News

-A +A
  Enrollment in the Swanville School district has remained by and large steady over last years numbers, however some classes have seen enough of an increase to cause issues with staffing. With this, the board approved the resignation of Shannon Bjorge and thanked her for her years of service.  The...
  The Grey Eagle City Council approved a couple of rate increases for city utilities effective Jan. 1, 2016. The base rate for water service will increase to $14 from $12.50.  Also increasing is the base rate for sanitary sewer service. This will go to $32.00 from the current $29.75.  Along with...
A Hewitt man, 25-year-old Don Poplin, who was driving a Chevrolet Silverado, collided with a 1998 Chevrolet Lumina driven by 56-year-old Charles Denny of Staples resulting in Denny’s death. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, Denny was traveling south on US Highway 71 near Wadena and made a...
Grace Schultz
The Swanville High School is proud to announce ninth grade student Grace Schultz as the grade seven through nine Student of the Month for September.  Grace is the daughter of Charlie and Jill Schultz. Grace stays active in school by participating in a wide range of activities. She has participated...
An undisclosed number of cattle being hauled by semi driver Nicholas Cotter, 30, Browerville, were killed when his tractor-trailer rolled on I-94 near St. Joseph.  According to the Minnesota State Patrol, the accident occurred around 4:40 a.m. Friday on the westbound lanes just east of the St....
The Long Prairie City Council recently approved a number of items to upgrade some items for the city.  The first item the council acted on was for a rooftop unit at the old city hall building, which housed the Long Prairie Chamber of Commerce and Great River Regional Library branch. The bid for...
People living in Todd County who have trouble paying home energy bills may be eligible for assistance through the Energy Assistance Program (EAP). The Energy Assistance Program is funded by the Minnesota Department of Commerce and the United States Department of Health & Human Services. People...
Agricultural producers looking to solve natural resource problems on their farms will want to plan ahead and sign-up early for United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) funding.  Cathee Pullman, USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) State Conservationist in Minnesota, announced...
The Department of Natural Resources reminds Minnesotans to be careful this fall when burning vegetative debris. “In Minnesota, 98 percent of all wildfires are caused by people, and the largest contributor is burning debris like leaves, grass and brush,” said Linda Gormanson, DNR wildfire prevention...
LPGE football coach Randy Mechels has now been placed on paid administrative leave.
Two weeks ago Long Prairie-Grey Eagle High School head football coach Randy Mechels offered his resignation before the season had come to an end.  However, things have changed regarding this. The Long Prairie-Grey Eagle School Board held a closed session Oct. 7 under Minnesota statute in relation...

Pages

Long Prairie Leader

P.O. Box 479
21 3rd Street S
Long Prairie, MN 56347
Phone: (320) 732-2151
Fax: (320) 732-2152
Email: info@lpleader.com

 

Sign Up For Breaking News

Stay informed on our latest news!

Manage my subscriptions

Subscribe to Long Prairie Leader Newsletter feed
Comment Here