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Communities and veterans groups around the area gathered together Nov. 11 to honor those who have served. Above, The Osakis VFW Honor Guard presented a flag folding ceremony for the students at the Osakis High School.
With the sale of edible cannabinoid products or tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) being approved in the Minnesota legislature last summer, the City of Long Prairie’s legal counsel has suggested they create an ordinance or temporary moratorium to address the issue.“We have to have an ordinance presented...
The Long Prairie City Coun- cil is set to decide on what new playground equipment will be installed at two of Long Prai- rie’s city parks. New equipment is currently being sourced out to replace the aging units at Locke Cir- cle Park and at the Lion’s Lake Charlotte Park. Two units are being...
The start of the current school year is probably the most normal start to a school year the area has seen since before the COVID-19 Pandemic began. However, it was far from normal at St. Mary of Mount Carmel School in Long Prairie as they were embarking on a new way of learning for their youngest...
Residents in the City of Long Prairie will soon be seeing an increase in their water bill.  “Every resident will pay a $5.30 fee to spread out the tax burden,” City Administrator-Clerk Ted Gray said. “This is strictly to cover the stormwater debt.” City Council member Bob Klick explained there are...
CentraCare – Long Prairie celebrates the 5-year anni- versary of its new facility this month. Located on a visible site right off Highway 27, the state-of-the-art health care cen- ter continues to see growth since opening in October 2017. In the fi ve years since the new hospital and clinic fi rst...
Long Prairie’s city administrator reached out to The Leader in an effort to clarify the Aug. 1, 2022 wage increase for city employees.  “The City approved a wage scale,” Administrator-Clerk Ted Gray said. “That came from a study that I did.” The numbers reported in The Leader published Aug. 10,...
The Todd County Board of Commissioners proclaimed October Domestic Violence Awareness Month during their Oct. 4 meeting. "Domestic violence is not just a family issue, it is a crime, and therefore it is a concern to all Minnesotans," said Hands of Hope victim advocate, Connie Nelson. The board...
CentraCare's long term care facility in Long Prairie.
CentraCare is committed to supporting the growth of healthy communities through partnerships that best meet the needs of the people we serve. For the past few months, CentraCare and Premier HealthCare have been in discussions about a more collaborative effort for long-term care services in Long...
This week the Long Prairie Leader is debuting a new look for the newspaper.  The most noticable change of course is our banner/flag with the compas design.  The Leader sought to identify something that would signify the direction that the newspaper is going in. While a compass is the best way to...

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