Saturday, June 3, 2023

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Kasson Church of Christ recently has done some refreshing of existing ministry and is preparing for new ministry endeavors. “Jesus said the greatest command is to love the Lord and secondly to love our neighbors as ourselves, so we have chosen to rebrand as the Love Your Neighbor Center,” church...
Community garden plots are available in Dodge County again this spring, according to the Dodge County Extension Office. The plots are located in Dodge Center, Kasson, and West Concord as part of the Dodge County Master Gardener Volunteer Program. The benefits of having one’s own garden spot is...
For the Kasson-Mantorville Homecoming pep fest in October 1997, the students were considering having an air band for the program, but Nathan Davidson and fellow K-M instructor Phil Johnson got a couple more teachers together to play three songs. When K-M instructor, Denny Yell, introduced the...
Photo by Dawn Hallstrom It was Kasson-Mantorville’s Adam Darveaux with a spectacular catch in the KoMets game against Northfield last week.
Byron baseball boys up-end Faribault Byron’s Bears defeated Faribault, 14-0, on Saturday, April 29. It was a six-run second inning that started the action. The rally was led by errors, a single by Quinten Holmes, and a double by Nick Netzke. Aidan Gross got the win for the Bears, surrendering no...
It stopped raining and sleeting, and the Byron girls golf team decided it was time to start swinging. Thus, on Tuesday, April 25, the Lady Bears joined the competition at the Jordan Invitational. They had so much fun there, they decided to head to Mount Frontenac on Thursday, and keep their...
Submitted Photo Byron Pitcher Macy Borowski.
Lady Bears overwhelm Tigers Byron fast-pitch team was tough as ever on Friday, April 28, when they defeated Lake City, 19-2. Lake City: Kylie Mann, 1 for 1, RBI. Pitchers: Ella Rumley 1 IP, 6 H, 5 R, 4 ER, 0 BB, 1 K; Allison Dykes 2 IP, 9 H, 14 R, 3 ER, 2 BB, 2 K. Byron: Macy Borowski, 2 for 2, 2B...
Bears, KoMets track and field at Ramthun Invite The Byron and Kasson-Mantorville track and field teams competed at the Chuck Ramthun Invitational, in Byron, on Thursday, April 27. Women’s Team Finals: Byron 177.25, Faribault 131, Pine Island 112.5, Kasson-Mantorville 93.75, Stewartville 83, Lourdes...
A multi-vehicle crash in Byron sent three people to the hospital last Friday, one with what were described as life-threatening injuries. The accident, which involved a semi-truck and three other vehicles, occurred on Highway 14 between 10th Avenue NE and County Road 34, one-mile east of Byron. It...
A Dodge Center couple, and their chihuahua, will be trekking across northern Minnesota this summer to raise awareness and funds for Parkinson’s research. Andy and Erin Brose have planned a “Hike for Hope” across more than 800 miles of the Minnesota portion of the North Country National Scenic Trail...
Submitted Photo Paula and Tom Ricke.
Paula (Preston) Ricke grew up on a farm near Swea City, Iowa, about 26 miles southeast of Fairmont, with two older brothers. They raised cattle, chickens, corn, and beans, and her mother worked at the local bank. When she was in high school, her father started in the trucking business. She was in...

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