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Pastor Deborah Lyanga, an assistant pastor at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Kasson, grew up in Tanzania and is the fourth of nine siblings.Her father is a retired pastor, and they also had a 20-acre farm in the rural area where they lived. Many farm plots might be five or 10 acres. They would raise...
Members of the Kasson-Mantorville Lions showed their appreciation for the Mantorville Fire Department on May 8, serving a meal for the department members before their monthly meeting. The fire department has 27 members and makes about 100 medical and 20 fire calls in a typical year. Mantorville...
That’s a wrap. Kasson-Mantorville School District unveiled its latest immersive career event tailored for elementary students on May 7, this time focusing on the realms of science and health, according to a press release distributed by the district. “Building on the success of the celebrated ‘...
This house was moved in September 1983 to make room for the new Kasson State Bank Drive-up facility being built on South Mantorville Avenue. The house was moved to an empty lot behind the Kasson Motor Mart on the west side of Mantorville Ave. Several years later, the drive-up building was moved...
50 years ago May 15, 1974 Folmer Carlsen, Publisher American Legion Auxiliary To Sell Poppies Poppy Days in Kasson and Mantorville will be Friday and Saturday, May 17 and 18 when members of the American Legion Auxiliary will be selling the poppies. The people in this country wear the poppy once a...
The Kasson-Mantorville High School Band concert was held May 9 at the Minnesota Wi-Fi Performing Arts Center. The Jazz Band, 9th Grade Band, 10th Grade Band, and the Concert Band each played selections directed by Tony Boldt. Top, the 10th Grade Band played The Greatest Showman. At left, top the...
Luke Lutterman is no stranger to Triton Public Schools. When he was a kid he attended Triton, and for close to a decade he’s been a principal with the district. Then of course there’s his biggest inspiration for going into education; his mom, who served for years as the administrative assistant for...
Minnesota Prairie County Alliance Interim Executive Director Tara Reich knows the statistics. In a room of five adults, statistically, at least one of them experiences a mental health disorder, according to data from the National Alliance on Mental Illness. Then there’s the other reality. On...
Minnesota’s Public Utilities Commission gave its approval to the Dodge County Wind Project last Thursday. The Commission granted the request for a Certificate of Need, Site Permit and Route Permit. Dodge County Wind, LLC, a subsidiary of NextEra Energy Resources, plans to construct a 252-megawatt...
Growing up David Greenfield never dreamed of running a library one day. In fact, even having a career working for a library wasn’t something he put much thought in. But after a month being promoted from circulation technician to interim director, Greenfield proved his weight, and was given a...

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