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The Long Prairie Chamber of Commerce has scheduled two candidate forums for the upcoming election.  The forums will feature candidates for the Long Prairie City Council and another forum will feature candidates for the Long Prairie-Grey Eagle School Board. The school board candidate forum will be...
Halloween may be a fun holiday for children, but for parents, trick-or-treat time can be a little troublesome, warned the Long Prairie Police Department. Concerns about children’s safety, whether they are out in the neighborhood or back at home with bountiful bags of goodies can cast a spell on the...
Coborn’s, Inc., and CentraCare Health have expanded their partnership to provide greater access to health care for people living across Central Minnesota through quickClinics which provide convenient and low-cost care options within grocery stores. The newly opened quickClinics are located  at 214...
Todd County Public Health and Human Services has scheduled flu vaccine clinics during the month of September and October. The following flu vaccines are available:  Pediatric (6 – 35 months of age), Quadrivalent (3 – 64 yrs), High Dose (65 yrs and up) (No Flu Mist available this year). Todd County...
The Long Prairie City Council fire Long Prairie City Administrator Brenda Thomes after a closed session Monday night.
The Long Prairie City Council has fired Long Prairie City Administrator Brenda Thomes effective immediately after a closed session of the council during its meeting last night.  Former city administrator David Venekamp will serve as the interim city administrator until a replacement can be found....
The Long Prairie-Grey Eagle Elementary students took part in a color run for their new school fundraiser.
  For many years, the children at the Long Prairie-Grey Eagle Elementary School would come home with envelopes full of catalogs with products to sell to help raise money for the school. These funds would go towards programming, field trips and other activities. While this seemed like a good idea...
Amanda Hinson
  The November 6 election will feature a number of contested races, but maybe non as sought after as a seat on the Long Prairie-Grey Eagle School Board. The school board has three seats up for election, and seven candidates will be on the ballot in November.  The Long Prairie Leader asked these...
Alex Hering is running for House District 9A.
  Alex Hering, a general contractor in southern Cass County, is looking to represent the interests of real Minnesotans, as he said, not the corporations or the lobbyists.  A sort of newbie to politics, this is the first public office that Hering is running for. But, he is no stranger to the world...
Joe Kimball
It was just over 40 years ago that the aged heiress to a vast mining fortune was killed along with her nurse at Glensheen, a mansion that sits on the Lake Superior coast in Duluth. The story of the Congdon murders focused on heiress Elizabeth Congdon, the last living child of Chester Congdon, who...
People with gardening talents who enjoy working and communicating with other gardeners are sought for the Master Gardener Program. This program is sponsored by the University of Minnesota Extension Service. Classes will be conducted at University of Minnesota Landscape Arboretum or on-line. The...

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