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Dylan Bennett
Dylan Bennett, who is accused of the shooting death of his parents Barry and Carol Bennett in August of this year, is now facing 1st Degree Murder Charges along with the original charges of 2nd Degree Murder.  October 16, a grand jury delivered the indictment in Todd County District Court. The two...
Youngsters hit the streets in downtown Long Prairie last year as part of the annual downtown trick-or-treat event. The Long Prairie Area Chamber of Commerce will once again host a downtown trick-or-treat event this week.
The Long Prairie Area Chamber of Commerce will once again host its annual downtown Trick or Treating event Oct. 31 from 3-5 p.m. Participating businesses will have flyers posted in their windows.  A costume contest will also be held at the Hart Mall. Costume photos will be posted on Facebook and...
CentraCare - Long Prairie conducted an emergency preparedness drill on Tuesday morning, October 22, 2019. The exercise consisted of a mock Mass Casualty Incident at Dan’s Prize in Long Prairie.  This was excellent training for CentraCare – Long Prairie staff and multiple emergency response agencies...
The Long-Prairie-Grey Eagle School Board received some good news regarding annual assessments and strategies for improvements.  Brad Evenson presented the World’s Best Workforce and Achievement and Integration Annual report based on the recent district service statistics and test results.  The area...
The City of Long Prairie is beginning the process to address the former Motl Plumbing building in downtown Long Prairie.
The Long Prairie City Council is looking at their options to address another potentially dangerous building in downtown Long Prairie.  The former Motl Plumbing building on 3rd Street N, across from the Reichert Place, could see some action from the city in the near future.  The council is looking...
The Long Prairie Police Department wants to remind everyone that winter parking regulations will go into effect Nov. 1 through April 1. There will be no parking from 1:30 a.m. to 5:30 a.m. on Central Ave. east of Todd St. To 6th St SE. The rest of downtown along Central Ave. and one block north and...
The Todd County Health and Human Services Division will host a number of influenza clinics throughout October and November.  The vaccine Quadrivalent for people aged 3-64 years will be available for $21.22 or $38 per does depending on eligibility. A high dose variant will be available for those 65...
The Long Prairie-Grey Eagle High School Homecoming Royalty spread the homecoming spirit with a visit to the LPGE Elementary School by having lunch with the elementary students. Homecoming is this week with the coronation held on Monday and the parade at 2 p.m. Friday with the game and dance to...
A new study released by the Minnesota Department of Health has shown that student use of vape or e-cigarettes is on the rise.  According to data from the 2019 Minnesota Student Survey, a steep rise in e-cigarette use among students was shown.  The survey culled data from 2016-2019 and has shown...
Dylan Bennett
Dylan John Bennett, who is accused of the August double murder of his parents Barry and Carol Bennett in their home in rural Long Prairie, is scheduled to appear in Todd County District Court Oct. 28 for an omnibus hearing.  Dylan has already made his way through his first and second appearances. ...

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