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The Minnesota Child Victims Act, which lifted for three years the civil statute of limitations for allegations of past sexual abuse of minors, ended in May 2016. During that time, a total of 74 civil claims were made against the Diocese of St. Cloud. The claims named 31 members of the clergy who...
Back Row: Clara Vancura, Laurel Glisky, Rosemary Robinson, Lori Bettschen, Celeste Miller Middle Row: JoAnn Manlove, Ione Krause, Blanche Tirk, Mary Zastrow, Cindy Rachuy, MaryAnn Sander, Annette Skiftun, Sue Shutter Front Row: Snookie Noble, Mardy Peterson, Phyllis Mosby, Mary Schmidt, Carol Sanvik, Jodi Bebault, Tammy Wiener
Wow, if you missed the annual Women’s Food Shelf Salad Luncheon fundraiser Saturday, March 3, you missed it!!  Spring had come bringing with it 130 attendees - the second largest crowd in its 23 year history. The 21 hostesses pictured above provided a variety of lovely decorated tables that brought...
The Swanville School Board handled a light agenda during its regular meeting Feb. 21.  The board addressed the following: -Received an update on the Baseball for Tomorrow Grant, which could see $50,000 to put towards the development of a new ball field in a location donated by Jennie-O. The...
The Wolves wrestlers wrapped up a historic season with a fourth place finish at the Class 1A state team tournament last Thursday.
An incredible journey came to an end for the Wolves wrestling team at the state team tournament hosted at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul last Thursday. Long Prairie-Grey Eagle/Browerville/Eagle Valley entered the tournament as the No. 3 seed and picked up a win in the quarterfinals before...
Long Prairie librarian Nancy Potter helps a library member check out items. The library offers many more services than just books and DVDs.
Local libraries can be considered a swiss army knife of knowledge. In addition to having services most known to people -- checking out items such as books or DVDs -- libraries also offer a wide array of other services like internet access, genealogy websites, printing, programs, and the list goes...
  All over the Earth American soldiers have been laid to rest in their efforts to liberate the oppressed and bring freedom and security. The greatest example of this is in Europe where thousands of American soldiers have been laid to rest and cared for by the liberated. The Netherlands American...
By Jason C. Brown, Publisher/Editor   The Long Prairie City Council has had a busy start to the new year.  Over the last several meetings, the council has addressed a number issues. The council has addressed the following: -Approved a temporary liquor license for the American Legion. -Approved a...
  2017 was by and large an average year for the Long Prairie Police Department.  There were the usual fluctuations in calls and the types of calls. This is to be expected as not one year will ever be the same as the last. But, by looking at the years past, trends can become identifiable and can...
John Poston, Republican State Representative from Lake Shore has announced that he is seeking re-election in House District 9A, which encompasses Southern Cass, Todd and Wadena counties.  Poston is a retired retail executive. He has served his community as a city council member and Mayor of Lake...
Tyler Slagerman
    Tyler Slagerman, who is accused of the Feb. 25, 2017 shooting death of Lacey Kuschel in their home, plead guilty to 2nd Degree Manslaughter-Unintentional last Tuesday in Todd County District Court.  Tuesday would have been the start of a trial that otherwise would have occurred had it not been...

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