Saturday, August 8, 2020

Community

The Dodge County boys’ hockey team earned a 21-6 record this season and performed just as well, if not better off the ice as their team grade point average of 3.56 got the attention of the Minnesota Hockey Coaches Association who named them the Section 1A academic champions. Head Coach Nick Worden...
After losing both of their regular season games against Blooming Prairie (BP), the Hayfield boys’ basketball team was hoping the third time was the charm, but the Awesome Blossoms made sure that didn’t happen by controlling the second half and winning 59-51 on Thursday, March 12.             The...
Triton Business Professions of America (BPA) crowned a state champion, three national trip winners, and 11 top 10 finishers at the State Leadership Conference on March 5-7 in Minneapolis. Triton had 17 members qualify to compete against more than 1,700 other students from across Minnesota at the...
Libraries in Dodge County have closed their doors temporarily as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.  “Out of an abundance of caution, and to protect staff and patrons we need to curtail social interactions” said City Administrator Timothy Ibisch. The library will continue to monitor the situation...
Kasson’s American Legion Post 333 held a solemn ceremony Sunday night to honor those veterans and members of the organization who had died over the past year. It was the post’s first-ever Post Everlasting Ceremony and packed the Legion hall with members, friends and family members of those...
Local schools were working this week to accommodate students and their families following Gov. Tim Walz’ order on Sunday closing all public and private K-12 schools statewide for at least eight days in an effort to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus. The closing was mandated to start Wednesday,...
After an 11-15 regular season, the fifth-seeded Byron girls’ basketball team was hoping to spring a minor upset when they took on the fourth-seeded Albert Lea Tigers, but the Tigers pulled away in the second half and win 66-58 on Tuesday, Feb. 26. Head Coach Jeremy Baumbach said the Bears got...
Darin Steffl, who owns Minnesota WiFi in Kasson, is the new ownerof the State Theatre on Main Street in downtown Kasson. The sale was first an- nounced last week when previous owners Heidi and Nicole, made a final poston the theatre’s Facebook page saying their goodbyes. Steffl said that he is...
Any military service member that loses their life while serving their country posthumously receives a purple heart, the hole they leave in their family isn’t forgotten as their family also receives an honor, a Gold Star, for their sacrifice. One local Gold Star family, Dave and Kay Swenson,...
Nowadays it seems like fewer and fewer farms are family operations, but one family that’s proud to be running its farm as a family operation is the Herbsts. Brian Herbst is in partnership with his son who represents the sixth generation of farmers in their family and the third generation on...

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