Featuring Our Own:
(Chamber A -Z)
Prairie Town BINGO
PLAY...Prairie Town BINGO!
** Pick up your BINGO cards at all participating businesses in English
Here are the instructions on the card:
Have fun with this Prairie Town bingo card as you accumulate receipts totaling $10.00 from each business to make a BINGO.(up/down/diagonal/4 corners & middle- If you do the 4 corners you must do the middle)
Each completed bingo card is an entry, and you can enter as many times as you would like to win $200.00 in Chamber Bucks which also will be spent in the Long Prairie Area. Use the same card, and collect all of the receipts.
Three winners will be randomly chosen from the submitted cards on Sunday, September 13, 2020. You must have your bingo card in by Friday, September 11 by NOON.
Write your first & last name and address on the card somewhere.
**You can mail in the card with 5 receipts to Long Prairie Area Chamber of Commerce 42 3rd St. N, Long Prairie, MN 56347 or
**You can email photos of:
- the bingo card with Xs and the 5 receipts to chamber@longprairie
Due to popularity, we will not have a FREE space in the middle.
We are very thankful to the following prize donors:
Advantage One Insurance
State Farm Insurance Agency
Order Chamber Bucks to support local businesses
click here: firstname.lastname@example.org
Electronic Sign Use and Fees Schedule
Please click the link above to download our Sign Use Policy and Fee Schedule. If you would like to use the sign (either as a Chamber Member or as a non-member) please fill out the last page of the form and enclose any payment (non-member) for use of the sign and return to the Chamber office. Thank you.
History of Long Prairie
Chamber Director: Luan Thomas-Brunkhorst
Chamber Office Hours:
Due to COVID-19 the Chamber office will be closed.
I will be working remotely from home until further notice.
Monday-Friday 9am - 3pm
Please contact me at (320) 732-2514.
Location: @ the LP Library 42 3rd Street North
(click on red for google map)
“Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul and sings the tune without the words and never stops at all.” – Emily Dickinson
ORDER LONG PRAIRIE WEAR TODAY!
Warmer weather is coming. Check out the caps and short sleeve shirts and show your pride in Long Prairie.
Here are a few examples; there are many more.
STAY TUNED: Some of these meetings may be postponed and/or done electronically or conference via conference calls.
City Council meetings 1st and 3rd Monday @ 7pm at City Hall
Phone #: 1-320-639-0030
Participant #: 990092
EDA board meetings 3rd Wednesday @ 4:30 at City Hall
Phone #: 1-320-639-0030
Participant #: 990092
LP Area Chamber of Commerce Board meetings: 4th Wednesday @ 4:30pm at City Hall
Phone #: 1-320-639-0030
Participant #: 990092
Todd County Commissioners meetings
(1st and 3rd Tuesday of every month 9-11am)
Location: Todd County Historic Courthouse
Go to You Tube and subscribe to the Todd County Minnesota channel- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCN_75dJI-Oqp6k-38I4yLFQ
School Board meetings (4th Monday of the month- due to COVID-19 2nd and 4th Mondays 6pm)
Livestream on the School Website and Facebook 15min before start. http://www.lpge.org/ https://www.facebook.com/LPGESchool
Upcoming Chamber & Community Events
Long Prairie Farmers Market
Open EVERY Friday till October
Location: Coborn’s green space
Thorson’s Farmers Market
THORSON'S Farm Market is opening tomorrow in Long Prairie
9 am - 3 pm
Tuesday-Saturday 9am-3pm every week thereafter
ACTIVITIES & EVENTS
Todd County Museum- phase opening July 1, 2020:
The museum will be open by appointment only on Wednesdays through July
*August 5, 2020: The museum will open for tours by appointment only on Wednesdays.
