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03/29/2017 - 1:07pm
The combination of insomnia and lack of sight is something I  had to endure early this week. I set up shop for the night on the couch Monday due to my  wife being sick. With a trip scheduled for later this week, we didn't want any  of the flu "germs" spreading to myself or our son Jayson. I have to say, taking a nap on the couch is much different...
03/23/2017 - 9:28am
For 10 years, the New Prague Area Education Foundation has been providing grants to classroom teachers to help them supplement their curriculum...
03/23/2017 - 9:12am
The high school winter sports season comes to a close this weekend with the State Boys Basketball Tournament, the oldest event sponsored by the...
03/15/2017 - 3:00pm
by Bernadine Hildebrant   Spring has sprung, The grass is rizz. I wonder where the Birdies is? (If they're smart, they'll...
03/09/2017 - 2:22pm
This week’s front page features a story on a New Prague High School teacher who is recovering from a stroke suffered last summer. She gives a...
03/09/2017 - 2:20pm
Her friends called her Dottie… we called her Mom. The inevitable happened last month. Our mom, Dorothy Marie Petri, died at the amazing age...
03/02/2017 - 11:05am
Minnesotans were bracing for a major snow event last week, with 10 inches of snow or more expected to hit the area on Friday, Feb. 24. And then...
03/02/2017 - 11:01am
It seems nearly everyone uses some form of social media these days. Whether it’s Facebook, Snapchat, Twitter, LinkedIn, Flickr, Pinterest or...
03/01/2017 - 9:45am
Ask my 7-year-old about vacation and she’ll tell you about dancing with a dolphin. Ask my 5-year-old, and you’ll get a detailed...
02/23/2017 - 10:22am
 Minnesotans have been enjoying one of the warmest Februarys on record, with temperatures in the 50s and 60s over the past week melting away...
02/23/2017 - 10:20am
This is the time of year I really enjoy covering high school sports. It’s tournament time, or “March Madness,” which high school...
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