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There’s going to be some familiar faces in elected positions throughout local government. Voters overwhelmingly supported incumbent candidates in our local elections this year.  Todd County County Commissioners Barb Becker, 98..63 percent of the vote, uncontested.  Rodney Erickson, 98.67 percent of...
Republican candidates enjoyed another round of electoral success in Todd County.  Todd County residents gave the green light for each incumbent legislator to return to St. Paul.  Minnesota Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka, 9A, won his reelection bid against local DFL challenger John Peters. ...
Nearly all of our grocery shopping begins at home when we sit down to make “the list,” that hand-written scrap of paper of the food items we need to fill up our pantry. As is the case in most homes, when the shelf gets low, it’s time to go. When it comes to filling the grocery cart, we rarely...
Less than a week of informing parents that a couple staff members had come down with positive COVID-19 results, the district went from the hybrid learning model in the secondary and in-person learning at the elementary to full distance learning in less than a week’s time.  On Nov. 4, the district...
The Long Prairie City Council held a light meeting Nov. 2 before the general election.  The Long Prairie City Council addressed the following: -Approved the removal of Deb Blake as an authorized contact for the city’s Bank of America account and added Ted Gray as an authorized contact. -Tabled...
The Todd County Board of Commissioners approved the second round of grant funding for small business relief.  The second round of grant funding was available for businesses that were not directly affected by the governor’s executive orders but still experienced significant losses due to the COVID-...
Todd County has experienced a significant increase in COVID‐19 cases in recent weeks. We encourage those who have symptoms of COVID‐19 or have been identified as a close contact of someone who has COVID‐19 to seek testing. When to get tested: If you have any symptoms. Symptoms of COVID‐19 can...
The Long Prairie Police Department wants to remind everyone that winter parking regulations goes into effect on Nov. 1 and will go through March 31. There will be no parking from 1:30 a.m. to 5:30 a.m. on Central Ave east of Todd St. to 6th St. SE. The rest of downtown along Central Ave and the one...
Starting Thursday, October 22, visitor guidelines will change to allow one healthy visitor for adult patients and two visitors for minors at all CentraCare and Carris Health sites. This includes hospitals, clinics and specialty centers. These new guidelines do not pertain to our long-term care...
By Jason Brown,  Publisher/Editor   Schools across the state have been grappling with how to respond to the COVID-19 Pandemic as it slowly makes its way into districts. While metro and larger districts have been forced to make these decisions earlier, it has taken longer for smaller districts in...

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