Wednesday, June 26, 2019


Both leaders in local government and the community gathered in Austin at the Considering Main Street workshop to learn about a program that could revitalize downtown Kasson. “I’ve been aware that there is interest in downtown revitalization and thought the program might be a good fit for the...
Homecoming activities get under way at Triton High School next week with the King and Queen Coronation on Monday, culminating in the Homecoming football game on Friday. Coronation activities are scheduled for 2:30 p.m. Monday in the PAC at Triton High School. Candidates for Homecoming Queen are...
Dodge County residents will get their chance for a behind-the-scenes look at the newly renovated Courthouse and Annex and Government Services Building from noon to 4:30 p.m. tomorrow. In addition to the open house, there will be a rededication of the historic Dodge County Courthouse at 12:30 p.m....
While the Dodge County community enjoys the annual tradition that The Big Iron Classic has become, the event brings truck drivers from all over the country to town. Everyone who comes to the weekend festivities at the Dodge County Fairgrounds has their own reason for coming back every year.  
Since the first Marigold Days 51 years ago, Nancy and Harry Naatz have taken part in the town’s festivities.  From square dancing to performing in talent shows to marshaling the kiddie parade, the young couple spent the whole weekend taking part in the now-annual festival. Since then, the couple...
After 29 years in the Kasson Police Department, Kent Berghuis is now the chief of police.  Over the years, Berghuis has been promoted from patrolman to sergeant to assistant chief. Now he feels lucky to have been promoted to chief.  There won’t be a lot of changes made to the department with...
Pouring rain couldn’t stop the hundreds of people who splashed their way into the new Kasson Public Library for the ribbon cutting ceremony Saturday. Library Director Art Tiff opened the event by welcoming everyone to the ‘health club for the brain,’ and quipped, “It’s great to see so many brains...
Former Dodge County Administrator Jim Elmquist could be returning to the job he left last spring. At Tuesday’s County Board meeting commissioners unanimously approved a motion authorizing Gary Weiers to “pursue discussions with Jim Elmquist to return to Dodge County as the county administrator.”...
The Minnesota Court of Appeals has granted a request by a coalition of public health, animal welfare and environmental groups to join the Lowell Trom family in their suit against a large hog operation in Dodge County. Trom and his wife, Evelyn, are appealing a Dodge County District Court ruling...
Though the most serious charge won’t be filed, a top prosecutor alleges a man’s decision to drink and drive was a significant factor in a little boy’s death while he innocently played in his wagon. Olmsted County Attorney Mark A. Ostrem has charged Myles Thomas Keller, 69, of Mantorville with gross...


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