Tuesday, January 21, 2020

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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...
During the School of Excellence celebration at Triton, kindergarten and first grade students delighted the audience by singing, “Oh, Mister Sun and Tres Pajaritos.” Other grade levels also performed during the party while many of the fifth grade students appeared in a video showcasing what makes Triton a special school.
The hard work had been already done when Nick Jurrens took over as principal at Triton Elementary last summer. His predecessor successfully coordinated all the grunt work for a top state honor, leaving Jurrens with the easy job of putting on a party to celebrate.  On Friday, students and staff...
As school comes to a close, so do the spring sports, music, clubs, and other activities. Only for them to then be restarted anew the next year.  The last band concert for the graduating class was held on a humid May day last Thursday, and it was once again as eventful as ever. The concert band is...
The piano students of Cindy Breederland had their Spring Recital on Sunday, May 6 at Faith Community Church in West Concord. Lydia Perry of Mantorville and Valerie Sauder of Pine Island were awarded the MMTA (Minnesota Music Teachers Association) Challenge Trophy for participating in the MMTA...
Dairy farmer Paul Daley (center) answered questions from Triton third graders at his farm Friday as part of Rural Ag Safety Day.
Triton’s third graders traded their usual classrooms last Friday for the Dodge County Fairgrounds in Kasson and Daley Dairy in rural Milton Township as part of Triton’s Rural Agriculture Safety Day. Totaling about 80 students, the group was split into two with one half touring the dairy farm while...
Dodge County Sheriff Scott Rose said Saturday night that a student from Triton School has been arrested and transported to a juvenile holding facility in Rochester after allegedly making threats regarding the school. Triton School officials received information about 10:45 a.m. Saturday indicating...
The accused grandma killer from Dodge County has entered a not guilty plea in connection with the murder of a Florida woman.  Lois Riess of Blooming Prairie filed her plea and waived arraignment Thursday, court officials said. Her arraignment had been previously scheduled for May 29, but has since...
Ron Albright, left, of the Kasson-Mantorville Lions Club has been inducted into the Lions MD5M Hall of Fame. Presenting the honor to Albright were Gudrun Yngvadottir of Iceland, first vice president of Lions Club International, center, and Mike Molenda, MD5M council member.
Ron Albright of the Kasson-Mantorville Lions Club was inducted into the Lions MD5M Hall of Fame at its convention in Winnipeg, Canada on April 14. MD5M is a multiple district, which includes all the Lions of Minnesota, Manitoba and NW Ontario. Each of the 12 districts in the multiple is allowed to...

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