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  Plans are already underway to bring back the Prairie Days of old.  A reimagined event will take the place of Prairie Fest, which has ceased to operate, this June 18.  “It’s going to be small and simple, and the goal is to grow on that,” said Melissa Kolstad, who is heading up the efforts to bring...
  The City of Long Prairie and CentraCare appear to be moving in the right direction for the construction of a new medical campus. It took a bit of haggling, but a deal appears to have been struck that will allow the project to move forward.  Originally, the project called for the construction of a...
  Class size at the kindergarten level was once again a topic of discussion at last Monday’s regular meeting of the LPGE school board.  Enrollment numbers have made it a difficult decision whether or not to maintain three or four sections of kindergarten in recent years. Last fall, the kindergarten...
David and Marilyn Bengtson
The Five Wings Arts Council (FWAC) has selected four Todd County residents to be recognized with the Outstanding Community Arts Leadership Awards.  Sue Gens, executive director of the Minnesota State Arts Board, will present the awards to David and Marilyn Bengtson and Luan Thomas-Brunkhorst and...
CentraCare Health–Long Prairie is committed to ensuring the safety of patients, residents, staff and the community.  During this time of influenza/flu season, CentraCare has implemented several precautions to help prevent the spread of the influenza virus on their medical campus including the...
USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) recently announced this year’s deadline for producer applications for the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) is March 31. March 31 is also the deadline by which initial applications are needed from farmers with expiring 2012-2016 contracts if...
Author Adrian Lee will talk about his upcoming book, which features Long Prairie in the very first chapter, at the Long Prairie library on Mar. 31.
A popular author who has helped put Long Prairie on the map will be holding a program at the Long Prairie library on Mar. 31 as a preview for his new book. Adrian Lee, the founder of “The International Paranormal Society” and author of the books “The Haunting and History of the Christie House: Long...
University of Minnesota Extension in partnership with Minnesota Pork Board will offer Pork Quality Assurance (PQA) Plus and Transport Quality Assurance (TQA) certification sessions in Little Falls on Wednesday, April 6, 2016. The quality assurance sessions will be held at the Morrison County...
Do you volunteer at a church supper or serve hotdogs at a community fundraiser? Do you manage or work at a food stand that has a Special Events License? Are you planning a graduation party? Are you in charge of this year’s family reunion?  It is critical that all large group food event volunteers...
Counterfeit currency has made it way into Long Prairie.
Counterfeiting may seem like a victimless crime, but if carried out, as was recently the case in Long Prairie, businesses are out their goods or services, and unknowing passers can be left holding the bill. The Long Prairie Police Department is warning businesses and the general public of some...

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