Friday, April 28, 2017

County News

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...
Farmers rarely get to show off their old tractors. “If we didn’t have the tractor parade, they might just sit in the weeds,” said Bob Senjem, one of the two founding fathers of the Dodge County tractor parade. He, Frank Ness and Frank’s nephew, Tom, spearhead the event each year. The three men...
Al-Corn in Claremont is continuing to do preliminary work in preparation for its upcoming expansion as the company awaits issuance of an air permit from the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency. The plan, said CEO Randall Doyle, remains that construction will start as soon as the permit is issued. “...

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