We're always in the hunt for stories

By Chuck Kajer, Managing Editor

It was about a month ago that New Prague Fire Chief Jim Becker invited me, along with Mayor Craig Sindelar and City Administrator Jerry Bohnsack, to put on gear and go with the department into a burning home with some firefighters. It was one of the more interesting stories I've done in 18 years in this business. It also took a month to get into the newspaper, since it was going up against sesquicentennial events and other events. We needed to find the week when we had enough space for the story to run. That is this week.

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