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In the wake of Sears of St. Cloud announcing its upcoming closure, the Sears Hometown Store in Little Falls is filling the gap and ensuring that local residents still have access to Sears merchandise they need. Sears customers can use their Sears Credit Card at any Sears Hometown Store. In addition...
  Downtowns are tricky things to figure out in today’s society as people have veered more towards convenience and something different with their dollars.  As a result of the move away from “mainstreet,” these one-time pillars of our communities have either decayed beyond repair, or found a way to...
The transition to the new CentraCare Health -- Long Prairie medical campus will take place between Saturday, Oct. 14 and Monday, Oct. 16. The emergency department will open at 12 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 14 followed by the transferring of patients from the old hospital to the new medical campus before...
  The Long Prairie City Council just authorized an airport improvement project that has been sought for a number years—a runway expansion. The council approved a grant agreement with the federal government for airport improvements and land acquisition. The grant, which is worth over $311,000...
  The Swanville School District will see its operating levy go up this following year by around eight percent.  The preliminary levy, which was set to the maximum by the school board at it’s Sept. 20 meeting, represents a significant increase from last year’s levy, which was a nine percent decrease...
Residents in Long Prairie will get a welcome surprise when it comes to their city’s portion of the property tax statement. The city council recently approved its preliminary levy back in September and it will prove to be an improvement over the current year’s tax levy.  The council approved a total...
At 7:30 p.m., November 10, 2017, the Legacy Chorale will perform at the Long Prairie-Grey Eagle Secondary School. “Bach to Broadway” features the best classical, operatic and Broadway choruses of all time. Both entertaining and educational, the concert will showcase more than 450 years of Western...
Hurricane Maria stripped Puerto Rico nearly bare.
  My semi-annual trip to visit our daughter Jennifer and her family in Puerto Rico started off as usual. Her husband, Sean, jokingly said that a tropical storm was on the way, and to be prepared.  I took out a pair of “fancy” shoes and replaced them with a pair of walking/water sandals.   While...
Above, students from St. Mary of Mt. Carmel School in Long Prairie enjoy a ride during the program.
Todd County held its largest Envirofest this year with over 480 local and area students getting a first hand look at how the world as we know it works. A total of 70 volunteers and 36 teachers took the students through 25 stations relating to the natural world including the following: Ag growing...
Historian and author Adrian Lee will once again lead the adventurous on another tour of Long Prairie’s historic buildings and places.  This year’s “Ghost Walk” will take a 10 block round-trip tour of sites off of Central Avenue to find the first hospitals, cigar factories, and the homes and...

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