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06/30/2016 - 10:03am
I’ve been covering high school sports for nearly 30 years, but Saturday was definitely a first for me. I attended the Minnesota State High School League Clay Target Championships at the Minneapolis Gun Club, which unknown to me until recently, is just 20 miles away, along the Prior Lake- Lakeville border. I talked to Dan Ring, a New Prague High School graduate who is the sports editor...
06/30/2016 - 9:07am
All across our state and country, Americans will gather with family and friends to celebrate the Fourth of July this weekend. There will be picnics...
06/23/2016 - 12:00pm
To all the motorists that have stopped at the crosswalk at the corner of Main Street and First Avenue, and gestured for me to go, even though I as...
06/23/2016 - 10:37am
A large, grouchy old visitor recently greeted my family in the wee hours of a Monday morning. My husband, John, was the first to notice the dark...
06/16/2016 - 10:13am
Cooperation between government entities is something that people expect, but often, that is not the case. Everyone has their “turf,”...
06/16/2016 - 10:09am
I’ve got a few words on an insidious invention that causes major problems for many in this world. I’m talking about the snooze alarm...
06/15/2016 - 9:43am
What a fantastic weekend for Bullhead Days. A bit warm, but I'll take warm over rain anytime. Over the last five or so years it seems as if...
06/09/2016 - 12:36pm
May is one of my favorite months. Our gardens are being reborn (along with the weeds). Trees leaf out. The weather warms. Children graduate. Wait...
06/09/2016 - 9:57am
Three years ago, a new softball coach arrived in New Prague, and from day one, Nat Wagner said the team’s goal was to get to the state...
06/09/2016 - 9:36am
This is my first chance at writing a column since the paper published its Graduation special section. Looking at it each year, I am amazed at the...
06/08/2016 - 2:08pm
by Bernadine Hildebrant   Thank you, thank you, thank you! For the three birthday cakes, heaps of food and fun, frolic and visiting, as I...
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