Thursday, November 30, 2023

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50 years ago September 26, 1973 Folmer Carlsen, Publisher Filings for Council Open Filings for the position of mayor and village councilman opened yesterday, Tuesday, September 25. Last day for filing will be October 9th with the general election to be held on November 6th. Filing affidavits may be...
Is Dave Hanson a farmer or a teacher? It seems both, as he tools around on his Dodge Center hobby farm on a golf cart. As he drives, he narrates about the trees, buildings and history of everything on his 10-acre Hanson’s Apple Farm. In between his narration, he fields incoming calls on his flip...
With the coming of fall many turn their thoughts to a Minnesota tradition, perhaps a midwestern tradition, — the church supper. The suppers take many forms from turkey to chili to Swedish meatball to oyster stew meals. And then there is lutefisk. Lutefisk has long been a staple of Norwegian...
(Editor’s note: Jim Allen grew up in Byron and graduated as valedictorian of the Byron High School Class of 1953. He went on to earn his medical degree and practiced as a neurologist and was also a clinical professor of neurology at the University of Minnesota. This is Part 1 of his story that...
Wendy (Jackson) Moritz grew up on a 60-acre hobby farm between the small communities of Pease and Long Siding, Minn. They raised cows, sheep and rabbits. Wendy and her brother would help at her father’s printing business in Princeton. She attended school at Princeton, and was active in volleyball,...
How would you, as an older adult, heat your home in the middle of a winter storm if the power went out? If there is an evacuation order for a flooded area on your grandparent’s street, how would they travel to a shelter or safe location? Does your older adult neighbor have a plan and supplies for...
With school starting, area school leaders are excited to begin the year of learning. Hayfield Community Schools start on September 5. Triton Public Schools has its 6th and 9th graders starting on September 5, and 6th through 12th graders starting September 6. On September 7, the rest of the...
  Kasson-Mantorville Schools announced a phenomenal leap in academic growth during the 2022-2023 school year, as evidenced by the exceptional Minnesota Comprehensive Assessments results in math, reading and science, according to a media release from the school. The school district not only...
There is a new lighted scoreboard at the softball fields at North Park in Dodge Center, thanks to the efforts of Venon Softball. The necessary electrical work was recently done in connection with Xcel Energy’s installation of fiber optic cable in the area. The group also hopes to be able to...

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