Saturday, September 22, 2018

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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 (...
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,...

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