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12-Year-Old Student In Custody After New Prague ‘Hoax’ Shooting

A student was taken into custody Wednesday after two prank calls were made to police reporting a shooting at New Prague Middle School.

03/20/2013

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Prep Blog: State Girls Basketball Preview

It looks to be an exciting week at the Target Center as the top girls basketball players and teams converge on downtown Minneapolis for the annual state tournament.

03/12/2013

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Prep Blog: Girls Basketball Section Final Friday

It’s a big week for many high school girls basketball programs across the state. The playoffs are always a fun time to watch since that’s usually when the best teams emerge. When a season is on the line and a state tournament bid is at stake, it gets even better.

03/07/2013

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Prep Blog: Top Weekend Match-Ups

As someone who keeps a pretty close eye on the high school sports scene, this is one of my favorite times of the year. January is coming to an end, which means conference races around the state are heating up.

01/25/2013

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Prep Blog: Quick Look At The Week Ahead

It’s a big time in high school sports, and it usually works out that when we get into the chill of winter that things heat up on the playing field.

01/15/2013

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Fallen Soldier’s Family Receives Purple Heart On His Behalf

A Minnesota marine from New Prague received one of the military’s highest honors on Tuesday.

12/18/2012

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New Prague Teacher Dies While Shoveling Snow

A New Prague Middle School teacher and coach died Sunday while shoveling snow, according to authorities.

12/10/2012

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Traveling Tribute Honors Fallen Marine With 1,300 Flags

Lance Cpl. Dale Means, 23, was killed in Afghanistan just over a week ago. Residents of New Prague are preparing to lay him to rest Wednesday. They’ll be giving the fallen marine a fitting memorial.

11/27/2012

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Funeral This Week For MN Marine Killed In Afghanistan

Funeral services have been set for the Minnesota Marine killed in Afghanistan last week during his first tour of duty. Lance Cpl. Dale Means, 23, was killed on Nov. 18 by an improvised explosive device.

11/26/2012

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DOD Confirms Death Of Minnesota Marine

The U.S. Department of Defense has confirmed the death of a Minnesota Marine serving in Afghanistan.

11/20/2012

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Prep Blog: Playoffs Opening Night, Previewing ‘The Big 4’

It’s hard to believe that the regular season is over in high school football, and now every team in the state will be playing this week with a little more desperation. It’s now the playoffs, and it’s what every player looks forward to when they hit the field in August for two-a-day practices.

10/23/2012

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Bus Driver’s Instincts Might Have Saved Teen Driver’s Life

A New Prague bus driver’s quick thinking during a crash might have saved the lives of students and the life of the teenager whose car slammed into the bus.

06/05/2012

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No Students Injured After Teen Crashes Into School Bus

A 16-year-old driver was injured after rear-ending a school bus Monday afternoon near New Prague, Minn., according to authorities.

06/04/2012

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Golfers Hit The Course In Honor Of Jablonski

Our record breaking warm weather inspired golfers to do some good out on the course Tuesday.

01/10/2012

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Minn. Woman Gets 15 Years For Threatening Agents

A New Prague woman has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for threatening to kill several law enforcement officers.

01/09/2012

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New Prague Woman Pleads To Threatening Agents

A 47-year-old New Prague woman has pleaded guilty to charges that she threatened to kill or injure two law enforcement officers.

07/07/2011

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MN Woman Charged With Threatening VP, Fed. Officials

A federal grand jury has indicted a Minnesota woman on charges of threatening Vice President Joe Biden and other federal officials.

04/21/2011

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Doll With Noose Opens Discussion On Race Relations

A Twin Cities woman hopes a picture she took will help bring about a positive discussion about race relations in Minnesota.

02/16/2011

Finding Minnesota: Everybody Polka

Whoever invented the polka is responsible for a lot of happy moments. That toe-tapping music was introduced in Prague — in what used to be Czechoslovakia — nearly two centuries ago.

09/12/2010

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