Friday, December 9, 2022

County News

Robert Reeg, a 9/11 firefighter from Engine 44, called the Steele County Times office yesterday.I didn’t know the man, but I do know his friend, Jimmy Lanza, from ladder truck 43. I was informed that Lanza had been diagnosed with brain cancer last November. “Jimmy’s at Mary Manning Walsh hospice...
Art instructor Marie Torkelson is pictured with, from left, seventh-graders Alys Kleeberger and Olivia Twaddle; eighth-grader Olivia Smith; fifth-grader Megan Giese; and sixth-grader Eric Fagerlind.
Kasson-Mantorville Visual Arts educators celebrated Youth Art Month with an open house March 27 in the Learning Center at Kasson-Mantorville High School. A reception was held to honor students who had works of art exhibited during the 23rd-annual Zumbro Education District Traveling Art Show. Each...
Someone was thinking outside the box in 2008. The thought was: the cities of Kasson and Mantorville are always in need of outdoor equipment, as is the Kasson-Mantorville School District, so why not combine forces? Thus began the KM Joint Venture, a financial collaboration on outdoor equipment that...
Brett Joyce said about 1,500 people attended the 2016 Dodge County Expo – and at least that many attended the 19th-annual event Saturday, April 1 at Triton High School in Dodge Center. They filled each of the large gyms and the mult-purpose room, checking out some 120 booths representing everything...
Wayne Hendrickson’s dining room is crowded with dozens of curious little characters, who’ve made themselves right at home. There’s a gnome with the basic gnome’s pointy hat, a gentleman in an old-style raincoat, and a floppy-eared rabbit wearing overalls. Not to mention an eager beaver using a...
Noah Head takes control in his 60-pound match against GMLOK at the NYWA regions in Byron last weekend.
The conclusion of the Kasson-Mantorville youth wrestling season draws near as the weekend approaches. The NYWA State tournament is the grand finale to youth folkstyle season.  26 KM youth wrestlers advanced out of Districts and competed in the NYWA Regional tournament this past weekend in Byron. ...
The Kasson Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual Easter Egg Hunt at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 8 at Veterans Memorial (North) Park. Age groups are 1-3, 4-6, and 7-9. There will be candy, prizes and fun.  Youngsters should bring a basket for their treats. They can come early and meet the Easter...
Markayla Kujath
Kasson-Mantorville’s Markayla Kujath was among high school juniors honored with an ExCEL Award by the Minnesota State High School League, March 18 during the girls state basketball tournament. ExCEL (Excellence in Community, Education and Leadership) is a recognition award given annually to high...
The 23rd-annual Food Shelf Christian music concert will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 26 at First Baptist Church in Kasson.   Performers, all from Dodge County, will include Teresa Scripture and her young sons; Concord Five, a group from West Concord; Bob & Lou Clifford; two groups from the...
Dodge County held township elections March 14.All candidates who filed were up for re-election. • Ashland Township - Town Supervisor, Steve Henslin; Town Treasurer, Karen Bryngelson.• Canisteo Township - Town Supervisor, Loren Torrens; Town Treasurer, Jackie• Claremont Township -Town Supervisor,...

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