Wednesday, November 22, 2017

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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...
The search for a violent offender from northern Minnesota caused some tense moments at Hayfield Public School on the afternoon of Friday, May 5. Dodge County sheriff’s deputies locked down the exterior of the school as a precaution after receiving information that a violent offender may have been...
Beth Hodgman continues pushing to make Highway 14 safer. The West Concord woman spoke with reporters last week in Rochester, urging lawmakers to include funding for improvements on the highway, which shrinks from four lanes to two lanes between Dodge Center and Owatonna. “There’s $106 billion in...
Work continues on DDGS (Distillers Dried Grains with Solubles) silos at the Al-Corn Clean Fuel ethanol plant at Claremont. Al-Corn is in the midst of a $146 million expansion project which will add about 70 million gallons of ethanol to the company’s annual output.
Al-Corn CLean Fuel CEO Rany Doyal said he's waiting for general contractor McGough Construction to get comfortable with its current project, expanding Al-Corn's ethonal plant near Claremont.  “I got a call from Tim Dunnwald (McGough’s general manager for industrial projects), and he said, ‘Rand, I...

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