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Bagpipers from the Brian Boru Irish Pipe Band performed in the St. Patrick’s Day Parade. (Andrea Nelson photo)

Summer may be prime time for parades and community festivals, but if you’re Irish in any way, be it by blood or in spirit, St. Patrick’s Day is the day to celebrate Irish culture and heritage. For 40 years revelers have been gathering for a St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Le Center, and Saturday’s...

Mikayla Marek holds a copy of the MSBA Journal that features her artwork on the cover. (Photo courtesy of TCU schools)

The talents of a dozen Tri-City United artists are featured in a statewide publication for public school officials in the March-April issue. The artwork is featured throughout the MSBA Journal (Minnesota School Boards Association) that includes school features, exploration of leadership issues and...

Kilkenny council member Julie Balfe (left) and Kilkenny Mayor Pro Tem Tammy Holicky will spend St. Patrick’s Day in Kilkenny, Ireland, as part of a group representing Kilkenny, MN. Not pictured: Dusty Balfe and Paula Smith. (Photo couortesy of Julie Balfe)

To celebrate the 10th anniversary of Kilkenny, Minnesota’s formal twinning with Kilkenny, Ireland, representatives from the local Kilkenny are traveling to Ireland and will take part in the St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations. According to Kilkenny, Minnesota council member Julie Balfe, who will be part...

Stephanie Wesley, 52, of Faribault died January 29 along Highway 60 in Morristown. She was struck by a patrol car and died at the scene. (Photo courtesy of Ashley Bright)

A benefit will be held this Saturday at the American Legion in Morristown to help raise funds for the family of Stephanie Wesley, the 52-year-old Faribault woman who was struck by a Rice County Sheriff’s deputy patrol car on Highway 60 in Morristown around 2 a.m. on January 29 and died at the scene...
An independent investigation into allegations of racial taunts at a February 15 New Prague High School girls basketball game has been completed. The firm Rupp, Anderson, Squires, Waldspurger, Mace P.A. did the investigation of whether adult and student fans made loud monkey noises at a home game...
Friday, March 11, was a busy night at the St. Wenceslaus Catholic School’s All-You-Can-Eat Fish Fry. Crowds were lined up down the hall to get into the Parish Activity Center for a meal of fried fish, cheesy potatoes, cole slaw, dinner roll, cookie and a beverage. The dinner was dine-in or curbside...
Arnold “Buck” J. Zahratka, 96, will receive the highly-regarded French Legion of Honor in a special ceremony on March 23 at 10 a.m. at the Montgomery American Legion Post 79. The public is welcome. Established by Napoleon Bonaparte in 1802, the French Legion of Honor is one of the most famous...
The community Czech Dancer Topiary needs your help to come to fruition. Meghan Petricka, the winner of Discovery+ show “Clipped” is ready to start Montgomery’s Czech Dancer Topiary to honor her community and her Kolacky Queen experience. Petricka, who now resides in Eden Prairie, partnered with the...

Playing a round at the Norm Sladek Memorial Euchre Tourney are (clockwise from bottom left) Eric Ceplecha, Jesse Bastyr, Spanny Ceplecha and Josh Bastyr. (Patrick Fisher Photo)

The 45th annual Norm Sladek Memorial Euchre Tourney on Saturday, Feb. 26, at the Knights of Columbus Hall in New Prague had 47 teams turnout. Organizers of the popular tournament said that was nine more teams than the last time the tourney was held and included 15 new teams, plus six of those teams...
Rachel Rynda was the 2020 Kolacky Queen, and now she can add another Kolacky Days title to her résumé: button designer. More specifically, the winning Kolacky Days button designer. The Montgomery Area Community Club (MACC) announced Rynda’s winning design on Saturday, March 5, the first day of this...

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