Wednesday, June 28, 2017

County News

April Paulson was presented the 2016 Kasson-Mantorville Lion of the Year award at the Lions Extravaganza. April has been a Lion member for six years and a volunteer for many club projects, such as helping clean up the school gym after K-M sports events, picking up trash from the bleachers after the...
Carolyn’s Business Services of Kasson is the quintessential small business. The tax services and accounting outfit is located in an unassuming, modest white house on the way out of town towards Dodge Center, and if you happen by during a snowy morning, you’ll find one of the business’s three...
At a long workshop Dec 20, the Dodge County Commissioners reviewed the budget one more time before their final meeting of the year. The final meeting was Tuesday, at which they approved the increase. In September, they had approved a preliminary budget with a 4.8 per cent increase over last year....
By most accounts, it could be suggested the new K-M high school performing arts center (PAC) is among the area’s unintentionally best kept secrets. Just mention PAC to some people, and you may be greeted with a blank stare. The PAC is no secret to the students, of course, who have been delighted...
When talking with Hayfield, Minn., resident and retiring Dodge County commissioner, David Erickson, there’s one word that will bounce through your head about every four minutes. “Interesting.” Everything has been “interesting” to Erickson, now 80 interesting years old. Twenty years as Dodge County...
Mark Finstuen of Milton Township was the recipient of this year’s Dodge District’s “Outstanding Conservationist Award” by the Minnesota Association of Soil & Water Conservation Districts (MASWCD). He was presented with the award Dec. 6 at the Doubletree Hotel in St. Cloud. The Finstuen family,...
The City of Claremont is one step closer to acquiring land in the center of downtown that will be eventually used for a Veterans Memorial. Because of property tax forfeiture, the county owns the two lots at 216 and 218 West Front St. Two abandoned buildings used to sit on the property but the...
Happy Holidays! Along with the holiday season comes a lot of packaging, cardboard, gift boxes, packing material and wrapping paper.    RECYCLE the following items to keep your garbage bill low during the holidays: Corrugated Cardboard - Always remember to remove any styrofoam, packing peanuts, air...
At their last scheduled meeting for the year Monday night, the Mantorville city council members unanimously approved a three per cent increase to the city property tax levy for 2017. Council members also learned the estimated market value of property in the city increased by 6.15 per cent.  The...
“To help students feel empowered to explore with an open mind and an open heart the diversity within their classrooms, school, community, world and within themselves. #whyiteach” With this driving principle—affixed to her Triton classroom door—Spanish teacher Tanya Klug was propelled to “Teacher of...

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