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As the temperatures outside continue to drop, now is the perfect time to get into the Christmas spirit, and one way to do that will be to come warm your heart by attending the “Retelling of the Tale of Scrooge,” performed by the Prairie Players Revisited. It’s the story of a Christmas Carol adapted...
Pheasant hunters can expect to see some roosters in the fields this December. “We’ve encountered some wet weather this season, but once the ground freezes, we can expect some really good hunting conditions,” said Scott Roemhildt, DNR roadsides for wildlife coordinator. A wet fall kept farmers out...
A connection has been made between Mama Marla and the Linus Project out of Staples.  In 1995, the Linus Project was born when Karen Loucks decided to provide homemade security blankets to Denver’s Rocky Mountain Children’s Cancer Center. There are now chapters in all 50 states and it continues to...
Craig Williams
  It took a long three years and many ups and downs since Craig Lamont Williams of Long Prairie was charged with 2nd Degree Murder for the August 2013 death of his ex-wife, Nancy Williams (Crider) of Long Prairie, but the wait is finally over.  Last Monday, Nov. 28, the jury was selected and...
Linda Dinkel of Long Prairie is the new principal at St. Mary of Mt. Carmel School in Long Prairie and Christ the King School in Browerville.
  Becoming an empty nester is never an easy thing. For some it’s an opportunity to do something different, for others it can be that—and then some. Linda Dinkel of Long Prairie was in the middle of trying to figure out just what it was she was going to do once their last child finally flew the nest...
Rep. Kresha
St. Paul –Speaker Kurt Daudt (R-Crown) and Majority Leader Joyce Peppin (R-Rogers) announced the new members of the House Republican Caucus leadership team Wednesday morning. The House Republican Caucus elected Rep. Ron Kresha (R-Little Falls) Majority Caucus Whip for the 2017-18 Legislative...
Jennie-O Turkey Store is pleased to announce that a record payment of over $13 million has been distributed to employees today as a discretionary bonus based on the company’s record performance this past year. This amount equals an average payment of over $2,000 per eligible employee, with newly...
The Office of Minnesota Management and Budget (MMB) released its November Economic Forecast on Friday, revealing updated budget numbers that will guide work on the state budget during the 2017 legislative session. For the current budget cycle, $334 million of this biennium’s balance will...
The Long Prairie Fire Department was paged to a vehicle fire at 23007 151st Ave on Nov. 29.  When the department arrived, they found a Ford pickup truck fully engulfed in flames.  The fire started when the driver of the vehicle placed a hot chainsaw in the cab of the pickup on the passenger side...
Rachel Halbersma was one of nine 4-H graduates in 2016.
The 2016 Todd County 4-H Achievement Program was held Sunday evening, November 20, at the Browerville Community Center.  More than 150 area organizations, businesses and individuals sponsored numerous awards to deserving 4-H’ers and their leaders. The West Union Country Kids 4-H Club was honored as...

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