Kasson News


06/22/2018 06:10 PM  ~~~Source~~~
SE Minn. town officer charged with sexually abusing 2 girls 

A Kasson police officer is being held on unconditional bond of $1 million for criminal sexual conduct charges in Olmsted County. A complaint against Baez says he sexually abused two girls, one for 11 years, from the time she was 5 until she was 16 years old.


06/21/2018 02:20 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Kasson Police Officer Awaiting Charges of Criminal Sexual Conduct 

The Kasson Police Officer who attempted to kill himself in early June is currently being held at the Olmsted County Adult Detention Center on charges of Criminal Sexual Contact. Julio Baez was found early Saturday, June 2nd , bleeding in rural Mantorville.


06/12/2018 01:37 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Red Wing man arrested in Ohio after Friday threats 

A suspect who allegedly entered a Red Wing business and threatened its employees with a gun has been caught in Ohio. Red Wing Police Chief Roger Pohlman said that at about 7:15 a.m. Friday a man entered Crothall Laundry Services in Red Wing and threatened employees with a firearm.


06/11/2018 07:57 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Attempted suicide investigation underway for Kasson officer 

The Kasson Police Officer airlifted to Mayo Clinic Hospital-Saint Marys on June 2 has been identified by the Dodge County Sheriff's Office as 51-year-old Julio Baez. Baez, who has been with the Kasson Police Department since 2004, was found with reportedly self-inflicted gunshot wounds after deputies responded to a report in rural Mantorville.


06/09/2018 02:49 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Photos: Mayo High School graduation 2018 

THESE STORMS MAY CONTINUE TO GROW AND EXPAND TO THE NORTHEAST. WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH AND NICKEL SIZE HAIL ARE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.


06/08/2018 05:40 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Sheriff's Office ID's Officer Found with Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wounds 

According to the Dodge County Sheriff's Office, the Kasson Police Officer involved in an incident on Saturday morning has been identified as 51-year-old Julio Baez.


06/07/2018 08:56 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Groundwater Protection Rule Information Session Stops in Kasson 

The Minnesota Department of Agriculture is traveling around the state holding informational sessions with local farmers about a new Groundwater Protection Rule. They were at Kasson-Mantorville High School Wednesday night.


06/04/2018 11:44 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Regional Missionary Shares Message After Kasson Police Officer's Self Inflicted Gunshot 

A missionary is bringing a message to Kasson after a police officer was found with a self-inflicted gunshot wound Saturday morning. After the news, Todd Pearson said he needed to do something.


06/04/2018 06:58 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Arthur Lowell Tvedt 

Arthur Lowell Tvedt, 88, of Kasson, MN and formerly of Bryon, MN, passed away suddenly on Friday, June 1, 2018, at Mayo Clinic Hospital St. Marys Campus in Rochester, MN. Lowell was born on May 30, 1930, the son of Clarence and Lydia Tvedt on the family farm in Canisteo Township, Dodge County, MN.


06/02/2018 03:56 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Kasson officer taken by Mayo One 

Ave in Rural Mantorville. Deputies responded and discovered a Kasson Police Officer with what Investigators believed to be self-inflicted gunshot wounds.


05/25/2018 09:49 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Lois Braaten 

The Memorial Service for Lois Braaten will be held on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 11:00am at East St. Olaf Church with Pastor Paul Thompson officiating. Visitation will be held from 4-7pm on Thursday, May 31st at Byron Funeral Home and one hour prior to the service at the church on Friday.