New Prague News

04/18/2018 12:15 AM  ~~~Source~~~
New Prague Woman Whose Husband was Killed by a Distracted Driver Supports 'Hands Free' Bill 

Ilg said people are starting to understand distracted driving is becoming an "epidemic" and she is encouraged that voices like hers are being heard by state lawmakers. "It is encouraging to see that legislation is making its way through the Legislature," Ilg said.

04/06/2018 09:41 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Finalists announced forl judicial vacancy 

The Commission on Judicial selection announced that Steven Dittrich, Christoper Neisen and Bruce Nelson, have been recommended as candidates to Gov. Mark Dayton. According to Dayton's office: a Steven Dittrich - Dittrich is a co-owner at Dittrich and Lawrence, P.A., where he represents individuals in all areas of family law.

03/28/2018 03:37 AM  ~~~Source~~~
PUC - Sweighs - smart grid' system 

Many people are mistaken in thinking that water and electric service can be turned off and on simply by flipping a switch somewhere at City Hall, but the capability of remotely controlling utility service in Fairmont is on the horizon. On Tuesday, the Fairmont Public Utilities Commission heard a presentation from Tom Thorson, territory sales director for Eaton, an energy automation firm headquartered in Cleveland and with an office in Detroit Lakes.

03/22/2018 01:09 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Minnesota pro-gun students are sitting out school walkouts 

Kenzie Swanson and Cam Williams on the trap range at the Minneapolis Gun Club. The Lakeville South High School students were among the few students who chose not to participate in a walkout last week calling for tougher gun laws.