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There was an open discussion on cover crops during the field day hosted at the Lee Buchholz farm with many farmers sharing their experiences.
The local Natural Resource Conservation Service played host to a cover crop plot field day last Wednesday, at the Lee Buchholz farm located between Long Prairie and Grey Eagle. Approximately 50 people attended the event. Cover crops are planted to provide seasonal soil cover on cropland when soil...
The Todd County Farm Bureau is sponsoring our 4th Fall Harvest Banquet, Thursday, September 8 at the Clarissa Ballroom. A social time will start at 5:30 p.m. with dinner served from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Program starts at 7:45 p.m. Tickets are $15. Everyone is invited. Scott Gottschalk will be our...
  When is the last time you looked at your furnace and said, ‘gosh, that sure is a work of art, what a beauty.’ But that’s just what around 60 people did last week at Mill Lake Metal Finishing. For those in the know, Mill Lake Metal Finishing is, in many ways, a hot blast from the past, when it...
Along with all the city, county, state and federal elections being held this November, voters will also have a chance to elect their choices to local school boards as well. LPGE The Long Prairie-Grey Eagle School District will have four seats up for election.  Those who filed include: Linda Gohman...
The family of Alan Michael Thomas, an Osakis man who went missing earlier this month, has confirmed that a body found Monday in a vehicle along Interstate 94 near West Union is his. In a statement on the “Rest Peacefully Alan” Facebook page, a family member posted the following: “On behalf of our...
What could be better than being a kid and getting your hands dirty?  With “Nutrition to Grow On,” a collaboration between the Long Prairie Master Gardeners (Lori Zellmann), CentraCare (Clara Vancura, dietician), Extension Office- SNAP Ed Nutrition Education (Elizabeth Quillo) and LP Kids, children...
Since the last article published by the Leader, a number of changes have taken place concerning those who have filed for public office.  Last week’s edition cited that there were no filings in the cities of Clarissa and Hewitt.  Since then, the MN Secretary of State has confirmed some additions to...
“I like the small class size.” “I feel like my teachers really care about me.” “I have to work to make money for my family and the hours at the ALC are flexible” are all reasons students gave for attending Freshwater Area Learning Center. Today Minnesota students are living in an exciting era. They...
The Lee Bucholz Farm will play host to a Cover Crop Plot Field Day on Wednesday, Aug. 31 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Lunch will be served at noon. The plot is located 1/8 mile south of the residence at the intersection of 170th Ave. and 281st St. between Long Prairie and Grey Eagle. It features five...
After eight Chippewa bands expressed strong concerns, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will close the Mille Lacs Lake catch-and-release walleye season on Tuesday, Sept. 6.  Warm water temperatures and high catch rates on Mille Lacs during July and August led to higher-than-expected...

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