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The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS), Minnesota Department of Health (MDH), Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP), Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) and local health departments are investigating at least four cases of salmonellosis...
Minnesota’s “no registration weekend” for all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), which was scheduled for June 8-10, has been postponed until Sept. 7-9, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.  The change will allow for the completion of new trails, including a 159-mile route that will...
Groups aiming to get more people to hunt and fish have until 2 p.m. Thursday, June 28, to apply for grants that are available from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.  The grants are a response to an ongoing issue: While anglers still cast lines and hunters head to deer camp each year,...
It’s that time of year again - time to crank up the A/C, hunker down with good books and win great prizes with Great River Regional Library. GRRL kicked off the annual Summer Reading Program (SRP) on Monday, June 11, continuing the celebration through Saturday, Aug. 11. The theme of this year’s...
CentraCare Health–Long Prairie will receive $700,000 from the Minnesota Legislature to be used towards a Regional Community Well-Being Center after Gov. Mark Dayton signed the Omnibus Bonding Bill, which totaled $1.5 billion in projects across the state.  Local lawmakers Rep. Ron Kresha (R-Little...
Curt and Dawn Richter have realized their dreams with the opening of Dragon Willow Winery south of Long Prairie.
  Think back five years and see where you were, now compare that to now. How have things changed? Five years ago, Dawn and Curt Richter were taking a leap into the unknown—they were busy planting grape vines in the hope they could soon open their very own winery. Now, fast forward five years and...
  Jose Rual Herrera-Torres will face sentencing today for the 2017 2nd Degree Murder of his girlfriend Dominga Guerrera.  Herrera was originally convicted of the 2nd Degree Murder charge back in December of 2017 in Todd County District Court after a jury found that he did not act in self defense...
  All parents have experienced opening up a kids’ backpack and found homework that needs to be completed by the following day. That whole concept was discussed by the Board of Education at Long Prairie-Grey Eagle at last Monday’s regular meeting. The idea of taking a look at the District’s homework...
Sunday Burquest
The American Lutheran Church Women invite all women in the surrounding communities to their annual Summer Salad Supper. It will be held Tuesday evening, June 12 at 5:45 p.m. in their Fellowship Hall at 215 9th Street SE, Long Prairie. The speaker will be Sunday Burquest. Sunday is a survivor. Her...
CentraCare Health – Long Prairie Registered Dietitian Clara Vancura, Master Gardener Lori Zellmann, LP/GE 4th grade teacher Ms. Laura Geinsenhof, Todd County Extension Office SNAP-Ed Educator Elizabeth Quillo at the school garden.
Funded by a grant through the University of MN Extension, LP/GE 4th grade and ALC students recently planted a variety of fruits, vegetables, and herbs in box gardens located on LP/GE school grounds.  Over the next few months, LP Kids will tend to these gardens and enjoy fruits of their labor, with...

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