Saturday, August 8, 2020


Kasson Eye Care has set a special goal for 2020 – 2,020 cans of food for the Kasson Food Shelf in 2020. Dr. Christine Leska explained that 2020 is special year for an optometry practice because 20/20 vision is perfect. And to celebrate, she said, her office decided to donate 2,020 cans of food to...
Nancy and Doug Matti teamed up to write a song about the coronavirus and sang it to the tune of Leonard Cohen’s “Hallelujah.”
What started out to be a family Easter project for a retired Hayfield couple has turned into being something of a hit on social media as it soothes the soul in times of despair. Doug and Nancy Matti joined in with other family members to share something a little extra with each other when they...
Wayne & Genny with the colorful buildings on the Island of Santorini before the sun sets.
Last May Genny and I decided to follow in the footsteps of the Apostle Paul and signed up for a trip to Greece in November. We planned it with a Pennsylvania tour agency we had traveled with before on trips to Israel, Italy, Jordan and China.   When we mentioned it to Betty Edgar she said that...
A Dodge County cop killer will be moved to a lower-risk prison after action taken April 14 by a Parole Review Board consisting of the state’s corrections commissioner and others. Andrew Salinas, 56, will be moved to an unknown medium-security prison, according to the Department of Corrections. He...
As the demand for ethanol for fuel has dropped because of the COVID-19 pandemic ethanol plants throughout the Midwest have seen their markets contract. Al-Corn Clean Fuel in Claremont has joined those in the industry who have made the decision to add a new product to their business – ethanol for...
Hockey was all Dana Rasmussen ever wanted to do.             Now, after spending approximately the past 15 years playing hockey, her prolific career came to an end when she completed her senior season this winter. The 2015 graduate of Kasson-Mantorville High School said what she enjoys most about...
The Triton softball team was supposed to be preparing for an away game against Pine Island on Friday, April 17, but due to COVID-19 not only will the game not happen, they can’t even get together as a team.             A suspended season hurts all of the student-athletes, especially the seniors who...
In addition to an 18-4 record, Noah Ryan, right, also excelled in the classroom as he was named to the 2020 NWCA Division II Scholar All-America team.
Noah Ryan, a 2017 graduate of Kasson-Mantorville High School, was named to the 2020 NWCA Division II Scholar All-America team.  A member of the #1 nationally ranked St. Cloud State University (SCSU) wrestling team, Ryan recently completed his sophomore season with the Huskies. A total of 267...
The Mantorville Art Guild’s project to offer free art supplies and sidewalk chalk to residents has proved to be successful with the group replenishing the supplies daily. Members also reminded the community that they intend to offer the summer art camps this summer although the exact dates are not...
Hearts decorate a window at the Fairview Care Center in Dodge Center. With residents not able to have visitors due to the restrictions from the COVID-19 pandemic
Life has changed for residents of Dodge County’s Fairview Care Center in recent weeks as the Dodge Center facility has had to adapt to new regulations because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Family members and friends are no longer permitted to visit and congregate dining and group activities are also...


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