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On hand for the presentation of the donations were Duane Anderson from Farmer’s Union Industries, Todd County Sheriff Don Asmus, Long Prairie Police Chief Kevin Langer and Daryl Brever from Central Bi Products.
Central Bi Products and parent company Farmer’s Union Industries recently made two sizable donations to the Long Prairie Police Department and Todd County Sheriff’s Office. Each department received $2,000.  
Chamber Director Luan Thomas-Brunkhorst
If you have ever heard anyone say “There is nothing ever going on in Long Prairie,” feel free to send them over to Long Prairie Area Chamber of Commerce Luan Thomas-Brunkhorst, or also commonly known as “Frau Lu.” Frau Lu is coming up on her one year anniversary as the Chamber’s Director and has...
Michael Thorson recently presented Touchstone Energy Community  Award to the Project Linus local chapter coordinator, Mary Brauch, of Staples.
Todd-Wadena Electric Cooperative has named Project Linus of Todd and Wadena Counties, as the winner of the 2015 Touchstone Energy Community Award, according to the cooperative’s board chair, Michael Thorson. Thorson recently presented the award to the local chapter coordinator, Mary Brauch, of...
The Todd County Board of Commissioners received some welcome news concerning the county’s budget during a work session last week. Todd County Auditor/Treasurer Denise Gaida told the board that with all the cuts the departments were performing, they will be able to drop the levy from around 12...
  The Todd County Board of Commissioners took up the issue of elected official salaries during their work session last week.  This wasn’t the first time the board has addressed the idea of doing away with per diems, for themselves, but this was the first time they had a chance to see how it might...
  The Todd County Board of Commissioners, acting as the health and human services committee, took care of some issues relating to mental health and other health related items during its monthly meeting last week.  To begin, representatives from Northern Pines Mental Health Center were on hand to...
After using a work session to discuss the current track cooperative, the Long Prairie-Grey Eagle School Board denied a request from Eagle Valley to join the current co-op that includes LPGE and Browerville. Eagle Valley had made the request back on Sept. 14, and the Board used the last couple...
Swanville High School is proud to announce ninth grade student Olivia Mettler as the grade seven through nine Student of the Month for December.  Olivia is the daughter of Richard Mettler and Michelle Van Lith.  Olivia stays active in school by participating in a wide range of activities. She has...
Low crop prices are expected for 2016, and many are looking at negative returns per acre.  However, there are things you can do to improve your bottom line including: 1) Reducing tillage and equipment passes, 2) Diversifying crop rotations, 3) Implementing sound nutrient management, 4) Building...
Kayla Bense and Austin Evensong have been selected for the Triple "A" Award.
Kayla Bense and Austin Evenson, Long Prairie-Grey Eagle High School seniors, have been selected to represent LPGE in the Academics, Arts, and Athletics Award program for the 2015-2016 school year. Established in 1988, the Academics, Arts and Athletics Award (Triple “A” Award) is sponsored by the...


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