Thursday, August 22, 2019

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Gunnar Ramberg will represent Triton Middle School at the Minnesota National Geographic State Bee.
Gunnar Ramberg, an eighth-grader at Triton Middle School, has qualified for the 2017 Minnesota National Geographic State Bee, to be held Friday, March 31 at MSU-Mankato.   This is the second level of the National Geographic Bee competition, now in its 29th year. School Bees were held in schools...
The Department of Commerce’s Consumer Services Center is available to help consumers with questions, concerns, or complaints following a damaging storm, flood, or tornado.   High winds on March 6 caused extensive damage around southeastern Minnesota. A barn was moved off its foundation on the Wayne...
Plaza Morena Campestre Grill may soon begin business in the former Dairy Queen building in Dodge Center.
Jose Herrera, owner of Plaza Morena Campestre Grill restaurants in Owatonna and Albert Lea, said he hopes to open a third restaurant/bar in the former Dairy Queen building in Dodge Center.   He was awaiting a liquor license and hopes to purchase the building from Minneapolis-based Dairy Queen this...
Kaleb Melcher (left) and Dylon Ramer share a laugh during rehearsal for Schoolhouse Rock: Live! K-M Middle School students will perform in the musical, March 24-26 at Kasson-Mantorville High School.
If leading a musical cast of 62 youngsters in grades 5-8 is a challenge, Bernie Buehler is up for it. He and co-directors Tony Boldt and Andrew Faller are preparing the youths for “Schoolhouse Rock Live!”, based on the 1970s TV show. Performances are March 24-26 at the Kasson-Mantorville Performing...
Kasson will partner with a business retention and retail recruitment service and a landscape/architectural planning firm to help direct the city’s expected growth. City Councilors on March 8 approved a 3-year agreement with Buxton Customer Analytics, Fort Worth, Texas, to fashion a retail and...
It’s another weekday morning, and the usual good-natured barbs are flying at Daniel’s Restaurant in Kasson. Folmer Carlsen, 83, notes that he moved to town in 1963 and purchased the Dodge County Independent when it was located downtown, near what’s now Buffet King. The former Kasson mayor, who ran...
In what is believed to be the first of its kind case in Dodge County, a Rochester man has been charged with murder in connection with the drug overdose death of another man late last year.   Donte D’Andre Wilkins, 19, was charged March 1 with two felony counts of second-degree unintentional murder...
Ross and Jan Mickelsen moved to Kasson in January last year to be closer to their daughter who is ill. Ross retired from the U.S. Post Office and also worked as a cameraman at a TV station and as a driver for a van to transport disabled people to appointments.   Jan owned and operated a floral shop...
As manager of a local fitness club, Ashley Applen had only met a teenager who used the gym on the night before he committed suicide. But the tragedy has inspired her to lead a crusade to spread awareness of mental health issues.  “He played with my son and was very well known for interacting with...
A Triton youth wrestling coach has died in a forklift accident near Lakeville.  Clayton Kodada, 35, of West Concord was killed Feb. 15 while operating a forklift. The hydraulic lift failed and the forklift reportedly landed on top of him. The accident happened about 11 a.m. Triton superintendent...

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