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With the help of people from here at home and across the United States, the lawn at the Long Drive-In will once again fill up for years of memories.
A storm’s wrath lasts but a moment in time. Though it’s damage can be measured in terms of loss, it will often times pale in comparison to what comes next when a community pulls together. Now that the damage has been dealt with from the straight line winds and torrential downpours that occurred two...
Chuck Wolf, right and Amy Zitur, enjoyed a balmy day on the deck of their expedition ship to Antarctica.
Chuck Wolf of Long Prairie and Amy Zitur of Minneapolis recently returned from spending time in Iceland and earlier this year were in Antarctica.  “We had many reasons for choosing both these locations, and the opportunity to experience two summer solstices in different hemispheres within a six...
The City of Long Prairie is seeking public participation on development of their Downtown Vision Plan. A steering committee consisting of community members and city staff was formed in May 2017 to begin the planning process.  The city is inviting the public to get involved by attending two public...
  Tyler Slagerman of rural Staples has pleaded not guilty to 2nd Degree Unintentional Manslaughter of Lacey J. Kuschel of Clarissa. Slagerman entered his plea in Todd County District Court July 24. Slagerman also plead not guilty to a gross-misdemeanor charge of child endangerment. Slagerman’s...
Access to Highway 27 and Riverside Drive from Highway 71 in Long Prairie to close and detour the week of July 31. The closure is necessary to repair drainage pipes below the roadway, and will take up to five days to complete, weather permitting. Motorists can expect: -Highway 27 to close between...
Jose Raul Herrera Torres has been located by law enforcement and is currently in custody.
The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension has announced that they now have in custody Jose Raul Herrera Torres in the suspected Long Prairie Todd Street murder.  Early this morning, Herrera was believed to have been in the New London area around 12:20 a.m. and then in the Cold Spring area...
Jose Raul Herrera Torres
The Long Prairie Police Department is asking for the public's help in locating a person of interest in a homicide. Authorities are searching for Jose Raul Herrera Torres, 35, Long Prairie. Herrera is believed to be driving a 2002 Tan Ford Focus with Minnesota license plate 976 DYA. Authorities are...
The Long Drive-In suffered serious damage due to last week's storms.
The storms that swept through town last week Monday left a trail of debris and damage in its wake. Though no confirmed tornados were sighted, Long Prairie Police Chief Kevin Langer did confirm that weather spotters did observe some formations, though nothing developed beyond that. Langer said that...
The City of Long Prairie is seeking public participation on development of their Downtown Vision Plan. A steering committee consisting of community members and city staff was formed in May 2017 to begin the planning process.  The city is inviting the public to get involved by attending two public...
Riders in the MS Tram made their way into Long Prairie last week.
The City of Long Prairie and the Long Prairie Area Chamber of Commerce would like to thank all of their sponsors, in-kind donors and volunteers who helped make the MS TRAM event possible. The sponsors include: Central Bi Products, CTC- Consolidated Telecommunications Company, Dan’s Prize, Impact...

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