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  Area school districts could see some change in direction with the upcoming election. While all surrounding school districts have elections coming up, none other than the Long Prairie-Grey Eagle School District will have such a hotly contested race. The LPGE School District has three seats up for...
  Change could be in the air for the Long Prairie City Council and mayor’s seat.  After a couple calm election cycles the Long Prairie City Council will see some new faces vying for the two available seats.  Five candidates have filed for candidacy to the council. Throwing their hats into the race...
  The Long Prairie City Council continues to get closer to starting its major expansion at the wastewater treatment plant.  The council approved the city’s engineering firm Bolton & Menk to advertise for bids. Other Business The Long Prairie City Council also addressed the following: -Held a...
A semi truck that left the roadway and entered Harris Creek just outside of Browerville caused delays for most of the day Aug. 21.
  A semi truck accident on Highway 71 the morning of Aug. 21 just north of Browerville caused several delays.  The 2005 International 8000, driven by Kevin Busbey, 62, Brainerd, was heading north out of Browerville when it left the road just past the intersection of Todd County 21.  The semi struck...
August 20, the Todd County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a farm accident south of Verndale in Stowe Prairie Township. Timothy Wutzke of rural Verndale was reportedly working on a skid-loader on his property when the machine had a mechanical failure causing Wutzke to be pinned.  The Hewitt...
  The Long Prairie-Grey Eagle Board of Education covered a small number of items at the regular scheduled meeting on Aug. 20. The Board approved several personnel appointments and resignations at the meeting. These included: -Appointed Jason Brown as assistant girls hockey coach. -Appointed Lisa...
Firearms and muzzleloader hunters who want to harvest antlerless deer in a deer permit area designated as lottery this hunting season are reminded they must purchase their license by Thursday, Sept. 6. Hunters who purchase their license before this date are automatically entered into the lottery...
Rebekka Paskewitz of Browerville was crowned Princess Kay.
ST. PAUL, Minn. — Rebekka Paskewitz, a 20-year-old college student from Browerville, Minnesota, representing Todd County, was crowned the 65thPrincess Kay of the Milky Way in an evening ceremony at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds Aug. 22. Paskewitz will serve as the official goodwill ambassador for...
Bikes and trikes of all sorts and sizes could be found at the Todd County Fairgrounds.
The local American Legion Rider’s annual Bike and Trike Rally in Long Prairie brought some high flying fun to the Todd County Fair Grounds this year with acrobatic motorcycle jumping and the Ultimate Truck Series.  
The new Long Prairie-Grey Eagle Secondary School Principal, Barton Rudd, center, along with Long Prairie-Grey Eagle Secondary School office staff Audrey Morrill and Janice Fearing.
  Home is where the heart is, so the saying goes, and home has always been Minnesota for Barton Rudd, the new Long Prairie-Grey Eagle Secondary School Principal. Rudd comes to LPGE after spending the last 15 years in Arizona as an educator and principal. Though his career was in Arizona, his family...

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