Wednesday, October 20, 2021

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KM’s #8 takes aim at the ball.
Kasson-Mantorville volleyball girls accepted an invitation to Eastview last weekend, and they, like good guests should, helped themselves to all of the accolades available. It was the Eastview Lightning Invite, and the KoMets were electric throughout the weekend play. Friday, October 15th’s action...
Byron senior Briella Babcock.
On Tuesday, October 12, the Bears rolled in round one, with a 5-0 victory over Albert Lea, in the section quarterfinals 1AA playoffs. Byron dominated play, keeping the ball in the Albert Lea half. Ultimately, Olivia Amundson cracked the back of the net; from her very own corner kick. Posting a 2-0...
Anthony Moe-Tucker moves the ball behind the block of Reese Tripp.
Kasson-Mantorville captured its biggest victory of the year, overwhelming Red Wing, 54-14, on Friday, October 15. The K-M boys stepped-up early and often, cashing in for 4 TDs in the first five minutes. That first-stanza 28-0 lead, became a 41-7 KoMets advantage at the half. Exploding for 499 yards...
Leonard and Lois Marquardt have traveled the world, visiting all seven continents.
Leonard Marquardt lived on a farm two miles north of Dodge Center with two siblings until the family moved to the present farm along Highway 56 on the west side of Dodge Center. He attended country school and then graduated from the Dodge Center High school where he had been in the band and choir....
The cast of “Honk! The Musical” includes, from left: Floor: Peter Christenson, Cullen Santjer, Oliver Westphal, Ash- er Hemann; Second Row: Hannah Olson, Megan Giese, Lucy Anderson, Greta Wright, Victoria Reese, Kcin Siegele, Paige Vogel, Mckenzie Holz, Evy Lindstrom, Scarlet Thompson, Nicholas Avikainen; Third Row: Violet Thompson, Stella Klaehn, Sebastian Mielke, Ian Kujath, Kaiden Beliveau, Chelsea Pierick, Paige Alexander, Macy Stupeck, Kylie Harwood, Makenzie Peterson; Fourth Row: Torsten Herfindahl-Qu
More than 70 students are involved with the Kasson-Mantorville all-school fall musical production of “HONK! The Musical” by George Stiles and Anthony Drewe. The play won the Olivier Award for Best New Musical in 2000, and even beat out “The Lion King” to receive the honor. “The show is a very sweet...
It’s almost time to celebrate fall and Halloween at the Mantorville Fall Festival on Saturday, October 30. The fun begins at 8 a.m. when The Olde School Café will be open for breakfast until 11 a.m. and again from 4 to 6:30 p.m. for takeout. Get the day to an active start with the Haunted Hustle 5K...
A nice dig for the KoMet volleyball team. It turned out to be a break-even week for KM as they defeated Pine Island and then lost to Cannon Falls.
Kasson-Mantorville’s volleyball squad defeated Pine Island, 3-0, on Tuesday, October 5. Set scores were 25-13, 25-19, and 25-10. On Thursday, the KoMets suffered a 0-3 loss to Cannon Falls, com- pleting the break-even week. Set scores were 21-25, 17-25, and 22- 25. (Pine Island Match) Kasson-...
K-M soccer girls stopped by Wingers Kasson-Mantorville’s girls soccer team lost their final regular-season game, 2-1, to Red Wing, on Saturday, October 9. (K-M) Kaylee Narveson, 1 goal; Elle Hager, 1 assist; Goalie: Elizabeth Johnson, 8 saves. Lady KoMets soccer team takes two ties It was a...
Reese Tripp clears a path for Matt Donovan for the lead.
Kasson-Mantorville’sfoot- ball team battled a powerful Stewartville squad last Friday, October 8, and the Tigers outlasted the KoMets, 28-21. Quarterback Matthew Donovan was the impetus for K-M’s offensive attack, as he was involved in all three of the KoMets touch- downs. Donovan hit senior Gavin...
As a member of the KM Lions mowing crew, Terry Meyer helps out by mowing the grass to help the schools maintenance crew.
Terry and Peggy Meyers grew up on the Iron Range in northern Minnesota. Peggy’s mother was a teacher and her father owned a grocery store on the main street of Gilbert. The family lived in an apartment behind the store. She said her father made his own wine and enjoyed sharing a glass with...

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