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VFW Post 6037 in Swanville, Minn., celebrates 50 years of serving the needs of local veterans and their families on Nov. 26, 2017. The Golden Anniversary Award Citation is presented to the Post in recognition of 50 years of outstanding service to the community.  Keith E. Harman, national commander...
The Upsala Robotics team includes: Mr. Robertson, John Sand, Mathew Tholl, Brandon Young, Kennedy Allen, Bailey Hayes, Matthew Young, and Brockston Kuhl. Kneeling are Jonathon Mayer and Gabe Douvier.
The Upsala High School Robotics Team, Team 4480 - UC-Botics, Participated in the first Minnesota State High School League Robotics Conference competition held in Cass Lake, (Nicknamed the “NMRC”) where they competed with and against 17 other teams.   Throughout the competition they were ranked 3rd...
Harvest up 10 percent Minnesota firearms hunters registered 145,054 deer through the second weekend of deer season, according to the Department of Natural Resources.  Preliminary results through the second weekend show that the number of deer registered was up 10 percent from 2016. Of the deer...
The Todd County Sheriff’s Office reports that on Nov. 10 at around 5 p.m., the Todd County Sheriff's office was alerted to a gun shot incident that had occurred at 25575 250th St. in section 10 of Long Prairie. According to the sheriff’s office, Devlin Marcyes, 34 had been hunting with Bradley...
PFC Kenneth Stevens USMC (left) and PFC Harold “Bud” Biskey are two of the three WWII veterans receiving special honors at the 16th USA Community Chorus Veterans Day show.
Three of the five remaining veterans from WWII in the Swanville/Upsala area are expected to be on hand when the USA Community Chorus honors them for their service at the Chorus’ 16th Veterans Day show.  The program, which will feature the stories of the three veterans’ service and dispatches...
Mckenzie Barth and Audrey Schleper, both Upsala High School alumni and UofM Twin Cities students, recently earned their FFA American Degrees.
  For some a student organization is just a way to connect, to belong, to broaden their horizons or to just have some fun along the way. But for others, it can become a way of life. For two Upsala High School graduates, that has been the case with their involvement in FFA.  McKenzie Barth and...
On 10-23-2017 Pleasureland RV in Long Prairie reported that several RVs had been broken into and items had been stolen from them, the theft happened early Sunday morning.  This is the third time that Pleasureland has been hit by burglars since September.  Back on Sept. 5 the Todd County Sheriff’s...
The jury trial in the Manslaughter case against Tyler Slagerman of rural Todd County has been pushed back.  The case was originally scheduled to be heard in Todd County District Court at the beginning of January, 2018. However, the matter has now been pushed back to Feb. 13-16, 2018 by the court.   
The Long Prairie Police Department wants to remind everyone that winter parking regulations went into effect on Nov. 1 and will last until March 31.  There will be No Parking from 1:30 a.m. to 5:30 a.m. on Central Ave. east of Todd St. to 6th St. SE. The rest of downtown along Central Ave. and the...
The Southwest Regional Development Commission (SWRDC) and Region Five Development Commission (R5DC) along with Rural MN Energy Board, are interested in knowing your thoughts about a residential solar financing model. Over the past decade, alternative energy products and services including solar...

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