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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...
Long Prairie was the first of area communities to bring back their community festival with Prairie Days this past weekend in downtown Long Prairie. Prairie Days was not held last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.   
With all the challenges teachers faced during the 2020-2021 school year, the Swanville School District named the entire staff as Teacher of the Year.  Congratulations! Pictured:  Front Row Left to Right: Shelly Peterson, Brittni Titus, Jolanieah Waltman, Tracy Hannah, Diane Schleicher, Stacy Herold...
Current MN National Bank Market President Shelley Barthel will be transitioning/focusing her emphasis on financial and regulatory reporting as Senior Financial Officer.  Barthel has paved the way for Zastrow and continues to be an exceptional source of knowledge and experience in her role. Zastrow...
The fan favorite Monroe Crossing kicked off this year’s Thursday night Concert at the Park Series June 10.  Coming shows include:  June 24-Slew Foot. The musical family will share an evening of music with vocals, fiddle, guitar, mandolin, banjo, with hammered dulcimer and more. You’ll get to hear a...
Last week the Browerville/Eagle Valley softball team made the trek to Mankato for the 2021 MSHSL State Softball Tournament. The Tigers received the #3 seed and played the #6 seeded Wabasha-Kellogg Falcons, the winners from Section 1A.  This game would turn out to be a pitcher’s duel as both...
Jason C. Brown,  Publisher/Editor   This weekends small amount of rain not withstanding, Todd County has seen very little of the wet stuff over a growing number weeks. This, coupled with record breaking early summer heat and excessive winds have turned what is usually a lush Todd County countryside...

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