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Ricardo Del Valle Martinez, 24, Long Prairie
The Todd County Sheriff's Office has arrested and charged Ricardo Del Valle Martinez, 24, Long Prairie, with 2nd Degree Murder Aid/Abett in connection to the Aug. 29 death of Edwin Abreu Grullon, 19, Sauk Centre. Bail was set at $2 million without conditions and $1 million with conditions.  The...
On 08/29/2020, at approximately 2118 hours, the Todd County Sheriff's Office responded to a report of a shooting in rural Long Prairie. The victim's vehicle was later stopped by a Todd County Deputy near the intersection of US 71 and Riverside Drive. The driver had suffered gunshot wounds and...
Dylan Bennett
Dylan John Bennett of Long Prairie, plead guilty in Todd County District Aug. 24 to two counts of premeditated 1st Degree Murder in the August 2019 shooting death of his parents, Barry and Carol Bennett in their Long Prairie home.  Bennett’s guilty plea came as somewhat of a surprise as the case...
Officially breaking ground for the 2nd Ave. Apartments were, from left, Jennifer Ho, Commissioner of MN Housing; Skip Dechesneau, President D.W. Jones, Inc.; Jodi Dixon, Mayor of Long Prairie; Tamie Barber, Long Prairie Packing; Lyle Meyer, Vice President of Operations, Long Prairie Packing.
Officials from the state, county, city and LP Packing were on hand for an official groundbreaking of the 2nd Ave. Apartments in Long Prairie.  Skip Dechesneau, who spearheaded the project with property management firm D.W. Jones, Inc. addressed the crowd of officials gathered for the groundbreaking...
The Buntjer family: Jadon, Katrina, Maria, JohnPaul, Luke, and parents Mark and Kim in back, have been named Todd County’s Farm Family of the Year.
The Buntjer farm started in 2007 when Mark and Kim moved to the country. The family started out with chickens and a few calves for the children to take to the fair and eventually expanded to include registered Red Angus cattle and Boer goats. The Buntjers raise corn, soybeans and alfalfa on 360...
Alyssa Scheve is the new 4-H Coordinator for Todd County.
Summer has seen many things not come to pass, and for many, summer is the highlight of the year—the culmination of months’s or a year’s work. For Todd County’s youth in 4-H, this summer saw the cancellation of the annual Todd County Fair—the first time that had ever happened. While this wasn’t the...
Jaime Ostendorf is the new director of the Long Prairie Area Just for Kix program.
Like most things that came to a screeching halt this past spring, Just for Kix was one of those programs that found itself in a situation they had never been in before.  Suddenly the life blood of the program, in-person group classes were substituted with virtual classes while competitions and the...
Kaeden Beach leads the weekly Facebook Live devotion for the United Methodist Church of Clotho, Clarissa and Eagle Bend. Beach, a junior this year at the Long Prairie-Grey Eagle Secondary School, was an intern for the parish over the summer.
This summer was a summer of challenges, especially for people of faith.  As government restrictions started ramping up with the rise of the COVID-19 pandemic, churches were forced to adapt to a new reality and way of doing things.  For Kali Christensen, pastor of the United Methodist Church of...
Nancy Quance has joined Gustafson Law in Long Prairie as a new legal assistant.
Jean Gustafson at Gustafson Law is proud to announce a new addition to her staff in Long Prairie.  Nancy Quance has joined Gustafson Law as a legal assistant.  Quance and Gustafson, who specializes in elder law, had a bit of a history together, having worked together on a common case in the past,...
The next meeting of the Prairie Quilters Club will be held on Thursday, September 10 at 6:30 pm at Thunder Lodge in Long Prairie. We will have supper first, followed by the meeting in the dining area. Hope to see you there.  


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