Friday, August 7, 2020


A two-goal lead is considered one of the most dangerous leads in hockey, and while Kasson-Mantorville wasn’t playing hockey, the boys’ soccer team did come back from a two-goal deficit to finish Saturday’s road game against Plainview-Elgin-Millville with a 3-3 draw.   The KoMets started things off...
Bethany von Steinbergs
The Kasson-Mantorville School District prides itself on being an innovative educational institution and strives to be Minnesota’s premier school district.  This summer K-M took another significant step toward reaching those lofty goals and achieving its vision.  At its July 15 meeting, the Kasson-...
Librarian Patricia Shaffer-Gottschalk posed with the summer’s top readers, Audra Lohrbach, Arabella Egelston and Andrew Holz.
Kasson City Council members recognized the top readers in the library’s summer reading program at last week’s council meeting. Andrew Holz was the summer’s top reader among all those 11 and under with 182 hours. Arabella Egelston was second with 149 hours and Audra Lohrback was close behind with...
With about a month before the first day of school, the Kasson-Mantorville School Board approved a number of different personnel items during its board meeting last week.  The board accepted the resignations of full-time employees including, grounds assistant Ryan Jech, media paraprofessional...
Byron Public Schools have announced the hiring of two new building leaders at Byron High School.  The moves came after former high school principal Steve Willman resigned at the end of the school year  to take a new position in Rochester.  With the opening of high school principal, the district...
This summer, 50 students from Kasson will receive brand-new backpacks stuffed with essential school supplies through the Bremer Backpacks initiative. Made possible by Bremer Bank’s expanded partnership with United Way, this first-of-its-kind initiative ensures more than 5,000 children in need...
Students and chaperones on the SC Minnesota Ag tour posed for a photo outside of Alumacraft Boat.
Two years ago Kasson-Mantorville Agriculture Teacher Lori Pagel took a group of students around South East Minnesota to explore the eight different pathways of agriculture.  Two weeks ago, students from K-M along with students from Byron took part in the second ever ag tour this time exploring...
Hayley Schlichter of Blooming Prairie concentrated on the pineapple pinata she was making in the Exploring Spanish & Pinata Making Class during the ZED Summer Academy held in Byron last week.
Students from all Zumbro Education District schools got together at Byron High School recently to take part in the ZED Summer Academy. The Summer Academy is a one-week, half-day opportunity for gifted and talented students who have completed grades 3-6. Students are recommended by staff from their...
Triton Senior Gabriela Staub explained her senior project to a panel of teachers and community members. Her project was entitled “Developing Skin Substitutes for Burns.” The project included working with researchers at the Mayo Clinic, writing a paper and giving an oral presentation to the panel.
On the Wednesday before graduation, Triton seniors waited outside classrooms to present their senior projects to groups of Triton teachers and community members. Some were nervous, some were confident and some just wanted to get it over with. The senior project is a requirement for graduation at...
Byron High School Graduate Alexandra Green, along with her fellow graduates gave hugs to those who supported them over the years after graduation Sunday.
The Byron High School Gym was filled with family, friends and community members on Sunday to celebrate the Byron Class of 2019. Tara Dunken, a teacher at Byron who was picked by the class to give a speech during graduation used the time to talk about the different lessons that the class taught her...


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