Monday, October 23, 2017

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For Cassie Van Every, getting out of the hospital cannot come soon enough, not only because she is missing her family, but also because her family will be one step closer to moving into a brand new, bigger home.  Cassie and her husband Jason have rented for eight years. Currently, they are renting...
Fire Update: Police identify fire victim   Police have identified the victim of Friday’s house fire in Kasson as Michelle Loge, 41.  Kasson Police Chief Ken Schuck said there is no reason to believe foul play had anything to do with Loge’s death. Though an autopsy is pending to determine the exact...
History came alive last Friday for ninth and 10th grade students at Kasson-Mantorville High School as they participated in the annual “History Day” events. Described as similar to a science fair, the freshmen and sophomore students have spent the first semester researching a historical topic of...
If you noticed a group of people running around Kasson last Saturday taping Valentines on buildings don’t worry; they had not been out in the cold too long. They were members and friends of Kasson Alliance for Restoration, KARE, out “heart bombing” the buildings. Think photo bombing with hearts is...
The Dodge County Board dealt with a variety of mostly routine issues at last week’s meeting with the most discussion centering on a renewal of the waste hauler license for Skeveland Enterprises in Claremont. The board also met after their regular meeting as the Regional Rail Authority to elect...
Bob Lindgren, of Kasson, has driven over 4 million miles in a truck; all with the same company. After 32 years and many miles, he still loves what he does.  Lindgren was recently in the running for the Minnesota Trucking Association’s Driver of the Year title in January after being recognized as...
With the Iowa caucuses and New Hampshire primary in the past, Minnesota voters are preparing for the state’s Democratic and Republican caucuses on Super Tuesday, March 1.  Minnesotans will join residents of 14 other states in registering their preferences for the presidential candidates. For...
Angela Folie truly believes that it is not what happens to a person that determines if his or her life will be great, but rather how someone chooses to cope with the situation and make the best of it.  Folie, daughter of Ken and Judy Folie of Kasson, was diagnosed with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA...
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 (...

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