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Long Prairie’s 15-year-old wastewater treatment system, though not outdated, is at capacity.
  Public wastewater isn’t a very exciting thing when it comes to the public discourse. It isn’t controversial; it’s something we’d rather just forget about, because as long as the toilet keeps flushing, what’s the big deal? Right? Well, it is a big deal. As a population, we often don’t know for...
The Long Drive-In is back up and running for another full season after losing its screen to a strong summer storm last July.
  Small business owners owe everything to their hard work and dedication and the local patrons that support them. That’s why, when something terrible happens to the owner, an employee or the business itself, everyone misses out.  A year ago, the unthinkable happened to one of our local...
The Long Prairie Assembly of God Royal Rangers helped clean up the Community Gardens.
Last Thursday the Royal Ranger Outpost 100 of Long Prairie Assembly of God started out the summer digging up the raised boxes at the community gardens and clearing the weeds around the sign.  The Rangers were able to complete their project and gave their special thanks for donations from Ace...
Jeff Rinde in the eight stall milking parlor along with one of the farm’s employees who is milking the cows. The parlor makes milking the 250-cow herd more manageable.
  It may be a parent’s dream come true—having all your children come back and work on the family farm... For the Roger and Bonnie Rinde family of Browerville, that dream has come true—their three children—Jeff, Justin and Kayla—and their families have all returned home to the farm and they have...
On Friday, July 13, 2018, community members are invited to join teams to help the American Cancer Society lead the fight against cancer at the Relay For Life of Morrison County and Todd County. The event is from 5-11 p.m. at the Little Falls High School. The event will feature  games, Survivor...
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will begin herbicide applications on select state lands to improve reforestation efforts. Applications began around June 15 and continue through approximately September 15. Signs will be posted on all herbicide treatment sites. Adjacent landowners...
Demolition of the former VFW Post in Long Prairie began late last week to make room for a new development. Two four-plexes will be constructed in the location.   
Prairie Days was once again plagued by inclement weather, but the skies cleared up for most of Saturday allowing people to gather downtown and enjoy some games, bouncy houses, the talent show, and parade. Sunday was a different story as thunder storms and heavy rain moved through town most of the...
  The state’s contribution of $700,000 through the bonding bill helped CentraCare Health—Long Prairie make significant gains towards their fundraising goal of $4.5 million for the new Wellbeing Center, but there’s work yet to be done.  The fundraising project is still in full swing. Even with the...
Todd County Chief Deputy Steve Och
Steve Och, Todd County Chief Deputy is announcing his candidacy to run for the position of Todd County Sheriff. Steve has 29 years of Peace Officer experience.  He is a 1989 graduate of Alexandria Community College from the Criminal Justice program.  He has served 28 years within Todd County; 19...


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