Thursday, August 6, 2020

Community

Dodge County girls hockey team manager and K-M freshman Eric Fagerlind was sitting in the Kasson-Mantorville High School Learning Center when he got the text he’d been waiting for. It simply read: “The grant is ours.” Fagerlind couldn’t believe it.             “I was astonished, to say the least....
Sometimes the more schools that offer scholarships to a student-athlete, the harder it can be for them to choose the right one, but that wasn’t the case for Byron’s 6’4” basketball star Sacia Vanderpool. “After thinking about the connections and many visits to Wisconsin, it was a no brainer. I...
The Kasson-Mantorville school board discussed an expected partnership between the high school and CHS Inc., the option for students to take this quarter’s classes as pass or no credit and changes to the schedule at K-M Middle School among other subjects at its monthly meeting on Monday, May 18....
Kasson Police Chief Kent Berghuis, who is retiring the end of June, grew up in Marshall, where his parents were on the school faculty. He participated in football, some wrestling and was a member of the DeMolay youth organization in the community, plus he liked hunting and fishing.    He then...
There are eight seniors on the Triton track and field team that lost their last high school season. To do our part to help make up for that loss we are going to give each of them the spotlight one more time. Kendra Petersohn             Kendra competes in sprints, hurdles and relays for the Cobras...
Chase O’ Connor had a prolific varsity wrestling tenure at Kasson-Mantorville High School. He was an All-State selection two times, an All-Conference honoree two times, earned three varsity letters and helped the KoMets defeat Simley for the 2013 state team title. After graduating in 2015, he began...
Students from kindergarten to high school have lost the ability to go to school and see their friends, but something they can still do is read and now thanks to the Kasson Public Library (KPL) they’re able to do even more reading. The KPL staff did that by distributing free books at one of the five...
Folmer Carlsen was Minnesota’s youngest newspaper owner when he bought the Dodge County Independent in 1963. In addition to his duties as owner and publisher he served for 10 years on the Kasson City Council and was mayor from 1984 to 1986.
Folmer Carlsen was born in Denmark on the Island of Fyn in 1934 which was also was the home area of Hans Christian Andersen, the children's author.   Denmark was occupied by Germany during WWII and a German fighter base was located nearby. He said he remembered the English would conduct bombing...
After helping his team reach the state tournament and only losing one senior off last year’s team, Hayfield left fielder Kolby Tapp would rather be striving for another shot at winning state, but at least this pandemic won’t end his baseball career.             He recently chose to continue his...
After being cooped up inside for the past month and a half, this past weekend’s fishing opener was a breath of fresh air for tons of Minnesotans. To keep fishermen and women healthy, Department of Natural Resources Commissioner Sarah Strommen urges anglers to use good judgment when choosing where...

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Steele County Times
411 E. Main St.
P.O. Box 247
Blooming Prairie, MN 55917
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Kasson, MN 55944
507-634-7503

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