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By Eric Koehlmoos, University of Minnesota Extension LITTLE FALLS, Minn. — The University of Minnesota Extension is pleased to announce that there will be a Small Farm Tour in Todd County this summer. The Small Farm Tour is an opportunity for small farm producers to interact and learn from...
Thanks to generous support from local donations, the Long Prairie public library was able to schedule a popular program about “The Raptors of Minnesota,” put on by the University of Minnesota. The fundraiser was put on in March with each Great River Regional Library choosing a specific target for...
A house explosion June 30 in Leslie Township has left one person with severe burns to most of their body. The explosion happened around 3:30 in the afternoon of June 30 at 22832 161st Ave, Osakis in Leslie Township, Todd County. One person, identified as Christy Bearson, 34, was severely burned as...
President Donald Trump met with Minnesota Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka, District 9 during Trumps recent visit to northern Minnesota. Gazelka represents all of Todd County.
President Donald Trump recently made a trip to northern Minnesota to talk trade, mining and in his usual fashion, rally his base in a way that only he can.  Besides the typical campaign style rallies, commentary and headlines that follow our President wherever he goes Trump did have time to discuss...
Children took part in a recent planting party at the CentraCare Health-Long Prairie Farmers Market.
Together, the University of Minnesota Extension Office, CentraCare Health Dietitian, a local Master Gardener, CentraCare Health Feeling Good MN (formally BLEND), Todd County 4-H, and over 20 PoP (Power of Produce) Club members, held a planting party on Friday June 16th at the CentraCare Farmers...
Datrick Mitchell, owner of Legend Kutz on Central Avenue in Long Prairie, opened his new barbershop June 26.
  There are few people men have a connection with. Wives of course, children, family and sometimes friends or co-workers. You can also add in there their barber. The barber, like a therapist, gets to know a man like many others probably don’t. If it’s a good relationship, all the man has to do is...
  The Board of Education at Long Prairie-Grey Eagle Schools took a look at, and approved, the preliminary budget for the upcoming 2018-19 school year at a regular meeting on June 18.  The Board got a chance to see a “first look” preliminary budget a couple months ago, and learned the district is...
After two years of water sampling and testing the health of the Mississippi River Brainerd Watershed’s lakes and streams, the results are in, and for an overwhelming majority of Todd County’s waters it’s good news. Out of the 16 lakes and streams tested in Todd County, 12 met or exceeded the state...
The Todd County Chaplaincy golf classic and dinner will be held Saturday, July 14, 2018 at the Long Prairie Country Club. Registration is at 10 a.m. and shotgun start is at 12 noon. Proceeds benefit the Todd County Chaplaincy and suicide prevention. For more information contact Chaplain Dave...
The Minnesota Historical Society recently announced 45 recipients of 50 Minnesota Historical and Cultural Heritage Small Grants ($10,000 and less), totaling $387,728 in 26 counties. Small grants are awarded quarterly to help nonprofit and educational organizations, government units and tribal...

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