Mayor Don Rasmussen signs a proclamation declaring Tuesday, August 4, 2015 as “National Night Out” in the city of Long Prairie. On hand for the signing of the proclamation were, in back, from left, council members Tony Towle, Devin Hines, police chief and NNO co-chair Kevin Langer, council member Lila Gripne, Hands of Hope General Crime Coordinator and NNO co-chair Barb Dinkel Goodrich. In front, Long Prairie City Administrator Brenda Thomes and Mayor Don Rasmussen. Not pictured: council member Art Rowan.
On Tuesday, August 4, residents of Long Prairie are invited to join forces with thousands o
Finance was again a topic of discussion at last Monday’s LPGE school board meeting held at the secondary scho
The Long Prairie American Legion Post 12 recently elected new officers.
On July 3 the Long Prairie American Legion Post 12 swore in their newly elected post officers.
The Kandota Town Hall slowly made its way down Todd County 2 to its new home at Memoryville near Melrose June 14, 2005. The Former Kandota Town Hall was one of many country schools in Todd County that the Todd County Historical Society is seeking information on.
Mayor Don Rasmussen signs a proclamation declaring Tuesday, August 4, 2015 as “National Night Out” in the city of Long Prairie. On hand for the signing of the proclamation were, in back, from left, council members Tony Towle, Devin Hines, police chief and NNO co-chair Kevin Langer, council member Lila Gripne, Hands of Hope General Crime Coordinator and NNO co-chair Barb Dinkel Goodrich. In front, Long Prairie City Administrator Brenda Thomes and Mayor Don Rasmussen. Not pictured: council member Art Rowan.
The Long Prairie American Legion Post 12 recently elected new officers.
Dr. Thomas Ferry, along with his children Elijah, Olivia and Mason and Thomas Jr. Dr. Ferry was a practicing physician in Long Prairie until he was diagnosed with colon cancer. A fundraiser has been established to help with his burial.
Predators pitcher Logan Riedel was able to tag the Sauk Centre runner attempting to score on a squeeze bunt.
The Resorters league playoffs kicked off this past weekend and the Long Prairie Predators looked sharp in their postseason debut game against Carlos. Hosting the Cougars on a hot Saturday evening, the Predators got seven shutout innings out of Taylor Kaiser and a solid defense that helped the...
Caleb Jasken made a nice running grab in centerfield against Litchfield.
The LPGE Babe Ruth Nine qualified for this year’s district tournament, which kicked off last Thursday morning as the team took on Cold Spring Red in Farming. In an exciting and back and forth game, Cold Spring was able to take advantage of some errors late in the game to win a close 5-4 contest....
The LPGE Legion Post 12 baseball team opened up sub-district playoffs back on July 13 with a road game against BBE. Post 12 was able to put together two big innings to be able to bring home a 10-4 win. The first scoring of the day came in a big third inning when LPGE put together a nice stretch of...
Upsala, MN July 9, 2015 – The Upsala Ballfield Association (UBA) announced today that it was recently awarded a grant in the amount $34,912 from the Baseball Tomorrow Fund (BTF).  The grant will support the renovation of the softball field including the renovation of the playing surface, the...
The Kandota Town Hall slowly made its way down Todd County 2 to its new home at Memoryville near Melrose June 14, 2005. The Former Kandota Town Hall was one of many country schools in Todd County that the Todd County Historical Society is seeking information on.
  Mornings were cold until the fire was stocked and the rooms were nearly always the same—wood burning stoves, a flag, and desks for the students and teacher. These rooms, and the buildings they were in were a common sight along lonely country roads. These were our country schools. Many of these...
Mayor Don Rasmussen signs a proclamation declaring Tuesday, August 4, 2015 as “National Night Out” in the city of Long Prairie. On hand for the signing of the proclamation were, in back, from left, council members Tony Towle, Devin Hines, police chief and NNO co-chair Kevin Langer, council member Lila Gripne, Hands of Hope General Crime Coordinator and NNO co-chair Barb Dinkel Goodrich. In front, Long Prairie City Administrator Brenda Thomes and Mayor Don Rasmussen. Not pictured: council member Art Rowan.
On Tuesday, August 4, residents of Long Prairie are invited to join forces with thousands of communities nationwide for the “32nd Annual National Night Out” (NNO) crime and drug prevention event. National Night Out, which is sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch (NATW), will involve...
  The Swanville School Board will once again ask the district’s voters to approve an increase in per-pupil funding.  The district narrowly lost its last ballot question for the same request at the last election. The board approved a measure at its meeting July 15 to ask the voters for a 10 year...
Finance was again a topic of discussion at last Monday’s LPGE school board meeting held at the secondary school.  While a three-year plan to balance the budget was put in place, a variety of circumstances will result in it being difficult to achieve the original goal. At the meeting, Superintendent...

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Predators pitcher Logan Riedel was able to tag the Sauk Centre runner attempting to score on a squeeze bunt.
The Resorters league playoffs kicked off this past weekend and the Long Prairie Predators looked sharp in their postseason debut game against Carlos.Hosting the Cougars on a hot Saturday evening, the...

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