Monday, May 20, 2024

County News

Byron Funeral Home and Macken Funeral Home, announce the newest addition to their compassionate team – Mrs. Kelly J. Kelly. With an impressive 26 years of experience in the funeral industry, Kelly brings a wealth of knowledge, empathy, and professionalism to her role as a funeral director. Hailing...
After 166 years, you could say they’ve got this thing figured out. That’s how long the Dodge County Free Fair has been running, and this year from July 12-16 it drew as many as 40,000 people, said Kelly Caspers, vice president of the fair board. “It was really well-received this year and the...
Dodge County Stroll, the local version of Relay for Life returns to the Dodge County Fairgrounds Friday night beginning with the Survivor’s Reception an 4:30 p.m. followed by a silent auction, survivor and team laps around the grounds, an opening ceremony, entertainment, food, and concluding the...
It’s the 31st annual Dodge County Stroll, the local Relay for Life event, and it is happening Friday, August 4, at the Dodge County fairgrounds. The American Cancer Society Relay for Life movement is the world’s largest peer-to-peer fundraising event dedicated to savings lives from cancer. Funds...
Summer fun moves to Claremont the first weekend in August with the city’s annual Hogfest celebration. Activities get underway on Friday, August 4, at 5 p.m. when the food vendors OPEN and beer sales begin. Outhouse races are also scheduled for 5 p.m. followed by Garden Tractor Pulls and the...
A tradition in every Survival Days Parade is the yellow Jeep from Boe Auto Center. Below, left, Miss Minnesota Teen, Miss Minnesota, and Mrs. Minnesota all rode in the parade. Below, right, there were plenty of pies for everyone at the Trinity Lutheran Pie and Ice Cream Social. Friday night’s...
The public is invited to attend a public meeting on July 20 to learn more about a construction project to improve safety for all users on Highway 14 from Dodge Center to Byron, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. The meeting will be held from 6 — 8 p.m. on Thursday, July 20 at...
Photos by Wayne Hendrickson There was plenty of activity at the Dodge County Fairgrounds in the days immediately before the fair’s opening on Wednesday. Top row, 4-H members were at the 4-H Building on Monday signing in their project entries. Above left, 4-H and FFA members were busy on Saturday...
Dodge County’s 166th Free Fair opens on Wednesday with the fun continuing through Sunday, July 16 at the fairgrounds in Kasson. Residents who intend to exhibit in the Open Class Building Exhibits are reminded that entry day for the Creative Activities Building will be on Monday, July 10, 12 to 8...
The Dodge, Wabasha, Winona, Steele/Waseca, Rice, Olmsted County Drug Courts and Third Judicial District Veteran’s Court will be hosting the 17th annual Sober Fest event on Saturday, July 8, 2023 at Veteran’s Memorial (North) Park in Kasson from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sober Fest includes participants and...

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