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  When a band releases a new album, they typically hold what’s called a CD release party, which is basically a party for themselves, with the only goal in mind to make money for themselves.  The Red Letter Band had a different idea when they were about to release their new self-titled album. They...
The Christie Home Historical Society will once again host a show for horse drawn carriages and other classic vehicles like Model A’s and T’s July 7 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Also taking place that day will be a book premier and signing of Jeff Lucas’ “Images of Long Prairie” from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m....
No one can deny the love Minnesotans have for their lakes and the great outdoors. For over 70 years, Minnesota’s Soil and Water Conservation Districts (SWCDs) have been hard at work protecting our resources by working with landowners on programs and practices that support conservation and healthy...
A group of Vietnam Veterans from the area, including three from Long Prairie, recently landed in Saigon for a journey to see how their sacrifice paid off.
  History can be a hard reality, for some more than others. Vietnam, is widely seen as the American military’s low point in history, depending on who you listen to. If you listen to the politicians of the time, they’ll tell you one thing. If you listen to the protestors of the time, they’ll tell...
  The first part of the new vision for downtown Long Prairie must first take a look at what we have, an inventory of sorts, to see where the plan needed to go.  The plan accurately reflects how the downtown area is a mix of new and old construction, historical sites and a mix of residential homes....
  The Long Prairie City Council is in the process of determining the future of the Long Prairie Economic Development Authority, which is a commission appointed by the city.  The council isn’t trying to figure out if they want to do away with one of the few economic development tools they have,...
The Long Prairie Veteran’s of Foreign War Auxiliary recently hosted its Family Freedom Festival program to bring families and service members together.  The event brought families together, highlighted what the local VFW Auxiliary does for the community, helped promote community patriotism, raise...
The Long Prairie Area Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring Prairie Days for the second year in a row and has been busy organizing and planning this celebration.  Some events/activities are already in place and others need committee leaders and members of the community to help plan and prepare.  Please...
Jadon Buntjer
Two local LPGE FFA members will be receiving their American FFA degrees at the National FFA convention in October 2018. Jadon Buntjer, majoring in Agriculture Business at North Dakota State University, is involved with the Saddle & Sirloin Club and will be interning with John Deere in central...
A flag flying at CentraCare Health-Long Prairie serves as a reminder to become a tissue and organ donor.
 In order to increase awareness about the importance of organ donation, CentraCare Health -- Long Prairie is flying a Donate Life flag in April, National Donate Life Month to observe the Flags Across America initiative.   Just 45 percent of Todd County residents have “donor” on their driver’s...

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