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Jo Terwey, who recently turned 100-years-old, was this year's Grand Marshal in the Prairie Days parade.
Prairie Days is back again. This year, warm weather blessed the area for a fun-filled weekend with a parade, vendors on Central Avenue, kids activities, baseball and much more. For more from the weekend's events, see the gallery below.
Riverside Park, one of Long Prairie’s WPA landmarks, received some much needed attention June 10. Volunteers cleared brush, cut trees and received a small history lesson. Riverside Park was privately owned for many years, before being turned over to the city. Since then, “Mosquito Park,” as it has...
The global Songs of Hope company of youth performers from countries worldwide is presenting its first-ever concert in Long Prairie on July 20, showcasing the talents of young artists ranging in age from 10 to 20 from countries all across the globe, including Vietnam, China, Albania, Italy, Russia,...
  The Todd County Board of Commissioners recently met in a work session to discuss long term financial planning with their auditing firm of Clifton Larson Allen.  Brian Swanson, of the same firm, discussed with the commissioners the need for long range financial management and budgeting. “We don’t...
  The Long Prairie City Council addressed the forthcoming 8th Street project and new road for the CentraCare medical campus during its June 13 meeting.  Todd Hagen from Ehler & Associates presented some pre-sale information on the bonds for the projects. Final numbers won’t be available until...
Those participating in the Matter of Balance program include, in back, Leona Heyes, Faith Verdoorn, Virginia Axel, Pat Carlson, Marg Halverson, and Del Halverson. In front, Florence Westerberg, Anne Rocholl, Arnie Rocholl, and Dorothy Park
Twelve seniors proved this old saying true as they completed the “A Matter of Balance” class June 8.  The class, sponsored by the Community Health Board of Morrison/Todd/Wadena Health4Life, met for eight weeks at the Long Prairie First Baptist Church.  The program emphasized practical strategies to...
WASHINGTON, June 18, 2016 – Gold’n Plump, a Cold Spring, Minn. establishment, is recalling approximately 55,608 pounds of chicken products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.  The chicken...
Todd-Wadena Electric Cooperative’s Community Trust Board recently met and awarded 18 Operation Round Up grants to local non-profit organizations, totaling of $8,825. The recipient organizations and their awards are as follows:  Todd County Sheriff’s Department, $400 for their Posse 1st Aid Training...
Art is sometimes viewed as being solely for the naturally gifted individuals. However, that is not the case, and especially not in the art form known as “zentangle.”  Traditional zentangles are miniature pieces of abstract black and white art created on a 3.5 inch piece of paper and from very...
Long Prairie hosted Relay for Life walk against cancer last Friday.  

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