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Access to Highway 27 and Riverside Drive from Highway 71 in Long Prairie to close and detour the week of July 31. The closure is necessary to repair drainage pipes below the roadway, and will take up to five days to complete, weather permitting. Motorists can expect: -Highway 27 to close between...
Jose Raul Herrera Torres has been located by law enforcement and is currently in custody.
The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension has announced that they now have in custody Jose Raul Herrera Torres in the suspected Long Prairie Todd Street murder.  Early this morning, Herrera was believed to have been in the New London area around 12:20 a.m. and then in the Cold Spring area...
Jose Raul Herrera Torres
The Long Prairie Police Department is asking for the public's help in locating a person of interest in a homicide. Authorities are searching for Jose Raul Herrera Torres, 35, Long Prairie. Herrera is believed to be driving a 2002 Tan Ford Focus with Minnesota license plate 976 DYA. Authorities are...
The Long Drive-In suffered serious damage due to last week's storms.
The storms that swept through town last week Monday left a trail of debris and damage in its wake. Though no confirmed tornados were sighted, Long Prairie Police Chief Kevin Langer did confirm that weather spotters did observe some formations, though nothing developed beyond that. Langer said that...
The City of Long Prairie is seeking public participation on development of their Downtown Vision Plan. A steering committee consisting of community members and city staff was formed in May 2017 to begin the planning process.  The city is inviting the public to get involved by attending two public...
Riders in the MS Tram made their way into Long Prairie last week.
The City of Long Prairie and the Long Prairie Area Chamber of Commerce would like to thank all of their sponsors, in-kind donors and volunteers who helped make the MS TRAM event possible. The sponsors include: Central Bi Products, CTC- Consolidated Telecommunications Company, Dan’s Prize, Impact...
Tuesday, August 1, the community of Long Prairie is invited to join forces with thousands of communities nationwide for the “34th Annual National Night Out” (NNO) crime and drug prevention event.  National Night Out encourages neighbors and communities to come together, get acquainted with one...
  The following is a list of select new laws passed during the 2017 regular and special legislative sessions that take effect Aug. 1, 2017.  The asterisk following the bill number denotes the language that became law. Summaries of all laws passed by the 2017 Legislature in regular and special...
The University of Minnesota Extension is excited to be offering two field days this summer; one for dairy goat producers and one for dairy cattle producers. These field days allow Extension to team up with successful dairy operations to showcase their farm to other local producers and...
Vice President of Operations at Long Prairie Packing Kevin Fairchild, in the vest, explains how expansion will affect production from the newly constructed office building to Senator Paul Gazelka and Tom Rosen.
Synergy is an elusive thing in business. When everything melds and flows business is great. But when things are out of sync, it can be a struggle to maintain workflow and outputs, especially in an industrial setting. For a number of months now, Long Prairie Packing has been working on an expansion...

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