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The financial future of the Osakis School District is looking good after the school board approved its preliminary budget for the coming school year. After a lean year in the black in 2023-2024 that came on the heels of three straight years of deficit spending, the district is poised to realize a...
The Long Prairie-Grey Eagle School Board collectively gave the superintendent a passing grade at their June 17 meeting. The board room was filled to overflowing with staff and community members, several who said they were there to support Superintendent Daniel Ludvigson. The fairly new...
Osakis city residents should soon be getting better-quality water in their homes as the upgrades to the tower and water treatment plant (WTP) are moving according to plan. Though for the past several weeks the City has asked people to be conservative in their water usage—to not fill pools or soak...
Lakewood Health System officially broke ground on the Lakewood Cancer Center on Thursday, June 27. Plans for the cancer center were announced in early 2024, with an anticipated completion date in summer of 2025. Lakewood employees, providers and Board members in attendance were joined by local...
The Todd County Board of Commissioners met in closed session on Monday, June 17 to consider a labor negotiation strategy, pursuant to Minn. Statute 13D.03. On June 18, the commissioners approved a contract with the law firm Madden Galanter Hansen for the purposes of labor negotiations, labor...
Long Prairie Police Department Omar Cruz, Long Prairie. Driving without a valid license for vehicle class or type. Fine $100. Fee $85. Jeison Jomar Fransua Marte, Long Prairie. Driving without a valid license for vehicle class or type. Fine $100. Fee $85. Eladio Jesus Galvez, Long Prairie. Stopping...
The Todd County Fair is happening early this year, so don’t miss the activity happening June 27-30. At the Grandstand, Thursday, June 27 is Family Fun Night starting at 7 p.m. Cost is $10 for six years old and up; free for five and under. The pit is $20. Contact: Josh Stock (218) 770-0041 Friday,...
Rep. Mike Wiener attended the Long Prairie-Grey Eagle School Board on June 17, taking questions from the board. One inquiry brought to his attention by the board referenced the Department of Justice holding meetings in Long Prairie. Wiener said these were “quote-unquote closed meetings” and had to...
Two Long Prairie-Grey Eagle School Board members announced resignations on June 17. At 6 p.m., just before the LPGE School Board meeting convened, Board Member Steven Hinson shared that he had relocated outside of the district and was stepping down from his position. The board vacancy took effect...
The Long Prairie City Council approved new pickleball courts to be built at Lake Charlotte, and the Lions Club is raising funds for the project. The Long Prairie City Council met on May 6, 2024 to review the proposed pickleball courts, and three locations at Lake Charlotte were considered. The...

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