News

A display of colorful, intricate quilts created by former Montgomery-Lonsdale Math Teacher Sue Westegaard (pictured) is now on display at Montgomery’s Arts and Heritage Center. (Lisa Ingebrand Photo)

After 45 years teaching Math, Sue Westegaard is using her love of precision to create intricate quilts. Westegaard, who taught Montgomery-Lonsdale students from 1971 until 1996 and went on to finish her career in Hopkins, is now retired. She lives in Shakopee and enjoys hunting for unique fabrics...
In fairness to multiple parties interested in purchasing a parcel of land from the city of Lonsdale, the council has voted to put the parcel up for public bid instead of accepting any purchase agreement at this time. Over the last month, the council was presented with ideas by two parties...

Kristin Schroers, vice president of the New Prague Area Historical Society, left, holds a Bible being donated by Don Sirek and his sister Donna Giesen. (Patrick Fisher photo)

A Bohemian Bible from the 1800s, or earlier, was recently donated to the New Prague Area Historical Society (NPAHS) by Don Sirek along with his sisters; Betty Birnstiel, Mary Lou Harvey, Peg Raber, and Donna Giesen. The Sirek religious family book was given to Don by his father, Andy Sirek. The...

Joseph Jirik, son of Duane and Amy Jirik of New Prague, participates in the commissioning of the USS Minneapolis-Saint Paul on Saturday, May 21, in Duluth. Jirik is a member of the Twin Cities Squadron of the Naval Sea Cadets’ color guard. (Photo courtesy of Lt. Jessica Kellogg)

When the Twin Cities Squadron of the Naval Sea Cadets acted as the color guard for the commissioning of the USS MinneapolisSaint Paul (LCS 21) in Duluth on Saturday, May 21, members of the Jirik family of New Prague were present. Joseph W. Jirik, son of Duane and Amy Jirik, was part of the color...
The St. Patrick Irish’s Zak Endres, left, Jack Ulschmid and Dave Readmond, assistant manager for the DRS baseball team, enjoy the first night game at Bonin Field, north of New Prague, on Friday, June 3. The field had its first set of lights installed on February 16, after nearly a year and-a-half...

On Saturday, May 21, the Minnesota chapter of Tribute To The Troops stopped in New Prague to honor Gold Star Families. The ceremony was held at the Veterans Memorial along Main Street. There were 65 motorcycles and nearly 120 people in the group. (Patrick Fisher photo)

New Prague area residents who noticed 65 motorcycles in front of the city’s new Veterans Memorial were likely wondering what was happening. The bikes belonged to members of Tribute To The Troops Minnesota, which was stopping in town to honor Gold Star Families of Mary Clare Lindberg, whose son Ben...
Montgomery veterans give Salute to Deceased Veterans at the conclusion of the Memorial Day Program at the American Legion Post on Monday. More than 700 names were read in the Roll Call of Deceased Veterans" by Ed Keogh, V.F. W. National Deputy Chief of Staff, Second District V.F.W. Commander and...
The New Prague Veterans Honor Guard marches into the Czech National Cemetery on Monday, May 30. The visit was part of Memorial Day ceremonies at area cemeteries to remember those who have served and who gave their lives for freedom. New Prague also had a program in the Park Ballroom with Command...
Command Chief Warrant Officer Brent Jensen of the Minnesota Army National Guard will be the main speaker on Memorial Day in the New Prague area on Monday, May 30. He will deliver his speech during ceremonies at the new Veterans Memorial along Main Street. It will be among several observations...
The Memorial Day 2022 recognition for fallen veterans will be held Monday, May 30 with a Mass at Most Holy Redeemer Church beginning at 8:15 a.m. It will be followed by a parade beginning at 9 a.m. from the church parking lot to First Street, south to Elm Ave., and west to the Legion. The...

Suel Printing Company

Copyright © Suel Printing Company
All Rights Reserved
200 Main St E
New Prague, MN 56071

Phone: 952-758-4435
Fax: 952-758-4135

Latest articles

Wed, 08/10/2022 - 1:56pm
Wed, 08/10/2022 - 1:15pm
Wed, 08/10/2022 - 11:13am
Tue, 08/09/2022 - 1:59pm

If you would like to receive a FREE digital edition with a paid print subscription please call 952-758-4435.