Monday, September 25, 2017

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A former Minnesota senator is making a run for the U.S. Congress. Vicki Jensen, DFL of Owatonna, announced Monday afternoon that she wants the congressional seat currently being held by Tim Walz. In March, Walz announced he is running for Minnesota governor in 2018. In making her announcement,...
Motorists on eastbound Highway 14 west of Kasson will encounter a lane closure beginning Monday morning while crews repair concrete pavement. MnDOT maintenance workers will be repairing the concrete roadway in the eastbound right lane of Hwy 14. That lane will be closed near mile marker 197 for...
A group photo with Sarah Srp and her day care kids is all lined up. The kids are in place, the photographer is ready to push the button, and … … and a little girl comes out of nowhere and pops into the center of the frame. “Photo bomb!” Srp shouts. The Kasson woman, surrounded by about seven wee...
The ongoing feedlot issue in Dodge County that appeared to be sent out to pasture after years of court battles is not over, after all. Lowell and Evelyn Trom of Westfield Township filed a petition with the Minnesota Supreme Court Tuesday afternoon asking the state’s highest court to review the...
For the first time since his death in 1999, Minnesota and the rest of the nation are honoring a fallen Hayfield police chief. On Monday night, the Minnesota Law Enforcement Memorial Association remembered Douglas Claassen at a ceremony at the Peace Officer’s Memorial in front of the State Capitol...
Erik Derby said his friend Wyatt Coy was something else.  “He was a great guy. I miss the heck out of him,” said Derby, a senior at Kasson-Mantorville High School. “He always knew how to make me laugh. He made these funny faces. He had the best laugh ever, too. If you ever heard him laugh, it...
The Minnesota Supreme Court is being asked to look into the on-going feedlot issue in Dodge County. On Tuesday, Lowell and Evelyn Trom of rural Blooming Prairie filed a petition with the Supreme Court asking it to review the feedlot controversy that has been swirling around southern Dodge County...
Back toward the beginning of the season, the Kasson-Mantorville baseball team traveled to Lake City for its second game of the young schedule. Always believing it had the talent to compete with the best in the Hiawatha Valley League, the KoMets were a confident bunch as they looked to face the...
Kasson-Mantorville High School counselor Shelly Bielen has received the Southeast Minnesota School Counselor Association’s award for Secondary School Counselor of the Year. She was recognized at the SEMSCA awards banquet on April 11. SEMSCA is a regional division of the Minnesota School Counselors...
A Triton High School graduate is being held in the Lawrence County, Ind. Security Center on several charges, including murder. Evan James Franklin Schaffer, 22, formerly of Mantorville, was charged with the murder of Justin Lampkins, 25, during an argument April 23 at a McDonald’s restaurant in...

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