Craig Williams
  It took a long three years and many ups and downs since Craig Lamont Williams of Long Prairie was charged with 2nd Degree Murder for the August 2013 death of his ex-wife, Nancy Williams (Crider) of Long Prairie, but the wait is finally over.  Last Monday, Nov. 28, the jury was selected and...
Linda Dinkel of Long Prairie is the new principal at St. Mary of Mt. Carmel School in Long Prairie and Christ the King School in Browerville.
  Becoming an empty nester is never an easy thing. For some it’s an opportunity to do something different, for others it can be that—and then some. Linda Dinkel of Long Prairie was in the middle of trying to figure out just what it was she was going to do once their last child finally flew the nest...
Rep. Kresha
St. Paul –Speaker Kurt Daudt (R-Crown) and Majority Leader Joyce Peppin (R-Rogers) announced the new members of the House Republican Caucus leadership team Wednesday morning. The House Republican Caucus elected Rep. Ron Kresha (R-Little Falls) Majority Caucus Whip for the 2017-18 Legislative...
Jennie-O Turkey Store is pleased to announce that a record payment of over $13 million has been distributed to employees today as a discretionary bonus based on the company’s record performance this past year. This amount equals an average payment of over $2,000 per eligible employee, with newly...
The Office of Minnesota Management and Budget (MMB) released its November Economic Forecast on Friday, revealing updated budget numbers that will guide work on the state budget during the 2017 legislative session. For the current budget cycle, $334 million of this biennium’s balance will...
The Long Prairie Fire Department was paged to a vehicle fire at 23007 151st Ave on Nov. 29.  When the department arrived, they found a Ford pickup truck fully engulfed in flames.  The fire started when the driver of the vehicle placed a hot chainsaw in the cab of the pickup on the passenger side...
Senior wing Kenzie Christianson fired a shot on goal during the third period of play in last Friday’s game with Marshall.
  The Blue Devils faced tough luck not only on the scoreboard, but also in the injury department when they fell on the road to a good Mound Westonka team 6-2 last Tuesday night. The Prairie Centre girls got off to a slow start, and trailed 5-2 after two periods, and then lost starting goaltender...
Sophomore Emma Liebsch kicked a pass out to a teammate during Thursday’s game with WDC.
A slow start and some sloppy play led to a hole the Thunder girls basketball team was unable to dig out of when they hosted Wadena-Deer Creek last Thursday night. The Wolverines held off a comeback attempt to win 52-47. WDC jumped out to a quick 7-0 lead before a pair of free throws by sophomore...

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Senior wing Kenzie Christianson fired a shot on goal during the third period of play in last Friday’s game with Marshall.
 The Blue Devils faced tough luck not only on the scoreboard, but also in the injury department when they fell on the road to a good Mound Westonka team 6-2 last Tuesday night.The Prairie Centre...

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