Calendar of Area Events, Activities and Meeting

The next meeting of the American Legion Auxiliary Unit #144 will be the Christmas Potluck on Thursday, Dec. 13, along with the Sons of the American Legion.

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If you were in Belle Plaine on Sunday, Dec. 2, you likely experienced some level of a power outage.

Stringing together some impressive numbers on the scoring end, the BPHS boys’ basketball team  stood toe-to-toe with Glencoe- Silver Lake at their season and home  opener

The Belle Plaine High School  Girls’ Basketball Team played their season opener in Fairfax against Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop, and things went off without a hitch in the non-conference matchup Thursday, Nov. 29.

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Lucille H. Schmitz, 87, of New Prague passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Sunday, December 9, 2018, at her home. 

Dave F. Simon, 61, of Shakopee, passed away peacefully surrounded by family, on Friday, December 7, 2018, at Fairview Hospital in Edina.


George H .W. Bush 12-02-18

I was still a Republican while George H. W. Bush was President of the United States of America.

We would like to recognize the “Pot Fairies’ for designing the beautifully creative planters for the downtown streets of Belle Plaine. What a wonderful addition for the holiday season!

Trinity Lutheran School students who participated in the Forensics Festival at Dr. Martin Luther College

Not enough snow for a sleigh - The Belle Plaine Historical Society Christmas party was held at the Hooper-Bowler-Hillstrom House Sunday afternoon. The traditional sleigh and cutter rides provided by the Prairie Down Charioteers turned out to be wagon rides because the ground was covered with just light snow which has since melted.