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Shawn Saarela, a member of the Long Prairie Fire Department recently passed away and was honored with a Fireman’s Funeral
  When we think of a hero, how do we envision them? Are they those whom go above and beyond the call of duty—the ones that plow forward when nobody else will, all the while shouldering burden after burden? Perhaps so, and furthermore, would we recognize one when we see them? Our heroes are amongst...
(Front to Back) Ashley Splonskowski, Katrina Meyer, Patti Larson, Joe Kahl, Michael Gumiela, Brett Eisenschenk, Kristi Reid, Katie Meyer, Anna Korver, Beth Hartokolis. Not Pictured: Ashley Pesta, Vanessa Wielenberg, Emily Smith, Deanna Zinter, Lara Miller, Amanda Notsch.
Long Prairie-Grey Eagle Schools is proud to welcome many new staff members to the LPGE Team.   Ashley Splonskowski, a University of Minnesota-Morris graduate will teach art to students in grades 1-8.  Ashley’s past experience includes teaching at Lac Qui Parle Valley High School, Benson High School...
  Thousands in Todd County who receive health insurance benefits through Todd County’s membership in the South Country Health Alliance, could see changes coming.  The State of Minnesota has currently extended only one purchasing contract to one member county in the SCHA membership, and Todd County...
The Todd County Farm Bureau is sponsoring a fall harvest banquet, September 10 at the Clarissa Ballroom. A social time will start at 5:30 p.m. with dinner serving from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Program starts at 7:45 p.m. Everyone is invited. Comedian James Wedgwood will be appearing. He uses ventriloquism...
Long Prairie Police is urging drivers to be alert this time of year. School is open again, and it’s an exciting time for children, especially youngsters attending school for the first time. Unfortunately, it also means that young, inexperienced pedestrians and bicyclists are in the traffic mix,...
Live active. Live healthy. CentraCare Health – Long Prairie is offering a FREE six week Chronic Disease Self Management Course, starting September 16.  This course, taught by two certified RNs at CentraCare Health – Long Prairie, will help participants cope with chronic conditions such as diabetes...
Long Prairie will host a Diabetes Support Group starting at 4:30 p.m. September 15, in the Hospital Board Room, 20 Ninth Street SE, Long Prairie. Anyone with diabetes or wanting to learn more about diabetes is welcome to attend. Barb Helgeson, R.N., and Clara Faust, a registered dietician, will...
State Representative David Bly of District 20B will be the guest speaker at the state convention of the Minnesota National Farmers Organization on Saturday, Sept. 12. The Convention will be held at Elmer Z’s in Sauk Centre. State President Joe Neaton of Watertown will call the convention to order...
The Sustainable Farming Association has two field days planned this fall to help farmers build soil health for enhanced profitability, learn advanced fencing and cover crop techniques, and integrate livestock into their farm operations. The first event is 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sept. 18 at the Allen...
MARSHALL, Minn. (08/26/2015) — University of Minnesota Extension is offering two courses to help food service establishments meet the educational requirements for Certified Food Managers.  Certification renewal for food managers will be held on Tuesday, October 13, 2015, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m...

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