Long Prairie
Long Prairie co-op marking 35th year by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer Conveniently situated in downtown Long Prairie, Everybody’s Market has been serving the community since 1978, when it began as a workers co-operative. Marking its 35th year, the market is now a consumer’s co-op. It is the seco...Read More
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by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer 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 jo...Read More
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Schuett and his two dogs made it out safely  by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer John Schuett woke early  Nov. 11, to the sound of a smoke alarm. As soon as he saw the smoke and flames, he narrowly escaped without shoes, socks or shirt. His two favorite companions, Duke and Skamper, made it out too. ...Read More
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Variety of services available near Swanville  by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer   The Johnson family is home in Swanville, processing beef, chickens and pork and wild game for both retail and custom orders. Wade Johnson grew up on the home place where the processing plant sits now, two miles no...Read More
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This year, the sap run is behind schedule due to a longer winter By Tina Snell, Staff Writer It’s maple syrup time. At least, it should be. This year, winter is hanging on longer than usual so the maple trees are not giving up their sap at their usual time. But, as the weather during the [...]...Read More
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Meat is both local and ‘beyond organic’ by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer   Mike Stine may have never thought that he would be a cattleman, years ago when he was a research physicist for medical devices at St. Jude Medical in the Twin Cities. Or when he worked in research for SciMed Life Sys...Read More
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By Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer [email protected]   Long before phrases such as “low carbon footprint” and “sustainable farming” became fashionable and common, Roy Perish was using ecologically sound farming practices at his Creek Bottom Farm northwest of Long Prairie. Perish...Read More
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Jim Langer, a Royalton High School graduate and member of the National Football League Hall of Fame, will be a guest speaker at the Long Prairie First Pitch Baseball Banquet, Friday, March 30, at 6 p.m. The banquet will be held in the Long Prairie High School commons. A meatless spaghetti dinner wil...Read More
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