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There’s plenty of reason to believe former Minnesota Rep. Bob Vanasek of New Prague was correct when he said the current debate over school districts handling the facilities use of transgender and gender non-conforming students is a legislative issue and will not be settled in a school board...
I got a message from an ex-girlfriend on Facebook the other day. We actually talk periodically and sometimes manage to play a game of Ticket to Ride or Codenames online. There is a lot to be said about this person, and many people in my life. The story involving her that I am thinking of now stems...
It’s almost like they had New Prague in mind. In addition to the biennial funding increase the Minnesota Legislature sent to school districts this spring, public schools were allowed to renew an expiring levy without voter approval. For some, it was a godsend. In New Prague, the legislation allowed...
Maybe you read about Larry Olimb over the weekend. If you love ice hockey, you might have heard the former U of M standout defenseman and former professional lost his job as head girls’ coach at Orono High School. Some say he was run out of the job. Others think he has nobody to blame but the guy...
Summer has officially started. The summer solstice, the longest day of the year, was Wednesday, June 21. Others may say it was already summer when temperatures were in the high-80s and low-90s Fahrenheit last week. Another sure sign of summer was the number of outdoor events that were going on this...
I’ve had a gripe for many years that has only become stronger — ticket resellers. To get one thing out of the way right away, ticket resellers do serve one very small purpose, which has even since been almost eliminated, and that is to resell tickets for people who can’t go to an event for one...
Among their many successes, or failures depending on your point of view, state lawmakers in Minnesota passed legislation during the recently-completed session on using recreational cannabis. The new law has left cities and counties looking for how to deal with the the idea some may have long...
In the history of a few dumb mistakes I have made over the years, these two are some of the more expensive ones The $340.35 mistake I recently acquired an ultrasonic cleaner. Being a noob at this, I tried a couple of metal objects but couldn’t fully tell if it was working. I mean, they seemed clean...
Friday, June 9, there will be a grand opening celebration for Central Plaza at the northwest corner of the intersection of N Central Avenue and Main Street. The program begins at 1 p.m. and will include a ribbon cuttingceremony and remarks about creating Central Plaza. Central Plaza was created...
Being an elected official, either on the city or school board levels, isn’t easy. The issues seemingly always hit close to home and there isn’t the anonymity that comes with representing an area one doesn’t live in.+Monday, June 12, the New Prague Area School Board is expected to address, at least...

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