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The University of Jamestown had a conference-best 96 spring scholar-athletes, it was awarded to Rachel Perish of Long Prairie and announced by the North Star Athletic Association. In order to qualify for this award, student-athletes must maintain at least a 3.25 grade point average on a 4.0 scale.  
Courtney Ruda of Long Prairie, was recently awarded an occupational training scholarship worth $1,000 from National Catholic Society of Foresters (NCSF), a fraternal life insurance society. Courtney belongs to NCSF’s St. Mary Court 1108 in Long Prairie.  
Local students have earned the distinction of being named to the Dean’s List for the 2015 spring semester at Alexandria Technical & Community College: Jacob Gaida of Browerville; Melissa Pipo, Trish Harlow, Jordyn Hetland, Kymberli Wenzel and Makayla Zetah of Long Prairie.  
The Marcyes/Pentz picnic will be held Sunday, August 2 at Lake Charlotte at 12:30 p.m. This is potluck and everyone should bring their own beverage, dishes and a lawn chair.
The Long Prairie American Legion Post 12 recently elected new officers.
On July 3 the Long Prairie American Legion Post 12 swore in their newly elected post officers. From left, Commander Vonnie Heckt, Vice Commander Jeffery Rayhorn, Finance Officer Dan Payton, Adjutant Howard Meier, Chaplain Elmer Sadlovsky, Service Officer Jim Kingston and new executive board members...
Raymond and Ruth Ann Bense of Burtrum along with Jim and Cheryl Toenyan of Grey Eagle are proud to announce the engagement of their children, Amber Mary to Brandon James. Amber is a 2010 graduate from Long Prairie-Grey Eagle High School, and will be in December a 2015 graduate from St. Cloud State...
Annabelle Jean Bailey
Taylor and Nicole Bailey would like to announce the birth of their daughter, Annabelle Jean Bailey on Monday, June 22, 2015 at the Naval Hospital, Camp Lejeune in Jacksonville, NC. She weighed seven pounds, five ounces and was 20 inches long. Grandparents are Lila and Rick Anderson, Pete and...
Courtney Miller, daughter of Steve and Mary Miller of Long Prairie, graduated from University of Northwestern - St. Paul on May 16, 2015 with a Bachelor of Arts in Public Relations. Miller is a 2013 graduate of Long Prairie-Grey Eagle High School.  
St. Cloud Technical & Community College congratulates the following students for their academic achievement Spring 2015. They have earned recognition on the President’s List for a grade point average of 4.0: Abigail Irsfeld of Browerville; and Brittany Meyer, and McKayla Roske,  of Grey Eagle.  
Kristin Soule, daughter of Robert and Ginger Soule of Long Prairie was named to the Spring 2014-2015 Dean’s List at Central Lakes College. In recognition of having achieved a scholastic academic average between 3.75 and 4.0 honor points.  


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