Tuesday, July 16, 2024

County News

Much like their older counterparts, the Triton Class of 2023 walked down the aisle to the strains of Pomp and Circumstance. For the 96 fifth graders, the end-of-the-school-year event marked their transition from elementary school to middle school. With many parents and grandparents watching, they...
A family’s love of gardening and sewing has led to a new business in Dodge Center. Herbs & Things is the business name and a stop by the family farm at 60576 205th Ave. will lead you to a variety of herb and plants to purchase as well as an assortment of embroidered flour sack towels, hand-sewn...
With the end of the school year students can look forward to enjoying the days away from the classroom. But for some youngsters that also means days lacking in nutritious food as they relied on breakfast and lunch served in school. To help meet that need for students eligible for free or reduced...
Board members of the West Concord Public Charter School were scheduled to meet Tuesday night with a vote to close the three-year-old school anticipated. Following a public informational meeting and board meeting last week the board decided to give efforts to save the school one last chance and also...
A compilation report prepared by the accounting firm of Burkhardt & Burkhardt shows that the West Concord Municipal Liquor Store continued to show a net operating loss for the first three months of 2016. Greg Burkhardt presented the results to the West Concord City Council at its meeting last...
The driver involved in a crash on the Olmsted-Dodge County line Tuesday night that critically injured a Kasson boy has been released from jail without charges. Olmsted County Attorney Mark Ostrem announced Thursday morning that Myles Thomas Keller, 69, has been released without charges at this time...
Triton Elementary School third-graders headed off to the Dodge County Fair Grounds last Friday where they learned about agricultural safety issues and toured an elevator and dairy farm. The day was organized by the Triton High School FFA Chapter and area businesses. Students rotated through a...
Dodge Center officials met with residents of the northwestern area of the city last week about proposed street improvement projects. The city is looking at several planned reconstruction projects that would begin in 2017. City staff will be meeting with residents in several areas that are being...
Dodge County Commissioners last week were presented with the 2016 Pinwheels for Prevention Award, recognizing the work that Dodge, Steele and Waseca Counties have done in areas of prevention and early intervention in cases of child abuse and neglect. Barb Sorum, Minnesota Communities Caring for...
The future of the West Concord Public Charter School now rests with parents of current and future students. After a motion to close the school failed on a 3-2 vote, School Board members agreed to make a final attempt to increase the student population and to make a final decision after an...

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