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Don Rasmussen
  The Long Prairie City Council, like the Long Prairie-Grey Eagle School Board, will be a very contested race with three people gunning for the Mayor’s seat and five more candidates looking to fill two seats on the city council. With so many candidates to pick from, we asked them some open-ended...
Stephen Browning, a DFLer from Little Falls, is taking on Rep. Ron Kresha for control of House Dist. 9B.
  In rural Minnesota the lines between a Republican and a Democrat can often be blurred, especially if they’re running for public office.  Stephen Browning, the DFL candidate in the District 9B race, is looking to unseat the incumbent and Republican Majority Whip, Ron Kresha and bring his...
The Long Prairie Chamber Orchestra.
The Centre Area Concert Association is playing host to the Long Prairie Chamber Orchestra for a free concert Oct. 26. The CACA is presenting the concert as free to the public, courtesy of a Community Arts Support Grant from the Central Minnesota Arts Board with funds from the Legacy Amendment. The...
The Long Prairie Chamber of Commerce has scheduled two candidate forums for the upcoming election.  The forums will feature candidates for the Long Prairie City Council and another forum will feature candidates for the Long Prairie-Grey Eagle School Board. The school board candidate forum will be...
Halloween may be a fun holiday for children, but for parents, trick-or-treat time can be a little troublesome, warned the Long Prairie Police Department. Concerns about children’s safety, whether they are out in the neighborhood or back at home with bountiful bags of goodies can cast a spell on the...
Coborn’s, Inc., and CentraCare Health have expanded their partnership to provide greater access to health care for people living across Central Minnesota through quickClinics which provide convenient and low-cost care options within grocery stores. The newly opened quickClinics are located  at 214...
Todd County Public Health and Human Services has scheduled flu vaccine clinics during the month of September and October. The following flu vaccines are available:  Pediatric (6 – 35 months of age), Quadrivalent (3 – 64 yrs), High Dose (65 yrs and up) (No Flu Mist available this year). Todd County...
The Long Prairie City Council fire Long Prairie City Administrator Brenda Thomes after a closed session Monday night.
The Long Prairie City Council has fired Long Prairie City Administrator Brenda Thomes effective immediately after a closed session of the council during its meeting last night.  Former city administrator David Venekamp will serve as the interim city administrator until a replacement can be found....
The Long Prairie-Grey Eagle Elementary students took part in a color run for their new school fundraiser.
  For many years, the children at the Long Prairie-Grey Eagle Elementary School would come home with envelopes full of catalogs with products to sell to help raise money for the school. These funds would go towards programming, field trips and other activities. While this seemed like a good idea...
Amanda Hinson
  The November 6 election will feature a number of contested races, but maybe non as sought after as a seat on the Long Prairie-Grey Eagle School Board. The school board has three seats up for election, and seven candidates will be on the ballot in November.  The Long Prairie Leader asked these...

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