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The tradition of the Thursday “Park Concert Series” has become a staple of weekly entertainment throughout summers in Long Prairie. That tradition’s future is up in the air, however, and there is a last minute scramble to save the series. The weekly event was started by the Long Prairie Tourism...
The Todd County Board of Commissioners has taken a matter of national interest. While criminal justice reform may be seen as a federal matter to be decided in congress, but other minds have different approaches.  The Todd County Board of Commissioner took up a seemingly small matter that could have...
George West Christie II toured the Christie Home Museum on the eve of his 97th birthday. George is the grandson of Dr. George R. Christie who built the home in 1901.  George, from Mora, MN, is the former owner/editor of the Mora newspaper. Great-grandchildren of Dr. George touring with their father...
Kathy Langer, Director, Todd-Wadena Community Corrections; Sarah Urbach, Supervisor, Todd-Wadena Community Corrections; Honorable Doug Clark, District Court Judge, Wadena County; Honorable Daniel Benson, District Court Judge, Todd County; Deputy Troy Wangsness, Wadena County Sheriff’s Office; and Nitro, K-9 Partner, Wadena County Sheriff’s Office.
Sarah Urbach is a Supervisor at Todd-Wadena Community Corrections, which is a probation and parole agency providing services to clients on juvenile diversion, juvenile and adult probation, and supervised release in Todd and Wadena Counties.  Sarah began employment with Todd-Wadena Community...
Sabin Adams (R) presented Tim and Brenda Wilcox with the 2019 “John Thompson Outstanding Sponsor” award.
The Pheasants Forever Todd County Chapter hosted their annual banquet at the Long Prairie American Legion last Saturday night for a meal, drinks, raffle, and to present award winners for the year. One annual award was the “John Thompson Outstanding Sponsor Award,” with Tim and Brenda Wilcox being...
LPGE’s high overall score earned a high ranking among Minnesota high schools.
By Jason C. Brown, Publisher/Editor   U.S. News and World Report recently released its annual rankings for the top high schools in the country, including Minnesota.  The Long Prairie-Grey Eagle Secondary School slipped  down the rankings this year, though it still remained one of the top performing...
CentraCare Health – Long Prairie will be opening its doors to their new health and wellness facility Wednesday, May 8th. The 12,000-square-foot building, located adjacent to the Medical Campus, includes a community/outpatient physical therapy gym, warm-water therapy pool, locker rooms and showers,...
The Swanville School Board was able to retain their existing staff and take action on a number of soon-to-be tenured staff members and non-tenured staff members.  The school board retained the following staff members: -Jason Lee, high school science, 3rd year. Lee will receive tenure.  -Joel...
The days of swimming lessons at Lake Charlotte are done.  The coming summer months will no longer see swimming lessons being offered through the Long Prairie-Grey Eagle Community Ed program. However, CentraCare Health—Long Prairie will fill in at least part of that gap with the addition of...
Rep. Frank Hornstein, chair of the House Transportation Finance and Policy Division, presents the omnibus transportation finance bill on the House Floor April 26. Photo by Andrew VonBank The House on Monday passed an omnibus transportation finance bill that would hike the state’s gas tax by 20...

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