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May 18, 2018
Iron Range Eatery chef claims 'Minced' crown: Cooking competition raises funds for mobile food market
LITTLE FALLS—Combining yucca root, papaya and prickly pear into a judge-pleasing entree would be difficult in any instance, but try doing...
May 18, 2018 - 6:00am
April 19, 2018
State grants expand older adult services
Two local agencies received grants from the Minnesota Department of Human Services to help older residents remain in their homes rather than move to nursing homes or other more expensive settings. Aitkin County CARE in Aitkin received $59,728 to expand access to in-home caregiver...
April 19, 2018 - 5:30am
March 13, 2018
Bringing feet to the streets: DeTOUR Downtown seeks art, events during summer reconstruction
A vibrant public square bustling with people listening to outdoor music, admiring murals and poetry chalk art, or creating art themselves—this...
March 13, 2018 - 9:00am
February 15, 2018
Todd County judge to review plea agreement in shooting death
The fate of a 32-year-old man who shot and killed his girlfriend while she held their 5-month-old baby a year ago is in the hands of a Todd County...
February 15, 2018 - 3:00pm
December 17, 2017
Donations jump start plans for well-being center in Long Prairie
LONG PRAIRIE — Plans are underway to construct a 12,000-square-foot, $4.5-million Regional Community Well-Being Center located adjacent to the new hospital and clinic in Long Prairie. CentraCare Health will contribute $1.3 million to this project with the remaining balance coming...
December 17, 2017 - 5:30am
November 23, 2017
Packing plant offers temporary homes to new employees
ALEXANDRIA, Minn.—Businesses in communities short of housing commonly donate money to build apartments, or help employees buy homes, but a central Minnesota meatpacker bought an entire apartment building to shelter some of its new employees. Long Prairie Packing, part of the...
November 23, 2017 - 2:31pm
November 8, 2017
Indoor holiday market planned at Sprout
LITTLE FALLS—The first indoor holiday market of the winter will be 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 18 at the Sprout Growers & Makers Marketplace, 609...
November 8, 2017 - 11:00am
September 5, 2017
Progress: Tomatillo virtuosos: Latino farmers find success with difficult crop
LONG PRAIRIE—In 2012, a group of Mexican farmers set out to familiarize themselves with the Minnesota climate, renting six plots in the...
September 5, 2017 - 9:00am
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