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Change may be inevitable. For the area’s thrift stores known as Thread Sheds, changes include spiffed up and de-cluttered floor space and a new name. What has been known for decades as the Development Achievement Center (DAC) in Browerville is under new management and a new name, which bring along...
This year’s 4-H graduates from left: Ashley Crider, Ariana Bartels, Dalton Drayna, and Jocelyn Hinnenkamp. Not pictured: Heather Becker, Candra Gould, and Heather Kunerth.
The 2015 Todd County 4-H Achievement Program was held Saturday evening,    November 21, at the Browerville Community Center.  More than 175 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...
Students get to see and feel the texture of wet distillers grain.
Twenty-five high school students toured the Chippewa Valley Ethanol Company (CVEC) ethanol plant in Benson recently to gain a better understanding of renewable fuel production. The students, from Long Prairie-Grey Eagle High School, toured the various processes of ethanol production at the 50...
The Friday after Thanksgiving won’t be so black around Long Prairie.  Organizers are gearing up for another Bright Friday Night in Long Prairie on Nov. 27.  The festivities will begin that day with a free matinee movie and popcorn at the Long Prairie Library starting at 2:30 p.m.  Hemker’s Petting...
  With the first phase of the deferred maintenance project fully completed this past summer and fall, the LPGE School Board brought in ATS&R architects last Monday to go over the steps for the next phase. The Board listened to a presentation about the work to be done in the summer of 2016 which...
The Board of Education at Long Prairie-Grey Eagle met last Monday for a special session and then used the evening to hold a work session as well. At the special session, the Board certified the election results for the increase to the operating levy which taxpayers voted on back on Nov. 3. The levy...
The issuing of aid anticipation bonds to cover cash flow at the Swanville School District had become commonplace as the start of the school year would approach.  To get away from this, the district has been working with the First State Bank of Swanville to establish a line of credit to cover cash...
The December 2015 meeting/Christmas Party of the Prairie Quilters will be the first Thursday of the month, December 3, at 6 p.m. in the original location (Middle School, but a new room). Please enter the school using door #S5 and go to room 108. You can park and enter at the south end of the school...
 The Minnesota Highway Safety Center will be offering a 55+ Driver Improvement Course on the following days: Dec. 3, 4 hour refresher course, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Long Prairie-Grey Eagle Elementary, K6 Building-Com Ed, 215 2nd St. S., Long Prairie. The Driver Improvement course is open to the...
Minnesota firearms hunters registered 118,599 deer through the second weekend of firearms deer season, up from 104,785 from the same period in 2014, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. “Hunters are seeing more deer this year as we continue to build deer populations across...

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