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Charles (L) and Roger (M) Huyink handed their donation to fund the addition of shot clocks at LPGE to Activities Director Dan Zetah (R). Roger and his wife, Thelma, graduated from Long Prairie in 1948.
As the Minnesota State High School League continues to debate whether or not to require shot clocks for varsity basketball, schools around the area are preparing for the wave.  One issue that is holding up the MSHSL is the cost of installation and personnel to run it at each game. For Long Prairie-...
SAINT PAUL, Minnesota, May 22, 2019 — Minnesota agricultural producers who lost property due to recent natural disasters may be eligible for U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) physical loss loans. The Farm Service Agency (FSA) offers these low-interest loans to agricultural producers in Douglas...
Educators in the Long Prairie area will soon be equipped to support local schools and organizations that have joined the movement for more walking and biking.   Many area educators are participating in curriculum training on extensive lesson plans with BikeMN on June 11, 2019, at LPGE High School...
CentraCare Health – Long Prairie, is hosting an American Red Cross Bus blood drive from 12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Jun. 19 and from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Jun. 20 at CentraCare Health – Long Prairie, 50 CentraCare Drive, Long Prairie.  Learn more by calling 800-733-2767 or schedule your appointment...
The Grey Eagle Burtrum Lions are sponsoring an American Red Cross Blood Drive on Friday, June 7 at St. Joseph’s Church in Grey Eagle from 1:00 – 7:00 PM.  Call Linda/Jim at 320-285-2670 for more information or to make an appointment. Every 2 seconds someone in the U.S. needs blood.  Please give!
CentraCare Health – Long Prairie will host a Diabetes Support Group starting at 4:30 p.m. June 11, in the West Campus Board Room, 20 Ninth Street SE, Long Prairie. Anyone with diabetes or wanting to learn more about diabetes is welcome to attend. Clara Vancura, CentraCare Health – Long Prairie’s...
Aksamit Transportation and the Browerville School District appear to have an agreement in place for continued transportation services. Above, Aksamit trains in some new bus riders at the LPGE School District, where they also have a contract for transportation services.
The Browerville School District and Aksamit Transportation appear to have come to terms with a new transportation contract, though it wasn’t without some drama.  The district and the local transportation company traded offers over the course of the last two months with neither making any real...
Sauk Centre–God and music are great healers. Just ask Connie Lee and the veterans at the Eagle’s Healing Nest in Sauk Centre. “Music is something we all can share to heal from anything that has happened to us,” said Lee. Twice a month, since fall of 2017, this country music singer, who returned...
The city's wastewater treatment plant updates will be supported by bonds that will be repaid by increases in water and sewer rates.
The Long Prairie City Council adopted the new recommended water rates to offset the costs of the expansion of the water/wastewater treatment plant.  The city council was in agreement that an increase of $5.20 to the base rate, making it $18.20, and increasing the per gallon rate by $0.0001258,...
The Activities Director Position at Long Prairie-Grey Eagle will be open at the end of June. The District has begun its search to fill the position after Dan Zetah informed administration that he plans to retire at the end of the school year. The Board of Education discussed possible options of how...

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