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Benjamin Perry participated in the MMTA State Piano Contest held at the University of Minnesota in March. Students first compete at the local level and the winners selected then compete at the state level. Benjamin was declared a winner at the state level and will now perform at the Minneapolis...
Last summer, the city of Byron was faced with a question: what happens if someone leaves their personal belongings on public property? “Recently there was a situation in Byron which involved a transient individual placing a significant amount of personal items being moved onto public property for...
A Dodge Country woman has pleaded guilty to obtaining a controlled substance by fraud, while working as a nurse, according to a release from the U.S Attorney Office. According to the release Jennifer Lee Garrison, 40, was employed as a post-anesthesia care nurse at a hospital. While working there...
Top row, left, the three graduation speakers, Natalie Beaver, Chelsea Christopherson, and Reese O’Malley; middle, Caleb Finley getting a special sash recognizing him as a member of the Army National Guard; Alumni speaker Col. Christina Bogojevic of the Minnesota State Patrol. Second row, left,...
Area residents gathered Monday to remember service members who paid the ultimate price. Top, Byron residents braved the rain to attend the dedication of the Veterans Memorial. Second row right, a statue of a soldier at the Byron memorial; right top Rev. Rex Edge led the prayers in Kasson; right,...
Memorial Day activities are scheduled throughout the local area on Monday including the dedication of the Byron Veterans Memorial. The memorial has been in the works for more than a decade, organizers said. Byron’s Memorial Day activities will begin with a ceremony at 10 a.m. at the Byron Cemetery...
Matt Brekke wants to be the Mayor of Byron one day. He’s made no secret about it. But for now, and for the foreseeable future, he’s helping the community in a new way as the Utilities Superintendent for the city. Brekke’s career in public works began in Byron over two decades ago, beginning his...
An Owatonna business owner is taking over as the new city hall chief in West Concord, according to Mayor Jeffrey E. McCool. “I am pleased to announce that Paula Even Trenda has accepted the position of City Administrator for the City of West Concord,” McCool wrote on his Facebook page. “Ms. Trenda...
It’s all about home town, and family. That’s what Lexie Faro says about her family’s new business, The Kickback, which occupies the former Smiling Moose location in downtown Kasson. The new restaurant had a soft opening with an active drive-through in May, and they plan to open indoor seating at...
Bill Kase lived in Plainfield, Ill., then a small town and now a suburb on the west side of Chicago, until he was 12 years old with his four siblings. When his father got a different job, the family moved to Duluth. He played clarinet in the Duluth East High School concert and marching band plus...

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