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  The Long Prairie City Council is in the process of determining the future of the Long Prairie Economic Development Authority, which is a commission appointed by the city.  The council isn’t trying to figure out if they want to do away with one of the few economic development tools they have,...
The Long Prairie Veteran’s of Foreign War Auxiliary recently hosted its Family Freedom Festival program to bring families and service members together.  The event brought families together, highlighted what the local VFW Auxiliary does for the community, helped promote community patriotism, raise...
The Long Prairie Area Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring Prairie Days for the second year in a row and has been busy organizing and planning this celebration.  Some events/activities are already in place and others need committee leaders and members of the community to help plan and prepare.  Please...
Jadon Buntjer
Two local LPGE FFA members will be receiving their American FFA degrees at the National FFA convention in October 2018. Jadon Buntjer, majoring in Agriculture Business at North Dakota State University, is involved with the Saddle & Sirloin Club and will be interning with John Deere in central...
A flag flying at CentraCare Health-Long Prairie serves as a reminder to become a tissue and organ donor.
 In order to increase awareness about the importance of organ donation, CentraCare Health -- Long Prairie is flying a Donate Life flag in April, National Donate Life Month to observe the Flags Across America initiative.   Just 45 percent of Todd County residents have “donor” on their driver’s...
By Rachel Kats House Information   Several bills that would work together to crackdown on teacher-student relationships and prohibit teachers with criminal backgrounds from obtaining state-teaching licensure, were heard recently by the House Education Innovation Policy Committee. Among them is...
By Jonathan Mohr House Information   A provision that would prohibit the Department of Agriculture from adopting mandatory rules for nitrogen fertilizer without approval by the Legislature caused a split in the usually bipartisan House Agriculture Policy Committee Wednesday. After adopting a delete...
  The Todd County Board of Commissioners discussed a potential development opportunity to bring more affordable housing options to Long Prairie. The City of Long Prairie and a potential developer are scheduled to meet with the board at its next regular meeting to discuss the potential development...
The LPGE State KB team consisted of Will Koetters, Guadalupe Orozco, Austin Gohman, Isabelle Allen, and Simon Lian
On Thursday, April 12, Long Prairie Grey Eagle’s “Simon Says” competed in the Minnesota State Knowledge Bowl tournament at Cragun’s Resort near Brainerd, MN.  Having qualified in March, the team, consisting of seniors Austin Gohman, Will Koetters, Guadalupe Orozco, and sophomore Simon Lian, headed...
On April 19, 2018 the Central MN Violent Offender Task Force executed search warrants at 34178 County 104, Swanville, MN (Todd County) and 25 5th St, Swanville, MN (Morrison County). As a result of the search warrants three individuals were arrested. Those arrested are:  Scott Anthony Johnson, 34,...

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