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Daniel Carlisle
Todd-Wadena Electric Cooperative (TWEC) Board of Directors is pleased to announce Daniel Carlisle has accepted the position as President/Chief Executive Officer and Legal Counsel. Carlisle, who currently serves as an attorney for Pemberton Law Office, will succeed current President/CEO Robin Doege...
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...
Following heavy rains this past spring, more lakeshore property owners than usual were asking the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources about an unexpected visitor – floating bogs dislodged by the high water and coming to rest against docks, water outlets and boat landings. “This has been a...
Hunters can apply through Friday, Aug. 17, for the regular archery deer hunts at Camp Ripley near Little Falls. Apply online at mndnr.gov/buyalicense, by phone at 888-665-4236 or in person wherever Minnesota hunting and fishing licenses are sold.  Hunters may pick from only one of two hunting...
Cierra Kuehne of Long Prairie, center, was surprised by Make-A-Wish representatives Nicole and Bri, with a trip to Walt Disney World, Universal Studios and Sea World.
  Cierra Kuehne will be a second grader this year at the Long Prairie Elementary School and she will come into the new school year riding on a wave of excitement.  The excitement won’t be the typical jitters for a new school year. No, she will have just come back from a trip to Walt Disney World,...
Road work and new sidewalks will hopefully eliminate flooding issues at the east entrance of the school building. The work is being done as part of the district’s long-term facilities plan.
  The Swanville School Board moved forward with its long range facilities plan.  With additional revenue allotted to school districts to maintain their facilities, districts across the state are checking off projects that in some cases have been long over due.  In Swanville the school board...
Javier Garcia of the Agua Gorda Coop.
  The Fedgazette, a publication from the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, recently published a story focusing on the impact of immigrant businesses on the local and state economies. Below is their article about Long Prairie’s Hispanic businesses.   Long Prairie Mayor Don Rasmussen enjoys taking...
Johnny Saarela, Firefighter Suicide Awareness, recently accepted a $500 donation from the Stearns Electric Association Operation Round Up.
The Firefighter Suicide Awareness group, is a new a organization to the Central Minnesota Area.  The organization was formed after it was found  that a growing number of first responders suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder and depression.  “As firefighters ourselves, we realized that the...
The community of Long Prairie is invited to have some fun, food and festivities as the community celebrates it 4th Annual National Night Out event.  Billed as, “America’s Night Out Against Crime,” the National Night Out event will take place Aug. 7 from 5-7 p.m. at the Lion’s Lake Charlotte Park....
  The Long Prairie City Council approved a TIF District for the CentraCare Health—Long Prairie Wellbeing Center that is yet to be developed. The project is still in its fundraising stage. The development of the 12,000 square foot facility is expected to increase the city’s tax base by $115,688...

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