Monday, December 5, 2022

Community

Christmas celebrations come to Dodge County in a big way this weekend as Kasson, Mantorville, Dodge Center, Hayfield, and West Concord all kick off the holiday season with special events. Two of the biggest city-wide events are in West Concord and Mantorville. West Concord Community  Christmas...
Photo by Wayne Hendrickson Dale Jensen has lived in Dodge Center most of his life where he has been active in the community including serving on the Triton School Board.
Dale Jensen grew up in Dodge Center with four brothers and five sisters and attended the Dodge Center school. He participated in football, wrestling, and baseball while in school and graduated in 1981. Even though he was more successful wrestling at the 119 lb. weight class as a senior, he still...
Chaotic Good Brewing Co. opened in Kasson on Nov. 15, complete with a taproom and pizza ovens. Business there has been steady, said owner Scott Stroh. The taproom was nearly full on the Friday after Thanksgiving, with several couples and families enjoying the beer and pizzas and playing an array of...
Triton’s Teacher of the Year teaches America’s most failed class, and does it well. “He has got a very, very, very difficult task,” said Kevin Krenz, assistant principal at Triton Middle School, of middle school teacher Patrick Floryance. “He does it and does it well.” “Flo,” as he’s known by...
I have been a reporter and editor for many years and have worked for newspapers in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Texas, Maryland, and New Jersey so I have done a lot of Christmas stories. When I first started covering Dodge County it was for the old West Concord Enterprise and I was mainly concerned with...
Local author Sara Klein will have a book signing at Kasson Public Library on Saturday, December 3 at 10 a.m. Klein has recently published two children’s books for middle-grade readers, full of adventure and discovery. The author will discuss and read from her books. After the author’s presentation...
In August 1973, McKay Construction of Kasson was busy putting in streets east of the Maple Grove Cemetery in preparation for 10 spaces to be ready for occupancy in September. At the time, the mobile home park was owned by Fred Spading and William Bormann. The new park eventually planned for 47...
BAPTIST Anchor of Hope Church203 E. Main St., Dodge CenterA Seventh Day BaptistCongregationanchorofhopesdb.com10 a.m. Saturday,Worship Service11:30 a.m. Sabbath Schooldodgecentersdb.org• 374-6755 First Baptist Church304 4th St. NW, KassonSunday, Dec. 49:30 a.m. Sunday School 10:30 a.m. Morning...
Robert Olson of rural Kasson with the 14 point buck he shot in 1972.
50 years ago December 6, 1972 Folmer Carlsen, Publisher 14-point buck Robert Olson of rural Kasson shot a 14 point buck just before Minnesota’s deer season came to a close last week.  Olson estimated that the buck weighed 260 lbs. and stated that he had seen it around his farm for a number of years...

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