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CentraCare staff recently toured the new medical campus.
The clinic area is being roughed-in with plumbing and electrical. Operating Rooms are being sheet-rocked. Nichiha panels being installed on the south side of the building. And, the main entry stonework is nearing completion. At the assisted living site, the rough-ins for wings B and C are almost...
As Minnesota farmers get older, some choose to move off the farm and rent their land. In doing so, they lose an important tax exemption and pay a higher property tax. A bill approved by the House Agriculture Policy Committee Wednesday aims to change that by allowing more property to qualify as “...
Family and friends were invited to the Long Prairie-Grey Eagle Elementary School for a reading and breakfast event.
February 1, the Long Prairie-Grey Eagle Elementary School kicked off February as I Love To Read Month with a book character scavenger hunt.  Students followed QR code clues around the building to find the characters. Other activities for the month were as follows: February 3, Read My Shirt Day...
Brainerd, Minn. - The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) and local partners have developed strategies to restore and protect water quality in the Long Prairie River Watershed in central Minnesota.  A Watershed Restoration and Protection Strategy (WRAPS) report is open for public review and...
On February 14, 2017, the Long Prairie Area Chamber of Commerce held their Annual Chamber Banquet at the Thunder Lodge.  Smoke N Motion catered the delicious meal and Cheryal Hills, Region 5 Development Commission’s Executive Director gave a presentation about “The Good Life”  Economic Development...
CentraCare Health–Long Prairie now offers free rides to the clinic, hospital or nursing home from your Long Prairie home.  Call the Rainbow Rider at 1-800-450-7770 to schedule a ride. The best time to travel is from 9 am to 2 pm and it’s best to schedule your ride two days before your visit.  Free...
  What is the face of hunger to you?  Is it some impoverished stranger, someone you don’t know?  Well the truth is, Hunger is your neighbor, or your family members or your best friend.  Hunger could be you.   We all have ups and downs in our lives. Some individuals just plain have more downs than...
Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka: “I thought, ‘If I could apply the golden rule to politics and treat others the way you want to be treated, then that would make a difference.”
  Room 237 in the Minnesota state Capitol is completely empty, save for a few pieces of furniture and an empty bookcase. Located just off the Senate floor, the suite is reserved for the chamber’s majority leader, but the guy who’s got that job, Paul Gazelka, hasn’t put anything in there yet, not...
  The Swanville School Board had received some disheartening news this year when it was revealed the district was once again in Statutory Operating Debt with the Minnesota Department of Education after having made it out SOD within the last year.  So, with a somewhat sense of urgency, the district...
Comedy Juggler Alan Johnson will be performing at this years Cinco de Mayo fiesta.
Comedy Juggler Alan Johnson will be performing at this years Cinco de Mayo fiesta. Johnson can juggle while eating an apple, riding a unicycle, and standing on a large ball among many other tricks. This is the 10th annual Long Prairie - Grey Eagle Cinco de Mayo fiesta and the Planning Committee is...

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