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In October a celestial changing of the guard begins. Drifting steadily westward, Saturn and Jupiter are preparing to exit the evening sky. They set earlier each day, but since the sun sets earlier too, we can still see them at nightfall all month. Watch as the distance between them shortens from 26...
The evidence is in. The weed killer Roundup causes cancer. Three separate jury trials in the last year have reached the same conclusion - applying Roundup caused cancer in people who applied it. Monsanto, and its parent company Bayer, are running publicity campaigns denying the truth. But if you...
People have been asking me why I haven’t responded to John King’s letter to the editor, in response to the response I had to his brother Tim’s article accusing the Customs and Border Patrol of running concentration camps and ICE of being lawless thugs. (wow, that’s quite a mouthful).  There are...
The following events are brought to you by local Great River Regional libraries:   CHILDREN’S EVENTS Grandparents Day Kids will be practicing their cutting and gluing skills when making this gift for the special adult in their life. For all ages. Available until gone.  Grey Eagle Public Library...
Labor Day is behind us and school has started.  The students from the ALC will be joining us to play games and visit soon. Griff’s donated pizza, the State and County Fairs were the topic at Trivia, a choice of Strawberry or Lemon Méringue Pie was offered at Resident Council, the Country Couple...
The Energy Assistance Program (EAP) helps pay home heating costs and furnace repairs for income-qualified households.  EAP is federally funded through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.  Grants are available for renters or homeowners, with household income at or below 50 percent of...
Wow, the middle of August already! Labor Day is right around the corner. We’ve been busy — we made homemade ice cream, Jerry B. was up and played music for our Happy Hour, later in the week John F. was here with some more music, a large group of us was able to enjoy the Lions picnic (thanks to the...
The Todd County Historical Society met on Monday, August 5 at 7:00 p.m. in the museum. The meeting was called to order by our Vice President with the Pledge of Allegiance.   July minutes were read and approved. The Treasurer’s Report was approved. De’s Museum Report: • We had 40 visitors in July...
Returning home from WWI, George Tronsrue graduated from the St. Paul School of Law, and played outfield for a minor league baseball team in St. Paul. Choosing not to practice law he moved to Long Prairie, opening a Ford dealership in this building then known as the Hansmann Building. In 1921 he met...
We are spending lots of time outside and enjoying the weather.  Summer is here!! Debbie was here to help make raised donuts on the Patio and a large crowd was able to enjoy, Melinda and a group got together and planted the Fairy Garden-it is so awesome you need to stop up and check it out. Casey’s...

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