Thursday, May 24, 2018

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Since her husband was killed in the line of duty 30 years ago, Sue Lange has only missed two services at the National Law Enforcement Memorial in Washington, D.C.  Lange returned once again last week to honor her husband, Gregory Lange, police chief of Claremont, who was gunned down and beaten...
During the School of Excellence celebration at Triton, kindergarten and first grade students delighted the audience by singing, “Oh, Mister Sun and Tres Pajaritos.” Other grade levels also performed during the party while many of the fifth grade students appeared in a video showcasing what makes Triton a special school.
The hard work had been already done when Nick Jurrens took over as principal at Triton Elementary last summer. His predecessor successfully coordinated all the grunt work for a top state honor, leaving Jurrens with the easy job of putting on a party to celebrate.  On Friday, students and staff...
As school comes to a close, so do the spring sports, music, clubs, and other activities. Only for them to then be restarted anew the next year.  The last band concert for the graduating class was held on a humid May day last Thursday, and it was once again as eventful as ever. The concert band is...
The piano students of Cindy Breederland had their Spring Recital on Sunday, May 6 at Faith Community Church in West Concord. Lydia Perry of Mantorville and Valerie Sauder of Pine Island were awarded the MMTA (Minnesota Music Teachers Association) Challenge Trophy for participating in the MMTA...
Dairy farmer Paul Daley (center) answered questions from Triton third graders at his farm Friday as part of Rural Ag Safety Day.
Triton’s third graders traded their usual classrooms last Friday for the Dodge County Fairgrounds in Kasson and Daley Dairy in rural Milton Township as part of Triton’s Rural Agriculture Safety Day. Totaling about 80 students, the group was split into two with one half touring the dairy farm while...
Dodge County Sheriff Scott Rose said Saturday night that a student from Triton School has been arrested and transported to a juvenile holding facility in Rochester after allegedly making threats regarding the school. Triton School officials received information about 10:45 a.m. Saturday indicating...
The accused grandma killer from Dodge County has entered a not guilty plea in connection with the murder of a Florida woman.  Lois Riess of Blooming Prairie filed her plea and waived arraignment Thursday, court officials said. Her arraignment had been previously scheduled for May 29, but has since...
Ron Albright, left, of the Kasson-Mantorville Lions Club has been inducted into the Lions MD5M Hall of Fame. Presenting the honor to Albright were Gudrun Yngvadottir of Iceland, first vice president of Lions Club International, center, and Mike Molenda, MD5M council member.
Ron Albright of the Kasson-Mantorville Lions Club was inducted into the Lions MD5M Hall of Fame at its convention in Winnipeg, Canada on April 14. MD5M is a multiple district, which includes all the Lions of Minnesota, Manitoba and NW Ontario. Each of the 12 districts in the multiple is allowed to...
Even though she’s a licensed daycare provider, Lois Lepp strives to provide a setting not typically found in most daycares. “My philosophy is to be providing an atmosphere of going to grandma’s house,” said Lepp, who has been doing daycare for 30 years in her Dodge Center home. She prides herself...
The Blooming Prairie area grandmother who is accused of going on a 2-state killing spree will remain in a Florida jail without bond. On Thursday, a Florida judge accepted a stipulation from Lois Riess’ defense counsel to waive her appearance and right to a pretrial detention hearing. The...

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