Wednesday, August 22, 2018

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Dodge County Sheriff Scott Rose has identified the Kasson police officer involved in a shooting incident last weekend as 51-year-old Julio Baez. Baez remains in critical condition at St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester. He is a 14-year veteran of the department.  Rose said the case in being...
Wesley Asprey (left) is given his diploma by K-M Board of Education Chair Kent Harfmann at graduation ceremonies Sunday afternoon in Kasson. Asprey was one of 143 seniors to graduate this year from K-M.
As is tradition every June, Kasson-Mantorville High School honored its latest graduating class on last Sunday afternoon. In front of a jam-packed Home Federal Arena, the KoMets graduates remembered their rise through the ranks and were given advice as they enter the world with their diplomas in...
The halls of Kasson-Mantorville Elementary School were abuzz Thursday morning as staff and students celebrated K-M’s 2018-2019 Teacher of the Year, Rita Buehler.  She was honored with a surprise parade through the school-- not just for the TOTY award-- but also for her 30-year career in teaching...
Lois Riess has been indicted on first-degree murder charge in the death of Pamela Hutchinson in Florida.  The charge is first-degree murder with a firearm. Reiss was not in court Wednesday, and her next court appearance is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. June 11.  We will have more...
Lois Riess has been indicted on first-degree murder charge in the death of Pamela Hutchinson in Florida.  The charge is first-degree murder with a firearm. Reiss was not in court Wednesday, and her next court appearance is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. June 11.  We will have more...
An unidentified Kasson police officer is in the hospital after what is believed to have been a self-inflicted gunshot wound. The Dodge County Sheriff’s Office responded to a grassy area near a residential subdivision on 257thAvenue in rural Mantorville around 6 a.m. Saturday. Deputies found a...
Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton today signed the legislature’s bonding bill, which has full funding for U.S. Highway 14 between Dodge Center and Owatonna. The highway expansion finally became reality 25 years after the first Environmental Impact Study was completed in 1993. “At long, long, long last...
Vietnam veteran Don Broskoff of Dodge Center salutes as he participates in a memorial ceremony at the Mower County Fairgrounds in Austin. The fairgrounds hosted the Traveling Vietnam Wall over four days, May 16-20.
Follow the story of the Vietnam War by visiting the American Veterans Traveling Tribute, otherwise known as the traveling Vietnam Wall. That's what more than 6,000 people did in the four days the traveling tribute was set up at the Mower County Fairgrounds in Austin. "It took about 2 1/2 hours to...
A group of National Honor Society students from Triton High School cheered on participants in the Zumbro Education District Activity Day Friday in Dodge Center. The Super Heroes, from left, are Courtney West, Kiley Yankowiak, McKenna Jennings and Rhylan Peterson. They are cheering on Brady Bacon, a fourth grader from Byron, pictured in the foreground.
For Shannon Krekula of Byron, Friday’s Activity Day for students of the Zumbro Education District was a heartwarming time for her 12-year-old son, Jeffrey. He took part in a variety of activities, including races, soccer, bowling, T-ball and even some tattoos.  Krekula said the activity day was...
Since her husband was killed in the line of duty 30 years ago, Sue Lange has only missed two services at the National Law Enforcement Memorial in Washington, D.C.  Lange returned once again last week to honor her husband, Gregory Lange, police chief of Claremont, who was gunned down and beaten...

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