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  A number of hires in the county’s health and human services division raised the ire of some on the board regarding their own policies. Central to the board’s dismay is that with these hires, some will be starting their new positions at rates higher than those who have been in similar roles longer...
An active threat drill was held at St. Mary of Mt. Carmel School prior to the start of school this year.
  Fortunately, school didn’t start with the type of bang pictured here, but another exciting school year is upon us in Long Prairie and the surrounding communities. The summer was a busy time for our local schools, LPGE underwent major renovations throughout the summer and St. Mary of Mt. Carmel...
This year’s court includes, in back, from left: Nicholas Middendorf, Noah Urman, Mitchell Middendorf, Cody Marcyes, and Austin Evenson. In front, from left: Linda Miller, Raelyn Miller, Ariana Gamradt, and Maddie Zastrow. Not pictured: Angela Hanson.
The 2015 LPGE Homecoming court was announced Friday. Homecoming this year will be held Sept. 21-25. Coronation will take place Sept. 21 time to be determined. The homecoming parade will be held Sept. 25 at 2 p.m. with the football game at 7 p.m.   
  CentraCare officials are pleased to announce that they are now entering into the public phase of the capital campaign to raise funds for a new medical campus in Long Prairie.  After securing several large donations, the health system is ready to move on to a more broad appeal throughout the...
  With only a few weeks left until a preliminary levy is required by the state, the Todd County Board of Commissioners continues to hear from department heads regarding their budget requests for 2016. The board met at a work session Tuesday to consider these recommendations and pass them on to the...
  The Swanville School District plans on taking full advantage of the new state funding for the maintenance of buildings and facilities offered by the state.   To this end, the district needed to complete and approve a 10-year facilities plan that outlined potential projects and costs.  The total...
For many years, Master Gardeners have been active in the Long Prairie area and surrounding communities. However, more members are needed to keep the organization functioning and vital. Who are Master Gardeners? Master Gardeners come from all walks of life and volunteer on behalf of the U of M...
Crafters wanted at the St. John’s Catholic Church 31st Annual Craft Fair in Swanville, Saturday, Oct. 3, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Over 70 exhibitors. For registration call Charee at 320-573-4271. Great craft show for beginners or experienced crafters.  
The first concert of the 2015/2016 season of the Central Lakes Concert Association will take place on Friday, Sept. 18 at 7:30 p.m. Jim Witter will be presenting his show “The Piano Men” in the Tastefully Simple Performing Arts Center in the Alexandria Area High School. You must be a member of the...
The 2015 annual meeting of the Morrison County Historical Society will take place during its program “Ghost Towns Revisited” on Sunday, Sept. 27, 2015, at the Charles A. Weyehaeuser Memorial Museum, 2151 South Lindbergh Drive, Little Falls, MN. The event begins with social time at 6:30 p.m., the...


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