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On May 27, 2022, a fire broke out in the garage at Jim and Lori Larson’s Long Prairie residence. The damage was extensive enough that the family needed to move out of their home while it was reconstructed. On July 10, 2023 Jim, Lori, and their son Zach finally moved back home. Having just moved in...
Listening to KEYL/KXDL of Long Prairie, Jim Peterson was at the station behind the scenes for 20 years. “I want to thank everyone who listened and enjoyed the broadcasts: from sports with Kevin Houdek, to a long-time running racing show, and of course the Sunday morning inspirational program ‘Music...
Two Long Prairie-Grey Eagle High School students attended Scrubs Camp on June 15 and 16 at Alexandria Technical and Community College. Emily Draxten and Iva Hinson, both entering 10th grade, participated along with about 50 northern Minnesota high schoolers at this year’s Scrubs Camp. Each day was...
When it comes to choosing an insurance company, a lot of times it all comes down to the relationship you have with your agent. For over 20 years, Doug Schmidt was Long Prairie’s American Family Insurance agent. Now, as Schmidt has entered retirement, Tyler Graves stepped into that role. “It’s my...
Bluegrass powerhouse Monroe Crossing once again provided ample opportunity to stir your soul and get your feet moving. To see a calendar of events for the city, visit https://business.longprairie.org/events/
The Long Prairie 11U Predators Baseball Team played in the Sartell Sabre AA classic last weekend. They played against Spring Lake Park on Friday night. Then they played Sartell twice on Saturday, and then beat Pierz on Sunday morning to head into the Championship game against a strong team from...
Long Prairie marked Memorial Day with its annual parade, wreath throwing ceremony at the Riverside bridge and program at the Veteran’s Memorial Park.
“Houston, we have a problem.” For sixth graders Owen Pesta, Sidney Bleess, and Easton Hollenkamp, their theme phrase became a reality at the 2023 VEX Robotics World Championship in Dallas, Texas. The Long Prairie-Grey Eagle Elementary team was named IDK, which usually stands for “I don’t know”; but...
At one month shy of 98 years old, former mayor of Long Prairie, Don Moore, considers himself very fortunate to have experienced American history in the making. Born in Long Prairie in 1925, Moore remembers kids going to the Long Prairie school on horses and hitching them up on a post. He lived...
For a full list of graduates and commencement details, see our special edition at this link: Congrats 2023 Graduates! | Long Prairie Leader (lpleader.com)   Below is also a printable pdf of the graduate program.


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