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Henry and Carter Mohs, sons of Ben and Sarah Mohs of New Prague, enjoyed their chicken noodle soup during the St. Wenceslaus Soup Supper. Sarah said the boys ate their meal backward - they had their dessert first while the soup cooled down. (Chuck Kajer Photo)
It’s a 25-year tradition that feeds several hundred people in one night and helps feed many more throughout the year. The St. Wenceslaus Church Soup Kitchen group held its annual Soup supper Monday, Feb. 18, in the church basement. This year’s event served 316 guests, who enjoyed either chili,...
Last week, The Times used this space to talk about the efforts of local snowplow drivers. There is one other group of public employees who deserve accolades for their efforts during this snowy winter: School bus drivers. New Prague Area Schools has a fleet of 61 vehicles. That includes 24 large...
Last week’s story on the closing of the New Prague Shopko Hometown store drew a mixed reaction from many on social media. On the New Prague Happenings Facebook page, dozens of people lamented the loss of the store, with some adding that they feel sorry for the employees. However there were some who...
New Prague’s Emma Anderson glides to the basket during New Prague’s loss to Waconia Friday, Feb. 15. (Photo courtesy of Ellen Everson)
Despite a loss to Waconia last week, the New Prague Trojans are still in the hunt for a tie in the Wright County Conference East division, going into the final games of the season. Holy Family Catholic leads the conference with a 7-2 record. New Prague and Waconia are tied for second at 6-3....
Brennan Rutt scored a fall at 195 pounds against Apple Valley during the Section 2AAA semifinals Friday, Feb. 15, at Burnsville High School. (Chuck Kajer Photo)
The New Prague Trojan wrestling team finished its dual meet season Friday, Feb. 15, at the Section 2AAA meet. New Prague defeated Eastview in the quarterfinals before losing to Apple Valley in the semifinals. New Prague finished the regular season with a 20-4 record, with all four losses coming to...
The New Prague Trojan adapted floor hockey team claimed a pair of victories last week, against South Suburban and Dakota United. Trojans 12, Jets 0 New Prague hosted South Suburban Tuesday, Feb. 12, and scored a 12-0 win. "We were very happy just to get a game in with all the weather cancellations...

A calendar put out by Suel Printing Company, which publishes The New Prague Times, includes a pocket that people could put receipts in to let them know bills had been paid. Dennis Dvorak of the New Prague Area Historical Society said such calendars were decorative and functional. (Patrick Fisher Photo)

Some of the ways of measuring time will be exhibited at the New Prague Library,400 Main St. E, as part of the New Prague Area Historical Society’s display “It’s AboutTime.” A variety of calendars and time pieces make up the display that will be at the library through the middle of May. Dennis...
Traffic was still moving and people were out the morning of Wednesday, Feb. 20, although it was slow going as a storm blanketed New Prague’s Main Street with snow. Snow began falling around 2 a.m. Wednesday with a total of 5 to 9 inches of snow were being forecasted for the day. The New Prague area...
New Prague Area Schools will be closed on Wednesday, February 20 due to inclement weather. This closing includes all K-12 grades, Preschool, Kids Company and the WRAP program. This will be a blended learning day for K-12 students.

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