Monday, September 25, 2017

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The Osman Shrine Dragon Patrol, of Rochester, added color to Kasson’s 2016 Festival in the Park. This year’s event is scheduled for Aug. 10-13.
It’s quite a lineup for Kasson’s 28th-annual Festival in the Park, set for Aug. 10-13 in and around Veterans Memorial Park. You could watch blacksmithing demonstrations, go splat! or WHOP! in the belly-flop contest, help lead your team in archery “combat,” and try an obstacle course challenge...
Runners finish the Wyatt’s Sunshine 5K Walk/Run on May 13 in Kasson. Donations totaling more than $8,500 will help the National Alliance on Mental Illness.
A total of $8,554.51 was raised during the Wyatt’s Sunshine 5K Walk/Run on May 13 in Kasson, according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness’ Southeast Minnesota afliate in Rochester.  Hundreds of people participated in the event at Veterans Memorial Park. It honored the memory of...
Public safety officials responded Friday afternoon, July 14, to a single-vehicle rollover near Houston’s Greenhouse on North Mantorville Avenue in Kasson. A Jeep Cherokee rolled onto its top. Visible responders included Kasson police and firefighters and the Minnesota State Patrol. Further...
Sauder is joined by two of the three sheep she will show at the County Fair.
The Dodge County Fair features plenty of crops, but the cream of the crop is a Dodge County 4-H participant who is now a leader of leaders. Val Sauder, a Pine Island senior and member of 4-H for the past 10 years, recently earned a spot on the leadership team for the 4-H state ambassadors. “I...
Claremont City Administrator Marie Lindblom pauses for a photo at City Hall. The former city councilwoman began her new job July 5.
Marie Lindblom hit the ground running in her new job as Claremont’s city administrator. Among her early goals: to be part of a team that works to improve the Dodge County city of about 540 people. “We have a lot of ideas, and we would like to implement them,” said Lindblom, who started...
Competitors – human and canine – prepare for judging at the Dodge County Fair 4-H dog show.
A good crowd of competitors participated Saturday, July 8 in a 4-H dog show, part of the Dodge County Fair in Kasson. Dogs large and small were judged on a variety of topics, including obedience and showmanship. “I love it. This is a great event,” said Melissa Seljan, a sophomore-to-be...
Dodge Center’s street reconstruction project is in full swing. Work began in mid-June on the project, expected to cost just less than $3.5 million. The contractor is BCM Grading- Excavating of Faribault.  Work scheduled for this year should be finished in the fall, City Administrator Lee...
This uniform and helmet worn by WWI veteran Wilford Tully is on display at the Dodge County Historical Society Museum.
Teaching history is important for members of the Dodge County Historical Society, especially the history that had a big impact on their county - including World War I. They’re honoring this era, as 2017 marks 100 years since America entered the “War to End All Wars.” The Mantorville-based...
Matt Norland is congratulated by Judge Jodi Williamson after being sworn in Monday as a Kasson policeman.
Matt Norland was sworn in Monday as a Kasson policeman. The 26-year-old from Owatonna took the oath from Dodge County Assistant Chief Judge Jodi Williamson while family members looked on at the county courthouse in Mantorville. “I was nervous,” he said. “But it’s a very good experience.”...
It’s Road Construction Season in Kasson. The city’s street assessment project means several streets are closed off while the work gets done.
  You head west on Main Street in Kasson and turn north onto Sixth Avenue Northwest. Oops. Road’s out.   Under construction.   Gotta turn around.   Let’s try Seventh Avenue. Nope. Construction.   Eighth? Uh, no. It’s Road Construction season. Plan accordingly.   “There are so many stories going...

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