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Minnesota families who have owned their farms for 100 years or more may apply for the 2016 Century Farms Program. Produced by the Minnesota State Fair in conjunction with the Minnesota Farm Bureau Federation, the Century Farms Program was created to promote agriculture and honor historic family...
Ethan Och, a student at Swanville High School, and Gina Christopherson, a former teacher at Swanville High School, have been selected the 2016 Section 5 recipients of the “National High School Heart of the Arts Award” by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS). The National...
There were 18 hostesses at last Saturday’s women’s salad luncheon. Front row from left: Vicki Orecchia, Phyllis Mosby, Tammy Weiner, Mary Zastrow, Jodi Bebault, Cindy Rachuy, Rochelle Shann. Back row from left: Kris Mechels, Bobbi Knutson, Ione Krause, Mardy Peterson, Betty Oliver, Brenda Halvorson, Sue Shutter, Snookie Noble, MaryAnn Sander, JoAnn Manlove, Annette Skiftun.
The MN National Bank for the 21st year was the proud sponsor of another very successful women’s luncheon held Saturday, March 12, at the American Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall.  The 18 hostesses pictured above greeted the 108 women in attendance. Each hostess provided all their table items, party...
A benefit will be held to help support the family of Jacob Dinkel who is currently receiving cancer treatments. The benefit will be held this Saturday from 4:30-8:30 p.m. in the St. Mary’s Church basement.
It’s never easy to go through cancer treatment, but living in a small town has a way of making it easier, according to Linda and Charlie Dinkel of rural Long Prairie. “When Jacob went through cancer treatment five and a half years ago, it was all pretty overwhelming for our family. At first, you...
Super Tuesday has come and gone for Minnesota and the caucus goers have made their voices heard—for the most part at least.  State-wide, Marco Rubio edged both Ted Cruz and Donald Trump with 36.29 percent of the vote. Cruz carried 29.07 and Trump trailed with 21.37.  Todd County on the other hand...
The Grey Eagle City Council is looking at the possibility of repairing some of the city’s streets. In particular, the council is looking at seal coating and crack sealing. However, which streets will be done is not known at this time.  The council will research some preliminary costs for the...
  The Swanville School Board had a light meeting dealing primarily with regular business items recently. First up for the board was the issue of girl’s softball with the new season looming. The board approved the hiring of Paige Beseman as the head coach and Carly Leslie as the assistant. The board...
Todd County is moving one step closer to establishing a mass notification system in the event of emergencies. Todd County Emergency Management Director Mike Wisniewski was on hand to provide information on funding and some initial details on the system.  Wisniewski told the board that through...
The City of Long Prairie is taking a preliminary look at a possible wastewater treatment expansion to accommodate for greater usage from local industries.  Long Prairie City Administrator Brenda Thomes said the city is at the point where local industry is expanding and usage continues to go up,...
CentraCare Health – Long Prairie is hosting a community meeting to discuss plans to revitalize the Long Prairie Farmers Market. To enhance the success of the Share Health CSA program, CentraCare Health–Long Prairie would like to rejuvenate the local farmers market. How can we once again create a...

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