Sunday, August 14, 2022

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Mike Langan grew up with four brothers and three sisters in Marshall. His mother was a stay-at-home mom and his father worked one full-time and two part-time jobs. His mother died three years ago at the age of 95. His father at age 98, a WWII veteran, is a Renaissance man with a big heart and a...
Paza 57’s newest tenant in Kasson is the Kasson Smoke Shop, which opened earlier in July and is already seeing good traffic, said owner Ammar Alshaikhli. He likes the location of Plaza 57 right on Highway 57, and said it’s a convenient stop for shoppers who previously may have had to go to...
Submitted Photo Dodge County Historical Society intern Annie Buresh is helping volunteers get prepared for Tractor Time!, the tractor show and garden party planned for Sunday, July 31 in Wasioja. The public is invited to come out and enjoy Dodge County’s historic and rural heritage.
Last year’s Wasioja Garden Party was a huge success, so it will be repeated this summer with the added component of a tractor show on Sunday, July 31, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Garden Party, hosted by the Dodge County Historical Society, last year featured exhibits at three historic buildings -...
Dodge County’s 29th Relay for Life is scheduled for Friday, Aug. 5, at the Dodge County Fairgrounds. This local event has raised money for the benefit of the American Cancer Society. Annually, Dodge County routinely earns a spot in the top 10 counties in the U.S. for fund-raising per capita for...
A combination of medical miracles and the support of the community of Hayfield helped Grant and Michele Klennert and their family get through appalling trials to return Michele to health a few years ago. Just before Christmas 2018, Michele noticed uncomfortable tightness in her back and in a few...
Submitted Photo Jerry Suhr, shown with his family, is the Relay for Life Survivor of the Year.
In January of 2017, Jerry Suhr donated his 150th unit of blood to the Red Cross. Within a few weeks, he was diagnosed with prostate cancer and non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. He really wants to donate blood 10 more times to reach 20 gallons although at present, he is prohibited from donating because of the...
Minnesota is home to 14,000 lakes, 12,000 loons, 135,000 seasonal lake cabins and 3.9 million newspaper readers. Really? Really. Every month, 86% of Minnesota adults read newspapers’ print and online issues, according to a new Minnesota Market Study conducted by Coda Ventures. The study measures...
Members of the Kasson Auto Club in the early 1900s were driving on the main street in Kasson near the former City Hall and the livery barn which was located nearby. In 1939 Norway's Crown Prince Olaf stopped for a quick visit in Kasson at the City Hall on his tour of various sites in Minnesota and...
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, July 319:30 a.m. Sunday School10:30 a.m. Morning...
10 years ago August 1, 2012 Randy Carlsen, Publisher   For the Kasson Park & Recreation Friday night co-ed softball league one game was of particular interest. Players from McKern Financial and K-M Nursery Group dressed in costumes provided by Jan’s Costume Shop in Kasson. Ironically Friday was...

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