Friday, April 19, 2024

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When we were children, it wasn’t uncommon to knock on a neighbor’s door and ask if Tommy, Bobby, or Susie could come out to play. That’s what kids did, they played. It was a way to socialize and learn. From infancy to the time you got older, you played. For most people of my generation, at a...
50 years ago March 27, 1974 Folmer Carlsen, Publisher Father-Daughter Banquet Held At Methodist Church Seventy fathers and daughters attended the Father-Daughter banquet at the United Methodist Church on March 21st. Gary Purvis was Master of Ceremonies. Rev. Forest Strnad, Pastor of the...
On April 8, a total solar eclipse will cross North America, passing over Mexico, the U.S. and Canada. A total solar eclipse happens when the moon passes between the sun and the Earth, completely blocking the face of the sun. The sky will darken as if it were dawn or dusk. Are you planning a trip to...
An attorney for Triton Schools has determined the district is not publishing legal notices correctly and that the Dodge Center Messenger does not meet the requirements of a qualified newspaper to publish such notices. In three separate opinions provided to the district over the past several months...
This week’s North American Farm Show in Owatonna is a complete sell-out with vendors on the waiting list. There are 156 exhibitors on display at the Four Seasons Centre, which has been the home of the popular farm show for 22 years, according to Dan Slowinski, who is in his first year of managing...
Kasson and Byron Knights of Columbus are the latest group to make a donation to the Dodge County Food Shelf during March’s Food Share Month. The group presented a check for $1,500 to the Food Shelf on Monday. The local group is made up of men who are members of Holy Family in Kasson and Christ the...
(Editor’s Note: This is Part 2 of Wayne Hendrickson’s conversation with Mantorville resident Philip Schouweiler.) After being disabled for 18 months, Phil and Karen attended a financial dinner seminar held by Ozark National Life. In 1985, Phil became a licensed financial professional with Ozark. He...
St. Patrick’s Day came a bit earlier to Kasson last Saturday. Above left, visitors stopped by the Salvation Army trailer for hot chocolate and cider. Above, the Rochester Caledonian Pipe Band entertained at the American Legion. Below left, Matt Bradford manned the prize table at the Kasson Mini...
The Kasson-Mantorville school board has named Theodore Ihns as the district’s next superintendent. Board members voted to offer the position to Ihns at a special board meeting last week contingent on a contract being reached. The contract was signed at a special board meeting on Tuesday night. The...
Opening briefs have been filed in the lawsuit brought forth by a coalition of public interest and environmental groups in what has become an on-going fight targeting factory farms. On Feb. 26, the Food & Water Watch filed the brief in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. Food & Water Watch...

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