Sunday, December 17, 2017

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Bill Jensen, Kasson, and Fran Bell, Dodge Center, enjoy the parade while being pulled by Jensen’s Norwegian Fjord horses, Sena, left, and Nora during Sunday’s “Operation Christmas Child” parade.
There were big smiles all around Sunday as the second-annual Operation Christmas Child parade took to the streets of Kasson. Horses and vehicles led the way on an ideal fall day during the event, sponsored by St. John’s Lutheran Church.  The annual project collects school and non-liquid hygiene...
Staff photo: Richard Johnson Carter (left), Gabi and Diego Espinoza have been busy 4-H members for years. The Kasson youngsters are pictured with some of the many awards they’ve earned over the years.
    Diego Espinoza is a veteran member of the Zumbro Rockets 4-H club. He’s been there, done that. At age 10. The Kasson youngster started out as a “Cloverbud” (4-H members in kindergarten through second grade) and is starting his sixth year in the organization. He and his dairy cows earned a grand...
Steve Lawler, a Mower SWCD soil scientist, leads a soil-health study in fall 2016 with Riverland Community College students at Terry and Cindy Hamilton’s farm in Marshall Township, Mower County.
Information is power. Knowledge and experience are the factors that in uence change and determine whether those changes will stand up over time. Farmers all over the country are feverishly building their information bank these days, trying to gure out how to make money in a market offering...
This log house, operated by the Dodge County Historical Society, was built during the Great Depression as part of the Works Projects Administration. The structure, adjoining the Dodge County Fairgrounds in Kasson, is owned by the county.
Don Westfall said it feels good, starting out as Dodge County Historical Society executive director at age 68. “This sort of job does that to you,” he said. “Because when you start a new job like that, it rejuvenates your interest in the whole subject.” Westfall, born and raised in Pensacola...
Vantage of newly re-opened County Road 21 between Kasson and Mantorville. The road was closed for several weeks for a resurfacing project.
Construction is complete on Dodge County Road 21 between Kasson and Mantorville. The road, also known locally as the “dump road,” because it passes the county transfer station and recycling center, opened to the public last week. Work on the estimated $2 million project began in mid-June....
The Plowville site today. Some 125,000 people attended the original event in September, 1952.
There are many options – but few answers - for using cover crops to maintain farm soil, Bruce Schwartau said. When to add cover crops? What kind to add? What to do with them? And some folks use ... radishes? “That was a surprise to me, to all of a sudden run across a field of radishes, that...
Hannah Brumfield, left, and Amy Buehler show their enthusiasm for the Recovery Walk
If someone has a drug or alcohol problem, Kasson- Mantorville High School’s Students Against Destructive Decisions group is there to help. “I’m actually really excited to support the people, because they’re part of our community,” SADD o cer Amy Buehler said. “It’s good to let them know that we...
Sophomore student council members advertise “Beach/ Tourist Day,” scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 6, as part of Homecoming Week at K-M. From left to right, Grace Worden, Brody Hegge, Emma Giere, Gwen Dole, and Halley Bulow.
Kasson-Mantorville High School students gathered Friday, Sept. 22 for some pre- Homecoming Week fun in the Minnesota WiFi Performing Arts Center. Student council members dressed up to advertise the big week’s Dress-Up Days: “Millionaire Monday”; “Jersey Day” (Tuesday); “Color Wars”; “Beach-...
Nathan Dickey (“Scuttle” the seagull) is surrounded by fellow gulls during rehearsal for Kasson-Mantorville High School’s theater production, “The Little Mermaid.” Also pictured: from left, Katie Harfmann, Megan Giese and Paige Vogel.
Language Arts instructor Bernie Buehler and associates went in search of a good fall play to perform at Kasson-Mantorville High School. They wanted something family-oriented, which would involve lots of students and showcase the spanking- new Minnesota WiFi Performing Arts Center. They found...

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