Tuesday, April 16, 2024

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Kasson’s Public Library kicked off a year-long celebration of its 125th anniversary last weekend with a Saturday night reception, a Sunday open house, and the opening of a new exhibit, Literature & Art: A Classic Combination. The library has been displaying artwork by Mantorville Art Guild...
From a fashion show to high tea, the Kasson Public Library has it all going on in celebration of its 125th anniversary this year. It all began April 7 with an open house at the library. Next up, on May 5, there’s a high tea and fashion show with fashion through the ages showcased, said David...
Top, the cast of the Hayfield Community Schools Spring Musical “Annie Jr.” Above left, Ellie Harthan as Grace Farrell and Raygen Smith as Annie. Above right, Ellie Harthan, Raygen Smith and EJ Austin as Oliver Warbucks. The musical featured a variety of well-known songs including I Think I’m Going...
Charitable donations given by the Claremont Area Chamber of Commerce increased sharply by $40,000 over the previous year. In 2023, organizations, churches and benefits throughout Steele and Dodge counties received $224,000 from charitable gambling proceeds, according to Dean Schuette, president of...
Construction is set to begin in days on both Highway 57 in Mantorville and Highway 14 between Dodge Center and Byron. Minnesota Department of Transportation has scheduled a public information meeting for tomorrow, Friday, April 12, to learn more about the Highway 57 reconstruction project. The...
(Editor’s Note: This is part one of Wayne Hendrickson’s conversation with Ben Langan, Kasson-Mantorville’s Public Works supervisor)   Ben Langan’s family lived in Kasson until he was about five years old, and then moved to Mantorville. Ben grew up with his brother Nick, who is five years older. His...
Mantorville Theatre Company is pleased to announce that the “ladies” are back! All interested parties are encouraged to “signup” soon for the “potluck” to guarantee a seat at “the table” in the historic Opera House! (Not an actual dinner, so please leave your favorite hotdish at home.) The musical...
Have you been thinking about the upcoming solar eclipse but just can’t get away to see it in its totality and take part in an eclipse party? Don’t worry, you can still view the partial eclipse here in Dodge County and go to a party. Just head over to the Dodge Center Public Library between noon and...
Lyle Hoaglund lived on a farm outside of Montgomery, with nine siblings in his family. He attended a one room country school until the consolidation, and then went to the school in Montgomery in 7th grade. It is now called Tri-City United with Montgomery, Lonsdale, and LeCenter communities combined...

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