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The comfortable surroundings of CentraCare’s new assisted living facility will be on display during an open house Aug. 9.
CentraCare Health – Long Prairie’s new assisted living complex, Meadow Place, will have an open house from 3 p.m. – 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 9. The apartments are located at 220 CentraCare Drive, near the new medical campus and are expected to open August 14. Meadow Place features 24 assisted...
Call it a big Scramble Success! The CentraCare Health Foundation-Long Prairie raised over $40,000 at the 21st Annual Golf Scramble on July 17 at the Long Prairie Country Club. The event drew 124 golfers.  The funds raised will be designated to the following priority projects:  •Two $500 college...
The Todd County Sheriff’s Office responded to a house fire around 1:55 p.m. July 29 at 27686 Oberon Loop, Browerville.  The sheriff’s office reported that nobody was in the house at the time of the fire. The house was deemed a total loss.  The Browerville and Clarissa fire departments responded to...
The suspected homicide occured at 451 Todd St. S. in Long Prairie the evening of July 27.
Neighbors in the Todd Street South area can breath a sigh of relief as authorities have found and detained a man wanted in a homicide investigation. Jose Raul Herrera Torres, 35, Long Prairie, made his first appearance in Todd County District Court Monday where he was charged with 2nd Degree Murder...
With the help of people from here at home and across the United States, the lawn at the Long Drive-In will once again fill up for years of memories.
A storm’s wrath lasts but a moment in time. Though it’s damage can be measured in terms of loss, it will often times pale in comparison to what comes next when a community pulls together. Now that the damage has been dealt with from the straight line winds and torrential downpours that occurred two...
Chuck Wolf, right and Amy Zitur, enjoyed a balmy day on the deck of their expedition ship to Antarctica.
Chuck Wolf of Long Prairie and Amy Zitur of Minneapolis recently returned from spending time in Iceland and earlier this year were in Antarctica.  “We had many reasons for choosing both these locations, and the opportunity to experience two summer solstices in different hemispheres within a six...
The City of Long Prairie is seeking public participation on development of their Downtown Vision Plan. A steering committee consisting of community members and city staff was formed in May 2017 to begin the planning process.  The city is inviting the public to get involved by attending two public...
  Tyler Slagerman of rural Staples has pleaded not guilty to 2nd Degree Unintentional Manslaughter of Lacey J. Kuschel of Clarissa. Slagerman entered his plea in Todd County District Court July 24. Slagerman also plead not guilty to a gross-misdemeanor charge of child endangerment. Slagerman’s...
Access to Highway 27 and Riverside Drive from Highway 71 in Long Prairie to close and detour the week of July 31. The closure is necessary to repair drainage pipes below the roadway, and will take up to five days to complete, weather permitting. Motorists can expect: -Highway 27 to close between...
Jose Raul Herrera Torres has been located by law enforcement and is currently in custody.
The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension has announced that they now have in custody Jose Raul Herrera Torres in the suspected Long Prairie Todd Street murder.  Early this morning, Herrera was believed to have been in the New London area around 12:20 a.m. and then in the Cold Spring area...

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