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Tyler J. Slagerman
  Tyler J. Slagerman of Staples, will make his next appearance in Todd County District Court on charges of 2nd Degree Manslaughter-Unintentional and Child Endangerment for the shooting death of Lacey J. Kuschel in Clarissa on Feb. 25. According to court documents, the Todd County Sheriff’s Office...
Motorists who travel the Highway 27 bridge over Interstate 94, south of Osakis, will encounter a detour and, potentially, significant delays when the bridge closes Monday, March 27. Signed detours will direct motorists to the I-94/Highway 29 interchange, located 11.5 miles west of Highway 27 in...
The Long Prairie-Grey Eagle High School Band performing at a recent Large Group Contest in Osakis.
On Wednesday March 8th, the Long Prairie-Grey Eagle Secondary School Band traveled to Osakis to participate in the Subsection 22 Large Group Contest.   The band played for a three-panel judge and received superior ratings from each adjudicator. This is the highest rating a band can receive at...
The Elim Lutheran Chuch in rural Osakis is proud to present the female southern gospel quartet, Sweetwater Revival, in concert March 25 at 4 p.m. The church invites you for an uplifting evening of hope and encouragement. The ministry of Sweetwater Revival has been nominated eight times for Female...
Doug Schmidt
Doug Schmidt, an American Family Insurance agent in Long Prairie, has been recognized for providing an outstanding customer experience under the American Star Excellence in Customer Experience Certification Program.   “Our vision is to be the most trusted and valued customer-driven insurance...
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) released the initial results of nitrate testing in private wells as part of the agency’s Township Testing Program. Sampling occurred during the summer of 2016 and was offered to residents in nine townships of Todd County.  Well water sampling was...
Rep. Tony Cornish, chair of the House Public Safety and Security Policy and Finance Committee, waits — with a sidearm on his hip — to begin a March 8 hearing on two gun-related bills.  -Photo by Paul Battaglia, Minnesota House Information Services
  The constitutional rights of gun owners versus safety concerns was the theme inside a packed hearing room Wednesday. In the end, nothing was settled. Under current law, a person may not carry a pistol in a public place unless they are in possession of a permit to carry. The requirement does not...
The Staples Area Men’s Chorus recently performed at Carnegie Hall in New York.
On Thursday Feb. 16, 28 members of the Staples Area Men’s Chorus, which included men from Long Prairie, accepted the invitation from Distinguished Concert Singers International New York to join a selected international chorus and perform at Carnegie Hall the musical composition “Testament of...
The Long Prairie-Grey Eagle Board of Education met for a work session last Monday evening to discuss and give direction to administration regarding the spring budget projection for the 2017-18 school year. The projected revenue for next school year is $11,109,568 while the projected expenditures...
Military history buffs, or anyone with questions about how to learn more about the military background of a family member are invited to check out an upcoming presentation hosted at the Long Prairie public library. The presenter should be familiar to many people in town. Doug Thompson, a 1983...

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