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Due to the recent drop in temperatures and a long range forecast of cold weather, MnDOT has suspended sidewalk work along Main Street on the west end of town. Crews will put down gravel and a thin layer of blacktop for the winter on the sidewalks. Main Street is estimated to be open to traffic by early November. (Patrick Fisher photo)

The news the New Prague City Council received at its Monday, Oct. 19, meeting was certainly no treat as they were told the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) was suspending sidewalk work along the west end of Main Street for the rest of this year due to the cold temperatures. The...

Crews from Simon Brick and Stone Co. work on Sue’s Quilt Shop along New Prague’s Main Street on Wednesday, Oct. 14. Crews did tuck pointing and joint work around the brick and terra cotta on the front of the building. (Patrick Fisher photo)

Area residents likely saw work going on at Sue’s Quilt Shop the week of Monday, Oct. 12. Over three days the building was receiving joint work and tuck pointing between brick and terra cotta on the front of the business. Crews from Simon Brick and Stone Co. out of Le Center were doing the work, at...
I imagine that headline already has a few people thinking, “How dare you!” or “Bite your tongue!” The fact still remains we received snow on Tuesday and the temperatures in the area have been in the 30s for the last few days. Which is in fahrenheit, if it was celsius it would be around -1 degree....

Above are the runners who competed for New Prague during the Section 2AA Championships. Left to right, Riley Huseby, Chase Trygestad, Jacob Malecha, Evan Helvick, Jake Helvick, Adam Brandt, John Taylor, Mitch Krostue and Michael Fish. 

The New Prague boys’ cross country team finished in the middle of the pack in the final meet of the season, the Section 2AA Championships, held Tuesday, Oct. 13 at Gale Woods Farm in Minnetrista. The Trojans scored 228 points, placing 10th in the field of 17 teams. Buffalo was the runaway winner,...
Beginning Saturday, Oct. 24, the drive thru testing site at Mayo Clinic Health System in New Prague will be moved to inside the Mayo Clinic Health System in Belle Plaine clinic, 700 W. Prairie St. This move will provide staff and patients with a more convenient, safer and more comfortable testing...
Due to inclement weather and safety of staff and clients, Scott County Public Health has canceled the COVID19 testing clinic today, Tuesday October 20, 2020, at Elko Speedway. All registered participants have been notified. A date and time will be determined and those registered will be notified...
James Clarence Reemts of New Prague, Minnesota, passed away on Wednesday, October 14th, 2020. James was preceded in death by his parents, Bennie and Marie, and brothers Ray, Gene, and  Ronnie and sisters Shirley and Ann. James was also preceded in death by his grandson, Noah.   James is survived by...
Dorothy Anna Clara Jasperson, age 75, of New Prague, died peacefully of Covid 19 complicated further by long-standing Parkinson’s Disease at Redeemer Health and Rehab Center in Minneapolis.  Dorothy was born on January 9, 1945 in Wanamingo, MN to Aron and Gina (Shelstad) Myran.  She graduated from...
Tuesday, October 20, 2020 Time: 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM Location: Elko Speedway Address: 26350 France Ave. Elko New Market, MN 55054 Link: See flyer to make an appointment

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