Representative Craig visits local businesses

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Patrick Fisher, The New Prague Times

Rep. Angie Craig (D, MN Second District), left, visits with New Prague Floral owner Janeil Dropik, right, with, second from left, New Prague Chamber of Commerce Board President Dan Jacobson, City Administrator Mike Johnson and Mayor Chuck Nickolay on Saturday, July 25. Rep. Craig toured New Prague stopping at Lau’s Czech Bakery, DalekoArts and the work on Main Street. (Patrick Fisher Photo)

US Rep. Angie Craig (D, MN Second District) visited local New Prague businesses on Saturday, July 25, with Mayor Chuck Nickolay, New Prague Chamber of Commerce Board President Dan Jacobson and City Administrator Mike Johnson. During the brief tour Rep. Craig saw the reconstruction work that is being done on Main Street, visited with Doug and Patty Lau at Lau’s Czech Bakery, Janeil Dropik of New Prague Floral and Ben Thietje of DalekoArts, the city’s non-profit theatre company.

As Saturday was the first day of the mask mandate for the state, she and others were wearing masks inside businesses or where social distance couldn’t be maintained.

At the street work on the west end of town, Johnson explained how new infrastructure was being put in to replace the old water and sewer systems and how the project is being financed through the Minnesota Department of Transportation and the city. He noted that in . . . 

To see more on this story, see the July 30, 2020 print edition of The New Prague Times.

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