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  CentraCare and the City of Long Prairie are still trying to figure out a way to make a city contribution possible for the new Community Wellness Center project.  CentraCare has made a request for a $100,000 cash donation, however the city has yet to decide on that request in particular.  The city...
Cold winters with abundant snowfall can lead to fish die-offs and the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has already taken reports of this process, known as winterkill, occurring in lakes near Brainerd, Hinckley and the Twin Cities area. “While seeing lots of dead fish can be disconcerting,...
Registration for the 2018 I Can! programs that teach camping, paddling, mountain biking and fishing skills at Minnesota state parks and trails begins Tuesday, March 27, according to the Department of Natural Resources.  The I Can! series helps beginners of all ages learn outdoor skills. The...
  The recent school shooting in Parkland, Fla. has encouraged many lawmakers across the country and in Minnesota to revive and rehash various proposals, from increasing mental health resources to new gun restrictions. While most agree that something must be done, finding a solution that pleases...
Volunteers, advocates and staff from CentraCare Health-Long Prairie traveled to the state capitol to lobby for the community wellness center.
  Wednesday of last week was a big day for CentraCare Health—Long Prairie. A group of about 20 people traveled south to the legislature to help push legislation through that could benefit the Community Wellness Center project. CentraCare is seeking $1.5 million in funding from the state through the...
  The City of Long Prairie is looking to expand its wastewater facility to accommodate for increased industrial use and expansion.  However, before the city can proceed with the project, the MPCA and the city must hold a public comment period, which began on March 5 and will end on May 4. ...
  Hundreds of people filled the Capitol Corridor outside a March 1 hearing of the House Public Safety and Security Policy and Finance Committee where two gun-related bills were heard.  With the Valentine’s Day shooting at a Florida high school still fresh in the minds of many people, love was not...
Ben Winchester, from the University of Minnesota, will be returning to Todd County for presentation on April 9, 2018 at the Hilltop Regional Kitchen in Eagle Bend. The meeting will begin at 1 p.m.    Ben was in Todd County in January 2017, presenting his research on the topic “Rewriting the Rural...
March 15 the Central Minnesota Credit Union presented Rocio Rivera of the 2018 Cinco de Mayo Planning Committee with a $300 donation for this years Cinco de Mayo Fiesta. Presenting Rivera (r) with the check are (left to center) Diane Smith and Kim Morrill. Rivera is also a Teller at CMCU. The...
Stephanie Mayers
Stephanie Mayers, a financial advisor with Central Minnesota Financial Advisors located at Central Minnesota Credit Union, has been named a “Woman of Distinction” - a recognition which honors female financial advisors for their performance and extraordinary efforts in promoting financial security....

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