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Storm clouds were spotted in and around Long Prairie June 12, and a code red weather alert was issued. The area was spared from tornadoes that impacted other parts of the region, but the menacing clouds drew awe from area photographers. Photo by Jodi Hasbrouk taken east of Long Prairie off of...
A failing ditch in Round Prairie needs attention, but the project is being held up by anticipated tax roll hearings. On May 21, 2024 the Todd County Board of Commissioners heard from several public commenters regarding what to do with County Ditch 42, where a tile was installed in 1917 and has...
The 2022 road project is still incomplete in Long Prairie, and taxpayers are wondering when or if it will be finished as they pay their special assessments. “This is the third summer the sun’s been beating on the base course,” Dick Smith, public commenter, said at the June 3 Long Prairie City...
Eagle Bend Police Department Courtney Morgan Glaser, Aberdeen, S.Dak. Theft of motor vehicle. Dismissed. Long Prairie Police Department Reinhard Peter Brausen, Pierz. Wireless Communications Device- initiate, compose, send, retrieve, read electronic message. Fine $50. Fee $85. Yarelis Calderon...
A new fishing pier was installed at the Osakis public beach last week just in time for the summer weather.
The Todd County Board of Commissioners declared a state of emergency on Tuesday, June 4 after area flooding damaged homes and businesses. Severe weather brought in several inches of rain on June 2nd and 3rd, including 5 ½ inches of rain in parts of Clarissa. Impacted roads were closed in the county...
The City of Long Prairie is still waiting to close the sale on land in the Southwest Industrial Park, now planned for a 61-unit apartment. On June 3, the Long Prairie City Council approved a resolution authorizing the city administrator and mayor “to execute the necessary documents relating to this...
The Long Prairie-Grey Eagle School District took precautionary measures on Friday, going into a soft lockdown. A notice to the school district patrons was sent on June 7, 2024 stating that on that day an individual entered the district office. “They became distraught and left the office. They...
The Long Prairie-Grey Eagle Elementary School chimney is being torn down as it was no longer in use and was coming apart.
The Minnesota State Patrol wants to curb the speeds of drivers on rural roads. A new Rural Speed Reduction Project is underway and has already tallied 1,246 speed stops in their first week. “Speeding increases not only the chance of being in a crash, but also increases the severity of the crash,”...

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