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  The Long Prairie Lions Club recently completed its annual eye glasses and hearing aids collection. The club was able to collect 830 pairs of eye glasses, eight hearing aids and two cell phones that will be repurposed for those in need. On hand for the final collection were Lions members Charlie...
  The Long Prairie Fire Department recently accepted a donation of $2,000 for the Prairie Polar Plunge fundraiser. Accepting the donation was Long Prairie Fire Chief Dan Laumeyer. On hand from Central Bi was Central Bi Operations Manager Dave Wagner, and Mike Terwey Central Bi Transportation...
Several broadband projects in the area are expanding access to high speed Internet thanks in part to local government support and state grants.   Arvig (East Otter Tail Telephone Co.) – Otter Tail County Area Fiber Build – GRANT $1,140,705. This mainline and last-mile project will reach 171...
Lions members from left to right, Mike Ebnet, Les Levin and Mark Bleess delivered a trailer load of Christmas gifts to Todd County Health and Human Services from the Long Prairie Lion’s Club annual Christmas Kindness Toy Drive for distribution to those in need.
Tax season is approaching! With the close of the year and a sense of getting back to normal after the COVID pandemic, there are several changes that will be applied to your 2022 tax returns, due April 17, 2023.   Karen Asfeld of Asfeld Tax Service in Browerville has pointed out some major changes...
The students of St. Mary’s School want to thank the businesses and people of Long Prairie for supporting their 2022 Christmas Cookie Fundraiser. The school sold, made and delivered over 3,100 dozen cookies! Thank you!
Dec. 15, the City of Long Prairie held its Truth in Taxation meeting. The total 2023 budget is just over $2 million. Additionally, debt payments need to be made, which amount to $478,037. Overall, the Tax Levy (funds paid through property taxes) will increase by $59,242 to $1,054,805. General Fund...
Jan. 3, the Long Prairie-Grey Eagle School Board regrouped with new members Steven Hinson and Lisa Wright along with re-elected member Tanja Levin. Other board members present were Linda Gohman, Kelly Lemke, and Stacy Lux. Chuck Wolf was absent. After the board approved consent agenda items, Levin...
New Council Members Clint Krueger and Jim Kreemer, as well as Mayor Jodi Dixon were sworn into office at the City of Long Prairie council meeting on Jan. 3, 2023. Dixon thanked Council Member David Wright for serving as acting mayor while she had been absent. She appointed him again as acting mayor...
The Browerville School Board approved its final levy for the current calendar year at a rate of $1,285,011 during its last meeting of the year in December 2022.  The board also received its annual audit report, which found that the district is in a good financial position with no material...

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