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According to a statement from Dan Drilling of the Sears Hometown  Outlet in Little Falls, the recent bankruptcy filing by Sears Holding Co. does not apply to local Hometown stores. Drilling said his Sears store and others like it have been separated from Sears Holdings since 2012. He said his Sears...
The November 2018 meeting of the Prairie Quilters will be held Thursday, Nov. 1, at 7 p.m. at the Long Prairie Senior Citizens Center at 50 3rd St North (right on Hwy 27 in Long Prairie next to the Library) with plenty of additional parking behind the building. Join us for a fun evening of quilt...
The Long Prairie Chamber of Commerce has one remaining candidate forum for the upcoming election.  The forum will feature candidates for the Long Prairie City Council. The city council and mayor’s forum will be held Oct. 29 at 7 p.m. in the LPGE Secondary School auditorium. The Long Prairie Chamber...
The Long Prairie Police Department is reminding residents that winter parking regulations are going into effect Nov. 1 and will run through March 31., 2019.  There will be no parking from 1:30 a.m. to 5:30 a.m. on Central Ave. east of Todd St. to 6th St. SE.  The rest of downtown along Central...
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...
Next month, the American Lutheran Church in Long Prairie will be among 5,000 drop-off locations collecting shoebox gifts for children overseas during Operation Christmas Child’s national collection week Nov. 12-19.  Long Prairie families, churches and other groups are asked to transform empty...
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...

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