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At the regularly scheduled Osakis City Council meeting on April 8, Greg Gottwald resigned from his position as superintendent of the public works department. Citing administrative challenges, a lack of recognition for the work of the department and excessive on-call demands, Gottwald expressed...
The City of Long Prairie is seeking your input with a survey.   The Comprehensive Plan for the city is being updated with the help of Region Five Development Commission, and the community input will help create community-developed goals and aspirations to guide future planning efforts.   The...
The schedule is set for Prairie Days 2024 with a Saturday parade on June 8 at 6 p.m. Get ready for nine special Prairie Days full of events organized by the Long Prairie Chamber of Commerce, American Legion, and other organizations and businesses in Long Prairie. This year’s Prairie Days kicks off...
Saturday, June 1 will be the Freedom and Heroes Veterans Fundraiser, and it’s going to be a fun day for the whole family. In the past, a group of Long Prairie American Legion Riders and others have sponsored an annual three-day event in August called the Bike and Trike Rally. However, the Bike and...
The Long Prairie-Grey Eagle school nurses saw their number of office visits practically double this year. LPGE Head Nurse Melissa Meagher and LPGE Nurse Heather Luebesmier presented about the state of the nurse’s offices at the April 15 school board meeting. The two nurses are among three employees...
The Todd County Solid Waste Department held a groundbreaking ceremony on Monday, April 29 for the new solid waste facility that is finally getting started after six years of gathering funding, waiting for the pandemic to pass, and securing contractors for the now $10 million project. Standing at...
Multiple stakeholders were present at the April school board meeting to discuss the possibility of establishing a full-time school resource officer (SRO) for Osakis Public Schools. Representatives from the City of Osakis, the Osakis Police Department and the Osakis City Council discussed the new...
Jennifer Marie Stately of Red Lake, Minn. is no longer in custody at the Todd County Jail, and her charges have been dismissed. An AMBER alert was issued on March 15 that resulted in Stately’s arrest. The missing toddler was found with Stately in a vehicle on Highway 71 in Todd County. After the...
The Long Prairie River and Lake Osakis remain on the impaired waters list (IWL) as well as several lakes and streams in Todd County. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) approved the proposed IWL for 2024, adding 197 impairments over 54 water bodies and delisting 27 water bodies. In Todd...
Long Prairie Police Department Jose Reyes Escobar, Motley. Speed 75/60. Fine $60. Fee $85. Ayla Jane Gross, Roseau. Speed 46/30. Fine $60. Fee $85. Alfredo Jiminez Munoz, Montevideo. Driving without a valid license for vehicle class or type. Fine $100. Fee $85. Karina Cruz Lopez, Long Prairie....

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