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The sun continues to beat down and Minnesotans are coming out of hibernation. With the weather warming up, it’s time to get out and enjoy the heat and a perfect way to do that is to sign up for this year’s Mama Marla’s Hike it or Bike it event, which will take place on May 20. The event is...
The Long Prairie library will be playing host to author Amanda Farmer on Apr. 22. Farmer is the author of her memoir “If You Leave this Farm: The Dream is Destroyed,” and “No Longer a Child of Promise.”  The first book is about the experience of Farmer as a teenage Mennonite girl living with a very...
Interested in learning more about prevention, CAD’s Mission/Vision, its Strategic Plan and Next Steps? Join us for an orientation meeting on April 24th (Staples) or April 26th (Long Prairie).  Find out how you can be more involved in our important work in Todd County! Time/Place:  •Trinity Lutheran...
Remember the old days when the kids had to set the time on the VCR? Things were much simpler then. Maybe the kids even needed to get up from the couch and turn the knob on the television for a different channel.  As cable television became more and more a part of rural everyday life, an adage was...
Los Angeles Poet Luareate Luis J. Rodriguez spoke recently to LPGE students and community members at the LPGE Secondary School.
  Los Angeles Poet Laureate Luis J. Rodriguez visited with Long Prairie-Grey Eagle Secondary Students and the community at large recently to urge us all to find our inner strengths for the betterment of all. Rodriguez began his address telling the crowd about his rise from street gang member to...
From left: LPGE students Guadalupe Orozco and Cameron Larson; Bart Graves, NJPA; Dr. Richard Wagner, Long Prairie Packing Co.; Amber Warner, Breitenfeldt Group; Ted Gray, Central Minnesota Credit Union; Ben Dehn, CentraCare Health-Long Prairie; students Joseph Gillis and Cody Johnson. Sponsors donated $3,600 toward the water bottle project at the LPGE secondary school.
Long Prairie-Grey Eagle recently took one step toward becoming more environmentally friendly. The Area Studies students in social studies teacher Pete Phillips’ class have stayed busy the last few months completing a project for this year’s “green initiative.” The students were kept busy...
From left: Burnice Geroy, Bernice Farber, Geri Irwin, and Grace Hughes, all neighbors for many years, have been meeting as part of the Leslie Community Ladies Aid group for most of their lives. Two of the group members celebrate their 100th birthdays in 2017.
Nearly everyone has experienced friends who come and go into their lives. There are many reasons. People grow older, move away, or simply lose touch with each other. But for one group of ladies, that hasn’t been the case. Geri Irwin, Bernice Farber, Grace Hughes, and Burnice Geroy have been...
  The dissolution of the Eagle Valley School District may seem like a far off problem that has nothing to do with the Long Prairie-Grey Eagle School District, but that may not necessarily be the case. There are a number of statutory elements that could have an effect on LPGE and all other...
  The Todd County Board of Commissioners took care of a number of regular business items during its meeting April 4. To begin, the board acknowledged a receipt of outlet petitions for County Ditch 18.  The board then addressed the pending retirement of Building Services Supervisor Pete Bleess....
  The Grey Eagle City Council recently met to go over some routine business items. Water/Wastewater Maintenance Under the Water and Wastewater report, Chico Hellmann reported to the council that he has obtained the necessary certifications for his position. -The council also discussed a leaning...

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