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Long Prairie hosted Relay for Life walk against cancer last Friday.  
  Prairie Days is back and will be held over three days this weekend. The weekend’s activities will begin Friday at the Drive-In with the main feature “Finding Dory.” The gates at the Long Prairie Drive-In will open at 6 p.m. The Predators will also host Sauk Centre that evening at 7:30 p.m....
Long Prairie's only known Ginkqo Biloba tree.
Long Prairie is home to a unique living fossil. The Ginkqo Biloba is the only living species in the division Ginkqophyta, all other are extinct. It is found in fossils dating back 270 million years. The tree is named for its unique leaves—two lobes with one-of-a-kind veins. The trees adapt well to...
Dale and Marie Katterhagen have owned the farm near Browerville since about 1977. He is the fourth generation on the farm which was homesteaded by his great-grandparents in 1879. Dale quit milking cows in 2006, but they continue to raise about 400 Holstein steers.
  The Dale and Marie Katterhagen farm in rural Browerville has been a place known to sixth grade students for many years now. The Katterhagens have hosted the Todd County Envirofest at their farm for many years.  This year will be the first year that the Katterhagens will be the host farm for...
The Prairie Dusters Saddle Club will host several family fun oriented events this summer to introduce the club and offer people the opportunity to just sit and watch, try it out or join the club. The Prairie Dusters Saddle Club is open to people of all ages. The fun show dates will be held June 19...
David Determan presented results from the five-year grant program to reduce alcohol and drug use amongst Long Prairie and Browerville students.
It isn’t always easy to keep alcohol and drugs out of the hands of not only kids, but also adults. However, the Todd County Citizens Against Drugs, which was established in 2005, has made major strides in recent years. David Determan, who works in the county’s Health and Human Services department,...
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...


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