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The former creamery building in downtown Long Prairie is set to be demolished by the city.
  The Long Prairie City Council is preparing to move forward with the demolition of the former creamery building in downtown Long Prairie.  The building, which last held the Bjerga Feed store, has fallen into a state of disrepair. In fact, during the last significant weather event, portions of the...
The Todd County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an ATV accident that resulted in one person being airlifted to St. Cloud.  The Todd County Sheriff’s Office reported that around 9 p.m. Aug. 5 they received a report of an ATV accident on Akela Drive in Kandota Township.  Witnesses stated that the...
  The Long Prairie City Council is moving forward with its wastewater treatment facility expansion project.  The council approved the sale of two bonds; a Series A bond valued at $12 million and a Series B bond valued at nearly $2 million.  The sale of the bonds will allow the city to move forward...
This year’s Princess Kay finalists include, in back row, from left: Katherine Gathje, Korissa Lindquist, Laura Grimm, Calissa Lubben, Ashley Maus, Melendy Miller. Front row, from left: Julia Mullenbach, Rebekka Paskewitz, Amy Broll, Megan Hollermann, Catherine Thompson, Blaize Dankers.
It’s hard to believe, but the start of the Minnesota State Fair is just two weeks away. From butter sculptures to bottomless milk, it’s time once again to celebrate dairy traditions at the Great Minnesota Get-Together!  Visitors to this year’s fair have a variety of ways they can partake in all the...
Daniel Carlisle
Todd-Wadena Electric Cooperative (TWEC) Board of Directors is pleased to announce Daniel Carlisle has accepted the position as President/Chief Executive Officer and Legal Counsel. Carlisle, who currently serves as an attorney for Pemberton Law Office, will succeed current President/CEO Robin Doege...
CentraCare Health – Long Prairie’s Meadow Place, located at 220 CentraCare Drive, (just south of the medical campus), will have a 1st Anniversary open house celebration from 2 p.m. – 4p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 30. Meet and join the Meadow Place team for tours, hors d’oeuvre’s, and music by the Cline...
Following heavy rains this past spring, more lakeshore property owners than usual were asking the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources about an unexpected visitor – floating bogs dislodged by the high water and coming to rest against docks, water outlets and boat landings. “This has been a...
Hunters can apply through Friday, Aug. 17, for the regular archery deer hunts at Camp Ripley near Little Falls. Apply online at mndnr.gov/buyalicense, by phone at 888-665-4236 or in person wherever Minnesota hunting and fishing licenses are sold.  Hunters may pick from only one of two hunting...
Cierra Kuehne of Long Prairie, center, was surprised by Make-A-Wish representatives Nicole and Bri, with a trip to Walt Disney World, Universal Studios and Sea World.
  Cierra Kuehne will be a second grader this year at the Long Prairie Elementary School and she will come into the new school year riding on a wave of excitement.  The excitement won’t be the typical jitters for a new school year. No, she will have just come back from a trip to Walt Disney World,...
Road work and new sidewalks will hopefully eliminate flooding issues at the east entrance of the school building. The work is being done as part of the district’s long-term facilities plan.
  The Swanville School Board moved forward with its long range facilities plan.  With additional revenue allotted to school districts to maintain their facilities, districts across the state are checking off projects that in some cases have been long over due.  In Swanville the school board...

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