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The Browerville Evergreen Cemetery Association will hold its annual meeting on Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 6 p.m. at the Browerville Vet’s Club.   
The Long Prairie Fire Department responded to a grass fire Wednesday, April 13 at 25883 165th Avenue. According to the Long Prairie Fire Department, 5-8 acres of grass and brush and some pine trees were burned in the blaze.  The cause of the fire is being attributed to a 7-year-old child playing...
  With Commissioner David Kircher opposed, the board approved the revised generalist job description, submitting the description to Springsted, and will post the job opening upon Springsted completion. Kircher had asked if the revised job description would include a grade change and a salary...
The ninth annual Cinco de mayo celebration will be held at the Long Prairie-Grey Eagle High School on Friday May 6th from 5-7:30 p.m. A special performance of Maypole dancing will be featured at the celebration.  Duluth folk dancing artist Terrence Smith will construct two colorful Maypoles and he...
CentraCare Health–Long Prairie will have a person to help patients one-on-one with bill paying and financial help every other Friday starting, Friday, April 15, 2016. Ask for Pam Kraker at the front desk, 20 Ninth Street SE, Long Prairie. Pam will help patients with billing questions, financial...
The Internal Revenue Service has some advice for taxpayers this April Fool’s Day that  may prevent them from being the victim of a tax scam: Don’t be fooled by scammers. Stay safe and be informed. Here are some of the most recent IRS-related scams to be on the lookout for: Telephone Scams...
Authorities and first responders worked to secure a tractor-trailer accident at the intersection of Highway 71 and Highway 27 south of Long Prairie Monday afternoon. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, a 2000 Chevrolet Silverado driven by Eugene J. Yarke, 80, Sauk Centre, was driving...
Rank Rags puts itself on the map with rodeo brand clothes
The goal of any business is to discover its niche in the world. Around here, that can be easier said than done. So if you have something that people want, you can’t necessarily expect them to come to you, you have to go where your customers are.  So that’s exactly what Tom and Tammy Thibodeau did...
John Poston
Saturday, April 2, in Verndale, the Republicans in Senate District 9 endorsed Sen. Paul Gazelka and Rep. Ron Kresha, House District 9B, in their re-election bids.  They had no challengers for endorsement.  “I will continue my efforts for children, education, a better business climate and middle...
Juan Felipe Herrera
Central Lakes College’s Verse Like Water program presents Juan Felipe Herrera, the first Latino to be named US Poet Laureate by the Library of Congress.  Herrera will hold a reading at 8:45 a.m. at the Long Prairie-Grey Eagle High School and at noon on April 22 in the Chalberg Theatre, Brainerd...

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