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LCHS Board members (left to right) George Luskey, Richard Bennett, and Bryce Stenzel look over the jail cells in the 108-year-old building. (Lisa Ingebrand photo)

Sheriff Brett Mason led members of Le Sueur County Historical Society (LCHS) Board on a tour of the county’s now-vacant, 108-yearold jail and sheriff’s residence and the recently vacated 1978 jail on Tuesday morning, June 23. According to County Administrator Darrell Pettis, the county is looking...

Analise Tveitbakk, daughter of Ana Winchester and Jared Tveitbakk of Lakeville, and her family gather for a photo at Home Town Bats’ Home Run Derby June 27 that benefited Analise and her family. All proceeds from the event will help the Tveitbakk family cover medical expenses. Pictured (left to right): Back row - Grandfather Bruce Winchester, Uncle Dan Beise, Aunt Lis Beise, cousin Micah Beise, and family friend Jenna Standing. Front row - Sister Ariana Tveitbakk, mother Ana Winchester, Analise Tveitbakk, and Grandmother Maureen Winchester. (Lisa Ingebrand photo)

Eric Steinhoff may have hit 31 homers to win the Home Run Derby, but little Analise Tveitbakk ruled the ballpark on Saturday. The two-year-old happily ran the bases, took pictures with the batters, and picked out sweets at the concession stand during Home Town Bats' Home Run Derby at the Union Hill...
Hofmeister, Donald L.  Age 89, of St. Paul, passed away June 26, 2020.  Survived by beloved wife of 63 years, Elsa, daughter Elizabeth (Marshall, Dave); sons Andrew (Linda), Franz (Jeannie), and Joseph (Teresa), 12 grandchildren, and 5 great-grandchildren and one sister.  Preceded in death by...
The detour for the Highway 19 construction project in downtown New Prague is set to start Monday, July 6.  The recent permitting and scheduling issues have been resolved. Motorists are reminded that the first stage detour for motorists traveling westbound through New Prague consists of 10th Avenue...
Highway 93 between Highway 169 and Henderson just closed due to flooding from the Rush River and as a result motorists using the Highway 111/22 Nicollet to Gaylord east detour will be rerouted within 24 hours. For the second time this construction season, official route for traffic using the east...
Lloyd “Angel” Troendle, age 80, of New Prague, died peacefully on Friday, June 26, 2020 at St. Joseph Hospital in St. Paul.  Angel was born on October 16, 1939 in Minneapolis to Raymond W. and Judith (Koehler) Troendle.  He grew up in Excelsior and graduated from Minnetonka High School.  He...
The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) has reported a cluster of positive COVID-19 cases in South Central Minnesota among young adults in their 20s who reported visiting bars and restaurants June 12 and 13, the first weekend they reopened. “Since June 19, in a span of one week, Le Sueur County...
If you mailed in your registration renewal and have not received your tabs due to processing delays, please contact use using this form: https://dps.mn.gov/…/Pages/dvsforms-registration-tabs-plate… You will receive a verification letter via email to use as proof of registration renewal until your...

Fr. Eugene Theisen

St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church recently announced that Fr. Eugene Theisen has been named pastor of the New Prague church, effective Wednesday, July 1. Fr. Theisen’s Installment Mass will be held at 5 p.m. on July 1, at St. Wenceslaus Church, 215 Main St. E. The Mass will be live streamed on...

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