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The Seventh Judicial District is hosting a community listening session in support of their Equal Justice Committee efforts to understand and improve the experience of the public with the judicial system. The event will be held on Wednesday November 6 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Long Prairie-...
By Sarah Holmquist, Staff Writer   Citizenship Day was September 17 and a few Long Prairie residents recently became citizens, one of them being St. Mary’s own priest.  Father Omar Guanchez wasn’t planning on being a citizen of the United States of America. He was born in Venezuela  and grew up...
The Todd County Sheriff’s Office reported that on Sept. 24 the Central MN Violent Offender Task Force, along with Morrison County SWAT Team executed a search warrant at 305 8th St. NE in the City of Long Prairie.  Taken into custody was Darren Todd Holen, 6-27-1966, who is being held on Drugs - 3rd...
The Swanville School Board continues to move forward with its proposed ballot question scheduled for Nov. 5.  The district will place two questions on the ballot, the first is the existing repeal and replace question. This question will repeal the existing general education referendum valued at $38...
The Long Prairie City Council will see another sitting member resign their position only partway through their term.  David Blanchard, who was elected onto the council during the last election, is expected to tender his resignation during one of the council’s two meetings in October. Blanchard,...
Swanville Public School is pleased to announce the September Senior High student of the month, senior Jackson Thieschafer.  Jackson is the son of Jay and Tara Thieschafer. Jackson loves being outdoors, hunting, fishing, playing sports and spending time with family and friends. He plans to attend MN...
The CentraCare – Long Prairie Farmers Market season will conclude on Friday, October 4. The market will be open from 2-6 p.m. at the CentraCare green space (southeast of the nursing home on First Ave. S.E.). Growers, crafters, makers, buyers and sellers are all welcome.
Members of the VFW Auxiliary handed out trees to the students at St. Mary of Mt. Carmel School in Long Prairie to recognize POW/MIA Day last week.
Last week saw the passing of the national POW-MIA Recognition Day. This day we salute the men and women who have served and sacrificed to keep America free and to recognize the families of the missing who continue to keep the candle of hope alive.  As we pause to remember, we must not forget the...
The Todd County Sheriff’s Office reported that on Sunday, Sept. 22, a 5-year-old male was run over by a skid loader during an apparent farm accident in Round Prairie Township, south of Long Prairie. Deputies provided medical treatment according to the sheriff’s office until the Long Prairie...
The Todd County Board of Commissioners had set themselves up for a marathon of a meeting with the agenda spanning two pages.  With two of the commissioners gone during the previous regular meeting, the board had opted to delay some high profile topics until this meeting. The Todd County Board did...

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