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The USA Honor Squard includes, in front, from left, Cullen Lundeen, rifle guard and squad NCO, Nick Guthrie, squad executive officer, Kira Poppenhagen, squad commanding officer, Nick Dulas, rifle guard and squad officer. In back, from left, Xavier Stevens (USAF flag,) Quinn Guthrie (USCG flag,) Caleb Guthrie (USMC flag,) Desiree Kuhl (Navy flag,) Nolan Kuepers (Army flag,) Colton Kuhl (Gadsden flag,) and Dominic Eggert, assistant squad leader (U.S. Flag.)
At the annual Veterans Day show on Sunday, November 11, the USA (Upsala/Swanville Area) Community Chorus will be honoring five members of the Dolven-Wilcox American Legion Post who are either Korean War veterans or Korean War-era veterans.  The men being honored, all U.S. Army veterans, are Arthur...
The polling station at the Long Prairie City Hall was a busy place yesterday as voters cast their ballots.
This was a busy election season with numerous candidates showing interest and seeking support to change up local government. At the national level, house races went as expected as Democrats regained control of House of Representatives and the Republicans expanded their grip on the Senate. But, on...
Dr. Jay-Sheree Allen
CentraCare Health–Long Prairie is pleased to welcome Dr. Jay-Sheree Allen, as the newest member of our medical staff beginning in October. Dr. Allen received her graduate degree from Meharry Medical College in Nashville, TN and completed her residency at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. Dr. Allen...
By Jason C. Brown, Publisher/Editor   The mid-term election on Nov. 6 could see changes in many of our local and state government seats. At the state level and county level our area has both of the district’s up for reelection along with numerous positions at the county level. The seats up for...
Long Prairie-Grey Eagle Elementary (LPGE) is a proud recipient of a $1,000 grant from Action for Healthy Kids® (AFHK) for the 2018-2019 school year. The grant is provided through funding by Cargill to expand student access to physical activity and healthy foods in school, improve knowledge and...
Senate Majority Leader, Sen. Paul Gazelka, Dist. 9, recently visited the Long Prairie-Grey Eagle Elementary School to see firsthand how the school’s after school program, BOLT, works.
Approximately 25% of Minnesota’s school-aged youth are left alone and unsupervised after school. Research has shown that this unsupervised time is the most likely for kids to become victims of or commit crimes, or experiment with drugs and alcohol. In the 2017-18 school year, there were zero state...
Motorists who travel Highway 71 between Interstate 94 and Ash Avenue N in Sauk Centre will encounter road crews, heavy equipment and potential delays while segments of the road were reduced to a single lane beginning Monday, Oct. 29. The lane closures will occur from sunrise to sunset, up to seven...
Giving back to the community they serve is a core cooperative principal at Todd/Wadena Electric.   The Operation Round Up Program from Todd-Wadena Electric Cooperative is a great way for the co-op and its members to give back. Todd-Wadena Electric Cooperative’s Community Trust Board recently met...
Sestri drew a good sized crowd when they last performed in Long Prairie in January of 2017.
A popular a capella group from central Minnesota will be returning for another performance in Long Prairie on Nov. 5. Sestri, which means sisters in Bulgarian, will be at the Long Prairie library to perform their songs that have origins in countries including: Bulgaria, Serbia, Croatia, Latvia,...
Back row from left: Josh Larum and Joy Larum. Middle row from left: Jesse Hollermann, Mabel Hollermann, Vincent Drayna, Gabriel Silgjord, Aubrie Stern, Riley Veldkamp, Riley Orbeck, Hailey Skillings, Gabriel Dempsey, Levi Becker, Tjade Miller, Josh Kraska, William Kraski. Front row from left: Brisa Juarez, Caroline Doroff, Crosby Peterson, Sherlyn Sanchez- Lopez, Manuel Carrillo-Ledesma, Caleb Strandberg, Landon Becker, Alice Notsch, Mack Kottschade.
Members of the Swanville Fire Department made a stop at the school in Swanville to teach the kindergarten class about what they do, some of their experiences, and explained about all the equipment they use on Oct. 16.  


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