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Dr. Thomas Ferry, along with his children Elijah, Olivia and Mason and Thomas Jr. Dr. Ferry was a practicing physician in Long Prairie until he was diagnosed with colon cancer. A fundraiser has been established to help with his burial.
  By all accounts Dr. Thomas Ferry’s time among us, here in Long Prairie as a physician at CentraCare, and this world in general, was too short.  Dr. Ferry died with his wife, Michelle, beside him June 22.  With the passing of a loved one there are many things to worry about, the least of which...
  The Grey Eagle City Council recently took an important step in ensuring the sustainability of the city’s infrastructure in the event of an emergency. The council approved the purchase and installation of an automatic backup generator at the west lift station from Ellingson Plumbing and Heating...
The Todd County Sheriff’s Office and Todd County Project Lifesaver is available to county residents. The Todd County sheriff’s Office received a grant through the Bureau of Justice Assistance and the grant covered the required training and equipment necessary for the program. Project Lifesaver...
Aquatic invasive species were a topic of discussion at a recent meeting between water experts and area lake associations.
  Late in May, the Todd County Soil and Water Conservation District sponsored a “River and Lake Day” held at the Hub Supper Club in order to educate and inform the community about aquatic invasive species, or AIS for short.  Featured at the River and Lake Day event were two headlining speakers,...
The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to help offset a seasonal decline in donations and prevent a shortage this summer by giving blood.   Donors of all blood types – especially those with types AB, O negative, A negative and B negative – are needed to help ensure blood products are...
The Grey Eagle United Methodist Church will be holding its annual BBQ Luncheon on Saturday, July 18 starting at 10 a.m., 30422 County Road 2, across from the Rock Tavern. The facility is totally handicapped accessible and will provide valet parking. Along with the luncheon there will be a garage,...
Lakewood Health System is offering “Multiples of Lakewood”, a support group for parents of twins, triplets, and expectant parents of multiples. The group will meet bi-monthly throughout the year. The next meeting will be Tuesday, July 21, from 6-7:30 p.m. in the lower level classrooms at Lakewood‚s...
The Todd County Sheriff’s Office and Todd County Project Lifesaver is available to county residents. The Todd County sheriff’s Office received a grant through the Bureau of Justice Assistance and the grant covered the required training and equipment necessary for the program. Project Lifesaver...
  Long Prairie City Council held two meetings in the month of June to carry out their usual business. Their first meeting of the month, held on June 1, was a discussion of all new business. The council heard the engineer’s proposal regarding broadband development in Long Prairie. Currently the city...
The skies were alive Sunday night with the crackle of thunder and flashes of lighting as around two inches of rain fell on the area. However, Long Prairie was spared the worst of it as a severe storm broke into two along our community to thread the needle as rotational producing storms passed both...

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