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The Long Prairie City Council is attempting to straighten out the city’s finances with the adoption of a revised budget and levy for 2019.  After the ouster of the former city administrator earlier this fall, interim and former city administrator David Venekamp has spent much of this fall trying to...
Jean Gustafson has taken over Marlene Clark’s legal practice in Long Prairie.
One of Long Prairie’s longest serving attornies, Marlene Clark, will be stepping aside and into retirement. Filling that void will be Jean Gustafson, a 25 year veteran of the Minnesota Bar who has practiced mainly in the Crosby and Brainerd area.  Gustafson has already hit the ground running,...
Dr. Zellmer
CentraCare Health – Long Prairie is pleased to welcome Dr. Jonathan Zellmer to their surgical staff.  Dr. Jonathan Zellmer received his medical degree from the University of Minnesota Medical School and completed his residency at Gundersen Lutheran Medical Foundation located in La Crosse, Wisconsin...
The Long Prairie Chamber Orchestra will present its annual New Years Eve concert FareWellCome.
The Long Prairie Chamber Orchestra will once again usher in the New Year with a special concert. Following on the heels of the Opus Elephantus (Dance of the Elephants) world premiere at their Dancing is Universal concert, the LPCO will have another piece by Bachyavelli: Opus Sueus is a parody of...
On 11-27-18 the Todd county Sheriff's Office along with members of the Central MN Violent Offender Task Force executed a search warrant at the address of 16861 171st Ave in Gordon Township Todd County for narcotics. Taken into custody were: Sharon Lee Sorenson DOB/11-30-1956 (61) and Michael Brian...
December 1, shortly before 12:30 p.m., Cole Crosby (18) of rural Osakis was driving a 2013 Polaris Ranger on Osakis Lake and was lucky to escape from the lake uninjured according to the Todd County Sheriff’s Office.  The Todd County Sheriff’s Office reports that the Polaris Ranger broke through the...
The Long Prairie-Grey Eagle Secondary School yearbook club was recently designated a Program of Excellence by Jostens, making it one of the top three percent in the nation.
The Long Prairie-Grey Eagle Secondary School yearkbook club and it’s advisor Matthew Breiter for the second year in a row were recognized by Jostens for being a Program of Excellence.  The high school year book, which is staffed by four students and the advisor, is one of 500 of Josten’s 17,000...
St. Mary of Mt. Carmel in Long Prairie would become clustered with Christ the King in Browerville and St. Josephs in Clarissa along with the Catholic Churches in Swanville and Grey Eagle.
A proposed plan being considered by the Diocese of St. Cloud could mean some changes for our area Catholic Churches.  This proposal would essentially breakup some existing clusters and formulate new ones to more wholly serve the area with the diminishing number of priests within the diocese.  At...
The staff for the music department at Long Prairie-Grey Eagle gave an update on some of the things they have done and other events planned for the future at the monthly board meeting on Nov. 19. The monthly department updates is a new plan brought in by new secondary principal Barton Rud. Grades 7-...
The 2018 Todd County 4-H Achievement Program was held Friday evening,    November 16, at the Browerville Community Center.  More than 100 area organizations, businesses and individuals sponsored numerous awards to deserving 4-H'ers and their leaders. Receiving the awards were  10 YEAR MEMBERS PIN...

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