New Prague Times

The local soft rock band, “Little Chicago,” will play at the New Prague Arts Council’s Ides of March Dance from 6-9:30 p.m. Friday, March 29, at the Park Ballroom. (Submitted Photo)

The New Prague Arts Council (NPAC) will hold its “Ides of March” fund-raising concert/dance and raffle on Friday, March 29, at the Park Ballroom. This is the fourth annual fundraiser for the NPAC and replaces the former Black Friday dance held the past three years. The event will again feature the...

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...
“Out of an abundance of caution…” So began a press release from the US Postal Service regarding the sudden closure of the New Prague Post Office, at 124 Main St. E. Late on Friday, the postal service decided to suspend operations at the New Prague facility due to environmental concerns. At the time...
Normally, I look at the Times Capsules on this page before the paper goes to press, but didn’t have time last week, and ended up looking at them on Thursday, after the paper came back from press…. You know, like a normal person. As I looked through them, I stopped on an item from 75 years ago: A...

Members of the New Prague High School baseball team practice infield drills on the turf field at Trojan Stadium Tuesday, March 26. The team, under first-year Coach Tanner Oakes, will start its season Tuesday, April 2, at Farmington. (Chuck Kajer Photo)

It may be Spring Break, but most spring sports teams at New Prague High School are busy practicing for the upcoming season. The first competitions get underway next week. There are 10 spring sports this year at New Prague High School, with the addition of boys and girls lacrosse. Those two teams...

Mia Pedersen, daughter of Bret and Jennifer Pedersen of New Prague, takes to the ice at the Spring Skate Show. Mia is a member of the Learn to Skate group in the New Prague Area Figure Skating Club. Even though she has vision and hearing impairments and hypotonia, low muscle tone, she has been taking skating lessons for two years. (Patrick Fisher Photo)

The New Prague Times During the New Prague Area Figure Skating Club’s Spring Skate Show there were Learn to Skate members participating. Among the group was Mia Pedersen, daughter of Bret and Jennifer Pedersen of New Prague. Mia, 7, was enjoying her time on the ice with her peers. It was something...
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...
Thomas Dvorak, age 63, died February 27, 2019 after a long Parkinson’s illness. He was born July 30, 1955 to William and Theresa Dvorak. He graduated from New Prague High School. Thomas is survived by Leonard and Diane Hertaus-Pexa, New Prague, William and Mae Dvorak, Utah, Tom and Mary Kellen,...

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