Friday, April 28, 2017

County News

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...
Grabbing a rope to leap into the Zumbro River off a high limestone cliff known as “Grim” has been a favorite summer pastime of kids and adults for years in Mantorville. But the cliff is eroding and rocks are tumbling into the river, creating danger just below the surface. “They call it ‘Grim,’ just...
KMTelecom has received a 2016 matching state grant of just more than $764,000 to serve 195 unserved households, nine unserved businesses, the Mantorville Township building, and a small section of west-central Olmsted County.   It is part of the Border-to-Border Broadband Development Grant Program,...
Several Triton students received Honorable Mention in the 24th-annual Zumbro Education District’s Creative Writing Contest. The contest is for students in grades 5-12. This year’s theme: “The Day I Met …” The students chose how to interpret the prompt, and let their creativity take them away in the...

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