensive plan. Justin Burslie, from National Join Powers Alliances in Staples, was in attendance to moderate and record all the ideas from the informal discussion. Part of...

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