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Tyler Slagerman offered a plea of guilty as part of a deal struck with the Todd County Attorney's Office. The court has yet to decide on whether to accept the plea bargain or go back on track to a trial.
Tyler Slagerman, who is accused of the Feb. 25, 2017 shooting death of Lacey Kuschel in their home, plead guilty to 2nd Degree Manslaughter-Unintentional last Tuesday in Todd County District Court. Tuesday would have been the start of a trial that otherwise would have occurred had it not been for a...
Mary Jo Larson works with the rehab staff at CentraCare Health-Long Prairie. -Photo by Matthew Breiter
Mary Jo Larson is looking forward to a brighter 2018, thanks, in part, to the Pulmonary Rehabilitation Services she has received at CentraCare Health – Long Prairie.  Each Monday and Wednesday afternoon she travels from her rural Long Prairie home to the new CentraCare Health medical campus for...
  The Todd County Board of Commissioners tackled an issue that could help improve the financial situation of the county for years to come.  The issue revolves around taxes and the payments supporting the county’s tax revenue.  The county collects taxes twice during the year. However, some people...
Employees from Stearns Electric Association recently visited fourth graders at Long Prairie Elementary and St. Mary’s School in Long Prairie to provide an interactive presentation on energy efficiency and electrical safety.  Prior to the presentation, students learned about basic electricity...
Granny’s Café in Eagle Bend and Midway Gas, Bar and Grill of Long Prairie were announced as Butter Knife award winners at the recent Todd County American Dairy Association annual meeting.  The Butter Knife Awards are presented to show appreciation for serving real dairy products. Todd County Dairy...
Tyler Slagerman will face a plea hearing instead of a trial as originally scheduled in his 2nd Degree Manslaughter-Unintentional case.
The 2nd Degree Manslaughter-Unintentional trial for Tyler Slagerman of rural Todd County has been cancelled. The Todd County Attorney’s Office has notified the court that a plea bargain has been reached. As such, the trial that was scheduled to take place next week was cancelled, and a plea hearing...
Photo courtesy of Matthew Breiter Photography.
Local photographer Matthew Breiter caught this series of shots blended into a timelapse photo of last week's lunar eclipse. 
Prince Paul Hendrickx, Princess Amber Johnson, Queen Ashley Rohr, and King Logan Milligan:
Royalty were crowned, students were recognized for achievement, and alumni gathered for the 43rd Annual Ag Arama at the University Teaching and Outreach Center at the University of Minnesota Crookston. This year’s event was dedicated to Assistant Professor Paul Aakre and the theme for the day was “...
David Petersen of Long Prairie, left, was recognized for achieving the certification for CentraCare Health—Long Prairie.
Fifteen hospital trustees from across Minnesota were recognized for earning certification through the Minnesota Hospital Association’s trustee certification program. The comprehensive certification process prepares hospital trustees to effectively meet the growing demands of serving on a hospital...
CentraCare Health is overhauling the communications platform customers use to schedule primary care appointments and contact the organization. The new platform, called CentraCare Connect, is designed to provide a more helpful and timely response to customers, 24-hours a day, every day. CentraCare...

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