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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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May 20, 2015

St. Johns Mission Trip to Haiti

Featured pictures from St. Johns mission trip to Haiti

May 13, 2015

New Lions South Park to be prepped for 18 hole disc golf

The new Kasson Lions South Park, moved west due to construction of Shopko Hometown, will have the southern portion disked and seeded to prepare the ground for an 18-hole disc golf course. On the 17.7 acres of park land, park and recreation director Ron Unger said disc golf will encompass approximately 12 acres.

May 20, 2015

KMMS Cookie project brings smiles to military serving in Germany

Last March FACS instructor Barb Hauber’s K-M Middle School Foods/ Nutrition class was in need of “cookie recipients”. As part of a good citizen outreach project the seventh and eighth graders each year baked oatmeal raisin, snicker doodle, and chocolate chip cookies and sold them before school and during lunch with proceeds going to K-M Care And Share.

May 27, 2015

Skool Live, interactive kiosks approved for K-M schools

K-M Superintendent Mark Matuska attended a superintendents conference and saw a display that attracted his curiosity. The first question he asked was, "What is the cost to the district?" When the vendor said "We pay you" that really perked up his attention.

May 6, 2015

Mantorville pump replaced for $30,000, piping wastewater to Kasson delayed

It’s times like these the City of Mantorville is glad there is money in reserve in the water fund. The pump and pitless adaptors for well number one had to be replaced recently at a cost of about $30,000.

May 13, 2015

Students can register now for Red Cross summer scholarship program

Southern Minnesota Energy Cooperative (SMEC) received state regulatory approval to acquire Alliant Energy’s Minnesota electric service territory in a verbal decision on Thursday, April 30, 2015, by the Minnesota Public Utility Commission (MPUC). SMEC is the single point of contact for the purchase of the territory in southern Minnesota by 12 electric cooperatives.

May 6, 2015

2015 summer travel season gets underway

Explore Minnesota’s nearly 600 museums, get free admission at the History Center and check out the new MNHS magazine.

May 13, 2015

From the desk of... Dodge County Sheriff Scott Rose

Miss Jordan Paige Schoenrock, age 12, has been chosen as a state finalist in the National American Miss Minnesota Pageant to be held June 20-21, 2015 at the Double Tree Hotel in Bloomington, MN.

May 20, 2015

Mantorville sees vandalism and uptick in suspicious activity

Several tires were slashed, sidewalk lights were smashed and resident’s doorbells were rung in the wee hours May 1st and 2nd in the neighborhood of Chestnut and Ninth St., reported council member Don Hofstad at the Mantorville City council meeting May 11, 2015.

May 27, 2015

New entertainers, pizzas, and classic cars at Berne Wood-Fired Pizza

The fourth season of Berne Wood-Fired Pizza is slated to be the best yet. In addition to monthly specialty pizzas being added to the menu, the entertainment lineup will feature Southeastern Minnesota’s very best, bringing many new faces to the Berne stage.

May 27, 2015

Kasson rated third best town to raise a family in Minnesota

The City of Kasson has been ranked the third best town to raise a family in Minnesota, according to the 2015 Niche rankings. Only Eden Prairie (Hennepin County) and Jordan (Scott County) were ranked higher.











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May 6, 2015

Bauer Announced Minnesota FFA Star in Production Placement

The Minnesota FFA Association named Jax Bauer the 2015 Minnesota FFA Star in Production Placement at the 86th Minnesota FFA Convention on Monday.