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The Long Prairie City Council fire Long Prairie City Administrator Brenda Thomes after a closed session Monday night.
The Long Prairie City Council has fired Long Prairie City Administrator Brenda Thomes effective immediately after a closed session of the council during its meeting last night.  Former city administrator David Venekamp will serve as the interim city administrator until a replacement can be found....
The Long Prairie-Grey Eagle Elementary students took part in a color run for their new school fundraiser.
  For many years, the children at the Long Prairie-Grey Eagle Elementary School would come home with envelopes full of catalogs with products to sell to help raise money for the school. These funds would go towards programming, field trips and other activities. While this seemed like a good idea...
Amanda Hinson
  The November 6 election will feature a number of contested races, but maybe non as sought after as a seat on the Long Prairie-Grey Eagle School Board. The school board has three seats up for election, and seven candidates will be on the ballot in November.  The Long Prairie Leader asked these...
Alex Hering is running for House District 9A.
  Alex Hering, a general contractor in southern Cass County, is looking to represent the interests of real Minnesotans, as he said, not the corporations or the lobbyists.  A sort of newbie to politics, this is the first public office that Hering is running for. But, he is no stranger to the world...
Joe Kimball
It was just over 40 years ago that the aged heiress to a vast mining fortune was killed along with her nurse at Glensheen, a mansion that sits on the Lake Superior coast in Duluth. The story of the Congdon murders focused on heiress Elizabeth Congdon, the last living child of Chester Congdon, who...
People with gardening talents who enjoy working and communicating with other gardeners are sought for the Master Gardener Program. This program is sponsored by the University of Minnesota Extension Service. Classes will be conducted at University of Minnesota Landscape Arboretum or on-line. The...
LPGE and local law enforcement prevented a recent threat to students and staff.
By Jason C. Brown, Publisher/Editor   The Long Prairie-Grey Eagle Secondary School, along with the help of local law enforcement, prevented an alleged threat made by a student.  According to the LPGE administration, the threat was made the evening of Sept. 25, after school was already out for the...
  The days of lengthy wait times for area dairy cattle and beef producers are expected to be numbered as American Foods Group and Long Prairie Packing Company are expected to open its brand new cattle buying station in October. The new expansion sits on the northwest side of the existing plant on...
  The Long Drive-in theater has once again come out on top of voter’s minds in WCCO’s “Best Of” series for drive-in theaters. This is the second time that voters have voted the Long Drive-in the best drive-in theater in the state.  And it’s really no surprise. The Long Drive-in has staunch...
Rep. Ron Kresha
  Rep. Ron Kresha had a good session while down in St. Paul this last year.  As the Republican Majority Whip, Kresha was a good position to get things done for the voters of District 9B, which includes all of Morrison County and parts of Todd County, including the city of Long Prairie.  And, if...

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