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02/04/2016 - 12:54pm
Weather forecasters are sometimes accused of being “weather terrorists,” using their persuasive powers to strike fear into the hearts of citizens who want nothing more than to go about their normal day. It seems that in our new, 24-hour news cycle, a forecast of inclement weather can take on a life of its own. Weather forecasters will give a worst-case scenario and advise people...
01/28/2016 - 12:42pm
The secret to any successful event is to have good planning and good workers. Last weekend, the New Prague High School Dance Team hosted its...
01/27/2016 - 12:27pm
It has been one of those weeks at the Schneider household. They always say things happen in threes and in my case, I may have to increase that to...
01/21/2016 - 11:22am
The precinct caucuses are approaching soon! Based on past attendance, not too many people are aware of this. Nor are they aware of what a...
01/21/2016 - 11:21am
Editor’s Note: This is the third in a series of articles talking about area communities, their accomplishments in 2015 and the goals and...
01/20/2016 - 10:53am
by Jack Webster    THIS IS A VERY STRANGE WINTER! What had been one of the wimpiest winters I could recall in the nearly 60 years I...
01/14/2016 - 12:18pm
The Minnesota Vikings season ended with fans in disbelief after kicker Blair Walsh missed a “chip-shot” of a field goal that would have...
01/14/2016 - 12:16pm
The year 2015 had several big events occur for the New Prague Area School District, and those events will help set the agenda for the coming years...
01/13/2016 - 3:21pm
The Babysitter Saga The sweet and fun teenage babysitter my family has used for years got a “real job” last month. I’m happy...
01/07/2016 - 11:54am
As of Thursday (today) we are one week into the New Year of 2016. Personally, it started pretty well. I closed out 2015 and began this year with...
01/06/2016 - 10:41am
Merlyn G. Matz, age 89 of Waterville, died on Saturday, December 26, 2015, at Mayo Clinic Health System in New Prague. Born in Le Sueur County on...
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