Thursday, July 20, 2017

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Kasson Police Sgt. Josh Hanson, second from left, and Police Chief Kent Berguis, center, pause with Shannon Grabow, Office of Traffic Safety Enforcement Coordinator; and Scott McConkey, OTS Southern Minnesota Law Enforcement Laison. The Kasson department was honored as one of four “outstanding agencies” by the Minnesota Department of Public Safety’s Office of Traffic Safety.
Members of the Minnesota Department of Public Safety honor one law enforcement agency for each of four campaigns during the year. Scott McConkey, Southern Minnesota Liason for the department's Office of Traffic Safety division, takes into account each agency’s efforts in commitment to traffic...
Staff Photo:  Richard Johnson Kathy Klaassen, second from left, pauses for a photo with Dodge County Sheriff Scott Rose, at far left; Jack Davy of the Minnesota 100 Club; and Klaassen’s children, Mark Klaassen and Jean Allen. Kathy Klaasen’s husband, former Hayfield police chief Doug Klaassen, died 18 years ago from injuries sustained while on duty. The Klaassens will travel to Washington, D.C., to honor Doug for his sacrifice.
The widow of a fallen Hayfield police chief honored locally just a few months after dying 18 years ago from injuries sustained while on duty will be making a trip along with other family members to Washington, D.C. next month to honor him for his ultimate sacrifice. Kathy Claassen of Kasson, her...
Alecia Meline
Alecia Meline was surprised to see family members gathered March 31 at her place of business. That would be Kasson-Mantorville Elementary School, where Me-line has taught first graders for nine years. The occasion: Meline was hon-ored as the school district’s Teacher of the Year, through Education...
Area emergency personnel respond to the crash scene.
Dacia Clark was driving between Byron and Rochester a few weeks ago when she hit a patch of ice and rolled her car three times. The Kasson-Mantorville High School sophomore and her passenger were unharmed. Each had worn a seatbelt. But that frightening moment hit home April 6 during a mock car...
Robert Reeg, a 9/11 firefighter from Engine 44, called the Steele County Times office yesterday.I didn’t know the man, but I do know his friend, Jimmy Lanza, from ladder truck 43. I was informed that Lanza had been diagnosed with brain cancer last November. “Jimmy’s at Mary Manning Walsh hospice...
Someone was thinking outside the box in 2008. The thought was: the cities of Kasson and Mantorville are always in need of outdoor equipment, as is the Kasson-Mantorville School District, so why not combine forces? Thus began the KM Joint Venture, a financial collaboration on outdoor equipment that...
Brett Joyce said about 1,500 people attended the 2016 Dodge County Expo – and at least that many attended the 19th-annual event Saturday, April 1 at Triton High School in Dodge Center. They filled each of the large gyms and the mult-purpose room, checking out some 120 booths representing everything...
Pastor Joel Xavier blesses a tractor during the fourth-annual blessing of seed and tractors on Sunday, April 2 at Pleasant Corners United Methodist Church, west of Kasson. The event drew about 35 people, most of whom then joined in a service at the 1910 church.
Pastor Joel Xavier’s flock is small but faithful at Pleasant Corners United Methodist​ Church. About 30 parishioners and friends stood solemnly on Sunday as Xavier blessed bags of soybeans, and farm equipment large and small, new and old, during the fourth-annual blessing of seed and tractors at...
Wayne Hendrickson’s dining room is crowded with dozens of curious little characters, who’ve made themselves right at home. There’s a gnome with the basic gnome’s pointy hat, a gentleman in an old-style raincoat, and a floppy-eared rabbit wearing overalls. Not to mention an eager beaver using a...
Noah Head takes control in his 60-pound match against GMLOK at the NYWA regions in Byron last weekend.
The conclusion of the Kasson-Mantorville youth wrestling season draws near as the weekend approaches. The NYWA State tournament is the grand finale to youth folkstyle season.  26 KM youth wrestlers advanced out of Districts and competed in the NYWA Regional tournament this past weekend in Byron. ...

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