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Sarah Drake will explore ways to use water for art at her program on Saturday.
World Water Day is right around the corner and in honor of it, the Long Prairie public library will be hosting artist Sarah Drake as she and any interested participants explore water as an art material. People will get the opportunity to play around with the water and be given the freedom to be as...
 Qualifying members from left: Shyanne Johnson, Mitchell Middendorf, Jadon Buntjer, and Tanner Gjerstad.
Four members of the LPGE FFA chapter will receive their state degrees on April 25 at the Minnesota FFA state convention. They have interviewed and have qualified to accept the highest FFA degree the state has to offer.  
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...
University of Minnesota Extension will be holding two area workshops to address how to keep your dairy herd profitable in tough economic times and different strategizing options to look at. The first will be on Wednesday, March 2nd from 10:00am-12:30pm at the Long Prairie City Hall.  The second...
Getting Minnesota apples, tomatoes, and other locally grown foods on the menus of schools and other institutions such as hospitals, long term care facilities and childcare centers requires cross-sector partnerships, community support and relationship building. Central Minnesota is one of four...
Minnesota families who have owned their farms for 100 years or more may apply for the 2016 Century Farms Program. Produced by the Minnesota State Fair in conjunction with the Minnesota Farm Bureau Federation, the Century Farms Program was created to promote agriculture and honor historic family...
Cancer survivors make an honorary lap around the track during a recent Long Prairie Area Relay for Life.
Relay 2015 is now history and preparation has begun for this year’s Relay.  The 2016 Relay is scheduled for June 10th at the LP-GE High School track in Long Prairie.  This year the Relay will again be using the non-traditional format and will only be eight hours long instead of the traditional 12...
Dr. Lundblad
Dr. Larry Lundblad, President of Central Lakes College, announced today that he will seek the Republican nomination for Minnesota House of Representatives seat 9A. Earlier this week, Rep. Mark Anderson (R-Lake Shore) announced he will not seek re-election in 2016. Dr. Lundblad has been President of...
Rep. Anderson
Rep. Mark Anderson, R-Lake Shore, has announced he will not seek a third term in the Minnesota House of Representatives. The professional pilot and microbrewery entrepreneur with a black belt in karate has represented District 9A – encompassing portions of Wadena, Todd, and Cass counties – since...
  The weekend came a little earlier for students in the Swanville School District last week as a stomach bug swept through the school, causing the administration to call off school part way through the day Friday.  Prior to the call being made to close school early, around 90 of the school’s 310...


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