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Congressman Colin Peterson addressed the Long Prairie-Grey Eagle Class of 2017 during the annual Commencement exercise.
  Over a dozen years of education ended in the chance to walk across the stage and receive a high school diploma for 78 students at Long Prairie-Grey Eagle’s 2017 commencement ceremony on May 26. There is so much more that goes into receiving this diploma than just cramming heads into books and...
  Last year marked the return of Prairie Days. Its encore won’t be one to miss with many more events added to the schedule for the event hosted on June 16-18. From two MT Bucking Bulls shows to the CentraCare Wellness Fair to games and inflatables on Central Ave to the annual parade to a water show...
The American Lutheran Church Women invite all women in the surrounding communities to their annual Summer Salad Supper. It will be held Tuesday evening, June 13 at 5:45 p.m. in their Fellowship Hall.  The speaker for the evening is Dawn Kaiser from the Detroit Lakes area. Author, Joy Re-Fueler and...
CentraCare Health – Long Prairie will host its annual Building a Healthy Community Wellness Fair, 1K and 5K runs from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, June 17 at the First Baptist Church, 401 Fourth St. S. in Long Prairie. Registration for the family fun run/walk begins at 8 a.m. The 1K kids run will...
This week is LPGE Elementary School Principal Peter Lingen’s last week with students in his 42-year career as an educator.
  Forty-two years is a long time to do anything and come next week, Peter Lingen’s time in education will come to a close, with students at least, when the last child leaves the Long Prairie-Grey Eagle Elementary School at the end of this week. Lingen will officially retire from education at the...
A group of riders toured Long Prairie by bicycle during a recent workshop to help find ways to make Long Prairie more bike friendly.
Everyone knows the benefits of a healthier lifestyle, whether it’s biking, running or walking or working out at the gym. While it’s true that vehicles give us the freedom to get to places far away, or make that super quick trip to the store. What it doesn’t do is have a positive impact on the...
Joe Hatch recently joined Todd County as the new Todd County Coordinator.
  Sometimes in life you find yourself in places where you never thought you’d be, yet that’s exactly where you need to be at that point in your life. The same could probably be said for Todd County Coordinator Joe Hatch.  Hatch, who joined the county at the end of February, was still finding his...
  The Todd County Board of Commissioners received an update on the new Hilltop Regional Kitchen located at the former Eagle Bend High School. The construction of the new kitchen and dining facility began in January of this year and has been progressing nicely with no major hiccups so far other than...
“The Great Brodini” will return to Long Prairie on June 13 after hosting a show at the library last August.
A popular magician is returning for another show in Long Prairie. The public library will once again play host to “The Great Brodini.” This magic show will be the official kick-off event for the Summer Reading Program that runs from June 12 to Aug. 12. Graylyn “Brodini” Morris has been in the...
The Upper Mississippi River -Brainerd watershed, which includes parts of Todd, Morrison, Crow Wing, Cass and Aitkin counties, includes 212 lakes that are larger than 10 acres, and 2,149 river miles — sources of economy, recreation and tourism for the area. While the health of Todd County’s waters...

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