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The Long Prairie American Legion Post will celebrate its 100th Anniversary.
The William T. Lewis American Legion Post 12 of Long Prairie will celebrate 100 years of service to Long Prairie’s veterans and the greater community Saturday, Aug. 21.  The local post was founded and chartered on Aug. 20, 1920 by 21 area World War I veterans. It followed their efforts in 1919...
1996 may seem like a long time ago, and in the world of medicine and healthcare it is, but thanks to some creative thinking, small healthcare systems like Long Prairie had 25 years ago found a way to bring better outcomes to patients.      The program that the Long Prairie Clinic and Hospital at...
The Todd County Historical Society is hosting an open house Friday, Aug. 20, from 1-4 p.m. to honor the life of Dorothy Klick who served as a nurse in WWII. M.E. Gustafson, Dorothy’s granddaughter, recently published a book, “Saving the Front.” A book about the service of nurses who risked their...
The Long Prairie-Grey Eagle School District will hold a special election this November in an effort to renew one of its operating levies.  The LPGE School District currently has two operating levies in effect. The first one is for $249.24 per pupil. This expires after this coming school year. The...
Any Minnesotan 12 and older who gets their first COVID-19 shot July 30 through August 15 will receive $100 to spend however they choose Last week Governor Tim Walz announced that Minnesota is joining the Biden Administration’s initiative to provide $100 to all Minnesotans age 12 and older who roll...
The Todd County Board of Commissioners is looking at the possibility of a levy increase for the coming budget cycle.  The full board met during a work session Aug. 3 to go over the preliminary numbers for next year’s budget.  While the budget and preliminary levy aren’t finalized, the board has a...
The Todd County Board of Commissioners received some good news concerning this year’s Todd County Fair.  This year’s fair was largely seen as a great success with the grandstand being full for nearly every event.  Mike Wielenberg, from the Todd County Ag Society, reported to the board that they had...
Within the Sauk River watershed, producers who implement soil health practices could tap an emerging revenue stream, earning credits for improvements that benefit water quality and sequester carbon. NRCS, The Nature Conservancy and the Minnesota Department of Agriculture cover signup costs. For Ben...
If you missed fireworks over the Fourht of July you had another opportuity this last weekend for a good show at Clarissa’s Summerfest. The event was yet another that saw a return after COVID-19 shut it down last year. The event featured numerous activities for kids and adults.   
The west side of Long Prairie and Riverside Drive won’t see much action this summer after all as the City of Long Prairie has pulled the utility and road construction projects slated to begin this summer.  Long Prairie City Administer Ted Grey said the project was cancelled as they were unable to...

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