Monday, April 22, 2019


The Dodge Center City Council held a short emergency meeting Monday night at which time they dealt with two personnel items. City Administrator Joshua Tetzlaff requested the city council give its approval to offering the position of finance analyst/clerk to Jeremiah Wadley. They also accepted the...
BY ALEX MALM NEWS EDITOR Across the country each year, thousands of people are trained in First Aid and CPR. The goal of the courses is for people in the community to be trained on what to do if someone has a medical emergency. For many, this is just a routine part in order to get a job or to...
Giving back to the community, and agriculture are two of the pillars that the FFA is founded on. That’s why it was so fitting, that the Byron FFA, was able to not only able to help the agriculture community, but also people in need as well, through their recent community service project. That...
Over the past few years, talking about and seeking mental health support has become much more acceptable in society. While the majority of people will agree that this is a very good thing, there is one issue that not many people think about. That issue is the lack of mental health providers,...
The Chaplain program through the Dodge County Sheriff’s Office has proven to be a huge success in its first year.
Throughout his career with the Dodge County Sheriff’s Office, Sheriff Scott Rose always had an interest in bringing a Chaplain Program to Dodge County. “It was something we realized we were missing here,” Rose said. A year ago that dream became a reality in Dodge County. Ever since then, it has...
If someone had told Mantorville native Wendy Forthun 20 years ago that she would be an officer for a real estate company, she wouldn’t have believed it. Now that’s exactly what as a receptionist,  and as she explained, she never thought that she would able to become a salesperson. “I started with 1...
Kasson-Mantorville Elementary School had a very successful Boosterthon Fun Run last week, as they raised money for its new playground.
Over the past few years, the Kasson- Mantorville School District, has seen many improvements  to its facilities. One of the areas that hasn’t seen improvements  is the playground at K-M Elementary School. Because of this, the PTA has decided to dedicate funds from the Boosterthon Fun Run to the...
Across the country people will be celebrating World Down Syndrome Awareness Day, by wearing “crazy socks.” For the second year, Kasson-Mantorville Schools will be celebrating this to help spread awareness for the disability, a disability that one of its students. Lincoln Buckingham, is a 10 year...
Hayfield’s Ethan Fritcher (4) looks at the scoreboard after Spring Grove defeated the Vikings on a buzzer-beater in the Section 1A Semifinal on Mar. 13.
One week ago, the Hayfield boys basketball team was on cloud nine. The Vikings were coming off an emotional high after getting a last-second win over Blooming Prairie thanks to a buzzer-beating  jump shot from Patrick Towey. That 50-48 victory would advance Hayfield to the Section 1A Semifinal,...
Jared Ellefson was making his first visit to the North American Farm and Power Show to explain how his South Dakota company can help a farmer increase yields by analyzing soil health.
While no one argues that the farm economy is suffering, a number of vendors attending last week’s North American Farm and Power Show in Owatonna said that for the most part their businesses have not seen downturn as might be expected. Several vendors said that the current farm economy means that...


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P.O. Box 247
Blooming Prairie, MN 55917

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Kasson, MN 55944

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Kasson, MN 55944


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