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A benefit will be held to help support the family of Jacob Dinkel who is currently receiving cancer treatments. The benefit will be held this Saturday from 4:30-8:30 p.m. in the St. Mary’s Church basement.
It’s never easy to go through cancer treatment, but living in a small town has a way of making it easier, according to Linda and Charlie Dinkel of rural Long Prairie. “When Jacob went through cancer treatment five and a half years ago, it was all pretty overwhelming for our family. At first, you...
Super Tuesday has come and gone for Minnesota and the caucus goers have made their voices heard—for the most part at least.  State-wide, Marco Rubio edged both Ted Cruz and Donald Trump with 36.29 percent of the vote. Cruz carried 29.07 and Trump trailed with 21.37.  Todd County on the other hand...
The Grey Eagle City Council is looking at the possibility of repairing some of the city’s streets. In particular, the council is looking at seal coating and crack sealing. However, which streets will be done is not known at this time.  The council will research some preliminary costs for the...
  The Swanville School Board had a light meeting dealing primarily with regular business items recently. First up for the board was the issue of girl’s softball with the new season looming. The board approved the hiring of Paige Beseman as the head coach and Carly Leslie as the assistant. The board...
Todd County is moving one step closer to establishing a mass notification system in the event of emergencies. Todd County Emergency Management Director Mike Wisniewski was on hand to provide information on funding and some initial details on the system.  Wisniewski told the board that through...
The City of Long Prairie is taking a preliminary look at a possible wastewater treatment expansion to accommodate for greater usage from local industries.  Long Prairie City Administrator Brenda Thomes said the city is at the point where local industry is expanding and usage continues to go up,...
CentraCare Health – Long Prairie is hosting a community meeting to discuss plans to revitalize the Long Prairie Farmers Market. To enhance the success of the Share Health CSA program, CentraCare Health–Long Prairie would like to rejuvenate the local farmers market. How can we once again create a...
CentraCare Health–Long Prairie is partnering with the Long Prairie-Grey Eagle Secondary School, the Long Prairie Area Chamber of Commerce and Marnita’s Table to host a Career Fair on April 1, 2016. The event will be held at the Long Prairie-Grey Eagle Secondary School, 510 9th St. NE, from 5-8 pm...
Deadlines for removing fish houses, dark houses and portable shelters from state waterways are rapidly approaching, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. Dates of removal are determined by an east-west line formed by U.S. Highway 10, east along Highway 34 to Minnesota Hwy. 200...
The Long Prairie Fire Department responded to a fire in the sanctuary of the Trinity Lutheran Church last week.
The Long Prairie Fire Department was paged to a fire at 610 2nd Ave SE at the Trinity Lutheran Church Feb. 23.  A roof repair crew using a torch to heat the roof started a fire in the corner of the roof. It burned through to the sanctuary.  The crew used several fire extinguishers on the fire. The...

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