Wednesday, August 12, 2020

County News

West Concord, a town with a population of about 800 at the 2010 census, had nine people run for four offices in the general election. City Administrator Theresa Booms said, “It was a great turnout for the city of West Concord. Just by the number of candidates that applied just shows great spirit...
In the last four years, the number of families accessing the SEMCAC Food Shelf has doubled, Triton High School FFA Advisor Robert Ickler said. The students involved in FFA are working to guarantee that the hundreds of families accessing this food shelf are able to have food to eat.  For their...
er Dodge County and a conditional use permit for one more was approved by the Dodge County Planning Commission Nov 2. Also approved were an interim use permit for a new mine for pit run sand and for a home on less than 53 acres in the agricultural district. Public hearings were held during the...
Members of the West Concord EDA discussed the future of the 207 West Main Street building at its Nov. 7 meeting.  The EDA chose to table any discussion on moving forward with the sale of the building. The potential buyers of the space will wait until the issue is discussed at next month’s EDA...
This weekend, Triton High School’s fall play, “Arsenic and Old Lace,” will open in the high school auditorium. Catch the play on Nov. 3-5 at 7:00 p.m. Tickets are $6 for adults and $4 for students. For more information, call 507-374-6305.   
The Dodge Center City Council approved a resolution that indicates the city’s intent to consider organizing garbage collection. At the council’s previous meeting, members of the council decided that staff should research limiting the number of garbage haulers in Dodge Center.  The League of...
After 33 years of Country Carpets, the store is undergoing a change in name and a change in owner.  On Oct. 12, Chuck and Erin Hansen sold Kasson business Country Carpets to long-time employee Sean Malloy and his business partner Angie Bowman. And with this sale, the store’s name will change to...
The West Concord City Council has scheduled a public hearing for 6 p.m. on Nov. 17 for affected residents to get more information on the city’s 2017 Utility Improvements Project. The hearing will be held at 207 Main St. to accommodate an expected large turnout. The $2 million plus project is...
The Kasson-Mantorville Middle School Technovation Team gave a presentation to the Triton School Board last week explaining an app they developed last year to help young people Stop Sex Trafficking. Technovation Challenge is an international coding competition for girls in middle and high school to...
West Concord mayoral and city council candidates met the voters last week at a candidate forum sponsored by the West Concord American Legion Auxiliary. Both mayoral candidates and five of the seven city council candidates were in attendance.  Mayoral candidates are Mary Burt and Incumbent Jeffrey...


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