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Pictured from Left to Right: Erica Hollermann, Megan Pachan, Rebekka Paskewitz, Megan Hollermann, Rachel Paskewitz and Olivia Hollermann. -Ashley Thiel Photography
On March 10th the Todd County American Dairy Association held their annual Princess and Ambassador coronation.  The day was filled with speeches, personal interviews, mock media interviews, crafting and seminars.  Each girl needed to write a speech to present to the judges, who also conducted their...
A study published in January by biologists at the University of California-San Diego showed data that honey bees are the world’s most important single species of pollinators in natural ecosystems. Many people are aware that honey bees play a crucial role in the pollinating process, but many people...
By Jason C. Brown, Publisher/Editor   Last week the Leader looked at the inventory and analysis that was done concerning the downtown area. This week’s edition takes another step forward in the Downtown Vision process.  As part of the community engagement process, the future vision for downtown...
The Long Prairie Police Department and the Todd County Sheriff’s Department will be honoring National Police Week which is May 14-20. Law enforcement agencies throughout the United State will be honored this week for all police officers who were killed in the line of duty. National Police Officer’s...
  The Swanville School Board addressed a number of employee issues during their regular meeting April 18.  Like many school district’s, the Swanville School District faces the prospect of staff retiring early. For some district’s this provides an opportunity to reduce their budget with top-heavy...
  When a band releases a new album, they typically hold what’s called a CD release party, which is basically a party for themselves, with the only goal in mind to make money for themselves.  The Red Letter Band had a different idea when they were about to release their new self-titled album. They...
The Christie Home Historical Society will once again host a show for horse drawn carriages and other classic vehicles like Model A’s and T’s July 7 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Also taking place that day will be a book premier and signing of Jeff Lucas’ “Images of Long Prairie” from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m....
No one can deny the love Minnesotans have for their lakes and the great outdoors. For over 70 years, Minnesota’s Soil and Water Conservation Districts (SWCDs) have been hard at work protecting our resources by working with landowners on programs and practices that support conservation and healthy...
A group of Vietnam Veterans from the area, including three from Long Prairie, recently landed in Saigon for a journey to see how their sacrifice paid off.
  History can be a hard reality, for some more than others. Vietnam, is widely seen as the American military’s low point in history, depending on who you listen to. If you listen to the politicians of the time, they’ll tell you one thing. If you listen to the protestors of the time, they’ll tell...
  The first part of the new vision for downtown Long Prairie must first take a look at what we have, an inventory of sorts, to see where the plan needed to go.  The plan accurately reflects how the downtown area is a mix of new and old construction, historical sites and a mix of residential homes....

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