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During the April 26 Upsala School Board meeting, the board heard a presentation of Sourcewell operations from Paul Dange, director of regional solutions at Sourcewell in Staples, and Aaron Sinclair, district strategy partner working with Upsala. “Our goal and our reach is to walk...
At their April meeting, council members heard an update on the bidding process for improvements to the water treatment plant and water tower. They voted based on a recommendation from its engineering consultant to request bids only on the water treatment plant for now. In documents given to...
During their April 4 commissioners meeting, Todd County commissioners approved a proclamation from Todd County Hands of Hope, making April sexual assault awareness month in Todd County. Hands of Hope Resource Center and the Todd County Board of Commissioners are dedicated to keeping our county and...
The Osakis School Board met on Monday, April 10, and community members brought forth a few comments and questions. One community member expressed a deep gratitude for Osakis Public Schools’ support of her child’s educational plan. Staff has taken the time to ensure her child remains challenged in...
The Long Prairie-Grey Eagle School Board voted to approve general obligation bonds in the amount of $1.765 million on April 17 at the regular meeting. The bond was sold to Hilltop Securities and will help pay for a newly paved parking lot at the secondary school as well as for other long-term...
Over the past several years, it’s been more and more difficult to find housing in Long Prairie. At Monday’s city council meeting, the aging infrastructure and decades-old ordinances surfaced as a major impediment to quick fixes. The Long Prairie City Council met on Monday, April 17 and voted to...
  The Swanville School Board tightened up the district’s cell phone policy some at its last meeting.    Now, students in grades seven through 12 will not be able to use cell phones in the classroom. If they are found to be in use, the phones will be taken and can be picked up in the office at the...
Tempers flared during the Grey Eagle City Council meeting on April 11 when Tim Ainali addressed the city council regarding their decision to disconnect his house from the city sewer after he had installed a private well.    “You can’t do it. It’s illegal. We are in the city limits, and I have the...
During their April 10 city council meeting, the Upsala city council heard a presentation from Clif Allen, a project manager for Moore Engineering. Allen presented an estimate for rerouting some city water lines to prevent another water main break.   “We can’t risk it breaking again,” said Mayor...
Stearns Electric’s Operation Round Up® Program contributed $58,573 to 80 area organizations in March. Through the Operation Round Up® program, Stearns Electric Association gives its member-consumers the opportunity to give back to the community by rounding up their electric bill to the nearest...

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