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LPGE students are learning how to dance using a May pole in preparation for the upcoming Cinco de Mayo Celebration at Long Prairie-Grey Eagle High School on Friday, May 6 from 5-8 p.m.
LPGE students are learning how to dance using a May pole in preparation for the upcoming Cinco de Mayo Celebration at Long Prairie-Grey Eagle High School on Friday, May 6 from 5-8 p.m. Terrence Smith, a Duluth folk dance artist, is working with LP-GE’s 4th and 5th grade students as part of the BOLT...
  If you drive around Long Prairie and look at all of the various landmarks and businesses, there is a good chance one individual had a hand in what you see today. That individual was, as many know, Lyle Danielson, who passed away on Mar. 24. Lyle moved to Long Prairie in 1971 and worked for Lux...
USA Honor Squad members Mason Eishens, Travis Bellefeuille and Morgan Bellefeuille learn that it takes teamwork to do atomic sit-ups with a log at Camp Ripley.
Members of the USA Honor Squad, third , fourth, fifth and sixth grade students in the Swanville and Upsala School Districts, had an opportunity to learn some important life lessons on two consecutive April weekends.  On April 17, they spent an afternoon with Senior Chief Petty Officer Eric...
  It’s taken some time, tough decisions and help from the voters, but the Swanville School District will officially exit Statutory Operating Debt at the of the current fiscal year, June 30. The School Board received word of this achievement from Dr. Brenda Cassellius, Commissioner of the Minnesota...
With nearly 350 members and guests in attendance, Todd-Wadena Electric Cooperative celebrated their 76th Annual Meeting at Wadena’s Memorial Auditorium on Thursday, April 21.   In the board of director elections, Nominating Committee Chair, Wally Wiese, announced that incumbents Mike Thorson and...
The Long Prairie City Council approved the purchase of a new grass rig for the Long Prairie Fire Department. The fire department is looking to purchase a 1999 Ford F350 Super Duty Truck. This will replace the current 1977 half-ton pickup truck currently in service.  The department plans on pulling...
LPGE Secondary School has been ranked as one of the best schools in the state for college readiness.
  Ask any advanced placement student or a student earning their associates degree while still in high school and they’ll probably tell you that if you put in the work you’ll get rewarded.  That’s exactly what has happened to the Long Prairie-Grey Eagle Secondary School. After years of preparing...
Kindergarten teacher Maressa Rousslange works with some students during the first day of school this year. This year there were three sections of Kindergarten at LPGE. Next school year there will be four.
  After a motion for adding a fourth section of kindergarten failed last March, the LPGE School Board once again brought the topic back at last Monday’s regular meeting. This time around, however, the Board decided to move forward with adding the extra section. Superintendent Jon Kringen provided...
  Everybody at one point or another has found a bill in their pile of papers that hasn’t been paid from time to time. But for most it doesn’t total $127,658.04 Though this wasn’t necessarily the case for Todd County, the board of commissioners did get some unwelcome news at their last meeting April...
  Kevin Fairchild from Long Prairie Packing Co. was on hand at the Todd County Board of Commissioners work session last Tuesday to see if the county would be willing to sell some of its property.  Long Prairie Packing is looking to develop some of the county’s property for a parking lot and new...

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