Thursday, June 30, 2022

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On June 14 and 15, five Hayfield High School golfers trekked to Becker and played at Pebble Creek Golf Club, for the Class A State Championship. Although the golf team has sent a few golfers to state before, they have never sent five individual golfers to the state tournament. The two boys, Keegan...
This year’s Hall of Fame inductees at the Chateau Raceway in Lansing include, from left: Louis “Bug” Lomholt represented by his daughter Darcy Nickson, Larry Nelson and Maynard White represented by his son. Also shown are 2019 inductee LeRoy Scharkey, Todd Scharkey, Dick Veldman represented by his wife Betty and family and Steve Sorensen and 2021 inductee Bryan Hernandez.
Week six of racing at Chateau Speedway was highlighted Friday with the induction of six new members into the Chateau Speedway Hall of Fame. The third class for the Hall of Fame was highlighted by a group, which included drivers from the 60s all the way into the 2000s. Dick Veldman, a two time...
When Larry Hegerle retired from teaching in 2018 at Kasson-Mantorville High School, he didn’t stay retired for long. He went on to pursue a seminary degree, and took on the role of hospice chaplain for two years before COVID hit and he was no longer able to visit patients. “God has given me the...
Richard Staub, World War II Army vet, and long-time West Concord farmer.
(Editor’s Note: Richard Staub was a longtime area farmer who now lives in Rochester. Born in German his family came to the United States after World War I and later returned to Germany as a soldier in World War II. In Part One, Wayne Hendrickson tells Staub’s story from his early childhood in...
Kasson-Mantorville school board members Monday night approved a two-year contract with the city of Kasson to provide a school resource officer (SRO) for the district. The action came after K-M Supt. Mark Matuska, Kasson Police Chief Josh Hanson, Kasson Mayor Chris McKern, City Administrator Tim...
 Kenneth Myster played quarterback on Hayfield’s first football team. He went on to St. Olaf College, University of Minnesota Law School, and started practicing law in 1926. In 1931 he ran for Dodge County Attorney and held the office until 1947. He moved to Kasson in 1937 and had a law office...
I was thinking Ron Albright
Several weeks ago, we came home from a Berne pizza outing only to see flashing lights from police, first responders and an ambulance just a few houses away. The first reaction is to wonder which neighbor it was that needed help. It is much more personal when it is somebody you know.  Last summer a...
CLIMB Theatre will perform a play at Kasson Public Library on Friday, June 17, at 10:30 a.m. The play is based on the book Be Strong! and has been written just for the library. This project is part of the the library’s Summer Reading Program, and received funding through the American Rescue Plan...
I was thinking Ron Albright
Did you ever notice the patterns that seem to develop in certain cultures? It seems certain numbers are woven into countless aspects of their society. For Americans it seems to be threes. They seem to be everywhere. From the very beginning of a child’s life, we are inundated with threes. As a child...

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