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The architect's overhead image of the K-M Elementary School addition by ATS&R shows the new gymnasium and how the 10 classrooms will be placed in the northeast corner of the present site. Phase II interior construction at the elementary is scheduled to begin March 5.

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March 25, 2015

Dodge County Expo highlights county assets

Snow or not, spring must be here because the Dodge County Expo, Dodge County's annual welcome to spring will be held this weekend. Businesses and organizations from all over Dodge County are gathering Saturday at Triton School in Dodge Center to introduce people to the amazing variety of products and services available in the county.

March 18, 2015

Soon to be 100

Sunday, March 22nd a 100th birthday party will be held from 2:00-4:00 p.m. for Evelyn Robinson Edmond at the First Presbyterian Church in Kasson.

March 25, 2015

K-M School District must fill two principal openings

There was a brief discussion at the regular school board meeting last Monday on filling two of the three principal positions as the result of retirements. The advertisement for the principal positions at the elementary and high school went out last Tuesday.

April 1, 2015

Kasson business owner concerned about vandalism, requests lighting

Mike Hoff, owner of Hoff Auto Repair in Kasson, approached the city council about a concern he has for theft and vandalism at his place of business located at 704 7th Street Circle Southeast.

March 11, 2015

K-M School board chair- DMC to have big impact on schools and community

Jill Minette-Stacey accepted the position of Kasson-Mantorville School Board chairperson at the start of 2015. She decided to run for school board to show support for what she believed was already a great district with a strong staff.

March 18, 2015

Jim Ertl to complete 40 years

R. James Ertl will complete 40 years of serve to agriculture education and FFA in Minnesota at the end of 2015. Mr. Ertl taught agriculture and served as the FFA advisor at Kasson-Mantorville from 19780-1981.

March 11, 2015

Sixth Annual Cabin Fever Bash for cancer research March 14th

On August 4, 1950 Bob and Eloise Siner were married in Brazil, Indiana. Eloise Williams and Bob Siner met on a blind date. Eloise fell in love with Bob immediately and the rest is history.

March 18, 2015

Dodge County Relay for Life looking for new teams, members

The 2015 Amercian Cancer Society’s Relay for Life/Dodge County Stroll will be held July 31st at the Dodge County Fairgrounds.

March 25, 2015

Patient Education: Caring for Older Adults - Vaccinations Should Be A Life-Long Priority

Preventive care with a trusted physician is just as important for adults as those well-checks are for children. Family physicians provide preventive services to help patients avoid health problems or to identify and treat them early.

April 1, 2015

DNR weighs in on request for Mantorville variances

About 15 people attended the March 23, 2015, meeting of the Mantorville City Council and many participated in the public hearing about two variances requested by Davidson Development for lots south and southwest of the Welcome Center.

April 1, 2015

Dodge County awarded SEMCAC funds

The Minnesota State Set-Aside Committee for the FEMA Emergency Food and Shelter Program has recommended $2,800 be awarded to Dodge County. The money would be used to provide emergency food and shelter to people in need.











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March 11, 2015

A Ron Hunt original to be auctioned at Mulligan Stew

A Ron Hunt original from 1986 will be one of the items auctioned at the 12th Annual Mantorville Restoration Association and Hubbell House Mulligan Beef Stew and Live Auction Thursday, March 12 in the Hubbell House Stagecoach room. Supper starts at 4:30 p.m. and the live auction at 7 p.m.