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Live active. Live healthy. CentraCare Health – Long Prairie is offering a FREE six week Chronic Disease Self Management Course, starting September 16.  This course, taught by two certified RNs at CentraCare Health – Long Prairie, will help participants cope with chronic conditions such as diabetes...
Long Prairie will host a Diabetes Support Group starting at 4:30 p.m. September 15, in the Hospital Board Room, 20 Ninth Street SE, Long Prairie. Anyone with diabetes or wanting to learn more about diabetes is welcome to attend. Barb Helgeson, R.N., and Clara Faust, a registered dietician, will...
State Representative David Bly of District 20B will be the guest speaker at the state convention of the Minnesota National Farmers Organization on Saturday, Sept. 12. The Convention will be held at Elmer Z’s in Sauk Centre. State President Joe Neaton of Watertown will call the convention to order...
The Sustainable Farming Association has two field days planned this fall to help farmers build soil health for enhanced profitability, learn advanced fencing and cover crop techniques, and integrate livestock into their farm operations. The first event is 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sept. 18 at the Allen...
MARSHALL, Minn. (08/26/2015) — University of Minnesota Extension is offering two courses to help food service establishments meet the educational requirements for Certified Food Managers.  Certification renewal for food managers will be held on Tuesday, October 13, 2015, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m...
ST. CLOUD, Minn. (8/24/2015) In recent preservation classes, home food preservers shared that they processed home canned beets and chicken in a boiling waterbath. They did not know that safe home canned vegetables and meat require processing in a pressure canner.   Vegetables and meats contain too...
The Long Prairie City Council is looking at turning the former armory into a community center if a purchase of the property from the Minnesota National Guard goes through.
  A community center is something that has long been sought after in Long Prairie.  Sticking points in this storied endeavor have run the gammot from financing to location and maintenance. If things go according to plan, some of these concerns could be put to rest and Long Prairie could finally...
Jan Pederson readies her classroom at the LPGE Elementary School.
Teachers, students and parents alike are all getting ready to get back to school in the Long Prairie-Grey Eagle School District. Though many staff are already reporting back to get ready, school won’t start until after the Labor Day holiday. Classes will officially resume for the new school year...
  Fifty years is a long time for anything man-made to last, especially when it’s tasked with working underground.  Recently the Grey Eagle City Council had the sanitary sewer lines televised to see what condition the lines were in and if repairs or replacements were needed.  Grey Eagle Mayor Jim...
  The Todd County Board of Commissioners met last Tuesday for a Health and Human Services meeting as well as a work session that followed. The goal of the morning was to go over 2016 preliminary budgets for not only HHS, but several other county departments. HHS is currently close to the targeted...

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