Tuesday, April 16, 2024

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Each year after summer heavy rains the South Park in Kasson, (west of Mantorville Ave.), became flooded. There was a shelter, playground equipment, and a ball field located on the grounds and it was called Lions Park. When Shopko took over this site, they added more fill and built the new building...
Apparently, even at my age, I’m not too old to learn something new. Unfortunately, what I learned is that I’m probably somewhat of a “Luddite.” To those of you that are also baffled by the term, I’ll try to explain. In the 19th century, Europe was entering the industrial age. New machine technology...
Question: I have noticed cars that can’t be seen in the day when they fail to turn on their lights on during the recent fog. Can you please explain how dangerous it can be and what the law is that covers this? Answer: Minnesota law states that every vehicle on a roadway shall display lighted...
Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation(SMIF), in partnership with publishing companies Capstone and ABDO, is accepting applications for its Early Literacy Grant program. This grant is designed to support early literacy efforts that enhance school readiness for children birth to age eight by...
For Christmas, my wife got a new purse from our daughter. It wasn’t because her old one was worn out; in fact, I don’t know if she has an old purse or just a bunch of purses. I know she changes purses because when she uses a different one, she laments what she has left in the previous one. But as I...
The Corner Cafe in Mantorville was added on with a 126 x 50 ft addition and was scheduled to open June 7, 1974. It was owned by Dale Buck and Darrell Schweigert and was used for dances Friday, Saturday, and Sunday evenings plus wedding receptions, private parties, and concerts. Through the years it...
The Great Seal of Minnesota has been modified a few times in Minnesota History by the state legislature in 1858, 1971, and 1983 – but certainly not to the degree that is now proposed by our state legislators.  In 2023, our state legislature created the State Emblems Redesign Commission to change...
Oscar Julio Blas Tadeo – contempt of court - $10,000 bail Oscar Michael Trevino – probation violation – body only Kelly Lee Turner – probation violation – body only Courtney Agnes Vondersitt – FTA-pre-trial – body only Brandon Lee Yennie – contempt of court – body only David Emil Yost – probation...
Court newsDodge County The following gross misdemeanors, misdemeanors and petty misdemeanors were heard in Dodge County District Court the week of Jan. 21 — 28: Dodge CountySheriff’s Office Rachel M. Anderson, 30, Hayfield, parking violation, $32; Spencer D. Bradford, 16, Mantorville, speeding, $...
The Kasson Mantorville Telephone Company announced that starting in July 1969, telephone customers in Mantorville and Rock Dell could make direct dial phone calls across the United States and Canada. Kasson customers would be made available in the following months. It would take much less time...

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