Saturday, October 20, 2018

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Big turnouts were reported for both the Democratic and Republican caucuses last week with Sen. Bernie Sanders taking the top spot for the Democrats and Sen. Ted Cruz for the Republicans. On the Republican side, caucus attendees did not follow statewide trends as Cruz received 145 votes, Donald...
Besides the vibrant downtown, the championship sports teams, the award-winning schools, the state-of the art aquatic center, and the charming old neighborhoods, what makes Kasson one of the happiest places to live in Minnesota?  According to the website, Only in Your State, none of those things...
Around 7:45 p.m. Kasson fire department was called to a sturcture fire at Eli and Kelly Fjerstad farm on County Hwy. 34 west of Kasson. When Kasson fire department arrived, the structure was fully engulf and small explosions were heard. A near back hoe became fully engulf. There were concerns for a...
Dodge County commissioners will begin the search for a new county administrator after the resignation of Jim Elmquist was accepted at Tuesday’s board meeting. Elmquist, who has served as county administrator for the past six years, is taking a new position as the city administrator in Crest Hill,...
 A horrific car wreck that happened in Dodge County over 10 years ago is still affecting the Fredricksen family. Even though the crash was not Adam Fredricksen’s fault, he will forever be punished for it. Adam, 30, amazingly was able to graduate with his Kasson-Mantorville class in 2004, despite...
For Cassie Van Every, getting out of the hospital cannot come soon enough, not only because she is missing her family, but also because her family will be one step closer to moving into a brand new, bigger home.  Cassie and her husband Jason have rented for eight years. Currently, they are renting...
Fire Update: Police identify fire victim   Police have identified the victim of Friday’s house fire in Kasson as Michelle Loge, 41.  Kasson Police Chief Ken Schuck said there is no reason to believe foul play had anything to do with Loge’s death. Though an autopsy is pending to determine the exact...
History came alive last Friday for ninth and 10th grade students at Kasson-Mantorville High School as they participated in the annual “History Day” events. Described as similar to a science fair, the freshmen and sophomore students have spent the first semester researching a historical topic of...
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...

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