COVID RULES apply- face masks required
Call the museum to set up an appointment- 320 732 4426
Long Prairie Country Club
Sunday – August 9 – 4 -Person Scramble – see attachments – Sign-up sheets on counter
Monday - $25 18 Hole with a cart
Big Cup Committee Meeting – 6:30 pm
Tuesday - $25 18 Hole with a cart
Ladies Morning League – 10 am
Tuesday Night League – Front 9
Wednesday – Men’s Day – Back 9
Game of the Week – Low Net/Low Gross
Meal – Steak, Au gratin Potatoes, Salad Bar = $15
Thursday – Ladies – Back 9
Game of the Week – Low Putts
Pizza Night – Pizza Special
Friday/Saturday/Sunday – Open Golf
August 20 – Ladies Monthly Scramble
August 21 – Couples Night
August 22-23 – Club Tournament
Saturday - August 29 – Big Cup Scramble – see attachments – Sign-up sheets on counter
Sunday – September 13 – 3 -Person Scramble – see attachments – Sign-up sheets on counter
Long Drive In:
Check out what is playing at the Drive In- click on FB link below
Good Morning Networking Breakfasts- every 3rd Thursday of the month
7:30-8:30 am- Host and location varies. See pdf below.
NEXT: Aug 27, 2020 - hosted by Central MN Credit Union
Highway 71—Long Prairie
Bridge, roadwork May 18-Sept. 3, 2020
SEE PDFs below
American Lutheran Church
Sunday worship at 9:00 am with seating ushered based on six-foot distancing by family with an overflow area in the fellowship hall. Prepackaged disposable communion cups with wafers will be provided on communion Sundays. For those who are high-risk or would like to worship at a distance for a while longer, we will continue to broadcast our Sunday morning worship services over the radio on KEYL 1400 AM and 103.1 FM and live-stream over Facebook at 9:00 am. In addition, we will be video recording the Sunday worship services and uploading them to our website.
Clotho United Methodist Church
Clotho UMC will be having an outdoor service, beginning this Sunday, 8 a.m. Please bring your own lawn chair and mask. Facebook Live services will also continue for those uncomfortable in attending.
Communities of Faith United Methodist Parish
Clarissa, Clotho, Eagle Bend
First Baptist Church Long Prairie- Update as of June 17, 2020
First Baptist Church is meeting in-person again on Sunday mornings at 10:15 am, with seating currently available in every other row. We would love to have you come, but we ask that you read and answer the questions on our Health Screening Questionnaire found on our website home page. We will continue to provide our online livestream at the same time, accessible through our website fbclongprairie.org. The service is also recorded, so you can tune in at a later time if needed. The link to the service is also found on our website.
**Ignite and Crossfire youth groups for Jr High and High School students are meeting on Sunday evenings. Call Jonathan Finke, Youth Pastor, at the church office for more details: 732-2179.
River of Life Church in Long Prairie
We have resumed our services in person. We have a COVID prevention plan in place that helps us create a safe, secure, spacious, and sanitized environment. Our plan is available on our website (www.rlcmn.church) and inside our doors near the front entrance when you come on a Sunday. A live stream of our Sauk Centre campus’s service is still available on our website and Facebook pages at 9:00 and 10:45 where you can interact with others who are watching as well. Sunday morning kids’ ministries will resume again on July 5th.
St. Mary of Mount Carmel
50% capacity - weekly Masses at normal times, but no Mass at the Nursing Home. Week-end Masses all inside of the church normal times with an added Saturday 7:00 p.m. Hispanic Mass.
Trinity Lutheran Church of Long Prairie will be cancelling worship and all events until April 5th.
Our plan is to have midweek lenten services recorded and aired on the radio at their usual Wednesday night spot.
Trinity Lutheran Church of Long Prairie intends to livestream a worship service at 9AM on Sundays on YouTube.
Finally, at 5PM today, Tue. March 17th, the church will close its doors to the public. Only staff of Trinity, elected leaders of Trinity, and parents/children of the Trinity Learning Center will be allowed access.
The Long Prairie Library has Curbside Pickup!
Library patrons with items they have requested can pick them
up at the library 6 days a week. The library will contact you
when your items are ready to be picked up!
* Checked out items can be returned in the book drop.
You can order items anytime at www.griver.org.
Need help ordering? Call 320.732.2332 or email your requests to: email@example.com and we’ll order them for you!
