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July 31, 2017
Suspect charged with stabbing Long Prairie woman to death
LONG PRAIRIE, Minn.—A 35-year-old Long Prairie man accused of using a knife to kill his girlfriend was charged Monday with second-degree...
July 31, 2017 - 6:23pm
July 29, 2017
Police find person of interest in suspected homicide
LONG PRAIRIE—The Long Prairie Police Department located a person of interest in a homicide Friday. Authorities were looking for Jose Raul Herrera Torres, 35, who was last seen with a woman around 5:30 p.m. Thursday outside a residence on the 400 block of Todd Street in Long...
July 29, 2017 - 4:30am
July 22, 2017
Damage at the drive-in: Iconic Long Prairie theater screen destroyed by wind
LONG PRAIRIE—For 61 years, the towering screen at the Long Drive-In Theatre brought double features to life for generations of Minnesotans....
July 22, 2017 - 6:00am
June 13, 2017
Highway 287 between Long Prairie and Grey Eagle to be reduced to 1 lane
Motorists will encounter daytime delays on Highway 287 between Long Prairie and Grey Eagle as segments of the road are reduced to a single lane beginning June 19. The lane closures will occur from sunrise to sunset, and will be complete by the end of June, the Minnesota Department...
June 13, 2017 - 8:46am
Todd County day care loses license over prescription drug abuse
LONG PRAIRIE—The state revoked the license of a Long Prairie home day care Wednesday, alleging its owner was caring for children while...
May 13, 2017 - 5:00am
May 10, 2017
Staples man facing manslaughter charge appears in court
A hearing for a 31-year-old Staples man facing felony second-degree unintentional manslaughter was continued for another 60 days in Todd County District Court in Long Prairie. Tyler James Slagerman appeared in court Monday for the hearing. Slagerman was charged Feb. 27 with manslaughter,...
May 10, 2017 - 5:30am
February 2, 2017
Long Prairie man receives more than a dozen years for manslaughter
LONG PRAIRIE, Minn. — A Long Prairie man who was convicted of first degree manslaughter for fatally striking his ex-wife with a shoe hammer...
February 2, 2017 - 11:10am
December 28, 2016
Crews to clear trees along highways 71, 27 in Long Prairie
Motorists traveling on Highway 71 and Highway 27 in Long Prairie may encounter periodic lane closures and flaggers, as a tree clearing project begins after Jan. 2, 2017. The work will take place on weekdays, on good weather days, through January. Disruption to traffic is expected...
December 28, 2016 - 8:11pm
September 23, 2016
2016 Voter's Guide: Long Prairie City Council
Long Prairie City Council (Elect two) Lilah Gripne Age: N/A City: Long Prairie. Occupation: "I am a retired business person, having owned a business with my husband for about 40 years." Public office experience: "Over the past several years, I was a member of the Planning and Zoning...
September 23, 2016 - 11:32am
June 8, 2016
Fire causes evacuation of hospital, nursing home
LONG PRAIRIE—CentraCare Health-Long Prairie experienced a localized fire in a back-up generator for the nursing home Monday and was contained...
June 8, 2016 - 9:07pm
January 17, 2016
Long Prairie surpasses capital campaign with Dan's Prize gift
LONG PRAIRIE—CentraCare Health Foundation announced its $2.5 million Building a Healthy Community capital campaign stretch goal has been...
January 17, 2016 - 10:18pm
September 1, 2015
MnDOT announces lane reductions on highways 64, 27
Portions of Highway 64 and Highway 27 will be limited to one lane starting next week as Minnesota Department of Transportation works to improve the roads. Motorists on Highway 64 between Cass County Road 23/60th Street SW in Poplar and Highway 87, north of Poplar, will encounter...
September 1, 2015 - 8:58pm
June 23, 2015
Lakes Area Paracon is July 10-11
LONG PRAIRIE - Long Prairie will host the Lakes Area Paracon July 10-11. This "paranormal conference" is sponsored by the Lakes Area Paranormal Interest Group and The International Paranormal Society. The Paracon commemorates the 50th anniversary of Long Prairie's "Tin Can Alien"...
June 23, 2015 - 5:38pm
June 8, 2015
Teenager dies in rollover crash
A teenager died after he was ejected from a vehicle after it left Highway 71 south of Long Prairie. The crash was reported at 5:16 a.m. Monday in Todd County. The 2002 GMC Sierra was traveling south on Highway 71 when it went off the road, vaulted a driveway and rolled, the Minnesota...
June 8, 2015 - 8:10pm
September 30, 2014
Level 3 offender moving to Long Prairie
LONG PRAIRIE - The Todd County Sheriff's Office will host a Community Notification meeting at 6 p.m. Friday at the Long Prairie High School auditorium regarding a Level 3 predatory offender. Jerry Lee Ferrier, 43, has moved from a home in Morrison County to an address in rural Long...
September 30, 2014 - 4:42pm