New Prague News


09/20/2018 04:51 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Academic Notebook 

During the coronation ceremony at 1:25 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5, in the auditorium, 12 John Marshall High School students, Emmalee Black, Tristan Carrow, Mike Drucker, Audra Lecy, Aaron Limberg, Suad Mumin, Vivian Nguyen, Gina Pula, Melanie Sadecki, Anish Singh, Johnny Tran, and Simon Werven, will be recognized as the 2018 Homecoming Royalty. A pepfest will follow at 2:25 p.m. in the gym.


09/15/2018 05:55 PM  ~~~Source~~~
New Prague holds on to a vital piece of its past 

Writing optimistically in her native German, Catherine Hoofhower poured her heart out in an 1877 letter from her log cabin in Lydia, Minn., to her teenage daughter in school in Ashtabula, Ohio. "It is hard, dearest daughter Karolina, that we have to move around the world like this, but I try to be positive and think it will be better again when we can go back to our homeland," according to a 2011 translation.


09/09/2018 02:52 PM  ~~~Source~~~
County mental health change exposes large need 

Karen Jensen, Scott County Mobile Crisis supervisor, talks over a call with Crisis Practitioner Carl Young at the Scott County Law Enforcement Center in Shakopee. Jensen, who grew up in New Prague, said she's happy to be working with people in Scott County.


09/07/2018 05:35 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Two injured, taken to hospitals after Thursday afternoon collision 

Editor's note: This report was updated multiple times between 9:54 a.m. and 10:39 a.m. Friday based on information from the hospitals.


09/07/2018 05:35 PM  ~~~Source~~~
TCU-LC roof finished, Lonsdale project to start mid-September 

After construction lasted four weeks longer than expected due to complications, the Tri-City United-Le Center roof replacement will be finished the week of Sept.