City Leaders

The Mayor and city officials take a proactive approach to the economic development and quality of life projects that foster economic vitality and make Long Prairie an incredible place to live. All are welcome to attend Council Meetings for up-to-date information on the city and current projects. 

The Long Prairie City Council meets at 7:00 p.m. at the Long Prairie City Hall, 615 Lake Street South, Long Prairie, MN on the first and third Mondays of each month. Agendas are posted on this web site and at city hall the Friday prior to regular meetings.


Jodi Dixon


city councilCouncil Members:

Lilah Gripne
Don Rasmussen
Randy Mechels
David Wright

Council Organization:

Mayor: A two-year term
Four council members: Four-year terms

Long Prairie is a Statutory City and is Part of the Fllowing:

Legislative District: 11B
Congressional District: 7

Areas of Responsibility:

Public Works, Airport: Randy Mechels
Public Safety: David Wright
Liquor Store, Parks and Rec: Don Rasmussen
Health, Library, Planning & Zoning, EDA: Lilah Gripne
Administration, Community Concern for Youth, Tourism, Concern for Elders: Jodi Dixon

Contact Information:

Long Prairie City Hall
615 Lake Street South
Long Prairie, MN 56347
Phone: 320.732.2167
FAX: 320.732.2847

City Hall Hours:

Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.


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