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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...
Adult Basic Education of Central Minnesota is holding a series of seminars on career transitions every Tuesday for the next three weeks.  The three two-hour classes will run April 11, April 18, and April 25 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Long Prairie-Grey Eagle Community Education room 109.  To register...
Katie Stacey has started a fundraising campaign to install a motorized American flag at the Long Prairie-Grey Eagle Secondary School gym.
  We’ve all seen at some point or another, the playing of the national anthem at a sporting event. By and large it’s the same wherever you go. We take off our caps, place it over our heart or salute. Then, we turn and face a flag that’s most of the time hanging against a wall, or hanging idle...
  Todd County recently completed its first jury trial of a murder case. The result was a reduced sentence of Manslaughter-Heat of Passion, though this outcome was not what prosecutors had hoped for, it still marked the first time Todd County witnessed a murder case go from investigation, charges...
  The Todd County Board of Commissioners dealt with a number of road and construction projects during its regular meeting March 21. Public Works The Todd County Public Works Department took up much of the meeting with a number or requests and contract approvals for the upcoming road construction...

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