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Jeff Lucas, a 1987 graduate of Long Prairie High School and administrator of the popular Historic Long Prairie, MN Facebook page, had a book capturing Long Prairie’s history published this week.
By Taylor Lunemann, Staff Writer   Preserving the history of an entire community is no small task, but one person with ties to Long Prairie has spent the better part of the last decade doing just that. It all started with a simple search of “Long Prairie” on eBay eight years ago. Jeff Lucas came...
  Tyler James Slagerman of rural Todd County was sentenced to one year in the Todd County Detention Center for the 2nd Degree Manslaughter-Unintentional shooting death of girlfriend Lacey Kuschel while she held their infant daughter. Slagerman’s sentence, which was an arranged plea deal, called for...
  Headlines beyond Minnesota have been long anticipating the looming midterm election season. And now that season is finally upon us.  Though municipal and school district filings won’t be complete until later this summer, filings for state and county offices have already been completed.  The seats...
  The Long Prairie City Council took another step towards the completion of long anticipated expansion project at the Todd Field Airport. The project calls for a 500 foot extension to the runway, the relocation of precision approach path indicators, installation of new end identifier lights,...
Lauren Hebert
After a year in his new venture, local insurance agent Lauren Hebert is having fun and finding satisfaction helping people with their Medicare plan choices. Hebert spent the last 13 years working for a large local insurance agency as a Medicare-lines insurance specialist. He enjoyed the work and...
The DQ Grill & Chill located at 710 Commerce Rd in Long Prairie recently received a PRIDE (Personal Responsibility in Delivering Excellence) Award from the Dairy Queen® system for achieving a high level of cleanliness and food safety.  “We feel honored to have received such a prestigious award...
CentraCare Health hosted an Herb themed open-house event on Thursday May 31, 2018 in appreciation of the over 100 ‘sup-herb’ volunteers at the Long Prairie facility.  The event included a gourmet spread of herb infused hors d’oeuvres, prepared by the Bistro chef and staff. Deb Johnson, Volunteer...
CentraCare Health – Long Prairie along with the American Dairy Association is pleased to announce the first baby of June 2018 born Monday, Jun. 4. Todd County Dairy princesses Megan Pachan and Olivia Hollermann delivered a gift basket, on behalf of the American Dairy Association and the local proud...
Each June for the past many years there’s been an opportunity for anyone having taught in a rural school at some time of their teaching career to gather for a tea to acknowledge their service, and that of those before them, as an educator in one of the many one or two room schools that dotted the...
Governor Mark Dayton announced last week the appointments of Michelle L. Clark and Antoinette C. Wetzel as District Court Judges in Minnesota’s Seventh Judicial District. Ms. Clark will be replacing the Honorable Ann L. Carrott, and will be chambered at Alexandria in Douglas County. Ms. Wetzel will...

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