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The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will begin herbicide applications on select state lands to improve reforestation efforts. Applications began around June 15 and continue through approximately September 15. Signs will be posted on all herbicide treatment sites. Adjacent landowners...
Demolition of the former VFW Post in Long Prairie began late last week to make room for a new development. Two four-plexes will be constructed in the location.   
Prairie Days was once again plagued by inclement weather, but the skies cleared up for most of Saturday allowing people to gather downtown and enjoy some games, bouncy houses, the talent show, and parade. Sunday was a different story as thunder storms and heavy rain moved through town most of the...
  The state’s contribution of $700,000 through the bonding bill helped CentraCare Health—Long Prairie make significant gains towards their fundraising goal of $4.5 million for the new Wellbeing Center, but there’s work yet to be done.  The fundraising project is still in full swing. Even with the...
Todd County Chief Deputy Steve Och
Steve Och, Todd County Chief Deputy is announcing his candidacy to run for the position of Todd County Sheriff. Steve has 29 years of Peace Officer experience.  He is a 1989 graduate of Alexandria Community College from the Criminal Justice program.  He has served 28 years within Todd County; 19...
  Unlike many other school districts around the state, the Swanville School District wasn’t faced with the possibility of a reduction in teaching staff.  Instead, the district took action on renewing and hiring a number of teachers for the next school year.  The Swanville School Board addressed the...
The Long Prairie Senior Center will host another rock-a-thon this year with local history icon Jeff Lucas.  Lucas, historical publisher and administrator of the Historic Long Prairie Facebook page, will rock with the seniors July 5.  Lucas will also make available his recently published pictorial...
University of Minnesota Extension is offering four on-farm Small Grain Summer Plot Tours in Central and Southern MN in June and July to address small grain production issues, variety performance, and insect and disease pests.   These programs are designed to provide farmers and crop consultants the...
Pictured from left: Jim Conway, Senior Trainer, SEARCH Institute; Gail Honek, Pete Bersheit, Heather Rogosheske (Working Together Coalition, Walker/Hackensack), Joel Loving (Iowa/Americorps), Julia Davick, Jana Timm, Teresa Sorenson, Mary Theurer, Connie Burns (CAD Staff).
“All Young People Need Assets” “Relationships Are Key” “Everyone Can Build Assets” These are a few of the highlights that seven Todd County CAD members and staff came away with after attending SEARCH Institute’s Essentials of Asset Building training, held June 6&7 at the Timbers Event Center in...
Jose Raul Herrera-Torres
Jose Raul Herrera-Torres was sentenced to more than 25 years in prison for the July 2017 murder of girlfriend Dominga Guerrero at their home on Todd Street S. in Long Prairie.  Herrera received his sentence of 306 months in prison during sentencing June 6 in Todd County District Court.  Herrera...

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