Monday, February 17, 2020

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Tim Steffl shovels the walk outside Minnesota WiFi on Monday in downtown Kasson. The Mantorville man said he embraces Minnesota winters: six to 12 inches of heavy, wet snow was expected from late Sunday through late Monday in the region.
Six to 12 inches of heavy, wet snow fell atop ice in southeast Minnesota from late Sunday through late Monday, and Tim Steffl was in his element. The Minnesota WiFi field representative from Mantorville was shoveling his walk outside the downtown Kasson business for the fifth time late Monday...
Drew Kelly huddles with Biddy Basketball players. The volunteer coach is a junior basketball player at Triton High School.
Basketball players raced up and down the floor at Triton High School on Saturday, smiling, and never seeming to tire. They did need a little help scoring. But only because they’re pint-sized players, in preschool through third grade. It was Week One of Biddy Basketball. Quite the spectacle. “We...
Staff photo: Richard Johnson This trailer was heavily damaged by fire on Friday, Jan. 12 in Hayfield. No one was injured.
American Red Cross volunteers are helping two adults and one child following a single family home fire Friday, Jan. 12, in the 700 block of Center Ave. S. in Hayfield.   No one was injured in the trailer fire.  Red Cross volunteers will ensure those affected have a safe, warm place to stay,...
Mary Rudlong pauses for a photo at Kasson American Legion Post 333. The Eyota native was recently hired as Legion manager. She has several years of bartending experience in the area.
Mary Rudlong is ready whenever you get off from work.  That’s when many people visit Kasson American Legion Post 333, where she recently became the new manager. One of the reasons she enjoys her job so much is because she can “mingle and chat with everybody that comes in,” she said. Rudlong said...
JoAnn and Mike O’Neill are pictured recently in Kasson.
Pinewood Derby pride swept Kasson-Mantorville Middle School on Jan. 7, as 66 youngsters in kindergarten through fifth grade – Cub Scout Pack 231- raced their model cars down the big track before a large crowd. The youngsters were judged by K-M Elementary School principal Ariana Wright, Wayne...
Members of Cub Scout Pack join Brea Weis in checking out some of the many cars entered in the annual Pinewood Derby, Jan. 7 at Kasson-Mantorville Middle School. The scouts include, from left, Chase Boelter, Grady Weis, Andrew Haney, Liam Huso, Emmett Oolman and Brennan Gray.
Pinewood Derby pride swept Kasson-Mantorville Middle School on Jan. 7, as 66 youngsters in kindergarten through fifth grade – Cub Scout Pack 231- raced their model cars down the big track before a large crowd. The youngsters were judged by K-M Elementary School principal Ariana Wright, Wayne...
 Houseman autographed and donated this book to the K-M Silent Art Scholarship Auction.
Don Houseman just needed a little mentoring to open up as an artist. The 1968 Kasson-Mantorville High School graduate was first inspired by longtime visual arts instructor Marilyn Fredrickson, who saw more in Houseman than his athletic ability.  “I was pretty desperate to get into art,” he said. “I...
It was so cold, a record Dec. 27 low temperature of minus-36 was recorded in International Falls – “The Icebox of the Nation.” The city’s previous record of minus-32 was set in 1924. It was so cold, car seats felt like sandbags if the poor cars were kept outside, and bright neon signs whimpered and...
Dodge County Independent managing editor Richard Johnson tries to weave his way through the pylons/pedestrians. He struck at least one.
Carter Wyttenbach echoed the thoughts of fellow Kasson-Mantorville High School students gathered Dec. 13 in the school’s north gym. You had to try and weave a pedal cart between pylons and shoot baskets while wearing impaired driving goggles. Good luck with that. “It’s weird. You can’t see anything...
A large crowd gathered to welcome the Canadian Pacific Holiday Train, Dec. 5 in Kasson.
With the temperature hovering at barely 20 degrees and a stiff 25 mph breeze out of the west, the Christmas holiday spirit of the young and young-at-heart was not dampened last week.  On Dec. 5, little ones in the arms of their parents, and individuals well into their 90s started to arrive at the...

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