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The Long Prairie City Council will be looking at ways to make reasonable accommodations to some of its ordinances. This comes in light of a challenge to the city’s animal ordinance and a subsequent scheduling of a public hearing in February regarding a variance application that would allow a...
The Long Prairie Police Department would like to remind all homeowners, renters and owners of property abutting any municipal or public sidewalks that they have an obligation for snow removal. According to Long Prairie City Ordinances, no such owner shall allow ice or snow on the sidewalks for more...
In September 2016, Palmer amaranth, Amaranthus palmeri, was initially discovered and confirmed in Minnesota. To date, isolated populations have been documented in first year conservation plantings in Yellow Medicine, Lyon, Douglas and Todd Counties. The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA),...
LONG PRAIRIE, Minn.—University of Minnesota Extension will be holding the annual Cow/Calf Days workshop in Staples on Tuesday, January 23rd starting at 9:30 am in the Assembly Room at Central Lakes College. This event has been held for over 40 years and continues to be the leading information,...
Jose Herrera-Torres
  The sentencing of convicted murderer Jose Herrera-Torres has been rescheduled. Herrera was convicted last month in the 2nd Degree Murder of Dominga Guerrero of Long Prairie at their home on Todd St. S. Herrera was on trial in Todd County District Court the last week of November 2017. Now, the...
Craig Williams
Craig Williams’ appeal of his manslaughter conviction appears to be over. According to documents filed with the Minnesota Court of Appeals, Williams has voluntarily dismissed his own appeals case.  Williams was convicted early in 2017 of Manslaughter in the death of his ex-wife, Nancy Williams of...
The Todd County Board of Commissioners include, from left, David Kircher, Gary Kneisl, Randy Neumann, Rod Erickson and Barb Becker.
  The Todd County Board of Commissioners got organized for the New Year with the election of board officers and some regular house-keeping items during their first meeting of 2018 on Jan. 2. Randy Neumann was elected the chair of the county board after serving as vice-chair in 2017. And, keeping...
Todd County Citizens Against Drugs (CAD) is planning to administer a survey to Todd County 7-12 graders this February, in all four county school districts.  CAD’s goal with this survey is to collect data which will guide and strengthen their work throughout the county.  The coalition’s current Drug...
The year 2017 saw an increase in the number of Minnesotans getting outdoors and enjoying the state’s abundant natural resources, according to the Department of Natural Resources.  The DNR opened two new state campgrounds, added new resources to combat aquatic invasive species, connected more...
University of Minnesota Extension will be holding the annual Cow/Calf Days workshop in Staples on Tuesday, January 23rd starting at 9:30 am in the Assembly Room at Central Lakes College. This event has been held for over 40 years and continues to be the leading information, technology, and research...

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