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08/18/2017 - 2:54pm
This week marks the beginning of the 2017-18 Trojan sports season. Eight New Prague High School sports teams began practice on Monday with an eye competing for conference and sectional titles and advancing to state competition in October and November. Stopping by football practice on Monday morning, I saw Trojan linemen pushing blocking sleds down the artificial turf field and it brought me...
08/17/2017 - 3:30pm
Most likely you noticed something different about this week’s front page: it was blank.    The Messenger, along with more than...
08/09/2017 - 8:24am
        This time of year we all seem to be wondering where the summer has gone.         I...
07/27/2017 - 10:58am
I came across an old notebook in my dresser the other day. It’s from 10 years ago. I know because it had a draft of an itinerary for our...
07/21/2017 - 4:07pm
After months of city council meetings with emotional residents voicing their support for the Montgomery Police Department, the City Council voted...
07/20/2017 - 9:41am
It’s July, the weather has been nice and for many that means it’s camping season. Of course camping and roughing it means different...
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...
07/05/2017 - 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...
06/28/2017 - 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 - 8:34am
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 - 9:27am
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...
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