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  The days of lengthy wait times for area dairy cattle and beef producers are expected to be numbered as American Foods Group and Long Prairie Packing Company are expected to open its brand new cattle buying station in October. The new expansion sits on the northwest side of the existing plant on...
  The Long Drive-in theater has once again come out on top of voter’s minds in WCCO’s “Best Of” series for drive-in theaters. This is the second time that voters have voted the Long Drive-in the best drive-in theater in the state.  And it’s really no surprise. The Long Drive-in has staunch...
Rep. Ron Kresha
  Rep. Ron Kresha had a good session while down in St. Paul this last year.  As the Republican Majority Whip, Kresha was a good position to get things done for the voters of District 9B, which includes all of Morrison County and parts of Todd County, including the city of Long Prairie.  And, if...
Hazel Swedal
  Hazel Swedal of Long Prairie, a resident at Harmony Apartments, will turn 100 years old Oct. 10.  Swedal is a life long resident of the Osakis and Long Prairie Area. She moved to Long Prairie back in 1959 and lived in the same house on Lake Street until she moved to the Harmony Apartments last...
 The Fall Season is always a special time of the year for Erickson’s Petting Zoo of rural Osakis. Located 3½ miles northwest of Osakis at 11890 Hope Road SE. We embrace our old fashion farm (been in the family for 103 years). The big red barn that once was home to milk cows; now is home to many...
The Central Minnesota Tea Party group is holding a meet and greet event for candidates in the Todd County Commissioner District 4 race. The candidates include Nikki Deyle and David Kircher.  The meet and greet event will be held Oct. 9 at the Browerville Community Center from 1-2:30 p.m. and a...
People with gardening talents and who enjoy working and communicating with other gardeners are sought for the Master Gardener Program. This program is sponsored by the University of Minnesota Extension Service. Classes will be conducted at University of Minnesota Landscape Arboretum or on-line. The...
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has confirmed reports of zebra mussels in Sauk Lake, near Sauk Centre in Todd County.  A resident on the northeast side of Sauk Lake contacted the DNR after finding numerous zebra mussels up to one-half inch in length on a boat lift being removed for...
Minnesota’s wolf population estimate was 2,655 wolves and 465 wolf packs during the winter of 2017-2018 within Minnesota’s wolf range, an estimate that is statistically unchanged from the previous winter, according to the Department of Natural Resources. “Subtle changes in wolf population numbers...
Region Five Development Commission (R5DC) is hosting a community meeting to discuss a statewide initiative called Thriving by Design. The meeting will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 10 at the Sprout Growers and Makers Marketplace, 609 13th Street, Little Falls from 6-8 p.m. Thriving by Design - Rural...

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