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Cellist Eric Graf returns as soloist for the upcoming Long Prairie Chamber Orchestra after performing with the group a couple years ago.
With the chilly Minnesota winter continuing to drag on, there has never been a better time to stay inside and let the music of the Long Prairie Chamber Orchestra warm your heart. The LPCO will be wrapping up its 42nd season on Apr. 21 by performing the final installment of “Traveling Through the...
Are you ready to make a difference in the lives of Todd County youth? Recently, Todd County Citzens Against Drugs (CAD) administered an important survey to nearly 1,200 7-12th grade students in Staples/Motley, Long Prairie-Grey Eagle, Browerville, Bertha-Hewitt and Freshwater ISDs.   The survey...
With cold weather returning across much of the state, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources reminds ice anglers and other recreationists not to be fooled by any remaining ice on lakes and streams.  Over the past week, public safety officials have reported more than a half-dozen ice...
Anyone living near bear habitat is reminded to be aware of bears this spring and check their property for food sources that could attract bears.  “Bears are roaming around now with the lack of snow and warmer weather so interactions with people are going to start in central Minnesota which includes...
Jennifer Christensen, certified nurse midwife, and Lisa Theiler, RN, demonstrate the use of nitrous oxide for pain management during the labor and delivery process.
CentraCare Health – Long Prairie has expanded the options available to women for pain management during labor and delivery. Long used in Europe and Canada, nitrous oxide gained favor more recently in the United States. It’s been available since February in Long Prairie.  Nitrous oxide is a clear,...
  Following several tough years of making budget reductions while working toward achieving a balanced budget, the Long Prairie-Grey Eagle Board of Education received some tremendous news at the monthly meeting on Mar. 19. The early projection numbers indicate the District has made a total...
  CentraCare and the City of Long Prairie are still trying to figure out a way to make a city contribution possible for the new Community Wellness Center project.  CentraCare has made a request for a $100,000 cash donation, however the city has yet to decide on that request in particular.  The city...
Cold winters with abundant snowfall can lead to fish die-offs and the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has already taken reports of this process, known as winterkill, occurring in lakes near Brainerd, Hinckley and the Twin Cities area. “While seeing lots of dead fish can be disconcerting,...
Registration for the 2018 I Can! programs that teach camping, paddling, mountain biking and fishing skills at Minnesota state parks and trails begins Tuesday, March 27, according to the Department of Natural Resources.  The I Can! series helps beginners of all ages learn outdoor skills. The...
  The recent school shooting in Parkland, Fla. has encouraged many lawmakers across the country and in Minnesota to revive and rehash various proposals, from increasing mental health resources to new gun restrictions. While most agree that something must be done, finding a solution that pleases...

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