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The site of the Post Office property in Long Prairie has had many occupants. The site was occupied by Handy Bros. Hardware and Furniture in the 1890’s.  Later on various other businesses occupied the same location such as the Lyndon House, and Butler’s restaurant and hotel, which was located just...
Our Week in Review Another week closer to Spring-and lots of nice weather. Some of us have been able to get outside and enjoy. We had cake and ice cream to celebrate the March birthdays and enjoyed live music by Tony P., 2nd grade students from St. Mary’s were up for the annual bubble gum contest,...
Hand a kid a lemon and they’ll most likely give you a funny look, but hand a cook/chef/baker a lemon and you’ll get a reward that will dazzle your taste buds or at the very least, clean your counters tops. Right off the bat, let’s address how lemons are useful in cleaning. I clean with vinegar. It...
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...
Hey Tim; It’s been a long time my friend, I was beginning to think you’d actually learned how to interpret my letters. I’m really a very big fan of building bridges, it’s still 700 mile long, wide open gates I have a problem with. It’s gotten so out of hand, an Argentinian Pope, visits Mexico and...
CONSERVE TODD COUNTY: Soil Tests and Managing Nutrients    Soil contains the nutrients, water, and living organisms that help create healthy and sustainable fields, gardens, and landscapes. There are tools available to assist us in the pursuit of the healthiest soil possible. One tool is Soil Tests...
Lots of talk about the quality of the presidential candidates lately. If you think about the subterranean level the current occupant lowered the bar to, it’s no surprise. It is a very strange year though. Seems like on the democrat side, the only democrat (Webb) dropped out almost immediately. The...
Did you know they dedicated a whole month and separate day to Oatmeal? Sort of makes you wonder who “they” are and if perhaps “they” should find a more meaningful line of work. Anyhow, January was National Oatmeal Month and October 29th is National Oatmeal Day. So why write about oatmeal now?...
Our Week in Review The week started out cold but we were heated up by some lively music by the Country Couple, then on Wednesday we played Bingo, got together for Stations of the Cross and Bible study. Card Sharks was a hit, we had Trivia about the states- Capitals and nicknames, bowled, and the...
Sometimes doing a little bit of research can really open your eyes. Never assume what a food product’s front label says is the whole story. “Assuming” (in all aspects of life) is generally where issues arise. Lets talk about dough, crescent dough to be exact. Have you ever purchased a tube of that...

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