Survival Days is just around the Corner

This year the annual West Concord Survival days will be the last weekend in July. The celebration starts on Thursday July 25th with a Guns vs Hoses softball game at 7pm with donations going to mental …

Where to go to beat the heat in West Concord

The West Concord pool is open Monday through Friday from 1 to 5pm and also 6:30 to 8:30 pm. Saturday and Sunday hours are 1 to 7:30pm. Pool fees for a day pass is $9.00 for adult and $8.00 for child. …

Stay Cool this Summer

Dodge Center pool is open seven days a week from noon to 7pm for open swim. The food court is open noon to 6pm daily. Lap swim and water aerobics are held from 11 to 11:50 Monday - Thursday. Pool …

Melodrama two storms through Mantorville July 12-28

Mantorville Theatre Company is premiering another original play written by Victoria Carlsen, 100% Chance of Deceit (Say it Ain’t Crow)! About the play: Between the villages of Serenity and …
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Obituaries
Dennis Lee Karlen
Dennis Lee Karlen, 70, of Byron, MN passed away unexpectedly on Friday, July 12, 2024. He was born on August 3, 1953, in Zumbrota, Minnesota to Jacob and Dorothy (Schletty) Karlen. Dennis grew up on …
Lyle E. Paulson
Lyle E. Paulson, 80, of West Concord, MN passed away June 27, 2024 at his farm surrounded by family. He was born February 2, 1944 in Byron, MN to Elmer and Alice (Blanchard) Paulson. At an early …
Ronald Jerome Ross
Ronald Jerome Ross, 89, of Claremont, died Monday, June 17, 2024, at Seasons Hospice Home in Rochester. He was born July 12, 1934, in Nicollet County, Minnesota the son of Carl and Edna (Rydeen) …
Carl James Martin Jr.
Carl James Martin Jr., 75, died Wednesday, May 29, 2024 at Pine Haven Nursing Home in Pine Island. He was born February 21, 1949 in Brainerd the son of Carl and Dorothy (Wheeler) Martin. Carl …
Larry James Lulf
Larry James Lulf, age 79 of Lakeville passed away on July 4th 2024. Preceded in death by wife Joan, parents Harry (Esther) Lulf and Dorothy (Dutch) Mittlestadt. Survived by his two children Allen …
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Mark your calendars for July 28th as the Dodge County Historical Society brings you Fenders & Fibers from 11am to 4 pm! This is the 3rd annual fundraiser to benefit the Historical Society and keep …
In the Lobby of City Hall Wed. July 24----10-5 Thurs. July 25----10-5 Fri. July 26----10-5 Sat. July 27----10-12 *Free will donation! Hosted by Friends of the Library*
Fargo, N.D., — Maxwell Olson-Ramer, son of Tony and Candy Mulholland, Dodge Center, Minnesota, received the NDSU Presidential Honor Award at North Dakota State University. The award recognizes …
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