Long Prairie

By Jennie Zeitler Staff Writer jennie.zeitler@ecm-inc.com Daiv Freeman grew up in Little Sauk, graduating from high school in Sauk Centre. After leaving Minnesota to head west in the mid 1990s he first landed in Utah before moving to California. A position with an auto parts company easily transformed into a telecommuting job, which facilitated a [...]

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  By Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer jennie.zeitler@ecm-inc.com Nick Zastrow of Long Prairie started in the world of cattle showing at age 9, introduced by friends. He became involved in 4-H showing and later, FFA. “Once I could drive, I went to shows on my own,” he said. His experiences began reaping larger rewards in 2011, [...]

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  By Tina Snell, Staff Writer tina.snell@ecm-inc.com It’s maple syrup time. At least, it should be. This year, winter is hanging on longer than usual. But, as daytime weather warms and nights stay cold, the sap will be running soon. The Krolls are ready. About 1,500 taps have been put in many of the maples [...]

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