Thursday, February 29, 2024

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The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency is accepting feedback on an existing feedlot in Dodge County. Toquam Hogs of rural Blooming Prairie has filed for a permit to continue operating a facility that houses up to 3,920 hogs. The facility is located at 68707 130th Ave. in Ripley Township. The MPCA...
The Dodge County Sheriff’s Office held their annual Christmas/Awards Banquet recently and recognized several people for their exceptional service to the county. There were seven lifesaving awards presented this year to Deputy Kevin Krause, Deputy Justin Classon, Sergeant Jeff Brion, Sergeant Jeff...
50 years ago January 9, 1974 Folmer Carlsen, Publisher Girl Scout Cookie Sales Begin On Friday On Friday, January 11 the River Trails Girl Scouts will begin taking orders for cookies. This annual sale dates back to the origins of Girl Scouting, when thw troops baked their own cookies to sell. In...
(Editor’s Note: Deb Teske is a certified Minnesota Emergency Manager and IAEM Certified Emergency Manager (CEM). She has over 26 years of management and leadership experience as a Naval officer through national and international levels, a County Emergency Management Director, and a Mayo Clinic...
A Byron resident has announced she is seeking the DFL endorsement for Minnesota House District 24A. Heather Holmes has announced she is running for the District 24A seat in the Minnesota House of Representatives. Holmes currently serves as a member of the Byron Independent School District 531...
There is still time for residents in the Kasson-Mantorville school district to complete a survey on what they think the district should be looking for in a superintendent. An anonymous public survey is available for all stakeholders to fill out before Jan. 7. The survey can be found online at www....
KAREN M. JORGENSEN EDITORDCI@KMTEL.COM Every new year brings new laws into effect. Here are a few of the new laws now in place in Minnesota. Political contribution refund increases State law provides for a refund for political contributions made to Minnesota political parties and candidates for...
It is safe to assume that 2024 will bring many challenges. That is just a given for every year. Some of those challenges will be individual but some will be local, state, nationally, and globally. But perhaps the biggest challenge will come with the 2024 election cycle. The new year has just begun...
For many decades, sets of encyclopedias were located on the shelves in our school and town libraries and also in some people’s homes. An annual update would be available to purchase to show what current events happened during the year. Of course this was before we had the internet and we had never...
About a week before Christmas, 52 local families received gifts for their children and a gift certificate for the local grocery store because of the caring and generosity of our local community. The Kasson-Mantorville Area Care & Share organization funded this particular outreach for those in...

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