Tuesday, July 16, 2024

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The conviction of a former leader at the Kasson Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints who sexually assaulted a boy from the church will remain in place. The Minnesota Court of Appeals rejected several claims in the case of Michael Adam Davis, now 39, in a ruling issued last week. The decision...
Donald Rosenberg grew up on a farm near Lake Crystal, where his father grew up and his grandfather farmed close by. They both milked cows and later they sold the cows and raised and fed cattle, pigs, and sheep. Don’s grandmother would buy 1,500 pullets each year (1,000 females and 500 males). When...
The Friendship Wagon Train heads out for the 36th year on Saturday, June 22, according to Wagon Master John Davis. The train is raising funds for the Minnesota Special Olympics. This year’s event will have 18-20 wagon teams taking part with horseback riders coming from as far as Alabama and...
A state bonding bill, which helps provide needed funds for different infrastructure projects across the state, wasn’t voted on this year in St. Paul, which has now left some communities in Greater Minnesota, and elsewhere concerned about how crucial projects will get done. One of the communities...
How can you go wrong with a street dance, dog shows and bingo? Dodger Days, now in its third year, has it all and is scheduled from June 13-16 in Dodge Center. The festival is designed as a city-wide celebration, said co-organizer Kristy Faber. Hundreds attended last year. “We’ve greatly expanded...
Last week I wrote about the graduating seniors and speculated about where their lives would lead them. It got me to thinking about how I ended up in Kasson. For most of us, home is where we grew up. Even though I’ve lived most of my life in Kasson, my hometown is a small town in NE Wisconsin. That...
ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Cade Spreiter of Mantorville successfully completed four years of challenging academic, physical and professional military training, graduating from the U.S. Naval Academy with a Bachelor of Science degree in Operations Research and a commission as a U.S Navy Ensign. He is a...
Lively conversations took place at the Claremont Service Center June 6 as people with an interest in local history came together and exchanged memories. The event was organized by the Dodge County Historical Society. The Society’s board of directors are reaching out to people in all parts of the...
The Comb Over has shifted from a mobile unit to a brick-and-mortar men’s hair salon. They opened at 957 Frontage Road Northwest in Byron on June 1 and traffic there has been steady since, said owner Erin Mikkalson. “It’s been good,” she said. “It’s been very busy.” The mobile unit, which she opened...
The Dodge Center Council selected a new hauler company last month, after the city council approved an amendment to its ordinance to increase the number of garbage licenses from two to three. Since Hometown Haulers recently merged with Waste Management it meant the number of licenses in Dodge Center...

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