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Delvin Durheim, on behalf of the Ag Society, told the commissioners that they had received a Legacy grant which they could use for upkeep of the building and properties at the fairgrounds this year. The grant was for a little over $10,000. Durheim said that they would be adding a second holding...
The concerts are performed on every Thursday and each one begins at 7 p.m.
A good crowd came out for the first performance of the 2016 Park Concert Series, which featured the Haining Family. The group used several different instruments as well as vocals to entertain the crowd with their bluegrass music. This week’s concert will feature the local “Red Letter Band.”  
The Long Prairie-Grey Eagle Secondary School held its annual commencement exercise May 27. Rep. Ron Kresha was the featured speaker this year. Austin Evenson was the Salutatorian and Katrina Blommel was the valedictorian of the class of 2016.
Sixty six students walked across the podium and left the Long Prairie-Grey Eagle High school, officially as high school graduates on May 27. As these students go out into the world with various paths, there were two things commencement speaker and District 9B Representative Ron Kresha asked of them...
  The Grey Eagle City Council held a public hearing to address the preliminary plat of the Gessell property and the Overland Group for Dollar General.  The city’s engineering firm, Widseth, Smith & Nolting has already reviewed the site plans. It was found that utility services would require...
Taunya Todd
The women of the American Lutheran Church in Long Prairie invite all ages of area women to their 17th annual Summer Salad Supper Tuesday, June 14 at 5:45 pm. The program, which begins at 7:15 p.m., features Taunya Todd a singer/songwriter and Speaker. Her inspirational presentation will be Learning...
Todd County has now implemented the Code RED Emergency Alert system to allow for public notifications in case of an emergency or other significant event, which requires public notification. This is a free service provided to all residents within Todd County and will notify you of emergency...
The Swanville School Board addressed a number of personnel issues during its May monthly meeting. To begin, the board accepted the resignation of Marie Francis and thanked her for her years of service. The board then renewed the contracts for the following non-tenured instructors: Chantelle Frie,...
Lloyd Burger will retire from bus driving after 50 years of service.
If you’ve done something long enough, history will begin to repeat itself. Just ask a teacher that has seen two or three generations of children from the same family come through their classroom. But, before they even get to school, there’s a bus driver that got them there.  For Lloyd Burger, who...
Long Prairie first came into contact with the storm around 4 p.m. It came from the southwest on a track from West Union where radar had indicated rotational clouds.
Wednesday afternoon saw some tense weather related events in sourthern Todd County and around town. Around mid afternoon radar had indicated rotational clouds as the system moved northeast over West Union and into Round Prairie. This slow-moving system moved over Long Prairie and headed due east...
The planning and preparation for the 15th anniversary of the Long Prairie Area Relay For Life is complete.  The Event Leadership Team (ELT), a new term for committee, has been meeting since January and is now ready for the Relay.  Many hours of work have been done by our ELT in anticipation of this...

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