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Let’s Talk Plants! I hope you all have been enjoying our beautiful Indian summer days! My Browerville area garden has had some frost damage, but hasn’t quite reached a “hard frost” which is defined as temperatures less than 28 degrees Fahrenheit. According to an on-line National Weather database...
Barn Talk:  The Brown and White of Handling Manure in Todd County Farmers KNOW…having to handle anything more than once is less than efficient…  Spring 2015 Statistic:   Number of Todd County manure stockpiles required to be moved for not meeting setbacks… 7 •Foresee problems meeting setbacks for...
Our Week In Review Did you see the snow flurries the other day-made us think of Christmas.  We have been planning the Bazaar and it is scheduled for Saturday Dec. 5th so be sure to mark it down on your calendars.  Time continues to fly by and with daylight savings time the days continue to get...
Are You at Risk for Diabetes? Diabetes is a leading cause of death in Minnesota, and the number of people who are at risk for developing the disease is on the rise.  Poor eating habits, sedentary lifestyles, and being overweight or obese are the primary risk factors for diabetes.  Diabetes is the...
Time to write Leader News again, October is winding down, and the days are getting shorter!  Time continues to fly by and we’ve been busy as usual. The Library sponsored Dollar-A-Day Boys Program which was a Big hit, we got together to play $1 Bingo and every person that was lucky enough to Bingo...
The Winnebago’s were brought to the area from Fort Atkinson, Iowa by the United States government to be a buffer between two other warring tribes. As to why they picked this particular location now known as Long Prairie, that can be explained in a book called “Narrative of the march of Morgan’s...
Agriculture producers looking to solve natural resource problems on their farms will want to plan ahead and sign up early for United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) funding. Cathee Pullman, USA-Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) State Conservationist in Minnesota announced that...
Our Week In Review Another busy week. We celebrated a Special Birthday, got together for coffee and pumpkin bars, sang along to hymns with Patty, and played $1 Bingo while we had some good pizza donated by Griff’s Pizza.  On Rose Lane residents cut out some ghosts and bats to help decorate, checked...
Cautions Related to Fall Burning Fall is often a time that landowners clean up their properties and this sometimes involves burning tree trimmings and lawn debris.  One caution related to back yard burning is to obtain a burning permit if the situation requires one.  A burning permit grants the...
Todd County Historical Society October 5, 2015   The Todd County Historical Society met on Monday, October 5 at 7:00 p.m. in the museum. The meeting was called to order by President Gary Stracek followed by the Pledge of Allegiance. The Secretaries report was read and approved. The Treasurer’s...

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