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A Swanville man was transported by ambulance to receive care for injuries sustained during an ATV crash. The Todd County Sheriff’s Office reported that on Aug. 25 at around 3 a.m. they received a report of an ATV crash at the intersection of 220th St. and the Morrison Line RD.  Daniel Elmer, 42,...
Long Prairie Police Chief Kevin Langer is urging drivers to be extra alert this time of year. School will be opening again and it’s an exciting time for children, especially youngsters attending school for the first time. Unfortunately it also means that young, inexperienced pedestrians and...
The Todd County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a burglary that occurred sometime between June 1 and Aug. 16 on Adobe Trail in rural Sauk Centre in southern Todd County. The Sheriff’s office received the report of the suspected burglary Aug. 20.  According to the sheriff’s office, multiple items...
The evidence is clear: School students who eat healthy foods and participate in daily physical activity gain lifelong healthy habits and are better learners. The Long Prairie/Grey Eagle Public Elementary School is excited to announce their movement towards healthy and active fundraising for the...
The September 2018 meeting of the Prairie Quilters will be held Thursday, Sept. 6, at 7 p.m. at the Long Prairie Senior Citizens Center at 50 3rd St. North (right on Hwy. 27 in Long Prairie next to the library) with plenty of additional parking behind the building. For the September meeting we...
The Minnesota State Patrol is investigating a hit and run on Highway 71 north of Sauk Sauk Centre near 450th St in Todd County. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, a 2005 Pontiac G6 driven by Jared Brever of Long Prairie, was traveling north on Highway 71.  A 2007 Mercury Milan with an unknown...
Rebekka Paskewitz of Browerville, right, reacts to being crowned Princess Kay.
Rebekka Paskewitz, a 20-year-old college student from Browerville, Minnesota, representing Todd County, was crowned the 65th Princess Kay of the Milky Way in an evening ceremony at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds Aug. 22. Paskewitz will serve as the official goodwill ambassador for nearly 3,000...
The Swanville Lions, American Legion and VFW team up to bring aerial search and rescue to the fingertips of Morrison County law enforcement.
At a recent Swanville Lions Club meeting also attended by members of local American Legion and VFW Clubs, the Morrison County Sheriff’s Department demonstrated  drones it purchased with donations from the three groups. Neil Hagstrom, Lions Club and American Legion member, reminded the group that...
  Area school districts could see some change in direction with the upcoming election. While all surrounding school districts have elections coming up, none other than the Long Prairie-Grey Eagle School District will have such a hotly contested race. The LPGE School District has three seats up for...
  Change could be in the air for the Long Prairie City Council and mayor’s seat.  After a couple calm election cycles the Long Prairie City Council will see some new faces vying for the two available seats.  Five candidates have filed for candidacy to the council. Throwing their hats into the race...

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