Kasson News


01/10/2018 01:16 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Lake City woman accused of identity theft, fraud 

A Lake City woman is facing three felony charges after police allegedly found her in possession of 38 blank checks belonging to Kasson Auto Repair - and at least three others already written out to her, including one for $20,000. Roshanda Michelle Pratt, 24, faces one count each of possession of stolen checks, identify theft, and financial transaction card fraud, all felonies, as well as one count of driving after revocation, a misdemeanor, in Goodhue County District Court.


01/09/2018 02:13 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Bears top Komets 69-50 

With Byron leading just 27-26 at halftime, the Bears used a strong offensive second half to clinch a 69-50 home win over Kasson Jan. 5. Kasson tied the contest at 27 apiece with 17:26 left, but Byron took it from there. "It was a tale of two halves," Byron head coach Kyle Finney said.


01/09/2018 02:13 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Clicking on all cylinders 

Former Byron school board member Chris Douglas once said that every student athlete should get to play in front of a packed house at least once. In a rare opportunity when the boys and girls played in the same location on the same night, Byron broke open a close few minutes to defeat Kasson 63-28.


01/03/2018 01:53 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Volunteering, dance program, botanical company takes up Miss South Central's time 

Kasson-Mantorville graduate Michaelene Karlen was crowned Miss South Central and will compete in the Miss Minnesota Pageant in June. As part of being crowned Miss South Central, Karlen spends a great deal of her time volunteering in the communities she represents.


12/28/2017 06:37 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Dodge County man sentenced for Mower County threats 

Authorities say he was arrested on October 9 after trying to steal a vehicle. Stroud reportedly was getting a lift from Kasson to Adams so he could pick up a motorcycle, then told the driver to pull over and get out.


12/20/2017 11:27 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Dollar General marches across SE Minnesota 

A new Dollar General store at the intersection of Minnesota Highway 56 and Minnesota Highway 30 in Hayfield is slated to open early next year. "It's easier than driving to Rochester," Bonnie Schmidt, of Kasson, said about shopping at the Dollar General in Kasson on Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017.