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CentraCare Health–Long Prairie now offers free rides to the clinic, hospital or nursing home from your Long Prairie home.  Call the Rainbow Rider at 1-800-450-7770 to schedule a ride. The best time to travel is from 9 am to 2 pm and it’s best to schedule your ride two days before your visit.  Free...
  What is the face of hunger to you?  Is it some impoverished stranger, someone you don’t know?  Well the truth is, Hunger is your neighbor, or your family members or your best friend.  Hunger could be you.   We all have ups and downs in our lives. Some individuals just plain have more downs than...
Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka: “I thought, ‘If I could apply the golden rule to politics and treat others the way you want to be treated, then that would make a difference.”
  Room 237 in the Minnesota state Capitol is completely empty, save for a few pieces of furniture and an empty bookcase. Located just off the Senate floor, the suite is reserved for the chamber’s majority leader, but the guy who’s got that job, Paul Gazelka, hasn’t put anything in there yet, not...
  The Swanville School Board had received some disheartening news this year when it was revealed the district was once again in Statutory Operating Debt with the Minnesota Department of Education after having made it out SOD within the last year.  So, with a somewhat sense of urgency, the district...
Comedy Juggler Alan Johnson will be performing at this years Cinco de Mayo fiesta.
Comedy Juggler Alan Johnson will be performing at this years Cinco de Mayo fiesta. Johnson can juggle while eating an apple, riding a unicycle, and standing on a large ball among many other tricks. This is the 10th annual Long Prairie - Grey Eagle Cinco de Mayo fiesta and the Planning Committee is...
Pictured are Gene Harthan, teacher Adam Gerads, Mary Lou Gerads, and Connor Gerads, in front.
$10,000 can go a long ways when it comes to projects in a school, that’s why Mary Lou Gerads, mom of teacher Adam and grandmother to student Connor was a big, big winner for the Swanville School, bringing in $10,000 through the Campbell’s Grand Stand for Schools contest. The school hopes to...
The Tri-County Community Action staff at their office in Long Prairie.
  One of the best hidden gems in the area is sitting in plain sight in Long Prairie. Located at the corner of 1st Ave SE and 2nd St S, just west of the courthouse, sits Tri-County Community Action, a resource to the community that many people may not know about. TCC has been around for over 50...
  Craig Williams, who was convicted of 1st Degree Manslaughter-Heat of Passion, in December of 2016 for the August, 2013 death of his ex-wife, Nancy (Crider) Williams, received his prison sentence in Todd County District Court last week. The prosecution was hoping for the top end of the sentencing...
The Todd County Master Gardeners in conjunction with the Sauk River Watershed will present the Todd County Garden Day on Saturday, March 11, 2017 from 8:15 a.m. to 3:05 p.m. at the First Baptist Church, 401 4th St South, Long Prairie, MN 56437.   Keynote speaker is Stan Tekiela who is a naturalist...
Nancy Hedin, 1978 graduate of Swanville High School sold the first book of what she hopes to be a trilogy. Bend, a contemporary coming of age novel is being released May 8, 2017 through Anglerfish Press, an imprint of Riptide Publishing. The fictional town of Bend has some notable resemblance to...

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