Thursday, June 29, 2017

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Matt Norland is congratulated by Judge Jodi Williamson after being sworn in Monday as a Kasson policeman.
Matt Norland was sworn in Monday as a Kasson policeman. The 26-year-old from Owatonna took the oath from Dodge County Assistant Chief Judge Jodi Williamson while family members looked on at the county courthouse in Mantorville. “I was nervous,” he said. “But it’s a very good experience.”...
It’s Road Construction Season in Kasson. The city’s street assessment project means several streets are closed off while the work gets done.
  You head west on Main Street in Kasson and turn north onto Sixth Avenue Northwest. Oops. Road’s out. Under construction. Gotta turn around. Let’s try Seventh Avenue. Nope. Construction. Eighth? Uh, no. It’s Road Construction season. Plan accordingly. “There are so many stories going around, and...
Russell Patschke, Kasson Domino's Pizza Manager, tosses pizza dough
They still flip pizza dough the old-fashioned way – high in the air - at Domino’s Pizza in Kasson. You can still call your order in, or stop by the store at 501 Mantorville Ave. S. But the Domino’s app – that’s space-age stuff.  Grab your iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch or Android and start...
An area youth has been seriously injured in an ATV crash in Dodge County. The crash happened around 9:15 a.m. Friday in the area of 575th Street and 260th Avenue outside of Mantorville.  The name of the boy has not been released. The Dodge County Sheriff’s Office reports Mayo One Helicopter...
Jeremy Horn, Kenyon, poses in front of his replica Time And Relative Dimension In Space (T.A.R.D.I.S.) machine.
Whether you’re a science-fiction fan or not, you’re sure to do a double-take when you see a big blue police box in someone’s front yard in Kenyon. That yard and police box (a replica T.A.R.D.I.S.) belong to Jeremy Horn. T.A.R.D.I.S., which supposedly stands for Time And Relative Dimension...
Sam Lee digs in the dirt.
Youngsters learned about gardening this past week during “Grow A Better World,” part of the Kasson Public Library’s summer reading program. Children in kindergarten through second grade learned about plants, gardening tools, and food they could grow during story time. Then they sang “Heigh Ho (...
Kasson Police Chief Kent Berghuis checks a young girl’s bike to make sure it’s ready for riding.
Take a drive on a summer day and you’re sure to find some kids riding their bicycles. Before that can happen, the kids need to learn about bicycle safety. Now, some area kids can check that off their to-do list. Just Like Home School Age Child Care, in collaboration with K-M Community...
A Dodge County man was killed in a single-car crash Sunday afternoon. Todd Carl Zimmerman, 48, of Dodge Center pronounced dead at the scene. Zimmerman was driving a 2007 Chevrolet Suburban eastbound on Wabasha County Road 15 about 2.5 miles west of U.S. Highway 63 at about 1: 30 p.m. when the...
A Dodge Center man was killed in an accident in an accident Wabasha County Sunday afternoon.  According to the State Patrol report, the 48-year-old Dodge Center man was driving a Chevrolet Suburban eastbound on the County Road 15, just west of Highway 63, in Mount Pheasant Township. According to...
Allen, Kenny and Ron Durst were driving tractors by age 5. “I could drive a tractor before I could tie my own shoes,” Ron said. “The workforce on the farm was the family.” The brothers went on to operate Durst Brothers Dairy, one of the region’s largest and most successful and respected dairy farms...

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