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  The Swanville School board held a light meeting earlier this month with little to take care of other than some routine items. The board first addressed an ongoing real estate issue involving the crossing of property lines. The board approved an easement and a quite claim deed for Allen Kruzel to...
Landlords, farmers, and agribusiness professionals should make plans to attend one of the informative land rent meetings being held across Central Minnesota.  These free meetings are offered by the University of Minnesota Extension.  Farmer profits are low or negative and farmland rental rates have...
Arna Rennan
There are no shortage of folks in Minnesota that have a family background tied to Nordic countries, which generally is considered to refer to: Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden. People interested in their background or just interested in this culture in general will get an opportunity...
The Todd County townships that took part in nitrate testing and their results.
  Water, as we have seen in the news with all of the hurricane activity, is a powerful force. It has the ability to sustain life, and the ability to take it away.  Beyond its most powerful attributes, it is necessary resource for just about anything we do as a society.  For farmers, it is just as...
    A financial presentation given by Long Prairie-Grey Eagle Superintendent Jon Kringen last Monday indicated that the district continues to move in a positive direction. Kringen went over a budget revision to the 2017-18 budget and presented the “first look” budget for the 2018-19 school year....
  A jury trial has been set for the 2nd Degree Murder case against Jose Raul Herrera Torres of Long Prairie.  Herrera, who petitioned the court for a speedy trial, is scheduled to stand trial in Todd County District Court Nov. 28 through Dec. 1.  Herrera is charged with the July 27 murder or...
  A settlement conference hearing in September wasn’t able to bring about a resolution to the manslaughter case against Tyler Slagerman of rural Todd County for the shooting death of Lacey J. Kuschel in Clarissa on Feb. 25.  It was at this hearing that it became evident the matter would move on to...
Central Minnesota Credit Union recently made a $1,000 donation to the Long Prairie Fire Department. On hand for the donation were, from left, Todd Bussmann, District VP at CMCU; Jim Kreemer, Chief of Long Prairie Fire Department; Jason Sellnow, Fireman at Long Prairie Fire Department; Marcus Berscheid, Long Prairie Branch Manager at CMCU; and Gary Meyer SVP of Branch Administration at CMCU  
Central Minnesota Credit Union Foundation is pleased to announce a $1,000 donation made to the Long Prairie Fire Department.  The Long Prairie Fire Department will use these funds towards the purchase of a Zoll Automatic External Defibrillator (AED).  “When someone has a sudden cardiac arrest, you...
Long Prairie once again hosted a Ghost Walk that explored locations and the history of them around the downtown area. Previous walks have focused on Central Avenue, but this year’s looked at areas on the periphery. Author and paranormal investigator Adrian Lee once again led the walk. The tour...
The City of Long Prairie is finding out just how volatile the insurance market can be when it comes to offering health insurance coverage. The city had already completed contract negotiations, but had left an opening for a change in health insurance coverage. And it’s a good thing they did.  The...

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