Wednesday, August 16, 2017


Maggie Eisenbeis, 24, of Kasson, is slowly crossing off continent after continent that she has traveled to, but this journey is much more than something to cross off a list. Submitted photo
Maggie Eisenbeis, 24, of Kasson, is slowly crossing off continent after continent that she has traveled to, but this journey is much more than something to cross off a list.  “She has the continents all marked up on the wall of her childhood room to cross out each continent as she goes there. She...
K-M Fourth graders Mikaila Blewett (left) and Rylie Poncelet build a spaghetti bridge with the help of Benchmark Electronic Engineer Mark Ostman. Photo by Shannon Granholm.
 Kasson-Mantorville Elementary School students were experimenting with marshmallow catapults, spaghetti bridges and rockets as part of the fifth annual Engineering Day on Jan. 19. “Our purpose of engineering day is to create excitement for engineering, make authentic connections between STEM (...
Bill Kase receives the 2015 Business Person of the Year plaque from Kasson Chamber President Jon Christensen and last year’s winner Cathy Pletta. Photo by Shannon Granholm.
 Bill Kase was selected as the 2015 Business Person of the Year at the Kasson Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting on Jan. 21. “This person showed up a couple times, and this person has a huge log because this person has no ability to say no to anything,” last year’s winner Cathy Pletta said of the...
Jorge Rocha
 A Claremont man is facing three felony charges, including first-degree attempted murder, following an incident at a Claremont apartment on Jan. 19. Jorge Juan Rocha, 49, made his first appearance at a bail hearing in Dodge County District Court last Thursday before Judge Jodi Williamson where he ...
The winter slick roads where the cause of a three car accident this morning near Claremont that involved a Dodge Center resident, Adam Booth, 35. Booth, according to Minnesota State Patrol, was headed westbound on Highway 14 around 11:26 a.m. Tuesday. Booth lost control of his Dodge Durango,...
Jorge Juan Rocha, 49, of Claremont has been charged with first-degree attempted murder in connection with a stabbing Tuesday night at a residence in Claremont. Rocha made his first court appearance Thursday in Dodge County District Court where the judge ordered him held on $250,000 bail with...
Farran and Phillip Berg, of Dodge Center, officially welcomed their first child Reese Elizabeth Berg into the world on Jan. 6, 2016 at 4:58 p.m. thus making her Dodge County’s First Baby of the Year. The contest states that the baby must be born on or after Jan. 1, 2016 and the parents must reside...
Not many people can say that by the age of 23 they have traveled to 13 states, been deployed to five states, covered 20,000 miles and lived in almost 30 places all to help others.  Travis Moret, 23, is one of 75 young people based in Sacramento, California who completed a 10-month term of service...
All the parties in the lawsuit against Dodge County and Masching Swine Farms will be back in court next month as the judge hears motions for summary judgment from all three parties. Lowell and Evelyn Trom of Westfield Township filed suit in Dodge County District Court a year ago against the county...
Mantorville residents, business owners and representatives from various organizations filled the city council chambers to take a first glance at what Riverside Park could look like in the future. “I was pleased to see so many community members took part in this meeting. It really shows how...


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