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A deer feeding ban remains in effect for 16 counties located in central, north-central and southeastern Minnesota, according to the Department of Natural Resources.  “This time of year, we start to hear of people interested in feeding deer, especially when they see deer searching for food before...
There were plenty of vendors/employers that participated in a recent job fair that was hosted at First Baptist Church in Long Prairie on Mar. 2. Publicity, facility costs, supplies, and refreshments were donated by: Advantage 1, American Family Insurance, American Heritage Bank, Coborn’s, Hats Off...
When we think of a food source in Minnesota, we often consider grain fields, gardens, poultry farms, orchards, and cows. How often do we think of a maple tree? State parks are home to thousands of maple trees from which pure maple syrup is made. Attend a free program at a state park and learn about...
Teresa’s dad, Charlie Crews and his wife Kathy, at left, made the donation in Teresa’s name to the Todd County Council on Aging. Charlie hopes this will keep Teresa’s memory alive. At right is Jody Bebault who has taken an active role in the distribution of the materials. 
Courtesy of Karin L. Nauber Independent News Herald   Her name was Teresa Crews... Most of us in these parts didn’t know her.  But many of us will know her legacy thanks to the priceless gift she left behind when she passed away on November 22, 2017 at the age of 53. Teresa was the daughter of...
  Hunger, whether we know it or not, is all around us. People who are hungry are all around us. They are our neighbors, fellow church goers, classmates or coworkers. For many of the less fortunate, community based food shelves are the only real stable form of regular nutrition they may see. Each...
The Minnesota Child Victims Act, which lifted for three years the civil statute of limitations for allegations of past sexual abuse of minors, ended in May 2016. During that time, a total of 74 civil claims were made against the Diocese of St. Cloud. The claims named 31 members of the clergy who...
Back Row: Clara Vancura, Laurel Glisky, Rosemary Robinson, Lori Bettschen, Celeste Miller Middle Row: JoAnn Manlove, Ione Krause, Blanche Tirk, Mary Zastrow, Cindy Rachuy, MaryAnn Sander, Annette Skiftun, Sue Shutter Front Row: Snookie Noble, Mardy Peterson, Phyllis Mosby, Mary Schmidt, Carol Sanvik, Jodi Bebault, Tammy Wiener
Wow, if you missed the annual Women’s Food Shelf Salad Luncheon fundraiser Saturday, March 3, you missed it!!  Spring had come bringing with it 130 attendees - the second largest crowd in its 23 year history. The 21 hostesses pictured above provided a variety of lovely decorated tables that brought...
The Swanville School Board handled a light agenda during its regular meeting Feb. 21.  The board addressed the following: -Received an update on the Baseball for Tomorrow Grant, which could see $50,000 to put towards the development of a new ball field in a location donated by Jennie-O. The...
The Wolves wrestlers wrapped up a historic season with a fourth place finish at the Class 1A state team tournament last Thursday.
An incredible journey came to an end for the Wolves wrestling team at the state team tournament hosted at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul last Thursday. Long Prairie-Grey Eagle/Browerville/Eagle Valley entered the tournament as the No. 3 seed and picked up a win in the quarterfinals before...
Long Prairie librarian Nancy Potter helps a library member check out items. The library offers many more services than just books and DVDs.
Local libraries can be considered a swiss army knife of knowledge. In addition to having services most known to people -- checking out items such as books or DVDs -- libraries also offer a wide array of other services like internet access, genealogy websites, printing, programs, and the list goes...

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