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Finance was again a topic of discussion at last Monday’s LPGE school board meeting held at the secondary school.  While a three-year plan to balance the budget was put in place, a variety of circumstances will result in it being difficult to achieve the original goal. At the meeting, Superintendent...
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...
Central Minnesota Credit Union (CMCU) has been named one of the Top Healthiest Credit Unions in the U.S. by DepositAccounts.com, an online publication focused on providing consumers with information on banking and savings institutions. Central Minnesota Credit Union is ranked in the top 2% of all...
The Todd County Sheriff’s Office and Todd County Project Lifesaver is available to county residents. The Todd County sheriff’s Office received a grant through the Bureau of Justice Assistance and the grant covered the required training and equipment necessary for the program. Project Lifesaver...
Dr. Thomas Ferry, along with his children Elijah, Olivia and Mason and Thomas Jr. Dr. Ferry was a practicing physician in Long Prairie until he was diagnosed with colon cancer. A fundraiser has been established to help with his burial.
  By all accounts Dr. Thomas Ferry’s time among us, here in Long Prairie as a physician at CentraCare, and this world in general, was too short.  Dr. Ferry died with his wife, Michelle, beside him June 22.  With the passing of a loved one there are many things to worry about, the least of which...
  The Grey Eagle City Council recently took an important step in ensuring the sustainability of the city’s infrastructure in the event of an emergency. The council approved the purchase and installation of an automatic backup generator at the west lift station from Ellingson Plumbing and Heating...
The Todd County Sheriff’s Office and Todd County Project Lifesaver is available to county residents. The Todd County sheriff’s Office received a grant through the Bureau of Justice Assistance and the grant covered the required training and equipment necessary for the program. Project Lifesaver...
Aquatic invasive species were a topic of discussion at a recent meeting between water experts and area lake associations.
  Late in May, the Todd County Soil and Water Conservation District sponsored a “River and Lake Day” held at the Hub Supper Club in order to educate and inform the community about aquatic invasive species, or AIS for short.  Featured at the River and Lake Day event were two headlining speakers,...
The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to help offset a seasonal decline in donations and prevent a shortage this summer by giving blood.   Donors of all blood types – especially those with types AB, O negative, A negative and B negative – are needed to help ensure blood products are...
The Grey Eagle United Methodist Church will be holding its annual BBQ Luncheon on Saturday, July 18 starting at 10 a.m., 30422 County Road 2, across from the Rock Tavern. The facility is totally handicapped accessible and will provide valet parking. Along with the luncheon there will be a garage,...

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