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Left to right are Shianne Teas, Andrea Hanson, Miles Kuschel, Roger Smith, Roger Zastrow and Senator Paul Gazelka (R – Nisswa).
Over 100 Farm Bureau members from Minnesota met with legislators on April 5 during one of the Farm Bureau Days on the Hill. This program is an annual event coordinated by the Minnesota Farm Bureau Federation. Among top issues Farm Bureau members focused on were changes to property taxes,...
Despite record crop yields, the incomes for Minnesota farms continued to decline in 2015, reaching their lowest point in inflation-adjusted dollars in 20 years, according to a study from the University of Minnesota Extension Service and Minnesota State Colleges and Universities. A major factor was...
Bob Byers recently took over ownership of SA Design & Graphix. The new venture will be called Team 261.
  Long Prairie native Bob Byers, who has spent most of his professional life in St. Cloud, is taking on a new challenge in Long Prairie. Byers, who is a partner in Sunray Printing Solutions in St. Cloud and a 1988 graduate of Long Prairie High School, has taken over ownership of SA Design and...
Adrian Lee presented his paranormal experiences at the Long Prairie Library.
The Long Prairie public library played host to author and historian Adrian Lee last Thursday evening. It was a good turnout with many interested people attending. What was supposed to be an hour long program turned into an hour and 45 minutes. Lee spoke a lot about his new book’s first chapter...
Todd County Health & Human Services has been awarded a Title III grant by the Central Minnesota Council on Aging (CMCOA) as part of the Older Americans Act Program for the calendar year 2016.   The funds are to provide adults aged 60 and over with assisted transportation; including...
The quality of drinking water is an important issue for every well owner. Nitrate is one of the most common ground water contaminants found in rural areas. Drinking water with high nitrate concentrations can cause serious health effects in infants.  Infants consuming high amounts of nitrate may...
The Long Prairie Chamber Orchestra and internationally recognized violinist Andrew Sords will present its Past-Present-Future concert on April 23rd at 7:30 p.m. in the Long Prairie-Grey Eagle High School auditorium. Mr. Sords returns to play with LPCO for the third time with music by Bruch....
  The Swanville School Board heard a number of proposals for improvements to the school’s baseball field. John Lindeman from the Swanville Swans town baseball team updated the board on a number of projects the team would like to complete with an $18,000 donation they received from the Swanville/...
CentraCare Health–Long Prairie is committed to ensuring the safety of patients, residents, staff and the community.  During this time of influenza/flu season, CentraCare Health—Long Prairie has implemented several precautions to help prevent the spread of the influenza virus on their medical campus...
Congratulating the city of Long Prairie above, from left to right: Robyn Hoerr, Minnesota Rural Water Association Groundwater Specialist; Dan Spieker, City of Long Prairie; and Ruth Hubbard, MRWA Executive Director.
Minnesota Rural Water Association and Minnesota Department of Health present the Source Water Protection Award to City of Long Prairie.  The MRWA/MDH Source Water Protection Award is given annually at the MRWA Technical Conference to recognize the importance and value of source water protection...

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