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The Upsala School Board finalized its bond sale for the upcoming HVAC infrastructure project. The $4.675 million project was approved by the voters during a special election referendum in August. The district already sent the bond out for bid and was able to take advantage of a competitive...
A new comprehensive plan for the city of Long Prairie could be in the works. The Long Prairie City Council, along with Planning and Zoning, met with representatives from Region Five Development Commission (R5DC), a city planning firm, for a work session on Monday, Sept. 25. The work session was an...
With the leaves falling and the sun setting earlier every day, we’re heading into colder months and we’re also heading into influenza season. Influenza vaccines have arrived and we’re making it convenient to protect you and your family members. CentraCare is offering several dedicated flu clinics...
Over 30 Long Prairie-Grey Eagle students gathered at the secondary school flagpole for See You at the Pole on Sept. 27. See You at the Pole is a yearly student-led prayer gathering that has been going on since the 1990s. This year, LPGE students, in their homecoming-week attire, met at the pole and...
A fall blast of severe weather roared through Long Prairie and the surrounding area Monday morning ripping panels off structures as seen here at the Todd County Fairgrounds. A lightning strike was also blamed for a grass fire early Monday as well near Clarissa.
Todd County Health and Human Services is seeing some changes in organizational names. The Todd County Board of Commissioners recently approved the addition of a Child Services Unit to Health and Human Services. With the addition of that unit, “Health Services” was changed to “Adult Services” on...
Hilltop Regional Kitchen in Eagle Bend is serving more meals than they dreamed they would after just five years of operation. President Rick Hest presented to the Todd County Board of Commissioners about the meals Hilltop Regional Kitchen serves in Todd County and underserved areas of Minnesota. In...
High-speed Internet continues to be lacking in areas of Todd County, but providers are working to widen their reach of reliable Internet. During a Sept. 5 work session, County Coordinator Chris Pelzer presented to the Board of Commissioners a map of what is considered served, underserved, and...
The following cases were heard before Judge Daniel A. Benson in Seventh District Court in Todd County Sept. 21, 2023. Michael Andrew Brastad, Aldrich. Fifth degree possession of a controlled substance. Continued. The following cases were heard before Judge Daniel A. Benson in Seventh District Court...
Wednesday, September 20 The Todd County Sheriff’s Office responded to a two-vehicle accident on County 11 at the intersection of County 38. Erica Keppers, 52 years of age, of Wadena, was traveling North on County 11 when her vehicle was struck by Clifford Barten, 85 years of age, of Carlos,...

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