Long Prairie
Fifty-eight different bird species were spotted within the boundaries of the town of Long Prairie on Saturday, May 16. Despite rain hindering and cutting short the count, a group of bird watchers fanned out across the town’s public places, streets, and side walks to discover birds that most people...Read More
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By Jennie Zeitler Correspondent Taqueria Chavez in downtown Long Prairie recently expanded and is showing off an interior transformation. Juan Chavez purchased the building and doubled the restaurant space on the first floor. Renovations of both the old dining space as well as the newly acquired are...Read More
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Four state education and policy leaders I contacted recently had strong, somewhat different responses to Minnesota Department of Education’s Feb. 24 report about increases in Minnesota’s high school graduation rates. I partly agree with each of them. The news is neither entirely good nor entirel...Read More
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Over 20 Farm Bureau members from Minnesota attended the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) FUSION (Farmers United: Skills, Inspiration, Outreach and Networking) Conference, Feb. 13-16, in Nashville, Tenn. Debra Durheim of Long Prairie in Todd County was among the more than 1,300 participants who...Read More
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By Kerry Drager Correspondent Misty Lemke grew up in Browerville and graduated from high school there before leaving her small community for college. She had hoped that a city would offer her an opportunity to do great things. “I never wanted to live in another small town, just like every small to...Read More
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By Kerry Drager Correspondent Making a difference in a small town is Toni Tebben’s drive. A resident of Long Prairie since 1980, Tebben wouldn’t want to live in any other town. She recently retired from CentraCare Long Prairie as the site coordinator and is spending her retirement finding ways t...Read More
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By Kerry Drager Correspondent Dreams and goals are life’s two major players in motivation, but sometimes the journey to success isn’t easy. For Andrew Ring of Long Prairie, that dream is in the film industry, and he has started to reach the goals he needs to get there. Ring was just 12 years old...Read More
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