Wednesday, July 8, 2020

County News

The effects of hunger for an individual or family can range from poor health and slowed recovery from injury or illness to poor performance at school or work.  During 2015, Semcac Food Shelves in Rushford, Preston, Caledonia and Kasson had 8,215 visits from 1,388 households and distributed 378,046...
West Concord City Council members have agreed to set the wheels in motion to organize a task force of community members to consider the issues around a community center and the futures of both the current American Legion Hall and the former hardware store. Adeline Schletty, Donna Fitzgerald and...
A newly-retired Episcopal priest from Rochester delivered an upbeat and often humorous message on “Survivorship and Spirituality” and how it relates to being in the “people business” to members of the Dodge Center Chamber of Commerce last week at their annual meeting at the Dodge Center American...
Two Kenyon-Wanamingo teachers are in the running for the 2016 Teacher of Year. Anna Bauer, a Spanish teacher at the high school and Jan Strand, elementary music, have been nominated for the honor and have completed the required materials and are among the 114 Minnesota teachers chosen. Over the...
Political caucuses for people from across the State of Minnesota, both   Democrats and Republicans, are scheduled for Tuesday, March 1. These meetings are the first step in the long process of electing a  new president and other elected officials. The Democrats in Dodge Center will meet at 7 p.m....
Twenty-one Kasson-Mantorville High School students in the SADD organization spent last Friday preparing to educate fourth graders on alcohol, tobacco and peer pressure.  The STARS program, or Students Teaching About Refusal Skills, has been utilized in Dodge County Schools for around 15 years. The...
This summer, one young adult will get the chance to work outdoors in farm fields and local waterways while assisting Mower Soil & Water Conservation District with projects. Conservation Corps Minnesota is accepting applications through Feb. 28 for the Mower SWCD apprentice position and similar...
Another Triton Wolf Ridge trip is in the books, and once again, all involved came home with countless memories and adventures.  Temperatures were relatively warm (close to 20 degrees!) when 103 freshmen, senior leaders, staff and parents boarded the buses early in the morning on Jan. 15. As the...
The Dodge Center Council was scheduled to meet earlier this week to discuss options after United Prairie Bank rejected the city’s offer to buy 12 vacant lots in the Greystone Subdivision for $5,000 each. City Manager Lee Mattson and HRA Executive Director Amy Yochum told council members last week...
Some say things happen for a reason. Some say its karma. For Holly Burow, her purchase of Rhodes Tax Service in West Concord is a result of “divine intervention at a meatball supper.”  Burow purchased the business from Vicki Rhodes last fall and officially took over on Oct. 1.  Burrow, who at the...

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