Monday, October 22, 2018

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West Concord residents will get a chance to express their opinions on the future of the West Concord Municipal Liquor Store at a public hearing later this month. The hearing is mandated by state law as the liquor store has finished two of the past three years in the red. The hearing will give...
“Feeding People. Changing Lives.” That is exactly what the Kasson-Mantorville School District hopes to do for the sixth annual Student Food Drive, sponsored by the Channel One Regional Food Bank.  The mission of the drive is “to unite and empower area high school students in the commitment to feed...
Rilee Bjerke is one in a million for more than one reason. Every minute spent with Rilee is a miracle and not taken for granted.  Rilee and her family have been fighting for her life every second since she was just two years old. Rilee, 16, is a sophomore at Kasson-Mantorville.  At the age of two,...
Despite the chilly, cloudy morning, Kasson-Mantorville Middle School students set out across the Kasson-Mantorville area to give back to their community for the fifth annual Community Service Day on Oct. 13.  “Middle school philosophy is really about teaching kids exploratory kinds of things,  so...
Citing the rapidly growing interest in youth hockey, the Dodge County Youth Hockey Association has approached the county board about expanding the ice arena in Kasson. Hockey association President Mike Stagman addressed last week’s board meeting asking the county to formally begin investigating the...
Theresa Coleman of Lanesboro is the new Kasson city administrator. The Kasson City Council interviewed the top two city administrator candidates before its Oct. 14 regular meeting and voted to hire Coleman.  There were four applicants for the position including Coleman, Robert Midtovne, the city’s...
Preparation for the upcoming Kasson-Mantorville Middle School musical is in full swing. This musical is particularly special because it marks the last time it will be on the high school gym stage.  The brand new high school auditorium, which is expected to be completed by the 2016-17 school year,...
Kasson-Mantorville SADD members teamed up last week to paint “buckle up” on the school parking lots with one hope in mind, to save lives.  SADD, or Students Against Destructive Decisions, aims to “provide students with the best prevention tools to deal with underage drinking, drug use, impaired...
Mary Jane, also know as MJ, hopes to eventually put herself out of a job.  “I am trying to put myself out of a job basically. I don’t want people to have to live through domestic violence,” MJ said. “It doesn’t just affect the victim and the person that is doing the abusing, it affects the whole...
Kasson is one step closer to finding a city administrator. The search committee interviewed four applicants seeking the position on Sept. 29. In January, the Kasson City Council voted 3-2 to fire previous City Administrator Randy Lenth, who had served in the position for nine years. Councilman Coy...

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