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Just putting your child in a car seat isn’t enough—car seats must be installed properly to provide the safety your child needs. Todd-Wadena Healthy Connections and Lakewood Health System are sponsoring a free car seat clinic at Nyhus Cheverolet in Staples (120 2nd Ave. NE) on Thursday, August 13...
The former district office will now become a kindergarten classroom. Superintendent Jon Kringen said with this new setup all kindergarten rooms will be on the same side of the building. The District office will now move to where the current elementary office is located.
  Phase one of the three-year project to update the facilities in the Long Prairie-Grey Eagle School District is nearly complete. Like any project nearing the end of its time, things may seem a bit in disarray, however, there remains little left in comparison to when the project started. Elementary...
Crews worked to hoist a trailer that had come free.
A semi truck incident last week at the junction of Highway 71 and 27 caused the diversion of traffic along both routes. The trailer became unhitched from the tractor, and subsequently went into the ditch at the intersection. Tow crews hoisted the trailer back into the air so the tractor could...
The 132nd edition of the Todd County Fair will be held August 13-16 at the Todd County Fairgrounds. This year’s edition, like in the years past, will feature something for everyone.  Here is the schedule of events for this year’s fair. THURSDAY,  AUGUST 13, 2015 9 am 4-H Rabbit Show. 9 am - 12 pm...
Summer is a time to relax and take it easy, and for the Long Prairie Chamber Orchestra, it’s their time to cut back on the rehearsal load and open up a lighter repertoire. In the tradition of summer movie fare, the LPCO brings you Summer at the Movies as its contribution to the Long Prairie Concert...
Food, music, a fiber spinning demonstration, farm produce, crafts, and home business products will all be available at Long Prairie’s fourth annual Harvest Festival on Saturday August 29th. This year the Festival will be held at Hats Off Coffee in downtown Long Prairie from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Dan...
Chris Petron and Pat Gray, Christie Home Historical Society tour guides are flanked by visitors from New York Mills.
Saturday, July 18th was a beautiful day for a tour - just ask any of our 47 visitors from New York Mills.  Our group of visitors toured the Christie home and had nothing but praise for the Christie Home Historical Society’s care of the house and its furnishings.  Rarely is found an historical home...
The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to give blood in August and help meet the constant need for blood products by patients. Every two seconds someone in the U.S. needs blood.  Summer is an especially difficult time to collect enough blood to meet the needs of hospital patients. Despite...
It was a beautiful day for the 34th annual Todd County Farmers’ Union picnic held in Clarissa on Sunday. Bellies were filled with a meal featuring pulled pork and roast beef while those in attendance also were treated to live music by Dan Remer. Door prizes were awarded and games were played at the event.
It was a beautiful day for the 34th annual Todd County Farmers’ Union picnic held in Clarissa on Sunday. Bellies were filled with a meal featuring pulled pork and roast beef while those in attendance also were treated to live music by Dan Remer. Door prizes were awarded and games were played at the...
There is a location change for your August meeting (due to construction at the Middle School). The Prairie Quilters meeting will be held in the Commons Area at the Long Prairie-Grey Eagle High School (across the street from the Fairgrounds). The August meeting will be held Thursday, August 6, 2015...

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