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Forty-nine educators from Region 5 schools were honored by National Joint Powers Alliance® (NJPA) on Wednesday night at its fifth-annual Educators of Excellence Awards Banquet at Grand View Lodge near Nisswa. Nominated by their respective schools for their commitment to excellence, these educators...
Residents and staff at the CentraCare Meadow Place Assisted Living in Long Prairie teamed up with the first graders at St. Mary of Mt. Carmel School to paint rocks for the Kindness Rocks program.
CentraCare Health will join the Kindness Rocks campaign this summer.  As you make your way around town, keep your eyes open and see if you can spot some of the brightly painted rocks left about for people to find.  Why are these rocks being placed around the community? The hope is that if someone...
Todd County area law enforcement members were recently honored by the Long Prairie Rotary Club and Long Prairie Lions Club during a recent appreciation dinner and program at the Long Prairie-Grey Eagle Secondary School. Speaking at the event was 7th Judicial District Judge Kris Davick-Halfen....
CentraCare Health – Long Prairie will host its annual Community Wellness Fair, 1K and 5K runs from 9:30 a.m. to noon on Saturday, June 16 at the at First Baptist Church, 401 Fourth St. S. in Long Prairie. Registration for the family fun run/walk begins at 8 a.m. The 1K kids run will start at 8:30 a...
Soil and Water Conversation Districts are local units of government designed to help citizens conserve their soil, water and other renewable natural resources.   Their mission is to coordinate assistance from available sources – public and private, local, state and federal – to work together and...
CentraCare Health is rolling out its Telestroke/Vascular Neurology Clinic to eight new sites, organizing a collaborative network of 16 different locations that will blanket much of rural Minnesota with coverage for people who suffer a stroke or TIA (transient ischemic attack).  With the help of a...
  Remember February? The days were shorter, colder and lawmakers prioritized conforming Minnesota’s tax code with a December federal overhaul, patching MNLARS, groups were jockeying for capital investment money and, at the end of that month – 12 weeks ago – the administration announced the state...
Veterans returning from Vietnam were met with lined streets of well-wishers in Swanville.
By Jason C. Brown, Publisher/Editor   War is a terrible thing. While the public safe at home and the soldiers on the front lines can find comfort that the sacrifices are justified in the results, few can argue that Vietnam was such an endeavor.  While the soldiers that bled in the mud were fighting...
By Jason C. Brown, Publisher/Editor   The last part of the downtown revitalization project looks at the various initiatives needed for this project to be considered a success and address the needs and wants of businesses, visitors and community members. Goals and Policies   The goals and policies...
  Title IX was one of the topics of discussion for the Board of Education at Long Prairie-Grey Eagle at last Monday’s special meeting. While it was not the main reason for the meeting, the Board has spent the last couple of months discussing potential routes after last winter’s coaching staff in...

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