Friday, October 19, 2018

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A Dodge Center man was killed Wednesday morning in a one vehicle rollover in Dodge County. The crash happened around 5:30 a.m. on Highway 56 near U.S. Highway 14 in Wasioja Township.  The State Patrol has identified the victim as Michael Joe Anderst, 64. He was driving a 1990 Mazda Miata. Anderst...
School buses are usually crammed with kids, but last weekend at least one Kasson bus was stuffed with something a little different. On Saturday. Ready, Set, Learn of Dodge County (RSL) held a Stuff the Bus event outside the Shopko store in Kasson. The idea was to stuff the bus with school supplies...
Fallen peacemakers are being recognized in a unique way as vehicles go cruising down the roadways. Special license plates are now available honoring Minnesota’s fallen heroes. The special license plates are extra special for a Kasson man. Roger Berge was instrumental in getting the plates approved...
When Jerry and Jane Struthers moved into their home along Mantorville Avenue almost 50 years ago, the street outside their Kasson house was a gravel road.  Much has changed over that time as it has become the busiest road in Kasson next to U.S. Highway 14. The Struthers are facing yet another...
The Dodge County woman accused of murdering a woman in Florida completed the court-ordered printing in court Wednesday morning. Lois Riess, 56, of Blooming Prairie, had her finger, palm and foot prints rolled in court following a court order requiring her to do so last week.  At the hearing...
A 7-year-old boy drowned in a pond in rural Dodge County Tuesday night. Sheriff Scott Rose said the name of the boy is being withheld pending notification of family. Emergency crews responded to Naylor’s Pond on 160thAvenue north of Highway 14 around 4:18 p.m. Tuesday. The sheriff’s office received...
Don’t ever be fooled into thinking things are status quo at the state’s oldest county fair. When the Dodge County Free Fair opens its gates next week in Kasson, there will be new adventures awaiting fairgoers. The fair, which is in its 161styear, runs July 18-22. Perhaps the greatest adventure that...
John Moenning appears to have a strong connection with man’s best friend as the two prepare for the 4-H Dog Show, which was held Saturday. Moenning is a member of the Eden Progressive Gophers 4-H Club.
While most 4-H’ers will be showing their animals at the county fair next week, the dog project has already finished its competition.  Members in the dog project had their judging this past Saturday. One night earlier in the week they were busy preparing on the Dodge County Fairgrounds for their dog...
The Kasson Legion has some new landscaping outside its clubroom along Main Street—a huge 9-foot boulder. The rock will be turned into a patriotic Freedom Rock over the next two weeks with the help of Ray “Bubba” Sorensen II of Greenfield, Iowa. Shown with the rock are (from left) Dave Wilcox, who came up with the idea and legion members Christy Eischens, Blair Kleeberger, Bob Melin and Dale Wellik.
Spreading patriotism around Kasson has come in many forms over the years, but perhaps not in as unusual of a way as what the Kasson Legion is currently embarking on. The Freedom Rock—a 9-foot boulder—has been placed outside the Legion clubroom on Main Street awaiting an artist from Iowa to paint a...
A Florida judge has ordered accused murderer Lois Riess of rural Blooming Prairie to submit the finger printing, palm printing and foot printing. The order came as Riess appeared for a case management conference Wednesday morning. The date for the printing to be done has not yet been set by the...

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