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Praha Village, the senior living center located at 10th Avenue and First Street SE, will hold an open house from 2-6 p.m. Thursday, June 13. (Chuck Kajer Photo)

She began her career in a small country school in 1949 and taught for just a few years until she married. When her children got older, Anna Mae Witt became a school teacher in New Prague, and is known widely for her dedication, patience and the love so many in the community feel for her. When Praha...

Tri-City United’s Ben Sladek is pictured with Elsa Strom from Le Sueur-Henderson High School. Sladek and Strom both earned the High Overall Average (HOA) for shooting 100 out of 100 clays at the 2019 Southern MN High School Trap Championship at the Caribou Gun Club. (Submitted Photo)

With steady hands and eyes on the flying targets, TCU alumnus Ben Sladek shot a perfect score at the Caribou Gun Club and Hunting Preserve’s 2019 High School Trap Championship event June 1-2. Shooting against seven local teams, Belle Plaine, Cleveland, Jordan, Le Sueur–Henderson, Sibley East, St...
Minnesota Viking Anree Saint-Amour, left, signs a football for Kolby Nixon as Joel and Dylan Greening watch. Saint-Amour was among 18 Vikings players and coaches to attend the annual Le Sueur County Sheriff's Mounted Posse’s Take a Kid Fishing Day on Saturday, June 8, at Beaver Dam Resort. There...

Aviana Swanson, center, was crowned Miss Waterville 2019 Friday, June 7. Left, Yoselin Morales and right, Megan Schmitz, were named Miss Waterville Attendants.

Aviana Swanson, daughter of Rhiannon Swanson, was crowned 2019 Miss Waterville Friday, June 7. Her attendants are Yoselin Morales, daughter of Antonio and Aurelia Morales and Megan Schmitz, daughter of Jessica Koski. Morales received the Miss Congeniality Award and Schmitz received the Talent Award...

The Buccaneer softball team placed 6th in Class A Friday, June 7. Above, Head Coach Crystal Lamont talks with her pitcher and infield during the consolation championship.

The WEM softball team finished out a record-breaking season with a 6th place finish in the 2019 Class A State Tournament Friday, June 7 at Caswell Park in North Mankato. The Bucs finished the season 23-2. They were defeated in the opening round by Badger-Greenbush/Middle River, 4-2. In the...
You CAN get there from here.... The Minnesota Department of Transportation announced Friday morning that Highway 19 from Highway 169 to Henderson opened to traffic this morning, Friday, June 7 - just in time for the city’s Prince Festival on Saturday. Highway 93 from 169 to Henderson opened on June...
The New Prague Area School Board has cancelled its scheduled June 10 workshop meeting due to lack of an agenda. The board’s next regular meeting will be at 6 p.m. Monday, June 24. the main agenda item at that meeting will be adopting a budget for the 2019-20 school year.
Waterville’s annual Bullhead Days 2019 will be held June 7th, 8th, and 9th. This will be the 55th straight year the celebration has been held. This year’s celebration will remain much the same as last year, with the continuation of the KORN Country 92.1 Entertainment Stage. A Food Court Area...

Public Works Supervisor Chris Roemhildt (right), accepts one of the new U.S. flags for the city’s flag poles from Corey Kotek, Commander, American Legion Post 79. (Wade Young Photo)

If you have noticed the American flags flying on the streets in Montgomery, those are there because of the American Legion Post #79. The Post donated several new replacement flags last week to the City of Montgomery. According to Corey Kotek, Post 79 Commander, the organization donated 25 flags for...

New Prague Police Chief Jim Gareis, left, with new Officer Andrew Hallberg and Mayor Chuck Nickolay after Hallberg was given the oath of office at the New Prague City Council’s Monday, June 3, meeting. (Patrick Fisher Photo)

The New Prague City Council welcomed a new police officer at its Monday, June 3, meeting. Mayor Chuck Nickolay administered the oath of office to Andrew Hallberg, who had successfully completed his field training. Police Chief Jim Gareis provided a brief history of Hallberg, stating that he had...

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