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Governor Tim Walz announced last week that Minnesota currently ranks first state in the nation for percentage of vaccine distributed and administered. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Minnesota has administered 88.55% of vaccine doses it has received, surpassing every...
Governor Tim Walz announced today that one million Minnesotans have completed the vaccination process. “Each person vaccinated moves us one step closer to getting back to normal,” said Governor Walz. “One million Minnesotans completing the vaccine process is a remarkable milestone on the day all...
As more and more of the COVID-19 vaccine has become available Todd County Health and Human Services has been broadening its efforts to work with employers and others that are now eligible to receive the vaccine.  The latest numbers given to the Todd County Board of Commissioners at their last...
For the second year in a row police activity in Long Prairie continues on a downward trend.  The Long Prairie Police Department responded to 3,788 initial complaint reports, ICRs, in 2020 down from the 3,856 in 2019. In line with that, the department saw their average daily complaint rate drop from...
From left, Michael Hanson, ALR; Jim Meyer, Vietnam veteran; Randy Johnson and Henry Clark, ALR; presented Meyer with a check to help rebuild his home after a fire destroyed his home and all his belongings.
With the help of the many businesses and supporters of their efforts, the American Legion Riders and Sons of the American Legion have become a force for good in the area.  Over the last year, the ALR have able to put their resources to good use, bettering the lives of veterans and their families in...
Attracting new business development is the most exciting, and challenging aspect of being an economic development director. Long Prairie City Administrator Ted Gray feels confident that the business will come because he has a shovel-ready solution at hand; Long Prairie’s Southwest Industrial Park....
Do you want to reduce your business’s energy costs? CERTs and the Long Prairie Chamber are teaming up to help local businesses get their energy projects done. CERTs can help your business with the process of identifying savings opportunities; applying for rebates, grants, and financing;...
CentraCare and Carris Health are gearing up to provide the COVID-19 vaccine to as many eligible individuals as possible. “While initial COVID-19 vaccine supplies were limited during the first 8-12 weeks, it has allowed us to build our scheduling systems and get our vaccination clinic processes in...
Lakewood Health System is seeing an increase in vaccine allocation from the state which is allowing us to continue scheduling first doses. Our second doses are arriving on time, so we’re able to complete the vaccine series as originally scheduled. We are distributing Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson...
Construction season is nearly upon us and Long Prairie will see its fair share of roadwork.  Three major road construction projects are currently in the works for this year and next as reviewed by the Long Prairie City Council at their last meeting. At the top of the list are projects on Riverside...

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