Thursday, October 19, 2017

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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...
Jeannine Hensley looks over the floor boards of her new restaurant.
If Jeannine Hensley was ever misplaced, she has certainly found her spot. The Kasson resident and Arkansas native is establishing Misplaced Magnolia Southern Bistro and BBQ, in the former Leuthold’s Clothing and Shoes building at 107 W. Main St., Kasson. It’s hoped that the restaurant billed...
Colorful quilts on display during the 4th-annual Quilt Show at United Methodist Church, Dodge Center. The show is part of Harvest Fest.
If this was the last Harvest Fest, the 20th-annual Dodge Center celebration went out big. Visitors enjoyed music, tractor and car shows, face-painting, Bingo, a book sale, a quilt show, a thundering “garden tractor pull,” all sorts of food, and many other activities this past weekend, in and...
Visitors check out big rigs at the Fairgrounds
Hundreds of fans lined the route Saturday as colorful semi- trucks paraded from the Dodge County Fairgrounds to Byron and Mantorville and back during the 18th annual Big Iron Classic. It seemed like an endless line of trucks. In fact, Big Iron organizer Jim Finn said, there were probably...
Workers prepare the site of the new Kwik Trip, under construction on the southeast side of Kasson. The store is expected to open Oct. 19.
Kasson’s new Kwik Trip gas and convenience store will open at 5 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 19. A ve-day grand opening starts Tuesday, Oct. 24, and a ribbon-cutting ceremony is scheduled for 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 26, said Kwik Trip district leader Will Welch, who oversees 16 stores. The new, larger...
Kasson-Mantorville kindergarten teacher Beth Postier greets a future KoMet during the Marigold Days parade, Sunday in Mantorville. Dozens of units entertained a big crowd as part of the 52nd-annual event.
Mantorville went from quaint hamlet to small metropolis and back to quaint in two days. Parking was big city-like. People and dogs were everywhere, hundreds of them, and there was much to see and do: music and food and games and cars and crafts and fishing and music and Melodrama and food and...
Charles Miller displays a check he earned during the Minnesota State Fair poultry competition. The Kasson teenager earned the Poultry Prince title.
Charles Miller, 17, of Kasson, was named Poultry Prince on Aug. 27 during the Minnesota State Fair. Mikayla Schlosser, 15, of Maple Plain, was named Poultry Princess. “It’s just really cool, because I’ve been working for it for two years,” said Miller, who lives on an 80-acre farm south of...
Del and Manny Guajardo are pictured earlier this year at their Kasson business, Sophia’s Thrift Store. The couple will take two truck- loads of basic supplies to Texas, for victims of Hurricane Harvey.
Del and Manny Guajardo have endured a major flood, carbon monoxide poisoning, their son’s rare bone disease – and a near-miss with the Oklahoma City bombing in 1995. They have been giving back by helping people in need at their Kasson business, Sophia’s Thrift Store, which opened in October,...

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