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Twenty years ago a small group of Long Prairie American Lutheran Church women learned about Operation Christmas Child Shoeboxes.  The “mother” instinct and their Christian love for those less blessed started to burn.  That year they and a few recruited volunteers donated 44 shoeboxes to Samaritan’s...
The Long Prairie-Grey Eagle Elementary School recently selected its September students of the month.
The Long Prairie-Grey Eagle Elementary School recently selected its September students of the month. Kindergarten The kindergarten student of the month for September is Mahala Anderson. Mahala is a role model for tolerance in our classroom. She respects others for who they are and treats them how...
The Swanville School Board will be at Uncle B’s Cafe in Swanville on Saturday, October 24, from 9-11 a.m., to answer any questions regarding the upcoming referendum. This will be an open question and answer period where people may come and go and ask the board questions about the referendum.  
This year’s Aging With Attitude! Expo will be held Friday October 16, from 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at the Sauk Centre Senior High School.  This event is free and open to the public. In order to ensure that we have enough food, pre-registration is strongly encouraged but not required. You can pre-register...
The Cream of the Crop Theater Company in Randall is excited to announce their next production, Neil Simon’s “Barefoot in the Park.” The show is a romantic comedy and premiered on Broadway in 1963 and starred Robert Redford and Elizabeth Ashley. The play was made into a film in 1967, also starring...
There was a great turnout of about 30 people who listened to Fochs present her stories and photos for about an hour. People in attendance also had the opportunity to share their stories as well.
Rhonda Fochs, author of several books about Minneota’s lost towns, held a program at the Long Prairie library last Wednesday evening.  
Long Prairie, MN, October 2015  –  Historian and songwriter Bill Jamerson will be at CentraCare’s Long Prairie Care Center on Tuesday, Oct. 20, 10-11 a.m. to present a program about the Civilian Conservation Corps of the 1930s. Titled “Dollar-A-Day Boys,” the presentation is a musical tribute to...
Late season waterfowl hunters are reminded that with water temperatures rapidly dropping across the state, wearing a life jacket is the best defense against the dangers posed by cold water, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources said. In Minnesota, one-third of all boating fatalities occur...
Pictured: Dick Barnard (L) and Joyce Rosenow (R) stand with all the trash picked up along the highway. Members Gary Martin, Don Hansen, Jim Mitzel, Jason Skiftun, and Dean Solem also helped clean up the stretch of highway.
Several members of the Long Prairie Lions organization took part in their three-mile clean up on Highway 71 as part of Adopt-A-Highway last Friday afternoon.  
Small-game hunters and others can give input starting Tuesday, Oct. 13, on proposed rules that include requiring the use of non-toxic shot on wildlife management areas (WMAs) in Minnesota’s farmland zone. “The non-toxic shot rule would apply to hunters using shotguns with shot, not to hunters using...


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