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Police: Girl Dies After Crashing Bike, Hitting Head On Rock

Police say an 8-year-old girl has died a day after crashing her bike and hitting her head on a rock in Le Sueur County.

09/03/2015

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Minnesotan To Meet: Jewelry Designer Jen Scheffler

Hobbies usually fill our time between work hours. But what if a hobby turns into a job? Jen Scheffler had it happen. Tinkering and taking a part vintage jewelry turned into a full-time career in 2008, just as the recession started to hit.

08/18/2015

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Update: Missing New Prague Man Is On Kidney Transplant List

New Prague police say that with each passing day it’s critical that a missing man is located due to his medical condition.

07/27/2015

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New Prague Police Search For Missing Man, 31

New Prague police are asking for the public’s help to find a missing 31-year-old man. Anthony James Slavik left his residence on July 18 and never returned. His family says he has a condition that requires medical intervention.

07/22/2015

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Patrol: Driver Dies In Sibley Co. After Failing To Stop At Sign

The State Patrol says a driver died Saturday night in Sibley County after running a stop sign and being broadsided by another car.

07/19/2015

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Train, Truck Collide Near New Prague

A Union Pacific train collided with a truck Tuesday afternoon near New Prague.

05/19/2015

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New Prague ‘Super Fan’ Celebrated By Classmates

New Prague High School senior Kevin Bastyr comes to almost every game. They call him “Super Fan,” and he was honored at this winter’s senior night.

02/07/2015

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High School Sports Rally: Feb. 6, 2015

David McCoy checks out girls hockey, Blake vs. St. Louis Park. A ‘Super Fan’ in New Prague is inspiring the team. Plus all the best highlights from High School Sports around the state.

02/06/2015

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Minnesotan To Meet: Jewelry Designer Jen Scheffler

Hobbies usually fill our time between work hours. But what if a hobby turns into a job? Jen Scheffler had it happen.

12/03/2014

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Judge’s ‘Buy The Farm’ Ruling Puts Utility On Hook

A small organic dairy in southern Minnesota has prevailed in forcing a buyout by a utility that’s building high-voltage power lines along the property. The case involving the Cedar Summit Farm near New Prague was seen as an early test of Minnesota’s revised “Buy the Farm” law.

08/15/2014

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The Camaraderie Of Competition: A Story Of 3 Top Girl Golfers

The high school golf careers of three phenomenal girls came to an exciting end on Wednesday at the class AAA Minnesota State High School golf tournament at Bunker Hills Golf Course in Coon Rapids. That’s because the competitive trio of Celia Kuenster, Sarah Burnham, and Kenzie Neisen have dominated play over the past four seasons.

06/11/2014

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New Prague Pitcher Leads Team Through Playoffs

It’s like playoff hockey and goalies, in high school softball a great pitcher can carry you a long way. New Prague has one such phenomenon, Nichole Reed. Reed is almost unhittable.

05/24/2014

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Former High School Hockey Player Has A Prom To Remember

It’s one of the most memorable milestones for any high school student. Ten, twenty, thirty years later, we all remember who we went with and what we wore. Of course, we’re talking about prom. For one student, their memories will also include Mark Rosen.

05/05/2014

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Prep Blog: Edina, East Grand Forks Are State Hockey Favorites

When the puck drops Wednesday morning at Xcel Energy Center, it’ll mark one of the most exciting and entertaining weeks of state tournament action. Between two classes, 16 of the top boys high school hockey teams in Minnesota will converge on St. Paul this week.

03/04/2014

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Prep Blog: First Round Playoff Preview

The regular season in high school football is over, which means there are no more guarantees for anything anymore. We’re in the playoffs, where the ultimate goal is to survive, advance and hopefully win a championship.

10/22/2013

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ICYMI: High School Sports Rally: Sept. 20, 2013

If you weren’t able to attend some of the last high school football games of summer, we’ve got you covered. Below you will find our featured game as well as highlights from many others.

09/20/2013

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ASPIRE Athlete Of The Week For Sept. 20: Emma Hughes

Record-setting volleyball star Emma Hughes of New Prague is the Sept. 20 Aspire Athlete of the Week.
She loves the game – and has since she first started. “It started in sixth grade when I tried out for JO volleyball,” she said. “I was the youngest and I got put on a higher team. I loved it from the beginning.”

09/20/2013

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1 Dead, 1 Hurt In Construction Accident Near New Prague

The identities of the two men involved in a construction accident have been released. Authorities say 28-year-old Robert Fenstermacher, of Oologah, OK, was killed in the accident and 37-year-old Jeremy Moye, of Machesney, IL, was transported to Mayo One hospital in New Prague, where he was treated and released for his injuries.

08/14/2013

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2 Seriously Injured In Head-On Crash Near New Prague

Two people are hospitalized with serious injuries after a head-on collision late Monday afternoon near New Prague. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, 18-year-old Justin Nelson of Farmington was driving eastbound on Highway 19, west of Church Avenue, when his 1995 Honda Accord crossed the center lane. Nelson collided head-on with 35-year-old Elizabeth Alvarez of Le Sueur, who was driving a 2000 Chevy Blazer.

08/12/2013

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Frosty Minnesota’s Wine Industry Faces Challenges

A new study says Minnesota’s wine industry is growing up, but faces challenges.

07/17/2013

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New Prague Man Injured By Boat Propeller

A 26-year-old New Prague man was injured by a propeller while being pulled behind a boat on an inflatable tube early Friday evening. According to the Scott County Sheriff’s office, authorities received a report of an injured man at 5:44 p.m. at Cedar Lake in Cedar Lake Township. When they arrived, they learned that the man’s leg was injured by the propeller of a 17 foot Larson runabout boat.

06/15/2013

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Special Needs Boy Apologizes For New Prague Shooting Hoax

The case against the 12-year-old boy involved in the school shooting hoax in New Prague last month was resolved Monday.

04/22/2013

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Preteen Accused Of Hoaxing School Shooting To Appear In Court

The 12-year-old boy accused of reporting a fake school shooting in New Prague must appear in court on Monday.

03/25/2013

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New Prague Boy To Face Felony Terroristic Threat Charge

The 12-year-old boy who allegedly reported a hoax shooting at New Prague Middle School Wednesday will face a felony terrorist threat charge and another charge for dialing 911.

03/21/2013

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Day After Hoax, New Prague Receives Bomb Threat

With a community still reeling after a school shooting hoax, officials say New Prague Area Schools received a bomb threat Thursday, which forced student evacuations.

03/21/2013

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