Friday, February 28, 2020

Community

The December Hero Award winners posed with their certificates.
Triton Elementary School honored its December “Heroes” and gave out the December Golden Awards at an assembly last week. Students who show exceptional behavior and helping others are chosen as Heroes for the month. December Heroes included: Kindergarten: Talon Buenvenida, Skippy Edwards, Corbyn...
As Byron Middle School (BMS) enters a new decade, the students will encounter a new way of learning thanks to a $100,000 grant that the school recently received from the Bush Foundation. BMS Principal Richard Swanson said his school already had a relationship with the foundation after their seventh...
Miss West Concord Kailey Ellingson and Princess Olivia Fate serve breakfast to those attending the Legion and Auxiliary breakfast on Sunday. The breakfast raised more than $2,700 and the Auxiliary bake sale an additional $450. The money will be donated to the Eagles Cancer Telethon
Although final totals were not immediately known, the West Concord American Legion Post and Auxiliary raised in excess of $3,000 at its annual Cancer Telethon breakfast. Each January the Post has a pancake breakfast with the proceeds from the event being donated to the Eagles Cancer Telethon in...
Billie Cowell checks on the progress of some of the pies she and her Triton food service staff baked before Thanksgiving. The pies were sold to Triton faculty and staff with the proceeds going to reduce negative lunch balances. Cowell retired on Monday after 26 years at Triton first as the head cook and then as the food service director.
Billie Cowell was expecting that this past Monday was going to be a rough day at work. It was to be her last day at Triton, a place where she has worked for 26 years. Cowell started as the head cook at Dodge Center Elementary School. After four years, the company she was working for as cook was...
One student from each second grade classroom was selected to ride with Principal Mary Morem to Kasson to deliver the food to the Food Shelf. Getting ready to load the food were, left to right, Ronan Floen, Kimberly Becerril-Ortiz, Principal Mary Morem, Mackenzie Milner and Connor Schleusner.
Second graders at Triton Elementary School spent much of December collecting food items for the Food Shelf in Kasson as part of a Giving Tree unit in their social studies classes. The students were studying economics and giving as part of the revamped social studies curriculum, said teacher Sarah...
Again in 2019 the Dodge County Relay for Life organization ranked among the leaders in the amount of money raised for the American Cancer Society. This is the fourth year the local group has been in the top 10 nationwide. The local organization was ranked No. 3 nationally in the 20,000 to 24,000-...
After losing 40-65 to Blooming Prairie, the Hayfield boys’ basketball team seemed to take their anger out on Bethlehem Academy as they won 85-56 on Friday, Dec. 27.             Based on the score, it looks like the Vikings dominated the game, but Head Coach Chris Pack wasn’t happy with how his team...
After losing three of their first four games, the Byron girls’ basketball team had won three of their last four entering the Lewiston Auto Holiday Classic and they made it four wins in their last five by beating Winona Senior High 74-50 on Saturday, Dec. 28. Head Coach Jeremy Baumbach said his...
After losing their last two games in the Kiwanis Hockey Festival, the Dodge County boys’ hockey team was looking to start another winning streak when they traveled to Waseca on Thursday, Jan. 2. The Wildcats nearly had the win, but the Bluejays scored a late goal to force overtime and scored the...
For Bennett Berge and Patrick Kennedy winning first place at the Minnesota Christmas Tournament was only the beginning as they both followed that up with first place finishes at the Cheesehead Invitational this past weekend.             Berge said winning Cheesehead for the first time was a...

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