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Long Prairie-Grey Eagle Elementary (LPGE) is a proud recipient of a $1,000 grant from Action for Healthy Kids® (AFHK) for the 2018-2019 school year. The grant is provided through funding by Cargill to expand student access to physical activity and healthy foods in school, improve knowledge and...
Senate Majority Leader, Sen. Paul Gazelka, Dist. 9, recently visited the Long Prairie-Grey Eagle Elementary School to see firsthand how the school’s after school program, BOLT, works.
Approximately 25% of Minnesota’s school-aged youth are left alone and unsupervised after school. Research has shown that this unsupervised time is the most likely for kids to become victims of or commit crimes, or experiment with drugs and alcohol. In the 2017-18 school year, there were zero state...
Motorists who travel Highway 71 between Interstate 94 and Ash Avenue N in Sauk Centre will encounter road crews, heavy equipment and potential delays while segments of the road were reduced to a single lane beginning Monday, Oct. 29. The lane closures will occur from sunrise to sunset, up to seven...
Giving back to the community they serve is a core cooperative principal at Todd/Wadena Electric.   The Operation Round Up Program from Todd-Wadena Electric Cooperative is a great way for the co-op and its members to give back. Todd-Wadena Electric Cooperative’s Community Trust Board recently met...
Sestri drew a good sized crowd when they last performed in Long Prairie in January of 2017.
A popular a capella group from central Minnesota will be returning for another performance in Long Prairie on Nov. 5. Sestri, which means sisters in Bulgarian, will be at the Long Prairie library to perform their songs that have origins in countries including: Bulgaria, Serbia, Croatia, Latvia,...
Back row from left: Josh Larum and Joy Larum. Middle row from left: Jesse Hollermann, Mabel Hollermann, Vincent Drayna, Gabriel Silgjord, Aubrie Stern, Riley Veldkamp, Riley Orbeck, Hailey Skillings, Gabriel Dempsey, Levi Becker, Tjade Miller, Josh Kraska, William Kraski. Front row from left: Brisa Juarez, Caroline Doroff, Crosby Peterson, Sherlyn Sanchez- Lopez, Manuel Carrillo-Ledesma, Caleb Strandberg, Landon Becker, Alice Notsch, Mack Kottschade.
Members of the Swanville Fire Department made a stop at the school in Swanville to teach the kindergarten class about what they do, some of their experiences, and explained about all the equipment they use on Oct. 16.  
Prepare to enjoy the snow by making your own snowshoes at Lake Carlos State Park. The workshop will be held Saturday, Nov. 17, and Sunday, Nov. 18, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days. Workshop presenters will teach you how to string the laces on pre-built Ojibwe-style (pointed end) wooden snowshoe...
During a special firearms hunt to prevent overpopulation of deer and protect resources on Saturday November 3rd through Tuesday, November 6th, Lake Carlos State Park will be partially closed.  Visitors are advised to wear blaze orange or brightly colored clothing if they will be in the park while...
Brenda Thomes
  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 school district recently released its plan to find a replacement sport after making the decision to cut the gymnastics program due to no applicants for vacancies at all coaching positions in the program. The topic was again discussed during a regular session on Oct. 15...

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