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Pictured back row from left: Matt Jasken, Ben Katterhagen, Nathan Ruda,  Derek Loxtercamp, Sam Olson,  Isaac Cebulla,  Noah Koltes,  Issy Allen. Front row from left: Caleb Jasken, Weston Heuer, Derek Dempsey,  Miles Elmes, Oren Gamradt, Andrew Katterhagen. Not pictured: Erin Blanchard, coaches Dave Ruda, Jeff Berg, Paul Weinzierl, and Kim Loxtercamp.
The Long Prairie-Grey Eagle Trap Shooting Team concluded their final week of fall shooting on October 25. The team finished in 2nd place in their conference  of eight competing schools. Approximately 90 teams from around the state participated in this year’s fall team event. Derek Loxtercamp was...
LONG PRAIRIE, Minn.—The University of Minnesota Extension Beef Team will be bringing the Cattle Feeder Days program to central Minnesota in early December.  Cattle Feeder Days is one of two multi-site travelling programs offered by the Extension Beef Team each year (the other is Cow/Calf Days). ...
The former Long Prairie Creamery Cooperative building has been a source of controversy between the MPCA and local citizens.
The public and the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency were mixing like oil and water during a recent special meeting of the Long Prairie City Council. The MPCA was on hand at the special meeting to present its findings on a project that has lasted for more than 30 years in the downtown Long Prairie...
The Friday after Thanksgiving won’t be so black around Long Prairie.  Organizers are gearing up for another Bright Friday Night in Long Prairie on Nov. 27.  The festivities will begin that day with a free matinee movie and popcorn at the Long Prairie Library starting at 2:30 p.m.  Hemker’s Petting...
Brandon Kelly, Dale Gimbel and Vicki Meyer of Central MN Realty. Birdsell Realty has been sold to Central MN Realty with Gimbel and Meyer moving over with the business.
The beginning of October marked the end of an era for a real estate business and brokerage in Long Prairie and Todd County as Dale Gimbel transferred ownership of Birdsell Realty to Central MN Realty.  Brandon Kelly, who joined Central MN Realty earlier this year after working for East-West Realty...
  The Todd County Board of Commissioners has disbanded the Todd County Health and Human Services Committee, which is comprised of the entire county board of commissioners. The committee was seen as redundant, because the actions taken by it needed to be ratified by the board at a regular board...
The Honor Guard members exit the stage after posting the colors.
The Kindergarten-6th grade students at Long Prairie-Grey Eagle Elementary piled into the gym last Wednesday and thanked this country’s heroes as part of their Veterans Day program. The kids played instruments, sang songs, and read essays about the people who are fighting, and have fought to protect...
From Sea to Shining Sea, Celebrating America in Song will be held Saturday, Nov. 21 at 7:30 p.m. at the Long Prairie-Grey Eagle High School Auditorium. Sponsored by Legacy Chorale of Greater Minnesota. Tickets available at the door, and at the Long Prairie Leader. For more information call 218-270-...
Swanville’s seventh through twelfth grade students are busy flexing their acting muscles in preparation for their Fall play.  To find out why this show is just another high school play, join them on Friday and Saturday, November 20 & 21 at 7:30 p.m. in the Swanville School Auditorium. Admission...
Voters cast their decision on the LPGE referendum Nov. 3. Both LPGE and Swanville passed their referendum ballot questions.
It was a make or break situation for two local school districts on Nov. 3. However, voters in the Long Prairie-Grey Eagle and Swanville School Districts approved the passage of referendums in each district, ensuring increased long-term funding.  In the LPGE School District, the voters approved a 10...

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