Monday, December 5, 2022

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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...
Photo by Wayne Hendrickson A Nativity Scene tells the story of Christmas at the Methodist Church in Kasson.
Christmas Alive will return to its live, walk-through format this year after last years event being drive-through because of Covid. This year’s event will be staged from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, December 2, and 5 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, December 3, at 64961 230th Avenue, Kasson. The non-denominational...
Triton Community Education will have its annual Craft and Vendor Show on Saturday, December 10, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Triton main cafeteria. Admission is free to the public. Park in the main elementary school lot and enter through the Elementary School Doors #5. The event is a chance to...

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