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The May 8 Long Prairie Prayer Parade route.
A prayer parade will take place in Long Prairie May 8 starting at 6 p.m.  The general public is welcome to gather, while keeping social distancing, at the prayer locations. One from each congregation will take part in the parade and make prayer stops at various locations around Long Prairie.  If...
As the state continues to make progress in preparing for the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic, Governor Tim Walz today extended the Stay Home Order in Minnesota until Monday, May 18. In an effort to get more Minnesotans back safely to work while the order remains in effect, the Governor announced that...
As of May 4, 2020, Todd County has 15 lab confirmed cases of coronavirus (COVID-19).  Local transmission of the virus is occurring.  Due to an increase in available testing local health care systems are able to provide COVID-19 testing for those who have symptoms of COVID-19. People with these...
The Long Prairie-Grey Eagle Elementary School staff miss their students and want to see them. Please join the celebration and drive around the elementary school and wave at the staff.  Let them know how much you appreciate them and that you miss them too.  Staff will be standing on the West and...
 Every 45 seconds an American has a stroke.  A stroke is a stop in blood flow to the brain. It could be caused by a blocked blood vessel or bleeding in the brain.   Facts About Stroke: Each year, nearly 800,000 strokes occur in the U.S. Approximately 143,000 people die from stroke every year in the...
The Long Prairie Police Department will be honoring National Police Week which is May 10 through May 16. Law enforcement agencies throughout the United States will be honored this week for all police officers who were killed in the line of duty.  National Police Officer’s Memorial Day is May 15. In...
Part 1 of a series of watershed articles disseminated by the Long Prairie Watershed Collaboration of Todd, Douglas, Morrison, Wadena, East and West Otter Tail Counties    Like individual people, every watershed carries its own set of physical attributes, characteristics and boundaries. As a “...
The LPGE Schools are offering an Academic Intervention Hotline for students and parents that need assistance in completing online homework and coursework during the COVID-19 school closure. The Hotline is staffed by certified LPGE teachers. The hotline is designed to assist both elementary and high...
CentraCare Long Prairie will now hold curbside COVID-19 testing with an appointment.
Due to an increase in available testing, CentraCare and Carris Health facilities will once again be able to offer curbside collection for COVID-19 testing. Appointments are required and must be scheduled through CentraCare Connect by calling 320-200-3200 or through a CentraCare eClinic visit. Both...
 I, Tim Walz, Governor of the State of Minnesota, by the authority vested in me by the Constitution and applicable statutes, issue the following Executive Order:  The COVID-19 pandemic presents an unprecedented challenge to our State. Minnesota has taken proactive steps to ensure that we are ahead...

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