Todd County

Deputy Sheriff Lonnie Marcyes has announced his run for Todd County sheriff. The Fergus Falls college graduate has over 11 years experience as both a deputy and officer in Long Prairie, Staples, and Eagle Bend.  In addition, Maryces served as school liaison officer, is a member of the snowmobile patrol, and volunteers for the Browerville [...]

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The jobless rate in Stearns and Todd counties dropped in May as did the size of the labor force available to work. The Stearns jobless rate fell from 5.6 to 4.9 percent while Todd dropped from 6.4 percent to 5.1. The reduction in joblessness was helped by the decline in the number of people available [...]

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  By Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer jennie.zeitler@ecm-inc.com Todd County has no facility for unwanted animals. Laurie Determan and Katrina Wysocki are two of a group of people working to change that. Efforts had been under way for a few years, but had stalled and a new group of Todd County residents picked up the baton [...]

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To the editor:  Do you expect honesty? and integrity? Do you expect your commissioner to do his own homework on topics prior to voting, to be able to explain his reasoning for his vote, to demonstrate fiscal responsibility for the money Todd County has in its budget, and to work with their constituents, employees and [...]

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By Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer jennie.zeitler@ecm-inc.com Todd County Commissioners authorized an audit at a special meeting held Tuesday. County Administrator Nathan Burkett is the husband of former Long Prairie Chamber director Kim Burkett, who has been charged with two counts of felony theft of Chamber funds. “Mr. Burkett requested in writing that the county do [...]

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