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Tuesday, August 1, the community of Long Prairie is invited to join forces with thousands of communities nationwide for the “34th Annual National Night Out” (NNO) crime and drug prevention event.  National Night Out encourages neighbors and communities to come together, get acquainted with one...
  The following is a list of select new laws passed during the 2017 regular and special legislative sessions that take effect Aug. 1, 2017.  The asterisk following the bill number denotes the language that became law. Summaries of all laws passed by the 2017 Legislature in regular and special...
The University of Minnesota Extension is excited to be offering two field days this summer; one for dairy goat producers and one for dairy cattle producers. These field days allow Extension to team up with successful dairy operations to showcase their farm to other local producers and...
Vice President of Operations at Long Prairie Packing Kevin Fairchild, in the vest, explains how expansion will affect production from the newly constructed office building to Senator Paul Gazelka and Tom Rosen.
Synergy is an elusive thing in business. When everything melds and flows business is great. But when things are out of sync, it can be a struggle to maintain workflow and outputs, especially in an industrial setting. For a number of months now, Long Prairie Packing has been working on an expansion...
Craig Williams
  Craig Williams, who was convicted of 1st Degree Manslaughter in the August 2013 death of Nancy Williams earlier this year, recently filed a notice of appeal with the Minnesota Court of Appeals. Williams’ state public defender, Bradford Colbert, filed the notice with the Minnesota Court of Appeals...
The Long Prairie Holiday location is one of the many Minnesota locations that will be purchased as part of the acquisition from Couche-Tard.
Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. announced July 10 that it has signed an agreement with Holiday Companies to acquire all of the issued and outstanding shares of Holiday Stationstores, Inc. and certain affiliated companies, is an important convenience store player in the Upper Midwest United-States,...
  The 2nd Degree Unintentional Manslaughter case against Tyler Slagerman of rural Staples is continuing in Todd County.  Slagerman is accused of the Feb. 25 unintentional shooting death of Lacey J. Kuschel, Clarissa.  An omnibus hearing is scheduled for July 24 at 1:15 p.m. in Todd County District...
Andrew Walser - Representative of Productivity Incorporated, Curtis Robertson - Technology Teacher Upsala Schools, Nicholas Klug - Dean of Students Upsala Schools.
The Upsala Area Schools Robotics Team (4480 - UC-Botics) was a recent recipient of the Gene Haas Foundation Grant - Valued at $5,000.   UC-Botics, lead by Mr. Curtis Robertson, will be entering its 6th year of the FIRST Robotics Competition this winter, and will also be entering for its second time...
The Long Prairie Senior Citizens Center will have a ROCK A THON fundraiser at the Center (50 3rd St N) on Saturday, July 29th.  The event will run from 2 p.m. through 5:30 p.m. There will be several rockers, door prizes, pie and ice cream social and other activities during this event.   The Long...
Almost $5 million dollars is now available to support landowners in meeting the requirements of Minnesota’s buffer law.  The buffer cost-share program funds were approved at the June meeting of the Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources (BWSR). These Clean Water Funds, passed by the...

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