Tuesday, April 7, 2020

County News

Social Security Online and phone services remain available
All local Social Security offices will be closed to the public for in-person service starting Tuesday, March 17, 2020. This decision protects the population they serve and their employees during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. However, they are still able to provide critical services. During...
It’s tough being a cop. If our jobs weren’t stressful enough the way it is, we often have to deal with even more anti-law enforcement rhetoric during an election. We all try and stay positive, focused, and motivated to continuing our calling, to keep you and your families safe, and to get home...
BREAKING NEWS: Father charged in connection with body found near Blooming Prairie
Nearly a year after a 2-year-old’s body was found dumped in a ditch outside Blooming Prairie, the girl’s father has been charged in her death. The Mower County Attorney’s Office has filed second-degree murder charges against Dariaz Higgins of Milwaukee. He is accused of killing Noelani Robinson by...
Breaking News: Blooming Prairie man arrested for Las Vegas murder
Rice County authorities have arrested a Blooming Prairie man in connection with a fatal shooting of a Nevada man last week.   On Wednesday night, sheriff’s deputies took Mark Doocy, 60, into custody at the Flying J Truck Stop along Interstate 35 in Rice County. Doocy kept officers waiting for more...
Don Pappas has announced that the family is selling Mantorville’s Hubbell House to Rochester-based Powers Ventures. The Hubbell House has been owned since 1946 by the Pappas family and has been a fixture in southeastern Minnesota since 1846. The family says that they were not actively looking to...
ALL YOU CAN EAT!!!! Pancake Breakfast ONLY$6.00 Includes: Pancakes, Sausage, Milk, Juice and Coffee Saturday, April 29, 20177:00 am to 11:00 am Location: Old VFW in Mantorville511 N Main St. Mantorville, MN 55955 All proceed go to Local Scholarships Provided By KM Masonic Lodge # 11  
Triton FFA Alumni officers include, from left: David Fitzgerald, Sheryl Dohrmann, Tim Marquardt and Robby Gilliland. The recently-formed group works to assist FFA Advisor Robert Ickler, and hopes to help provide scholarships for graduating Triton High School FFA members. Kasson-Mantorville also continues its successful, longtime alumni program.
Watch out for Triton High School’s FFA chapter. It’s about 50 to 55 students strong, and growing. “They’ve got a giant snowball going, and it gets bigger and bigger every year, and they get better and faster and smarter every year,” FFA alumni Tim Marquardt said. “Once one kid sees one of his...
The Kasson Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual Easter Egg Hunt at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 8 at Veterans Memorial (North) Park. Age groups are 1-3, 4-6, and 7-9. There will be candy, prizes and fun.  Youngsters should bring a basket for their treats. They can come early and meet the Easter...
The 23rd-annual Food Shelf Christian music concert will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 26 at First Baptist Church in Kasson.   Performers, all from Dodge County, will include Teresa Scripture and her young sons; Concord Five, a group from West Concord; Bob & Lou Clifford; two groups from the...
Elle Schultz and Harrison Heppelman display their clarinet skills.
Kasson-Mantorville High School’s jazz, symphonic and concert bands joined Chamber ensembles March 14 in a band concert in the KMHS Performing Arts Center.  The musicians, under the direction of Anthony Boldt, played songs ranging from “Spring Can Really Hang You Up The Most (featuring the Jazz Band...

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Blooming Prairie, MN 55917

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Kasson, MN 55944

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