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Moving into a new community is never an easy thing to do. Often times people don’t know where to go for certain things, or how to access resources to begin their lives anew.  The Long Prairie Area Chamber of Commerce just received a $9,000 grant from the Central Regional Sustainable Development...
The end of the statewide mask mandate helps restore a sense of normalcy for all of us. However, COVID-19 is not yet eradicated and people who are not vaccinated are still at risk.  As a healthcare organization, we must continue to remain vigilant in the fight against a disease that continues to...
Long Prairie once again took part in Memorial Day activities to honor the service and sacrifice of our fallen men and women of the armed services. This year’s program marked the return of the program after its cancellation last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.   
The Long Prairie-Grey Eagle Secondary School was able to return to a normal commencement ceremony for the graduating class of 2021. Last year’s commencement was prerecorded and played at the Long Drive In due to the COVID-19 pandemic and schools being shutdown. While this year was anything but...
The Long Prairie-Grey Eagle School Board once again took up the topic of a School Resource Officer.  The matter had previously been looked at by the board and was voted down due to the financial implications and shifts in attitudes nationwide about police in the wake of the murder of George Floyd...
The Long Prairie City Council held a couple light meetings in May to address routine items.  The Council tabled action on a request form the New Classics Motor Club to hold a car show, swap meet and burnout contest at the industrial park in July as no members were present at the meeting.  The...
Governor Tim Walz launched ‘Your Shot to Summer,’ the state’s COVID-19 vaccine incentive campaign encouraging Minnesotans to roll up their sleeves and get their COVID-19 vaccine during the next month. The campaign aims to get 70 percent of Minnesotans 16 years of age and older vaccinated by July 1...
The Long Prairie Lions Club recently made a donation of $1,350 to the Long Prairie-Grey Eagle Thunder softball program for outfield fence screens. On hand for the donation were Lion Richard Bernard, Thunder head coach Joe Gaida, Thunder seniors Averie Cavallero, Emily Weber and Savannah Lowe, Lion...
CentraCare is now providing the COVID-19 vaccine to all Minnesotans ages 12+.  In an effort to provide easy access to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, CentraCare – Long Prairie will be hosting a vaccination event at their West Campus, 20 9th Street SE, Long Prairie, offering Pfizer vaccine (ages 12+)...
Great River Regional Library (GRRL) will kick off the annual Summer Reading Program (SRP) on Monday, June 7th, continuing through Saturday, August 7th. Registration begins on Monday, June 7th, and can be done in the Beanstack app, visiting griver.beanstack.org, or by visiting your local library...

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