Saturday, November 17, 2018

County News

Last Saturday’s Hogfest celebration saw more than its share of full size tractors between the antique tractor show and the parade. And there were some children’s size pedal tractors in town.  But a look at a display on Front Street revealed a table full of scaled-down replicas of steam and gas...
One-hundred-fifty tractors will be leading the big parade from Pine Island to West Concord on Sunday, Aug. 21. This will be the 11th annual “Tractor Drive” sponsored by the Pine Island Lions, said Dean Weis, one of the drive organizers. The drive always starts in Pine Island, he said, but tries to...
They were “Horsin’ Around” at the Dodge County Fairgrounds Sunday afternoon as the Dodge County Saddle Club put on a free event. Area residents were invited to come to the fairgrounds and learn about horses. There were pony rides for the kids, Bruce Ebnet was giving wagon rides to everyone who was...
It was one of the hottest and most humid days of the summer when the group of nearly 40 bicyclists pedaled into West Concord. They arrived at Veterans Park about noon where they stopped briefly to rehydrate and grab a snack from the van accompanying them while several headed to Ginny’s Drive-In or...
Organizers of Claremont’s annual Hogfest celebration say some changes made for this year will make the annual event more family friendly and fun than ever. The event kicks off Saturday morning at 8 a.m. with a 5K Fun Run/Walk and coed volleyball, human foosball and coed softball tournaments at 8 a....
Claremont is gearing up for its annual Hogfest celebration with this year’s event scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 6. There have been a couple of changes made to the event this year, organizers said, as the event has been scaled back to one day. The event is aimed at being family friendly and all...
At their meeting July 25, the Mantorville City Council members unanimously approved a resolution supporting a special session of the state legislature to consider the 2016 Bonding Bill. Mantorville and Kasson are partnering to process their wastewater and the cost of putting in the necessary...
With one lot sold and two more sales nearing completion the West Concord City Council last week gave its approval to replatting a portion of the subdivision to make the lots more lucrative. The city currently has lots available in the subdivision located in the southwest corner of West Concord. The...
With the 2016 legislative session over transportation remains the biggest outstanding issue facing the state, State Sen. Vicki Jensen told Dodge County Commissioners last week. Jensen addressed the board as part of her efforts to communicate with local government bodies in her district. “I know the...
The Triton School Board officially went on record Monday night asking voters to approve an increase in general education revenue of $750 per pupil in a special election held in conjunction with the Nov. 8 general election. The average amount levied by local districts in Minnesota is $1,000 and...

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