Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Community

The KoMet Pantry will be opening this fall at Kasson-Mantorville High School to help make sure that all students have the food and clothes they need to be successful.
Over the last few years, Kasson Mantorville High School staff members have noticed an increase of students and families needing things like food, school supplies, and other personal hygiene items. That’s why after having success of serving about 25 families through the high school food shelf, a...
The weather has not been real good to area farmers this spring but local growers are getting their crops in the ground. Although the May 6 crop report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture said that only six percent of the corn in Minnesota had been planted statewide, the situation is...
After over 40 years in the business, Joe Pearson,of P&P Appliance will be semi-retired and no longer will have a storefront. Pearson will still continue to do repairs and sell parts. For service contact him at 507-634-7007.
In 1978, Joe Pearson was asked by a friend if he wanted to start and own an appliance shop with him. Pearson said yes and 41 years later he is continuing to help the Kasson community with its appliance needs through his business P&P Appliances. After a few years of learning about the business...
Alekzander Wilcox, 9, of Triton salutes the American flag during opening ceremonies of the ZED (Zumbro Education District) Activity Day at the Blooming Prairie High School track on Friday, May 10.
It was an exciting day for 150 special education kids on Friday, May 10 at the Blooming Prairie High School track. These students in grades K-6 were the star attractions on this special Zumbro Education District (ZED) Activity Day. It was the 29th annual ZED Activity Day. Mostly sunny skies...
Music for the evening was provided by Hoof on the Roof, a Minnesota-based folk group that plays a combination of Upper Midwest dance tunes and Appalachian music.
It was party time in West Concord last Saturday night as nearly 150 residents and former residents gathered to celebrate “A Night at the Museum.” The event was to recognize the 25th anniversary of the West Concord Historical Museum located in the old West Concord school. Tours of the museum were...
Despite the snow, the sixth annual K-M 5K Fun Run Walk Stroll was a success. During the event $3,000 was raised.
When Kasson-Mantorville Community Education Director Jenny Carrier, scheduled the sixth annual 5K Fun Run Walk Stroll she didn’t expect that there would be any snow. That wasn’t the case over the weekend however, as a brief winter storm made its way to Dodge County. Despite the poor weather,...
Valerie Sauder of Pine Island and Katrina Thoe of Hayfield will serve as Dodge County Dairy Princesses for 2019. Left to right: Valerie Sauder, Hannah Elias and Katrina Thoe.
Valerie Sauder of Pine Island and Katrina Thoe of Hayfield will serve as Dodge County Dairy Princesses for 2019.   They were crowned at the American Dairy Association banquet held April 14 in Milton Township. They will represent Dodge County as public relations ambassadors and spokespersons for the...
Members of the Seventh Day Adventist Church in Dodge Center were ready to serve those who came to try a variety of international vegetarian foods at the church’s second annual International Food Festival.
The Dodge County Seventh Day Adventist Church served up a variety of tasty international vegetarian fare earlier this month at its annual International Food Festival. This was the second year for the event, said church member Donna McNeilus, who coordinated the day. The setup was a bit different,...
Kasson resident SGT Brian Rinehart, of the Minnesota National Guard, was one of the guardsman who was called to duty last week during the April winter storm.
During the aftermath of the April winter storm last week, members of the Minnesota Army National Guard were deployed across the state to help in various ways. Two of those guardsman were neighbors in Kasson, Sgt. Brian Rinehart and Ssg. Brian Wunderlich. For Wunderlich, he is in his 15 years with...
 About 29 Kasson Mantorville Elementary School students are currently signed up for the newly formed running club.
In January of 2016, K-M alum Brian Hunn began working at Kasson-Mantorville Elementary School as a paraprofessional. Ever since then, Hunn has had the idea of one day creating a running club. Now that idea has become a reality, as the KoMet Running Club is in full swing. Hunn, an avid runner,...

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