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St. Patrick's Jack Friedges was called out on an attempt to steal third base during the team's 4-0 loss to Cold Spring Friday, Aug. 16.

The St. Patrick Irish dropped its first round game at the Minnesota Amateur Baseball Class C Tournament, losing 4-0 to the Cold Spring Rockies Friday, Aug. 16, at Delano. St. Patrick managed just two hits, by Matt Ambroz and Seth Ambroz, and couldn’t put anything together against Cold Spring’s Ryan...
Claretta M. Schmitz, age 89, of Montgomery, formerly of New Prague, died peacefully surrounded by her family on Friday, August 16, 2019 at Mayo Clinic Health System Hospital New Prague. Claretta was born on July 2, 1930 in Cedar Rapids, Nebraska to Anton and Christina (Neibur) Dohmen. The family...
George Marvin Korbel Jr., age 80, of Kilkenny, died on Thursday, August 15, 2019 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester. Visitation will be held on Sunday, August 18 from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. with Holy Redeemer Knights of Columbus service at 6:30 at Schoenbauer Funeral Home in Montgomery. Mass of...
Tom Goetzinger, longtime station manager at KCHK Radio, has been named grand marshall for the 2019 Dozinky Parade of Farm Pride. The New Prague Chamber of Commerce made the announcement Friday, Aug. 16, after the Chamber board of directors made the selection. Goetzinger has been active in promoting...

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Le Sueur County Historical Society has shed its vacant Waterville property and is focusing on the future. The announcement of the sale was made during the society’s August 7 regular meeting in Montgomery. “I have no idea what they (previous LCHS board members) were going to do with it, and it’s no...

Judge Patrick Goggins, right, shakes hands with Gov. Tim Walz during Goggins’ investiture ceremony Thursday, Aug. 8. (Chuck Kajer photo)

The New Prague Times Patrick Goggins of New Prague was sworn in as a Judge of the First Judicial District during an investiture ceremony Thursday, Aug. 8, at Next Chapter Winery in rural New Prague. Judge Christopher Neisen, a former law partner of Goggins and a Judge in the Third Judicial District...
This week’s issue of The New Prague Times features our Back to School Section. The section includes messages from principals and administrators from area schools, talking about all the new and exciting things going on. New Prague schools - not just the public school system, but St. Wenceslaus and...

Four students from Europe stopped by The New Prague Times office last week, looking for information on the community’s Czech heritage and also some Czech food. Pictured are, left to right, Richard Sramek and Zaneta Paskerova, from the Czech Republic, Dennis Dvorak of the New Prague Historical Society, who volunteered to give them a tour of the community, and Valeriia Podolian and Oleksandr Borovskyi, both from Ukraine, who are studying in Prague, in the Czech Republic. The four are working at Valleyfair in Shakopee during the summer.

New Prague had some visitors from the Czech Republic on Wednesday, Aug. 7. Four university students who are spending the summer working at Valleyfair were in town, hoping to find signs of the community’s Czech heritage and perhaps some Czech food. They stopped by The New Prague Times office, hoping...
Russ and Stacy Kiihn of New Prague are pleased to announce the engagement of their son Joshua David Chelmo, to Brendan Fallon Kenny, son of Rick and Mary Kenny of Narragansett, RI. Mr. Chelmo received his Masters from Southern New Hampshire University, and is a Senior Publicity & Events Manager...

New Market’s Tyler Bergstrom (9) heads off the field after being tagged out by St. Patrick catcher Matt Ambroz on a failed squeeze play. Bergstrom had broken for home and after a missed bunt, Ambroz charged up the line to tag him out. (Chuck Kajer photo)

New Market earned the Region 3C Championship and a first-round bye at the State Class C Baseball tournament with a 3-1 win over Prior Lake Friday, Aug. 9. The tournament begins Friday, Aug. 16, at Delano, Maple Lake and Dassel. The Muskies earned the bye for the second straight season. They will...

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