Starting May 18, Curbside Pickup will be available during regular library hours:
Mondays and Thursdays: 1-7
Wednesdays and Fridays: 12-6
**Items may now be returned too. During the library’s curbside hours, you may return your books and other library items to the book drops. Due dates for your borrowed items have also been extended.
Todd County Development Corporation - Business Resources during COVID 19 – Please do not hesitate to contact Rick Utech, Executive Director of Todd County Development Corporation, if you have any questions about business assistance during these difficult times.
Todd County Development Corporation
Small Business Development Center (SBDC)
320-732-2128 / firstname.lastname@example.org
Updated Resource Guide: - COVID-19 Resource Guide for Small Businesses in Todd & Wadena County- 5/04/2020(see below)
This guide NOW includes a link to a training video on filling out an EIDL application and information on the SBA Express Bridge Loans.
Todd & Wadena County Business Reopening
Checklist and Resource Guide
FREE public WiFi: - click here
Passing along a map of locations where CTC has made free public WiFi available at various locations for people to use during this time. CTC continues to build temporary fiber drops where able, to connect people without service and will install temporary drops to those they can. City Hall, Lake Charlotte and the LP Library parking lots are WiFi locations.
Blue dots are active locations and Red dots are planned but not active quite yet.
SBA direct information- UPDATED
OPEN FOR BUSINESS
Businesses & Organizations
This is a google document that has listings of businesses, organizations and non-profits and information about whether they are opened, closed, working remotely etc. If I have missed any business or organization or something has changed, please send me that information. I will be updating the link on a daily basis if necessary.
Restaurants & LP Food Shelf
This is a google document that has restaurant listings and the LP Food Shelf information. If I have missed any restaurants or something has changed, please send me that information. I will be updating the link on a daily basis if necessary.
CENTRACARE UPDATE- click here
WELLNESS RECOVERY ACTION PLAN 1-VIRTUAL VIA ZOOM- see below
TODD COUNTY COUNTY UPDATES- click here
COMMUNITY FOOD & MEAL RESOURCES
CARING FOR YOURSELF OR OTHERS AT HOME
Todd County Government Center
New safety procedures due to COVID-19: We will have our door locked for your safety and the safety of our employees.
You may drop off your payments at our drop box: 42 3rd St N, Long Prairie (public library parking lot).
With your payment, please include: your name, address, and account number (if known).
If you need to talk with us, please call our office: 320-732-6464 or 218-631-3101 Thank you for your patience and understanding!
Todd County Transfer Station – Closed Saturdays The Todd County Transfer Station will remain open Monday through Friday, 8 am to 4:30 pm, to both the public and to private haulers. The Transfer Station will be closed on Saturdays until further notice, in an effort to protect both the public and the employees, and to minimize the spread of the Coronavirus. We ask that you follow Governor Walz’ Executive Order to “Stay at Home” to minimize the spread of the Coronavirus. We also ask that you practice social distancing when dropping off recyclables and waste material, and when entering the Transfer Station Office area. Todd County Transfer Station staff will not be assisting in unloading any materials brought to the transfer station. Todd County appreciates the public’s patience and cooperation during this time.
Long Prairie Senior Center - 320 732-2282 Manager: Jodi Dixon Email: email@example.com
They are CLOSED from March 18 till further notice.
There will be no lunches served on Thursdays.
MORE CALENDAR EVENTS: Click - Events Calendar
Welcome New 2020 Chamber Members !
University of Minnesota Extension -Todd County (June)
Long Prairie Farmers Market (June)
VIDA - Vital Interpreting Delivering Access Inc. (March)
Hilltop Regional Kitchen (January)
Brickhouse Farm (January)
Minnesota Fresh Inc. (January)
Robbin's Nest- Hart Mall (January)
NEW- Small Business Consultants Listing!
Want More Information on Community Gardens? Call City Hall 320 732-2167 Follow this link for photos and more information about the Community Gardens.
Click on the Made in Minnesota photo to learn more about products and suppliers who are right here in Minnesota!