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Three Region Five Development Commission (R5DC) staff and one partner; Arlene Jones, Executive Director of Sprout MN, recently completed training for administration and interpretation of the Intercultural Development Inventory (IDI). Executive Director Cheryal Hills, along with Regional Development...
CentraCare Health – Long Prairie’s Meadow Place, located at 220 CentraCare Drive, (just south of the medical campus), will have a 1st Anniversary open house celebration from 2 p.m. – 4p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 30. Meet and join the Meadow Place team for tours, hors d’oeuvre’s, and music by the Cline...
Popular appraiser Mark Moran will be making a return appearance in Long Prairie. His event will be held on Sept. 10 at the library.
When expert antique appraiser and author Mark Moran came to Long Prairie in the summer of 2017, he was met with a packed house at Hats Off Coffee as he looked over many interesting artifacts from people in the community. The popular event will be returning to town on Sept. 10 with Moran set to...
St Cloud, MN – (8/8/2018) Farming is one of the most stressful occupations in the United States. This is particularly true for dairy farmers as they are experiencing an extended period of low milk prices. To help dairy farmers deal with stress, the 4 State Dairy Extension Group hosted a series of...
Main building -Historic DNR building at State Fair is celebrating 84th anniversary this year. -The 40-foot-high building opened Sept. 1, 1934. -Approximately 500,000 people visit DNR building and surrounding park area each year. -Gate tickets in 1934 cost 25 cents. In 2018, a regular adult...
Freshwater Education District offers Options Programs for Students. Five Area Learning Centers provide education that is alternative to a typical high school. The purpose of the ALC is to provide a full year of services to assist students in obtaining a high school diploma. High school students can...
The former creamery building in downtown Long Prairie is set to be demolished by the city.
  The Long Prairie City Council is preparing to move forward with the demolition of the former creamery building in downtown Long Prairie.  The building, which last held the Bjerga Feed store, has fallen into a state of disrepair. In fact, during the last significant weather event, portions of the...
The Todd County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an ATV accident that resulted in one person being airlifted to St. Cloud.  The Todd County Sheriff’s Office reported that around 9 p.m. Aug. 5 they received a report of an ATV accident on Akela Drive in Kandota Township.  Witnesses stated that the...
  The Long Prairie City Council is moving forward with its wastewater treatment facility expansion project.  The council approved the sale of two bonds; a Series A bond valued at $12 million and a Series B bond valued at nearly $2 million.  The sale of the bonds will allow the city to move forward...
This year’s Princess Kay finalists include, in back row, from left: Katherine Gathje, Korissa Lindquist, Laura Grimm, Calissa Lubben, Ashley Maus, Melendy Miller. Front row, from left: Julia Mullenbach, Rebekka Paskewitz, Amy Broll, Megan Hollermann, Catherine Thompson, Blaize Dankers.
It’s hard to believe, but the start of the Minnesota State Fair is just two weeks away. From butter sculptures to bottomless milk, it’s time once again to celebrate dairy traditions at the Great Minnesota Get-Together!  Visitors to this year’s fair have a variety of ways they can partake in all the...

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