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The Prairie Dusters Saddle Club will host several family fun oriented events this summer to introduce the club and offer people the opportunity to just sit and watch, try it out or join the club. The Prairie Dusters Saddle Club is open to people of all ages. The fun show dates will be held June 19...
David Determan presented results from the five-year grant program to reduce alcohol and drug use amongst Long Prairie and Browerville students.
It isn’t always easy to keep alcohol and drugs out of the hands of not only kids, but also adults. However, the Todd County Citizens Against Drugs, which was established in 2005, has made major strides in recent years. David Determan, who works in the county’s Health and Human Services department,...
Delvin Durheim, on behalf of the Ag Society, told the commissioners that they had received a Legacy grant which they could use for upkeep of the building and properties at the fairgrounds this year. The grant was for a little over $10,000. Durheim said that they would be adding a second holding...
The concerts are performed on every Thursday and each one begins at 7 p.m.
A good crowd came out for the first performance of the 2016 Park Concert Series, which featured the Haining Family. The group used several different instruments as well as vocals to entertain the crowd with their bluegrass music. This week’s concert will feature the local “Red Letter Band.”  
The Long Prairie-Grey Eagle Secondary School held its annual commencement exercise May 27. Rep. Ron Kresha was the featured speaker this year. Austin Evenson was the Salutatorian and Katrina Blommel was the valedictorian of the class of 2016.
Sixty six students walked across the podium and left the Long Prairie-Grey Eagle High school, officially as high school graduates on May 27. As these students go out into the world with various paths, there were two things commencement speaker and District 9B Representative Ron Kresha asked of them...
  The Grey Eagle City Council held a public hearing to address the preliminary plat of the Gessell property and the Overland Group for Dollar General.  The city’s engineering firm, Widseth, Smith & Nolting has already reviewed the site plans. It was found that utility services would require...
Taunya Todd
The women of the American Lutheran Church in Long Prairie invite all ages of area women to their 17th annual Summer Salad Supper Tuesday, June 14 at 5:45 pm. The program, which begins at 7:15 p.m., features Taunya Todd a singer/songwriter and Speaker. Her inspirational presentation will be Learning...
Todd County has now implemented the Code RED Emergency Alert system to allow for public notifications in case of an emergency or other significant event, which requires public notification. This is a free service provided to all residents within Todd County and will notify you of emergency...
The Swanville School Board addressed a number of personnel issues during its May monthly meeting. To begin, the board accepted the resignation of Marie Francis and thanked her for her years of service. The board then renewed the contracts for the following non-tenured instructors: Chantelle Frie,...
Lloyd Burger will retire from bus driving after 50 years of service.
If you’ve done something long enough, history will begin to repeat itself. Just ask a teacher that has seen two or three generations of children from the same family come through their classroom. But, before they even get to school, there’s a bus driver that got them there.  For Lloyd Burger, who...


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