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This year’s Aging With Attitude! Expo will be held Friday October 16, from 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at the Sauk Centre Senior High School.  This event is free and open to the public. In order to ensure that we have enough food, pre-registration is strongly encouraged but not required. You can pre-register...
The Cream of the Crop Theater Company in Randall is excited to announce their next production, Neil Simon’s “Barefoot in the Park.” The show is a romantic comedy and premiered on Broadway in 1963 and starred Robert Redford and Elizabeth Ashley. The play was made into a film in 1967, also starring...
There was a great turnout of about 30 people who listened to Fochs present her stories and photos for about an hour. People in attendance also had the opportunity to share their stories as well.
Rhonda Fochs, author of several books about Minneota’s lost towns, held a program at the Long Prairie library last Wednesday evening.  
Long Prairie, MN, October 2015  –  Historian and songwriter Bill Jamerson will be at CentraCare’s Long Prairie Care Center on Tuesday, Oct. 20, 10-11 a.m. to present a program about the Civilian Conservation Corps of the 1930s. Titled “Dollar-A-Day Boys,” the presentation is a musical tribute to...
Late season waterfowl hunters are reminded that with water temperatures rapidly dropping across the state, wearing a life jacket is the best defense against the dangers posed by cold water, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources said. In Minnesota, one-third of all boating fatalities occur...
Pictured: Dick Barnard (L) and Joyce Rosenow (R) stand with all the trash picked up along the highway. Members Gary Martin, Don Hansen, Jim Mitzel, Jason Skiftun, and Dean Solem also helped clean up the stretch of highway.
Several members of the Long Prairie Lions organization took part in their three-mile clean up on Highway 71 as part of Adopt-A-Highway last Friday afternoon.  
Small-game hunters and others can give input starting Tuesday, Oct. 13, on proposed rules that include requiring the use of non-toxic shot on wildlife management areas (WMAs) in Minnesota’s farmland zone. “The non-toxic shot rule would apply to hunters using shotguns with shot, not to hunters using...
The 2015 elk hunts in northwestern Minnesota wrapped up on Sept. 20 with another successful season in the Kittson County area. Five of seven hunters harvested nice-sized bulls. Two zones were open to hunting, and all permits were bull only. In the Caribou-Vita herd (Zone 30), which migrates between...
At left, Tom Sellnow, chair of CentraCare’s capital campaign steering committee shakes hands with Duane Anderson from Farmer’s Union Industries to kick off CentraCare’s community campaign for a new medical campus.
  Businesses, community members and CentraCare Health employees, about 200 in all, gathered at the Long Prairie-Grey Eagle High School to officially kick off the public portion of the capital campaign for a new medical campus. CentraCare is on the cusp of completing the campaign to raise $2.5...
Paulette Johnson has been making and painting shields for the Long Prairie Fire Department members for over 35 years and will be retiring from her volunteer endeavor.
  It’s almost like a rite of initiation with the Long Prairie Fire Department—make it a year, and you get your plaque. It’s been a tradition with the fire department for more than 35 years now and there’s always been the same set of hands that have cast and painted the plaques for each fireman that...

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