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The Todd County Fair came back last week after taking a year off. There was plenty to do and see. This year’s edition featured some favorite events like the rodeo, demo derby, truck and tractor pulls and demo races.   
Todd County included in new burning restrictions due to severe drought To help ensure public safety and protect natural resources, burning restrictions are in effect for the eastern portion of Roseau County and all of Beltrami, Cass, Cook, Crow Wing, Hubbard, Itasca, Koochiching, Lake, Lake of the...
Coming soon: Summer benefits to support healthy nutrition for about 385,000 Minnesota children while school meal programs are on break. Their families will receive over $170 million through a summer program recently approved by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. This year’s Summer Pandemic...
Todd County has had sightings of eight bears and two cubs since the beginning of May this year including two sightings in the last week. The shaded area represents the black bear’s natural territory.
Todd County isn’t necessarily bear country. In fact, Todd is right on the very edge of what is considered the black bear’s natural territory with only the northeast quarter of the county included in that. The rest of Todd County however is not considered normal territory for bear activity.  But,...
The Todd County Council on Aging and RSVP recognized several volunteers during the Todd County for their work with the elderly. Recognized were, from left,  Rick Hest of Eagle Bend, and Jody and Dan Bebault of Long Prairie.   
The Todd County Farm Family of the Year was recognized during the Todd County Fair on Sunday. This year’s Farm Family of the Year is the Paul and Bonnie Middendorf family.   
F rost may have said it best when he took the road less traveled by—that when given the choice, we should take the road less traveled, that when we forge our own way down the road of life, this path is the one that will make all the difference.  The duo behind Infinite Explorers, Long Prairie’s...
The end of the statewide mask mandate helps restore a sense of normalcy for all of us. However, COVID-19 is not yet eradicated and people who are not vaccinated are still at risk.  As a healthcare organization, we must continue to remain vigilant in the fight against a disease that continues to...
On Thursday, May 13, 2021, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated their guidance regarding those who’ve been fully vaccinated against COVID-19. One of the most exciting updates to their previous guidance is that fully vaccinated people no longer need to wear a face mask or...
The Otter Tail County Solid Waste Department is expanding collection of film plastic for recycling to Wadena County this week thanks to a grant from the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency earlier this year. Collection in Todd County will begin in July.  A new front load packer truck will be...


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