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Sestri drew a good sized crowd when they last performed in Long Prairie in January of 2017.
A popular a capella group from central Minnesota will be returning for another performance in Long Prairie on Nov. 5. Sestri, which means sisters in Bulgarian, will be at the Long Prairie library to perform their songs that have origins in countries including: Bulgaria, Serbia, Croatia, Latvia,...
Back row from left: Josh Larum and Joy Larum. Middle row from left: Jesse Hollermann, Mabel Hollermann, Vincent Drayna, Gabriel Silgjord, Aubrie Stern, Riley Veldkamp, Riley Orbeck, Hailey Skillings, Gabriel Dempsey, Levi Becker, Tjade Miller, Josh Kraska, William Kraski. Front row from left: Brisa Juarez, Caroline Doroff, Crosby Peterson, Sherlyn Sanchez- Lopez, Manuel Carrillo-Ledesma, Caleb Strandberg, Landon Becker, Alice Notsch, Mack Kottschade.
Members of the Swanville Fire Department made a stop at the school in Swanville to teach the kindergarten class about what they do, some of their experiences, and explained about all the equipment they use on Oct. 16.  
Prepare to enjoy the snow by making your own snowshoes at Lake Carlos State Park. The workshop will be held Saturday, Nov. 17, and Sunday, Nov. 18, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days. Workshop presenters will teach you how to string the laces on pre-built Ojibwe-style (pointed end) wooden snowshoe...
During a special firearms hunt to prevent overpopulation of deer and protect resources on Saturday November 3rd through Tuesday, November 6th, Lake Carlos State Park will be partially closed.  Visitors are advised to wear blaze orange or brightly colored clothing if they will be in the park while...
Brenda Thomes
  The Long Prairie City Council has fired Long Prairie City Administrator Brenda Thomes effective immediately after a closed session of the council during its meeting last night.  Former city administrator David Venekamp will serve as the interim city administrator until a replacement can be found...
  The Long Prairie-Grey Eagle school district recently released its plan to find a replacement sport after making the decision to cut the gymnastics program due to no applicants for vacancies at all coaching positions in the program. The topic was again discussed during a regular session on Oct. 15...
  Representative John Poston from District 9A is looking to continue his service to the residents of District 9A, which includes most of Todd County outside of Long Prairie, Cass and Wadena County.  Poston just ended his freshman run in the Minnesota House of Representative. Like any other freshman...
According to a statement from Dan Drilling of the Sears Hometown  Outlet in Little Falls, the recent bankruptcy filing by Sears Holding Co. does not apply to local Hometown stores. Drilling said his Sears store and others like it have been separated from Sears Holdings since 2012. He said his Sears...
The November 2018 meeting of the Prairie Quilters will be held Thursday, Nov. 1, at 7 p.m. at the Long Prairie Senior Citizens Center at 50 3rd St North (right on Hwy 27 in Long Prairie next to the Library) with plenty of additional parking behind the building. Join us for a fun evening of quilt...
The Long Prairie Chamber of Commerce has one remaining candidate forum for the upcoming election.  The forum will feature candidates for the Long Prairie City Council. The city council and mayor’s forum will be held Oct. 29 at 7 p.m. in the LPGE Secondary School auditorium. The Long Prairie Chamber...

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