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From left: Juan Paramo (11), Blake Fossland (3), Eric Hinnenkamp (24), Noah Koltes, and Hudson Pung (21) celebrate after Hinnenkamp’s game winning double in extra innings last Friday.
On April 11, LPGE senior Eric Hinnenkamp played the hero role when he tossed a no-hitter against St. John’s Prep. In the Thunder’s next game, played against Osakis last Friday, he came up big yet again. After LPGE blew a lead in the late innings, they battled back to stay alive to set up Hinnenkamp...
Prairie Days will enjoy another year in Long Prairie after a reboot year last year. Prairie Days had been the premier summer festival focusing on Long Prairie for many years. However, like many things, its time had come and gone and was eventually replaced with PrairieFest. But after that suffered...
The Eagle Valley School District will officially disband after the end of this school year after a close 4-3 vote during the Eagle Valley School Board meeting April 10. The district, after finding it had exhausted all potential avenues of fiscal resurrection, has directed the administration to...
  Cross our fingers, but it may be safe to say that spring is finally here. The ice is out on the lakes, the grass is starting to green and that means only one thing, the fishing opener is just around the corner. But, what good is having a lake or other body of water if it is sick and constantly...
With pieces ranging from Mozart’s Magic Flute to Gilbert and Sullivan’s Pirates of Penzance, the LPCO has a wide variety of musical treats prepared for their upcoming spring concert on Saturday, April 22nd. The concert features six voice soloists from Concordia College, Moorehead. The students’...
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Long Prairie’s Pregnancy Resource Center will host its Share in Life Celebration, a fundraising banquet, April 27 at 6:30 at St. Mary of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church in Long Prairie.  Long Prairie native and CentraCare Health—Long Prairie family physican, Dr. Harrison Hanson, the center’s medical...
The tragedy of Joe Tikalsky’s death from a distracted driver in 2015 stretches beyond family and friends. He was a school bus driver from New Prague, and the generations of kids who rode his bus are now left with only memories of how he touched their lives. Law enforcement agencies across Minnesota...
On April 15, at approximately 12:35 p.m. the Todd County Sheriff’s Office responded to a two-vehicle accident at the intersection of County 11 and County 14 in Iona Township.  A 2014 GMC Sierra driven by Robert Carpentier of Wyoming, MN was traveling north on County 11, as his vehicle entered the...
Long Prairie Police Department in conjunction with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency will be hosting the National Drug Take Back Day, which will be held on April 29, 2017 from 10 a.m. to Noon at the Long Prairie City Hall.  Bring in your unused or expired prescription medications to City Hall and...
The sun continues to beat down and Minnesotans are coming out of hibernation. With the weather warming up, it’s time to get out and enjoy the heat and a perfect way to do that is to sign up for this year’s Mama Marla’s Hike it or Bike it event, which will take place on May 20. The event is...

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