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Governor Tim Walz and Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan today announced a plan to distribute $853 million in relief to communities across the state impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. $841 million will be distributed to Minnesota counties, cities, and towns to support local government coronavirus...
The Long Prairie City Council acted on a number of issues related to developments within the community.  The first was the approval of the redevelopment agreement for the 2nd Ave apartment complex project, which the council approved.  The second issue dealt with granting a variance for Subway to...
Though the Todd County Fair won’t be held this year, the Todd County Fairgrounds remains a busy place with the refurbishment of the Todd County Expo Arena.  The project continues on schedule with the most of the exterior work complete and the project moving towards the interior.  As the project...
Open Wednesdays only. Starting Wednesday, July 1, the Todd County Museum’s Research Library will be open from 11:30 to 4:00 p.m. APPOINTMENT ONLY! Limit to 4 people. Restrictions apply. The Museum will do phone and e-mail requests. 320-732-4426. Second phase, on Wednesday, August 5, the Museum will...
As the number of COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations decrease in Central Minnesota, CentraCare and Carris Health have updated the visitor policy at all facilities. The policy continues to protect our patients and staff from the transmission of COVID-19 while also keeping in mind the emotional...
Lakewood Health System has been named one of the Top 150 Workplaces in Minnesota by the Star Tribune. A complete list of those selected is available at StarTribune.com/topworkplaces2020 and was published in the Star Tribune Top Workplaces special section on Sunday, June 28. Produced by the same...
Pastor Bill Bakewicz from the American Lutheran Church in Long Prairie waves to a well wisher during his surprise retirement parade after his last official service.
Pastor Bill Bakewicz of the American Lutheran Church of Long Prairie is a rare thing in the world of ministry.  Often times pastors will come and go with the needs and direction of the churches they serve.  But for Pastor Bakewicz, longevity and stability was more his style serving in only two...
Mikayla Schabline at work at her sewing machine making one of the 150 masks she donated to CentraCare-Long Prairie.
With some time on her hands and a desire to do more than just sit at home and do distance learning, Mikayla Schabline set out to make the world, at least our area, a little safer place for all of us.  Mikayla, who’s mom Katie is a nurse at the CentraCare—Sauk Centre Clinic, would often hear her mom...
Maya Laina Ayala
An 18-year-old woman from Alexandria who died from injuries she suffered when she was struck by a car while crossing South McKay Avenue on foot Friday night, June 5 has been identified as Maya Laina Ayala. Ayala is originally from Long Prairie.  The Alexandria Police Department responded to the...
How do you plan for something that you don’t know will actually happen? And then, what if it does?  That’s the situation the Long Prairie-Grey Eagle School District is in right now. And they aren’t alone as school districts across the state are looking forward to what may be the situation when...

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