Tuesday, July 16, 2024

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Members of the Westfield Razorbacks Wrestling team, along with coaches and parent volunteers, recently assisted the Hayfield Area Lions Club with their Citywide Cleanup service project. Volunteers worked up to seven hours each dividing up appliances including refrigerators, freezers, TVs, computers...
Three Dodge County organizations have received grants from the Southeastern Minnesota Arts Council. A total of 59 areas in the southeast Minnesota area were recipients of grants announced on May 21. The awards included 35 Legacy grants for $276,250; 13 Programming grants for $61,450; ten Small...
The big equipment operators were on the job in Mantorville last week as work continues on storm sewer and road reconstruction on Highway 57 through downtown. Detours around the project have been in place since mid-April.    
For decades, the Dodge Center Ambulance, the ambulance provider for Claremont, Dodge Center, Kasson, Mantorville, and Townships in Dodge County have survived off of small financial contributions from Dodge Center and Kasson, voluntary donations from other communities, and the reimbursement from...
Two Dodge County Commissioners will be running for re-election in November. There will be two seats up for grabs this year with John Allen running for re-election in District 1 which includes Mantorville Township, Milton Township, City of Kasson North Precinct — North of 16th Street and then South...
On Friday, May 31, Milo Peterson Ford in Kenyon closed its doors. An employee answered the phone of the business on Monday, and confirmed the business closed. “Yep, we did,” he said. “We’re just here in sales right now just kind of getting things tidied up, but yes we did close.” Later in the day,...
Mantorville’s bridge over the Zumbro River will be closing on June 10 as the construction work on Highway 57 through the city continues. According to the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) the bridge will close for approximately one week, depending on the weather, so crews can work on...
Eight years ago Jesse Kasel was in his first year as the D.A.R.E. instructor for the district, teaching classes full of fifth graders who would make up the K-M Class of 2024. As fate would have it, those fifth graders would cross the graduation stage as he serves in his last full year as the school...
Scott Stroh was born in Rochester and is the youngest of four boys. His family moved to a couple of northern Minnesota communities, and they came to Kasson when he was in the sixth grade. He did go to school in Mantorville and remembers the day a car being repaired at the garage east of the school...
Top, the Kasson-Mantorville Class of 2024 at Friday night’s graduation ceremony. At right, K-M School Board members and the superintendent ready for the evening. Left to right are: Kent Harfmann, Amy Olson, Angie Richards, Interim Superintendent Dr. David Thompson, Patrick Madery, Mark Torkelson,...

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