Friday, March 24, 2017

County News

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...
Markayla Kujath
Kasson-Mantorville’s Markayla Kujath was among high school juniors honored with an ExCEL Award by the Minnesota State High School League, March 18 during the girls state basketball tournament. ExCEL (Excellence in Community, Education and Leadership) is a recognition award given annually to high...
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...
Dodge County held township elections March 14.All candidates who filed were up for re-election. • Ashland Township - Town Supervisor, Steve Henslin; Town Treasurer, Karen Bryngelson.• Canisteo Township - Town Supervisor, Loren Torrens; Town Treasurer, Jackie• Claremont Township -Town Supervisor,...
Dodge County Commissioners this month restated their opposition to the westerly alignment of a proposed high-speed rail line from Rochester to the Twin Cities. The commissioners reacted to a final scoping document prepared by the Minnesota Department of Transportation and Olmsted Regional Rail...
Row 1, left to right: Kyrielle Peterson, Kiara Boeck, Kindra Kubat, Olivia Anderson, and Caitlyn Sowieja. Row 2 - Taylor Schandorff, Rhylan Peterson, Drew Kelly and Brady Essig (Not pictured: Natalie Donner).x
The following Triton High School choir students received superior ratings at the Section Solo/Ensemble contest, held Monday, March 6 at Riverland Community College in Austin.   Solos: Kiana Komatsu, Coltan Smisek, Shawnna Crawford, Natalie Donner, Rhylan Peterson.   Duets: Caitlyn Sowieja and...
Gunnar Ramberg will represent Triton Middle School at the Minnesota National Geographic State Bee.
Gunnar Ramberg, an eighth-grader at Triton Middle School, has qualified for the 2017 Minnesota National Geographic State Bee, to be held Friday, March 31 at MSU-Mankato.   This is the second level of the National Geographic Bee competition, now in its 29th year. School Bees were held in schools...
The Department of Commerce’s Consumer Services Center is available to help consumers with questions, concerns, or complaints following a damaging storm, flood, or tornado.   High winds on March 6 caused extensive damage around southeastern Minnesota. A barn was moved off its foundation on the Wayne...
Plaza Morena Campestre Grill may soon begin business in the former Dairy Queen building in Dodge Center.
Jose Herrera, owner of Plaza Morena Campestre Grill restaurants in Owatonna and Albert Lea, said he hopes to open a third restaurant/bar in the former Dairy Queen building in Dodge Center.   He was awaiting a liquor license and hopes to purchase the building from Minneapolis-based Dairy Queen this...
Kaleb Melcher (left) and Dylon Ramer share a laugh during rehearsal for Schoolhouse Rock: Live! K-M Middle School students will perform in the musical, March 24-26 at Kasson-Mantorville High School.
If leading a musical cast of 62 youngsters in grades 5-8 is a challenge, Bernie Buehler is up for it. He and co-directors Tony Boldt and Andrew Faller are preparing the youths for “Schoolhouse Rock Live!”, based on the 1970s TV show. Performances are March 24-26 at the Kasson-Mantorville Performing...

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