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From a broken sanitary sewer service line to brand new sidewalks that are cracked, the city councilors of Lonsdale are not pleased with work completed by contractors this year. “It’s not acceptable,” Lonsdale Mayor Tim Rud said of the emergency repair work needed on the sewer line. “We should not...
It's Halloween in Montgomery! Before the kids began trick-or-treating from house to house, they collected their candy loot on First Street and Most Holy Redeemer School. Everyone and everything was out! Pictured is the Gerres family outside of Franke's Bakery. From left are Dad, Jeremy on his...
The Pink Ladies and the T-Birds were well represented during the Harvest Parade at Raven Stream Elementary School in New Prague on Wednesday, Oct. 31. Most of the school’s 692 students participated in the annual event where students can show off their costumes to visiting family and friends....
Bishop Peter Esterka, seated, met with many people after the Sunday, Oct. 28, Czech Mass at St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church in New Prague. The 1 p.m. service was part of the 100th celebration of the creation of Czechoslovakia. Bishop Esterka was born in Czechoslovakia and escaped from the country...
Amara Prochaska of New Prague (left), and Adina Vrzal of Montgomery, decorate their perniky (gingerbread cookies) at the Children’s Culture Camp. The special event is part of the Czech 100 Celebration in Montgomery, New Prague, Veseli and Lonsdale Saturday and Sunday. The all-day camp featured...
Elvis, also known as Jackson Theilmann, center, son of Mike Theilmann of New Prague, tries his hand at the fishing game during the annual Halloween Party on Saturday, Oct. 27, at Eagle View Elementary School in Elko New Market. More than 200 children attended the party that provided games and...
The band Good For Gary entertains the crowd at the fundraiser for the New Prague Veterans Memorial on Friday, Oct. 26, at the Park Ballroom. The 18+ event provided food and fun with all proceeds going to the construction of the veterans memorial off of the city’s Main Street in Memorial Park. For...

Chester Hrdlicka of Elysian shared memories of growing up in Elysian at the October 15 Lake Area Historian meeting. Hrdlicka is pictured with his grandfather's old shuttles. (Submitted Photo)

The Lake Area Historians hosted local speaker Chester "Chet" Hrdlicka of Elysian during the organization's October 15 meeting that was held at the Elysian American Legion. Hrdlicka shared "Part 2" of his historic tales of Elysian. Hrdlicka's grandfather, an immigrant from the Czech Republic,...
Some people in Montgomery want the city to change its residency rule for people serving on city boards and commissions. City Administrator Brian Heck reminded the council on Monday, Oct. 15 that it unanimously approved the requirement on February 20, 2018, that stipulates residents who serve on...
Part of the 100-year anniversary of Czechoslovakia Celebration on October 27 and 28 in Montgomery and New Prague includes special displays in the local libraries. The displays have flyers of the celebration, along with Czech books that can be checked out. Last May, Jr. Directors of Domácí Inc, Lizzie Trnka (pictured) and Kailey Mach were asked to join the committee of the 100-year anniversary and to create a display in all of the libraries promoting the heritage. (Submitted photo)
To honor the creation of Czechoslovakia 100 years ago, the “Bohemian Triangle” of New Prague, Montgomery, Lonsdale and Veseli are putting together a celebration on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 27 and 28. Starting Saturday morning, Oct. 27, 12 area cemeteries will have Czech immigrant graves marked...

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