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LPGE sixth graders. Members for this class included: Abby Pearcy, Brandon Ambriz-Conrad, Eric Orozco, Alyssa Thelen, Hannah Barron, Tanner Lambrecht, Ben Larson, Nora Elmes, and Rebecca Martin. Not pictured: Jasmine Richner.
Many fifth and sixth graders at LPGE and sixth graders at St. Mary’s were recognized for their work with the school patrol program on Apr. 26. The students enjoyed a meal at the American Legion as well as receiving certificates for helping out this school year.  
In April 1936, the city was informed that WPA labor would be used to build the Sportsman’s Club clubhouse at Riverside Park. The work was completed that fall, and the city utilized the park for Scout events, camping, and even ice skating. One year, a Winter Carnival skating show drew over 4,000...
There will be a Swanville community gathering for everyone on May 20 for the “Swanville Unity in our Community” 2K/5K walk/run 2016. Participants must check in prior to the run/walk, which is done at the West parking lot beginning at 1 p.m. The 5K is scheduled to begin at 1:30 p.m. and the 2K...
LPGE students are learning how to dance using a May pole in preparation for the upcoming Cinco de Mayo Celebration at Long Prairie-Grey Eagle High School on Friday, May 6 from 5-8 p.m.
LPGE students are learning how to dance using a May pole in preparation for the upcoming Cinco de Mayo Celebration at Long Prairie-Grey Eagle High School on Friday, May 6 from 5-8 p.m. Terrence Smith, a Duluth folk dance artist, is working with LP-GE’s 4th and 5th grade students as part of the BOLT...
  If you drive around Long Prairie and look at all of the various landmarks and businesses, there is a good chance one individual had a hand in what you see today. That individual was, as many know, Lyle Danielson, who passed away on Mar. 24. Lyle moved to Long Prairie in 1971 and worked for Lux...
USA Honor Squad members Mason Eishens, Travis Bellefeuille and Morgan Bellefeuille learn that it takes teamwork to do atomic sit-ups with a log at Camp Ripley.
Members of the USA Honor Squad, third , fourth, fifth and sixth grade students in the Swanville and Upsala School Districts, had an opportunity to learn some important life lessons on two consecutive April weekends.  On April 17, they spent an afternoon with Senior Chief Petty Officer Eric...
  It’s taken some time, tough decisions and help from the voters, but the Swanville School District will officially exit Statutory Operating Debt at the of the current fiscal year, June 30. The School Board received word of this achievement from Dr. Brenda Cassellius, Commissioner of the Minnesota...
With nearly 350 members and guests in attendance, Todd-Wadena Electric Cooperative celebrated their 76th Annual Meeting at Wadena’s Memorial Auditorium on Thursday, April 21.   In the board of director elections, Nominating Committee Chair, Wally Wiese, announced that incumbents Mike Thorson and...
The Long Prairie City Council approved the purchase of a new grass rig for the Long Prairie Fire Department. The fire department is looking to purchase a 1999 Ford F350 Super Duty Truck. This will replace the current 1977 half-ton pickup truck currently in service.  The department plans on pulling...
LPGE Secondary School has been ranked as one of the best schools in the state for college readiness.
  Ask any advanced placement student or a student earning their associates degree while still in high school and they’ll probably tell you that if you put in the work you’ll get rewarded.  That’s exactly what has happened to the Long Prairie-Grey Eagle Secondary School. After years of preparing...

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