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The Eddie Shimota Polka Band gets ready for its close-up some 40 years ago, when the
Jerry Minar Recording Studio, New Prague, produced the band's first album. The group as pictured then has a starring role in the new feature documentary, “Singin’ in the Grain”, premiering at the 38th Minneapolis/St.Paul International Film Festival. Pictured are (from left) Eddie Shimota Sr., Eddie Jr. (age 10), Harold Shimota, Helen Smisek, and Larry Smisek. (Submitted Photo)

A feature documentary tracing life in Minnesota’s “Czech Country” (Montgomery, New Prague, Veseli, Lonsdale), 40 years in the making, will have its world premiere on Saturday, April 6, at the Minneapolis /St.Paul International Film Festival, St. Anthony Main Theater, 125 Main St. SE, in Minneapolis...

Instead of the white snow, hundreds of snow-white swans were seen in a flooded field near North Morristown.

Hundreds of snow-white swans enjoyed a flooded field near North Morristown.

Alana Kukacka is egg-cited as she holds her basket of goodies, candy and prizes at the annual Easter Egg Hunt organized by CornerStone State Bank and American Legion Club Post #79. (Wade Young Photo)

The eggs-citement at this year’s annual Egg Hunt was about more than racing for an egg. It was about what prizes were inside of the eggs. “There was money in the eggs, coupons for stuffed animals, candy,” said Connie White Tupy, who has spearheaded the local community egg hunt for the last...
Helen Lucille Severns, ­­­­­­88, of Montgomery, passed away on Tuesday, March 26, 2019 at Mala Strana Health Care in New Prague. Visitation will be Friday, March 29 from 9am to 11am at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in Montgomery with Mass of Christian Burial to follow at 11am with Father George...
UPDATE - March 26 The workers have removed and cleaned all mail and packages from the New Prague Post Office, and they have either been sent for delivery or are now available for pickup. Cleanup at the New Prague Post Office continues. Kristy Anderson, a spokesperson for the postal service, said...
Easter is on its way to Montgomery. To celebrate the religious and festive spring occasion, CornerStone State Bank, along with community businesses and sponsors, are hosting the annual community Easter Egg Hunt on Sunday, March 24 at the American Legion Club. The activities are from 1 to 3 p.m....
The Minnesota Department of Transportation and the Minnesota State Patrol will be closing State Highway 19 from Henderson east to Highway 169 by 1 p.m. Tuesday, March 19, due to flooding from the Minnesota River. Motorists will need to find an alternate route, as State Highway 93 south of...
Doris Ann Claffey, 97, of Le Center, passed away on Saturday, March 16, 2019, at Mala Strana Health Care in New Prague. Visitation will be held on Thursday, March 21, from 4 to 8 p.m. at Le Center Funeral Home in Le Center. Mass of Christian Burial will be on Friday, March 22 at 10 a.m. at St....

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