Friday, December 9, 2022

Community

Firefighters from several area communities responded to a fire in Kasson Sunday. The fire erupted Sunday night at 20 East Veterans Memorial Highway in Kasson. At about 7:35 p.m., Kasson Fire along with Byron Fire, Dodge Center Fire and Mantorville Fire were all paged to a structure fire. The shed...
Oronoco’s loss is Kasson’s gain. Tilly’s Bar & Grill is closing Dec. 23 in Oronoco and then owner Tammy Dee is opening Tammy’s Place in downtown Kasson come March 1. She’ll bring much of her menu from Tilly’s, she said, but will also add some new menu items as well. “Tilly’s has been around...
Submitted Photo These Kasson-Mantorville 7th grade students were selected for the K-M Lions Peace Poster Contest awards on November 4. Left to right are: Marie Torkelson, K-M Art Instructor, Wayne Hendrickson, K-M Lion member, Ken Johnson, K-M Lion President, Lucy Peck, second place winner, Hannah...
Kasson-Mantorville’s Care & Share auction is fast approaching but it is not too late to make a donation. The annual Care & Share dinner, silent auction, and live auction is scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 15, at Kasson-Mantorville High School. Donations for the auction can be dropped off at K-M...
Photo by Karen M. Jorgensen Flags of the military services fly over the Veterans Memorial in Dodge Center. Veterans Day is Friday when we thank veterans for their service. See Pages B5 to B7 for veterans’ stories.
Students at Triton Elementary School will honor veterans with a special Veterans Day program on Friday, Nov. 11. The program will begin at 9 a.m. in the gym with posting of the colors. There will be music by the fifth Grade Choir, recognition of the veterans in attendance, and a video program...
Tomorrow is Veterans Day. It got its start as “Armistice Day,” first observed on November 11, 1919 to mark the first anniversary of the end of World War I which had been at the time been considered to be “the war to end all wars.” In 1926 Congress passed a resolution calling for an annual...
Author and photographer Doug Ohman will be at Kasson Public Library on Wednesday, November 16 at 11 a.m. to speak on “Minnesota from the Road.” Through photography and storytelling, Ohman has gathered information on many of the roadside attractions throughout the state. His program promises to be...
Drive-Ins were popular in Kasson judging from these ads in the 1959 DCI archives. Both of those businesses have disappeared for many years as the K & M Drive-In was west of the K-M High School along Highway 57 where LC Trucking is located just west of the school intersection. The Kasson Drive-...
The Nortonna Lodge 1-638 of the Sons of Norway will meet Monday, Nov. 21, at the Owatonna VFW, 135 Oakdale Street. Dinner will be served at p.m. for a cost of $10, and the meeting will follow at 7 p.m. The entertainment will be Dave Swenson presenting “Norsetalgia,” a program of Scandinavian fiddle...
Photos by Karen M. Jorgensen Left to right, Jairo Solano, August Johnson, Andrew Edge, Hanna Strom, Weston Haugen, Caleb Chilson, Ashley Dominguez-Marquez, Liam Dostal, and Gianna Lamb try to make the best of the situation as the Kirby family meets the eccentric Sycamores and their friends.
Triton’s Theater Department has put the finishing touches on the fall play, “You Can’t Take It with You” and are ready for public performances. The play is a comedy in three acts written by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart. The original production premiered on Broadway in 1936 and played for 838...

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