Thursday, February 29, 2024

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State Sen. Carla Nelson stopped by the Kasson City Hall last Friday morning to meet with local residents in a “listening session.” While the event was sponsored by the Kasson Chamber of Commerce, there were representatives of neighboring cities including Mantorville, Dodge Center, Hayfield, and...
Imagine that your community needs funding to build a trail system which will draw tourism to the area. Or perhaps your town needs better broadband access or a housing plan. Whatever economic development initiative your city or county is working on, there is a good chance you will need to use an...
John 13:3-5 “Jesus, knowing that the Father had given all things into His hands, and that He had come forth from God and was going back to God, got up from supper, and laid aside His garments; and taking a towel, He girded Himself. Then He poured water into the basin, and began to wash the...
50 years ago February 6, 1974 Folmer Carlsen, Publisher The annual meeting of the Dodge County Republican Women’s Club was held Tuesday, Jan. 29 at Hayfield. Mrs. Bert Fuller of Hayfield will continue as president of the club; Mrs. Tom Avery of West Concord was named vice president and Mrs. Lois...
Kasson’s Chamber of Commerce honored two members of the local business community at last week’s annual meeting. Tanya Young was named Business Person of the Year and Kirk Swenson was named recipient of the Legacy Award. Young has leadership roles with both Ready Set Learn and the Dodge County...
Triton’s Business Professionals of America (BPA) chapter was a dominant force at their Regional Competition in January. After competing against over 300 students from ten area schools, 35 Triton BPA members have qualified for the State Leadership Conference in Minneapolis this March. BPA is the...
What will Highway 57 construction through Mantorville mean for area businesses? It depends who you talk to. Community leaders urge those affected to remain positive, but business owners are concerned they will take a hit when the Minnesota Department of Transportation comes through. “We all hate it...
Eric Betcher grew up on a dairy farm in the Zumbrota area with three brothers. He attended Zumbrota Mazeppa schools and was busy with football and farming. He always enjoyed going along with his dad when they would go to his relative’s implement shop in Mazeppa. Eric said his parents would take...
It seems we’ve been to a lot of funerals lately. There was a time in our lives when we had constant invitations to weddings, but the span of years have changed the dynamics of what we feel we are required to attend. While weddings are a lot more fun, funerals are a very important part of our social...
January 30, 1974 Folmer Carlsen, Publisher Mantorville Cub Scouts Hold Pinewood Derby Mantorville Cub Pack 230 held its fourth annual Pinewood Derby race on Monday, January28 at the Mantorville Opera Hall. Participation ribbons were awarded to all contestants. Ribbons for first place in the semi-...

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