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Central Lakes College, Brainerd and Staples, has announced its 2016 spring semester honors list.  The following students were named to the President’s List earning a grade point average of 3.75-4.0 while enrolled for at least 12 credits: James Brichaccek, Moriah Cebulla, Billy Dreher, Emily...
The following students have graduated from North Dakota State University in spring 2016: Mitchell Herzog of Long Prairie and Holly Pelzer of Swanville. A student must earn a 3.50 grade point average or higher to graduate with honors.
Jerica Thompson of Browerville and Emily Mettler of Long Prairie have been named to the Dean’s List for the 2016 spring semester at Minnesota State University - Mankato. To earn this scholastic achievement, a student must earn a 3.5 to 3.99 grade point average.  
Nathan Sheneberger of Long Prairie has been named to the Dean’s List for academic excellence for the spring 2016 semester at Bethel University, St. Paul, Minnesota. The Dean’s List honors students who achieve an outstanding scholastic record during a semester with a grade point average of 3.6 or...
Samantha Rech, of Browerville, has been accepted to and has chosen to attend the University of Minnesota, Morris, one of the most respected public liberal arts colleges in the nation. Rech, a 2016 graduate of Long Prairie-Grey Eagle, will attend Morris beginning Fall 2016.
Virginia Grace Bratton
William and Christina Bratton of Long Prairie are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Virginia Grace Bratton on Friday, June 24 at 9:14 a.m., at CentraCare Health - Long Prairie. She weighed five pounds, 14 ounces. She was welcomed home by big brother William.  Grandparents are Teresa...
SCPO Jeffrey J. Lucas
Senior Chief Petty Officer Jeff Lucas is the Reserve Command Senior Chief assigned to Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville, FL. He is responsible for advising the Sector Commander and staff on enlisted affairs which affect over 200 members of the Sector Jax Coast Guard Reserve force.  Prior to his...
Amber Hanson
The Minnesota Farm Bureau Federation (MFBF) announced today that Amber Hanson has been promoted to the Public Policy Director position effective June 13. Hanson will continue to focus on national issues. A search will begin for a MFBF Public Policy Associate Director position to focus on state...
Mrs. Sharon Pesta, elementary physical education, 2006-2016; Ms. Marie Francis, art instructor, 2007-2016; Mrs. Susan Doran, school nurse, 1998-2016.
The Swanville School District had a number of staff retiring this fall. These staff members were honored at an end of the year luncheon.    
Rachel Bachmeier of Long Prairie graduated in May from University of Wisconsin-Stout in Menomonie, WI with a BFA  degree in graphic design and interactive media.  


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