Tuesday, November 19, 2019


During their year-end school board meeting Dec. 19, it was announced during the Truth in Taxation public meeting that school district residents can expect a 5.6 percent reduction in the district’s tax request beginning in 2017. The reduction came about due to a refinanced middle school and high...
As a general rule, Kasson city council agendas don’t consist of items that make you pause and think “Wait . . . what?” But, the Dec. 21 agenda included a “Chicken Ordinance,” which was very much worthy of a “Wait . . . what?” Indeed, Kasson now has a fairly extensive “chicken ordinance,” which...
Yet another wind energy farm could be realized within Dodge County by 2018, provided the project advances beyond its current preliminary planning stages, which were outlined at the Dodge County Commissioners board meeting on Nov. 22. During the meeting, representatives from Juno Beach, Fla.-based...
now officially upon us—with a vengeance—the timing couldn’t be better for the official dedication of Habitat for Humanity’s most recent local project. The dedication of the Mantorville home to the VanEvery family will take place Saturday, Dec. 17, with a public open house at 705 Blanch St.,...
During the Nov. 22 meeting of the Dodge County Board of Commissioners, county engineer, Guy Kohnhofer, presented an extensive list of potential county road and bridge repair and replacement projects that could see progress over the next five years. All plans outlined during the 2017 Capital...
The Kasson city council members are anticipating such a large crowd for the public hearing at 6 p.m. Dec. 14th, they’ve moved the meeting to the high school forum room. Those wanting to attend should enter the new main entrance on the building’s East side and go up the stairs. The meeting room will...
At their meeting Monday evening, the Mantorville city council members unanimously approved the results of the general election Nov 8.  Chuck Bradford held onto the mayor’s seat with 517 votes over 31 write-in votes. Elected to four-year terms were Henry Blair with 365 votes and Ryan Christensen...
When Kasson Mayor Steve Johnson made the choice not to run again in early August, the people of Kasson knew that they would have a new mayor in 2017. After the Nov. 8 election, the voters have chosen Chris McKern to be the new mayor.  With a little over 60 percent of the vote, McKern was elected as...
Mantorville has an amazing group of volunteers that serve on the Park Board. The town is justly proud of its parks; it has as many as other towns that are far larger in population.  October 15, a group of these intrepid volunteers installed playground equipment at Mantor Field. Chair of the Park...


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