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Board members for Le Sueur County Historical Society, (from left) Dean Pettis, Mike Frederick, Bryce Stenzel, Ruth Collins, George Luskey and Bill Stangler, chat briefly after their regular monthly meeting at the historic Ottawa Town Hall on Wednesday, July 10. (Wade Young photo)

When the new board of the Le Sueur County Historical Society took control on June 3, it inherited remarkable problems, among them old buildings with no heating/ cooling/ventilation and some with mold growing in the basement. During its monthly meeting on Wednesday, July 10, this time at the...

Ambulance member Rollie Vlasak shows participants one of the ways to check for a pulse at the CPR training on Thursday, July 11. (Wade Young photo)

It began with the desire to babysit. Christine Skluzacek wanted to baysit her granddaughter, Marie Joy, but Marie’s parents - Makayla and husband James - encouraged Skluzacek and her family to take infant CPR. As luck would have it, the Montgomery Ambulance Service offered a free, noncertification...

Shooters and coaches from the TCU Trap Shooting Team at the national tournament last weekend in Michigan. (Submitted photo)

Members of the Tri-City United Trap Shooting Team competed in the National Trap Shooting Tournament in Mason, MI last weekend. According to the National Championship website, usactgo. com, the TCU Squad 1, made up of Preston Anderson, Caleb Cihak, Jonathan Hurd, Gabe Robinson, and Turner Staupe,...

Union Hill’s Dustin Steinhoff delivers a pitch during the Bulldogs’ win over Montgomery Sunday, July 14. (Chuck Kajer Photo)

With one weekend of play remaining, New Market clinched first place in the Dakota-Rice-Scott standings and St. Patrick has clinched a first-round bye for the playoffs in games played through Sunday, July 14. Four teams - New Prague, Prior Lake, Faribault and Montgomery, all have 12 wins and are in...

United in the fight against cancer, survivors took the first steps of the night. Some joined hands and cheered as they set out to complete the special Survivors' Lap.

Cancer survivors made the first lap at the 26th Annual Le Sueur County Relay for Life on Friday night, July 12, at the Le Sueur County Fairgrounds in Le Center. The event, which celebrates the fight against cancer, remembers those who lost their battle with cancer, and raises money for the American...

New Prague’s James Fuerniss delivers a pitch during the Orioles’ 6-5 win over Shakopee Wednesday, July 3. (Chuck Kajer photo)

DRS season enters final two weekends With just two weekends remaining in the Dakota-Rice- Scott League regular season, the surging New Prague Orioles have won seven games in a row and have moved into the top four of the league standings. New Market continues to lead the league with an 18-1 record,...

Inductees into the Minnesota Valley Bowling Association Hall of Fame are, from left, Darin Pomije, Dee Pomije, Judy Otto, Earl “Fuzzy” Schultz, Cheryle Wilke, Pat Koepp, Bill Maczkowicz, Pat Mayerhofer, Robert “Pepper” Havlicek, Bert McGuiggan, Gloria Quance, Dan Mayerhofer and Shirley Hespenheide. (Submitted photo)

The Minnesota Valley Bowling Association held a Hall of Fame induction recently at the New Prague Knights of Columbus Hall. The association consists of bowlers from New Prague, Le Sueur, Belle Plaine, Montgomery and the surrounding area. The group meets periodically to honor those who have...

When completed, Montgomery’s new mural will show both sides of historic First Street.

The restoration of Montgomery’s mural will soon come alive with the application of colorful paint. The 40-foot mural is being redone in a warehouse in Montgomery. Victor Garcia, a retired painter who had lived in Montgomery for 18 years before moving to his home in Belle Plaine, knows the mural’s...

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