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Historic structures have a way of tying the past to the present, bridging eras if you will to one another. Long Prairie has some of these WPA structures, the courthouse wall/entrance where countless children have ran their hands over the stones, the Riverside Park structures and even the old...
Everett Smithson is the Minnesota Blues Society’s veteran instructor and will be giving out free harmonicas and lessons at the July 18 events.
People often look to expand their musical selection. There will be an opportunity to do just that on July 18 as Long Prairie, Little Falls, and Swanville are all playing host to the Everett Smithson Band at the public libraries. The band is a regional act that performs in the Upper Midwest in the...
Mille Lacs Lake walleye fishing will be closed July 7-27, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural of Resources. Fishing for all other species, including bass, is open. Mille Lacs was recently named the No. 1 lake for bass fishing in the nation by Bassmaster. With the ban on night fishing...
Hunters, anglers and everyone who has a role in selling licenses for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources can anticipate a new electronic license system that will enhance customer service starting in the spring of 2020.  “Over the next two years, we will be modernizing the electronic...
The Todd County Fair is set to bring another few days of fun and excitement to Todd County this year, showcasing the best in livestock, crafting, food, carnival rides and entertainment. This year’s fair will run Thursday, July 13 through Sunday, July 16. The schedule of events for this year’s fair...
County-wide CAD meeting attendees on June 21, from left: Steve Commerford, Jerry Reck, Jana Timm, Mary Theuer, Linda Michurski, Sev Blenkush, and Alicia Bauman. Those attending the meeting on June 7 included: Gail Honek, Teresa Sorenson, Pete Berscheit, Verna Toenyan, and Barb Becker.
Members of the Todd County Citizens Against Drugs (CAD) Coalition attended various meetings and trainings recently across the state of Minnesota.   SAPST Training  A professionally trained coalition is extremely important to the continuing improvement of substance abuse prevention services in...
Once again the Christie Home Museum will take you on a trip back in time with our Carriages and Cars day on July 8th.  John Kroll’s carriage, purchased by his father from a business on main street Long Prairie in 1912 will be one of the featured vehicles.    Cars and carriages will be on display at...
Motorists in Long Prairie will encounter crews, equipment and narrowed travel lanes on Highway 27 and Highway 71 after a project to improve the roadway, sidewalks and other infrastructure begins Monday, July 10. Motorists should plan their travel, and expect the following traffic changes. The...
The following is a list of select new laws passed during the 2017 regular and special legislative sessions that take effect July 1, 2017. The asterisk following the bill number denotes the language that became law. Summaries of all laws passed by the 2017 Legislature in regular and special sessions...
  The Todd County Board of Commissioners is considering the possible sale of some lands held by the county back to the City of Browerville. The City of Browerville is requesting to purchase several pieces of property from the county to either include them in an existing park or redevelop them. The...

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