Sunday, July 5, 2020

dci@Kmtel.com

Watching a handful of the nation’s larger school districts openly and enthusiastically cancelling contracts with their local law enforcement for their School Resource Officers leaves many of us in law enforcement both puzzled and concerned. School District officials have indicated in many of these...
A member of the Mantorville VFW unit for more than 60 years, Harold Wilke rode on the VFW float during one of the Marigold Days parades.
Harold Wilke has lived in Kasson since 1954 but was born in 1926 near Wasioja where he lived on a small farm with a sister, Ruth; a twin brother, Harry and another brother, Leonard. He started first grade at the school in Wasioja but when his parents moved to manage the old county poor farm between...
For K-M kicker and punter Aaron, Thursday, June 18, was a big day. That’s because it was the day he received a pair of letters form Nick Goeser, special teams coordinator for North Dakota State University (NDSU). In one of the letters Goeser wrote, “I think NDSU might be a great fit for you.”...
The Byron school board discussed Byron participating in the Inside Out Initiative and the filing deadline for the four four-year term positions open for the school board election on Tuesday, Nov. 3, during its meeting on Monday, June 15. Activities Director Jon Buchanan presented on the Inside Out...
After months of speculation as to what will move into the closed Shopko building in Kasson, it is now official that the structure will be remodeled into a commercial retail center. A.C.S. of Kasson officially closed on the 36,000 sq. ft. building on May 27. Shopko filed for bankruptcy in 2019 and...
This past Monday was a big day in the world of high school football. It was the first day of the summer waiver period, which is when high school football teams can hold their summer team workouts. Each team has 11 contact days that they can use between now and Friday, Aug. 7. However, with some...
Somerby Golf Club is a member-only golf club in Byron.  Director of Membership and Marketing Brett Mucheck said what makes the golf course stand out is how well it’s maintained. “The greens are maintained in immaculate shape at all time. The greens are incredibly quick and difficult. There are wide...
So much of becoming great at any sport is what you do outside of practice and now, thanks to the creation of the Southern Minnesota Bears U16 and U18 teams, there’ll be another way for local boy hockey players to develop their game. Mike Cooper and Craig Patrick, owners of the North American Hockey...
Typically, the Kasson-Mantorville community supports the school district, but during COVID-19 it’s been the other way around as the district’s Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) club stepped up by helping the community over the last few months of the school year. The K-M FCCLA...
Most people enjoy a story of David defeating Goliath, but Les Evjen’s book, “The Last Minute ‘A Viking Miracle,’” is about much more than just that, it covers small towns, the athletes they produce, not giving up and community. The book, “The Last Minute ‘A Viking Miracle,’” is a detailed look at...

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