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Governor Tim Walz announced that more than one million Minnesotans have now received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine, including 61.7% of Minnesotans aged 65+. As of Saturday’s vaccine report, 1,016,274 Minnesotans have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine and 543,696 Minnesotans...
Last week, Governor Tim Walz announced that nearly 55% of Minnesota’s educators, school staff, and child care providers have received the COVID-19 vaccine. “Minnesota’s teachers and child care workers have made extraordinary sacrifices throughout the COVID-19 pandemic for the benefit of our...
LPGE-Browerville had three events this past week, as the Wolves closed out the regular season. Tuesday, Feb 23rd, the Wolves hosted Lean and Mean Crookston, in Long Prairie. Detroit Lakes was also on the schedule, but with many teams battling Covid protocols, DL was forced to cancel. The Wolves...
Governor Tim Walz announced last week that Minnesota will remain focused on vaccinating most of the state’s seniors before expanding eligibility for the COVID-19 vaccine. Governor Walz issued guidance to vaccinate 70% of adults 65 years of age and older before expanding eligibility, and aims to...
When the sun comes up, things always seem to look up, especially in the winter months when our moods can swing with the coming and going of our host star. But when the sun comes up at Brickhouse Organic Farm in rural Long Prairie, it means money in the bank.  Ben Barlage heads up the now sixth...
The Long Prairie-Grey Eagle School Board adopted a number of new policies to reflect changes in the pandemic and the school’s response to it.  The first of those issues the board took up concerned the eligibility of students participating in extra curricular activities.  The district’s previous...
To say that the past year has been tough on everyone is an understatement. But for some, COVID was often the least of their worries as life’s other troubles didn’t take a break.  This past year, those troubles visited Michele Stalboerger as she was diagnosed with Stage 4 Ovarian Cancer, but if that...
The Long Prairie-Grey Eagle High School is gearing up to celebrate SnowDaze. SnowDaze will run March 1-5 with the coronation and talent show to be live-streamed on March 1. This year’s senior royalty include Savannah Lowe, Sydney Kruger, Abbigail Larson, Jimena Razo-Orozco and Zayda Stromquist for...
Todd County’s COVID-19 case rate continues to remain at a low level and will more than likely remain that way as the county continues to ramp up its vaccination efforts.  Since making adjustments to its first vaccine clinic, the county has been able to move people quickly through the vaccination...
The Swanville School Board reviewed the status of COVID related funding and what the district has utilized these funds for during the regular meeting last week.  The Swanville School District, like all districts across the state took advantage of new funding streams meant to ease the burden of the...

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