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The Long Prairie-Grey Eagle FFA Horse Judging team placed first out of 21 teams at the Region 2 contest last week. Morgan Westerman took top honors by placing first overall in the individual judging while Alyssa Thelen took fifth. The team will next compete at the state FFA convention on April 29....
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) is now accepting applications for 2019 Good Food Access Program (GFAP) Equipment and Physical Improvement Grants. A total of $150,000 is available to assist grocery stores and small food retailers purchase equipment or make physical improvements that...
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) reminds farmers and their families that the Minnesota Farm & Rural Helpline is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The service is free and confidential. The toll free number is (833) 600-2670. “These are challenging times for growers who are...
It is that time of year again, when in the hustle and bustle of the holidays, the sight of The Salvation Army’s Christmas Kettles and the sound of the bells remind us to be thankful for what we have and to think of others less fortunate. Often when people think of those in need, they picture the...
On Sunday November 4th at 12:16 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of an ATV crash that occurred on private property in Burnhamville Township east of Long Prairie.  The operator of the ATV, 63-year-old Timothy Luebesmier from rural Long Prairie died as a result of injuries sustained in...
The Long Prairie Bright Friday Night will again take place the Friday after Thanksgiving on Nov. 23.  The event will feature an open house and prize drawings all day long at Hats Off Coffee on Central Avenue. A food wagon will also be available for everyone at Santa’s Lane on 3rd Street N near the...
The USA Honor Squard includes, in front, from left, Cullen Lundeen, rifle guard and squad NCO, Nick Guthrie, squad executive officer, Kira Poppenhagen, squad commanding officer, Nick Dulas, rifle guard and squad officer. In back, from left, Xavier Stevens (USAF flag,) Quinn Guthrie (USCG flag,) Caleb Guthrie (USMC flag,) Desiree Kuhl (Navy flag,) Nolan Kuepers (Army flag,) Colton Kuhl (Gadsden flag,) and Dominic Eggert, assistant squad leader (U.S. Flag.)
At the annual Veterans Day show on Sunday, November 11, the USA (Upsala/Swanville Area) Community Chorus will be honoring five members of the Dolven-Wilcox American Legion Post who are either Korean War veterans or Korean War-era veterans.  The men being honored, all U.S. Army veterans, are Arthur...
The polling station at the Long Prairie City Hall was a busy place yesterday as voters cast their ballots.
This was a busy election season with numerous candidates showing interest and seeking support to change up local government. At the national level, house races went as expected as Democrats regained control of House of Representatives and the Republicans expanded their grip on the Senate. But, on...
Dr. Jay-Sheree Allen
CentraCare Health–Long Prairie is pleased to welcome Dr. Jay-Sheree Allen, as the newest member of our medical staff beginning in October. Dr. Allen received her graduate degree from Meharry Medical College in Nashville, TN and completed her residency at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. Dr. Allen...
By Jason C. Brown, Publisher/Editor   The mid-term election on Nov. 6 could see changes in many of our local and state government seats. At the state level and county level our area has both of the district’s up for reelection along with numerous positions at the county level. The seats up for...

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