People

By Kerry Drager Correspondent Volunteers are a valuable resource to society. If it weren’t for volunteers, many of the accomplishments communities achieve would not be possible. Susan Iverson of Albany is a member of the Albany Chamber of Commerce and has dedicated her free time away from family to volunteering. As the part-time chairperson in […]

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By Kerry Drager Correspondent Fingers are amazing, and we often take for granted the world we live in because of the convenience of having these amazingly agile tools. Simple tasks like opening up a beverage to scratching a bug bite are all attributed to the one thing that sets us apart from the rest of […]

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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 when […]

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By Kerry Drager Correspondent This year’s first annual Nest Fest was a huge success, drawing in a crowd of over 800 people on Saturday, Aug. 30. The fundraiser provided food and beverages throughout the day and had many activities for individuals of all ages, including live bands, bouncy houses, a car show, a silent auction […]

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By Kerry Drager Correspondent Independence is often taken for granted as there may come a time where it is no longer safe for an individual to live alone. A senior may find that their daily life has become increasingly difficult. Many times the elderly don’t have a family to turn to, or family is incapable […]

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By Kerry Drager Correspondent In an attempt to breathe new life into the downtown area, the Long Prairie Museum and the Christie House have been working on events to help draw a crowd and reveal the historic significance of the area. One of those events was the first ever Ghost Walk and was held this […]

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By Kerry Drager Correspondent Youth Pastor Josh Hodgson of the Community Covenant Church has taken on the role to inspire youth in the Upsala area. His mission is to guide them to follow their interests and goals while staying true to their love in God and learning what it takes to be a good leader. […]

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By Kerry Drager Correspondent Ashley Maciej of Swanville is beginning a life journey in discovering her role in music and helping our troops find the momentum to keep marching. By the 10th grade, Maciej had made the decision that she would join the military upon high school graduation. She explored her employment options within the […]

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