Thursday, February 29, 2024

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Michele (Bubke) Lindquist grew up on a farm near Mapleton, Iowa, about 46 miles southeast of Sioux City. Her father was a hired hand on the farm, and they lived on one of the owner’s farm places with her two brothers. One of her brothers returned to this farm and has now taken over the farm. “It is...
It was 9 p.m. on Christmas night and the house was quiet. The noise of ripping open presents had long since passed and even the dishes were done from the traditional meal that was a big part of the day. The anticipation of Christmas was over as my wife and I both enjoyed the quiet of being home...
50 years ago December 5, 1973 Folmer Carlsen, Publisher Commercial Club Plans Christmas Party Officers for the Kasson Commercial Club have planned a Christmas party for Friday, December 7 at the Zumbro Valley Recreation Club. With most retail stores open on Friday evenings, owners of those stores...
Members of the Kasson teacher’s union and the school board remained at odds Monday night after an all-day mediation session although both sides remain hopeful an agreement can be reached. Teachers in the district have been working without a contract since the expiration of the previous one on July...
Roger Langworthy has been named the Volunteer of the Year by the Minnesota Sheriff’s Association. He was presented with the award during the group’s state conference earlier this month in Alexandria. Langworthy was nominated for the award by Dodge County Sheriff Scott Rose. Each of the 87 sheriffs...
The latest news in Kasson-Mantorville’s superintendent search is that the district is seeking stakeholder feedback via a stakeholder survey. The school board contracted with the Minnesota School Boards Association to guide and provide assistance throughout the superintendent search process. The...
David Thompson (the interim Kasson-Mantorville superintendent) moved to St.Charles when his father became the school superintendent when he was in 8th grade. Dave was very involved with school activities including football, basketball, track, band, choir, and class plays. He ran the sprints in...
Sixteen local veterans were presented with Quilts of Valor at a program held at the Dodge Center American Legion on Veterans Day. The quilts were from the Quilt of Valor national organization. Veterans honored included George Gilman, Raymond Tyler, David Hanson, Roger Deyo, Glenn Engelken, Raymond...
Kasson-Mantorville teachers filled the seats in the Forum room at the high school Monday night wearing matching red “We Are Worth It” shirts. A seven-hour mediation session earlier in the day did not resolve differences between the teachers and the board on a new two-year contract.    

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