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07/13/2017 - 9:46am
Next week, the Rice County Fair begins its six-day run in Faribault on Tuesday, July 18 through Sunday, July 23. A few days later, on Wednesday, July 26, the fun begins in Jordan at the Scott County Fair, July 26-30. Then, the Le Sueur County Fair begins its four-day run in Le Center on Thursday, Aug. 17 through Sunday, Aug. 20.   The County Fair is a great tradition, with people of...
07/13/2017 - 9:45am
During the first six years of our marriage, Jenny and I moved a lot in the southern part of the state. We were living in Rochester when we got...
07/06/2017 - 9:29am
Monday’s fireworks display in New Prague was truly a community-wide celebration. It is also a great example of people working together to...
07/05/2017 - 9:45am
by Bernadine Hildebrant   It’s 4th of July weekend. All of the area campgrounds are beginning to fill up. I can smell the outdoor...
06/29/2017 - 9:38am
Saturday, July 1, marks the opening of the New Prague Aquatics Center. The facility has been eagerly anticipated by many in the community since the...
06/28/2017 - 2:46pm
It’s all about perspective My family has the most beautiful lawn in our neighborhood, according to those aged 9 years and younger. We...
06/22/2017 - 8:37am
Every community needs people who can make things happen. The last two weeks, we’ve seen a prime example of that. For the second time in...
06/22/2017 - 8:34am
Most of us know that June is National Dairy Month, but how many people know it’s also National Accordion Awareness Month? For the New Prague...
06/15/2017 - 9:29am
The power of social media and how it affects traditional media was evident locally this past week. On Thursday evening, I was sitting in the...
06/15/2017 - 9:27am
After a lifetime in the newspaper business, including a few years in the New Prague office, I am writing the last chapter of my direct involvement...
06/08/2017 - 12:32pm
At this time last week, one of the subjects considered for this editorial spot was to praise the Minnesota Legislature and Gov. Mark Dayton for...
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