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  A jury trial has been set for the 2nd Degree Murder case against Jose Raul Herrera Torres of Long Prairie.  Herrera, who petitioned the court for a speedy trial, is scheduled to stand trial in Todd County District Court Nov. 28 through Dec. 1.  Herrera is charged with the July 27 murder or...
  A settlement conference hearing in September wasn’t able to bring about a resolution to the manslaughter case against Tyler Slagerman of rural Todd County for the shooting death of Lacey J. Kuschel in Clarissa on Feb. 25.  It was at this hearing that it became evident the matter would move on to...
Central Minnesota Credit Union recently made a $1,000 donation to the Long Prairie Fire Department. On hand for the donation were, from left, Todd Bussmann, District VP at CMCU; Jim Kreemer, Chief of Long Prairie Fire Department; Jason Sellnow, Fireman at Long Prairie Fire Department; Marcus Berscheid, Long Prairie Branch Manager at CMCU; and Gary Meyer SVP of Branch Administration at CMCU  
Central Minnesota Credit Union Foundation is pleased to announce a $1,000 donation made to the Long Prairie Fire Department.  The Long Prairie Fire Department will use these funds towards the purchase of a Zoll Automatic External Defibrillator (AED).  “When someone has a sudden cardiac arrest, you...
Long Prairie once again hosted a Ghost Walk that explored locations and the history of them around the downtown area. Previous walks have focused on Central Avenue, but this year’s looked at areas on the periphery. Author and paranormal investigator Adrian Lee once again led the walk. The tour...
The City of Long Prairie is finding out just how volatile the insurance market can be when it comes to offering health insurance coverage. The city had already completed contract negotiations, but had left an opening for a change in health insurance coverage. And it’s a good thing they did.  The...
The Todd County Soil and Water District is reminding the public that the state buffer law takes effect November 1, 2017 for landowners on public water.  Todd County will be starting enforcement on this date. Failure to comply with the law will result in multiple fines. An extension is available to...
The first concert of the 42nd season of the Long Prairie Chamber Orchestra is this coming Saturday, October 28th at 7:30 pm at the LPGE High School Auditorium. This season’s theme is a Journey through the Centuries with the fall concert featuring a major work from each of the 18th, 19th and 20th...
CentraCare Health-Long Prairie's new medical campus officially opened for operation Monday. Last Friday a ribbon cutting was held and tours for the public were given.
By all accounts, the open house for the CentraCare Health – Long Prairie medical campus was a huge success. On Monday, Oct. 9 more than 900 people attended the ribbon cutting ceremony and open house for the $30.8 million 65,000-square-foot medical campus. This opening is a culmination of two years...
  We’ve all heard it, and we’ve all maybe told the tall tale of how our fathers, or even ourselves for that matter, used to walk to and from school uphill both ways with a younger sibling on our backs in a year-round snow storm.  As with all old tales, there is woven in a certain amount of truth to...
  How and when do we pay for many of the things we need and use? For food, water, housing, transportation and a long list of items necessary to continue living on a day-to-day, month to month and year to year basis, it is the pay as we go system.  We pay for the gas in the car, the food at the...

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