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  The Swanville School District plans on taking full advantage of the new state funding for the maintenance of buildings and facilities offered by the state.   To this end, the district needed to complete and approve a 10-year facilities plan that outlined potential projects and costs.  The total...
For many years, Master Gardeners have been active in the Long Prairie area and surrounding communities. However, more members are needed to keep the organization functioning and vital. Who are Master Gardeners? Master Gardeners come from all walks of life and volunteer on behalf of the U of M...
Crafters wanted at the St. John’s Catholic Church 31st Annual Craft Fair in Swanville, Saturday, Oct. 3, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Over 70 exhibitors. For registration call Charee at 320-573-4271. Great craft show for beginners or experienced crafters.  
The first concert of the 2015/2016 season of the Central Lakes Concert Association will take place on Friday, Sept. 18 at 7:30 p.m. Jim Witter will be presenting his show “The Piano Men” in the Tastefully Simple Performing Arts Center in the Alexandria Area High School. You must be a member of the...
The 2015 annual meeting of the Morrison County Historical Society will take place during its program “Ghost Towns Revisited” on Sunday, Sept. 27, 2015, at the Charles A. Weyehaeuser Memorial Museum, 2151 South Lindbergh Drive, Little Falls, MN. The event begins with social time at 6:30 p.m., the...
USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) reminds eligible producers that enrollment in the Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC) programs for 2014 and 2015 ends Sept. 30, 2015.  The new programs, established by the 2014 Farm Bill, trigger financial protections for agricultural...
USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) reminds dairy producers they have until Sept. 30 to enroll in the Margin Protection Program for Dairy (MPP-Dairy) for 2016. The MPP-Dairy Program provides important risk protection for dairy operations, so it is important not to miss the deadline for enrollment.  ...
To help travelers plan their fall hikes, bike rides, paddling trips and scenic drives to coincide as closely as possible with peak color, staff at Minnesota state parks and recreation areas will update an online fall color finder every Thursday, starting Sept. 10. This online trip-planning tool...
Shawn Saarela, a member of the Long Prairie Fire Department recently passed away and was honored with a Fireman’s Funeral
  When we think of a hero, how do we envision them? Are they those whom go above and beyond the call of duty—the ones that plow forward when nobody else will, all the while shouldering burden after burden? Perhaps so, and furthermore, would we recognize one when we see them? Our heroes are amongst...
(Front to Back) Ashley Splonskowski, Katrina Meyer, Patti Larson, Joe Kahl, Michael Gumiela, Brett Eisenschenk, Kristi Reid, Katie Meyer, Anna Korver, Beth Hartokolis. Not Pictured: Ashley Pesta, Vanessa Wielenberg, Emily Smith, Deanna Zinter, Lara Miller, Amanda Notsch.
Long Prairie-Grey Eagle Schools is proud to welcome many new staff members to the LPGE Team.   Ashley Splonskowski, a University of Minnesota-Morris graduate will teach art to students in grades 1-8.  Ashley’s past experience includes teaching at Lac Qui Parle Valley High School, Benson High School...

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