Saturday, June 3, 2023


Photos by Mary Nelson Hayfield’s Breanna Subbert jumped her way to section 1A in the triple jump. She also qualified in 100m and shotput.
CHATFIELD — The Hayfield boys and girls track/field teams competed at the MSHSL section 1A-Sub-sections, on Wednesday, May 24, at Chatfield High School. There were 10 co-ed teams that completed 18 events on the day. Women Rankings: GMLOKS 214.50, Chatfield 152, Lourdes 90-33, RACE 62.33, Blooming...
Note: The Police Blotter often contains sensitive information. With this in mind, block numbers deliberately do not indicate a specific address. Court newsDodge County The following case was heard in Dodge County District Court the week of May 21 with Judge Debra A. Groehler presiding: Chad R....
The Kasson American Legion Color Guard made stops at South Zumbro and the Mantorville Bridge and several other cemeteries during Memorial Day observances on Monday.
Photo: Abigail Erpelding was the speaker at the program at Kasson-Mantorville High School.
Dale Ulve attended school in Lake Mills, Iowa. His father had a farm tiling business so he would work for him during the summer months growing up with his five siblings. He drew number two in the military draft lottery, so he enlisted in the Army after graduation. He was at Ft. Lewis, Wash. For...
Submitted Photo Karlee Wynia and some of her drawings.
Mantorville’s Karlee Wynia called on her hometown roots to win an art competition. A senior at Kasson-Mantorville High School, Wynia submitted a pencil drawing of her cow, Mabel, to the First District Congressional Art Competition. And she won. “Karlee’s artwork stood out as a true representation...
Photo by Wayne Hendrickson Members of the Kasson Chamber of Commerce stopped by Petals2Metals recently where they joined Jill Bondhus for a ribbon cutting at her new business location.
After years of working out of her home, Jill Bondhus has opened a store in Kasson. Called Petals2Metals, she carries flowers, plants and salvaged treasures. Down the road at her 2,400-square-foot shop, she’ll also start offering classes. “When I would go to shows and sell, I would have customers...
Photo by Nan Babcock The new location for community gardens in Dodge Center is at Fairview Care Center. On May 6, University of Minnesota Extension master gardeners worked with Fairview employees to remove sod from the location, which is large enough for 14 ten by ten foot garden plots. Carson Beaver ran the sod cutter while Mary Devroy, Don Pogalz, Pam Fuller, Nichole Erickson and Seanne Buckwalter moved the sod rolls. See story on Page 2.
Memorial Day observances are scheduled in Dodge County communities and Byron on Monday. Kasson In the Kasson and Mantorville area, the American Legion will hold services at cemeteries beginning at 8 a.m. at Rock Dell. From there they will go to East St. Olaf at 8:15 a.m., South Zumbro at 8:30 a.m...
Dodge Center’s community gardens are changing locations this year for the first time in 15 years. Dodge County’s Extension Master Gardeners provide community gardens in Kasson, Dodge Center, and West Concord that are available for people to reserve to have a place to grow a garden. Dodge Center’s...


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Kasson, MN 55944