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Pictured are Gene Harthan, teacher Adam Gerads, Mary Lou Gerads, and Connor Gerads, in front.
$10,000 can go a long ways when it comes to projects in a school, that’s why Mary Lou Gerads, mom of teacher Adam and grandmother to student Connor was a big, big winner for the Swanville School, bringing in $10,000 through the Campbell’s Grand Stand for Schools contest. The school hopes to...
The Tri-County Community Action staff at their office in Long Prairie.
  One of the best hidden gems in the area is sitting in plain sight in Long Prairie. Located at the corner of 1st Ave SE and 2nd St S, just west of the courthouse, sits Tri-County Community Action, a resource to the community that many people may not know about. TCC has been around for over 50...
  Craig Williams, who was convicted of 1st Degree Manslaughter-Heat of Passion, in December of 2016 for the August, 2013 death of his ex-wife, Nancy (Crider) Williams, received his prison sentence in Todd County District Court last week. The prosecution was hoping for the top end of the sentencing...
The Todd County Master Gardeners in conjunction with the Sauk River Watershed will present the Todd County Garden Day on Saturday, March 11, 2017 from 8:15 a.m. to 3:05 p.m. at the First Baptist Church, 401 4th St South, Long Prairie, MN 56437.   Keynote speaker is Stan Tekiela who is a naturalist...
Nancy Hedin, 1978 graduate of Swanville High School sold the first book of what she hopes to be a trilogy. Bend, a contemporary coming of age novel is being released May 8, 2017 through Anglerfish Press, an imprint of Riptide Publishing. The fictional town of Bend has some notable resemblance to...
Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa is currently accepting applications for young adults, ages 18-25, for summer apprentice positions in 33 Soil and Water Conservation Districts throughout Minnesota. Apprentices will spend their summer working alongside natural resource professionals to learn...
Craig Williams
Craig Williams, who was convicted of 1st Degree Manslaughter-Heat of Passion in the 2013 death of his ex-wife Nancy (Crider) Williams in Long Prairie, will face sentencing in Todd County District Court Feb. 1 at 10 a.m. Williams, who was tried for 2nd Degree Murder, was convicted in early December...
The Todd County Board of Commissioners remains unchanged for 2017, but Long Prairie’s Third District Commissioner Rod Erickson, seated center, is the new board chair.
  The Todd County Board of Commissioners held off on approving the recommended candidate, Joseph Hatch, for the county coordinator position until some issues get ironed out. The commissioners discussed the potential length of the contract and this is where things got sticky. The contract length was...
ST. PAUL – The preliminary number of 397 traffic fatalities last year is a sad reminder that Minnesotans must recommit to safe choices both behind the wheel and on the street if tragedies are to decrease. The number of lives lost so far last year is below the 2015 final figure of 411, but it is...
ST. PAUL, MN—House Republicans wasted no time getting to work on key session priorities, including health care and tax relief. House File 2, which will result in $21.7 million in tax relief for 220,000 Minnesota tax filers by conforming Minnesota’s tax code to the federal tax code, passed Thursday...

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