Dodge County to Host Statewide Dairy Judging Contest June 6th

Every school year hundreds of FFA members across the state of Minnesota review the U of M’s 4-H knowledge manual “All About Dairy” to prepare for a knowledge test about the dairy industry as …

Triton FFA Holds Annual Progressive Ag Safety Day for Triton Third Grade

Each year in early May the Triton third graders have a safety day hosted by the Triton FFA chapter. The chapter works Progressive Ag Safety Foundation who is funded by agriculture industry businesses …

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Major life events tend to create opportunities for reflection. I am currently experiencing a major life event and I am certainly finding myself reflecting on the memories of my career at Triton …

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I have always been intrigued by the solar system. Growing up in the country the night sky seems so vast and captivating. The Big Dipper was one of the first constellations I was able to identify. If …
As I mentioned last month, we live in a world where what is considered normal is not healthy. It is normal to see a variety of “low fat” and “fat free” products at the grocery store. We have …
One of the main differences between living in the cities, town, or a small town is the amount of time you can take to chat with people when you’re out and about. When you're in the city you might …
Obituaries
Barbara Joan Gilliland
Barbara Joan Gilliland, 91, passed away on May 18, 2024, at St. Mary’s Hospital. She was born in Knox, Indiana on December 3, 1932, to Chester Arthur and Thelma Mae Bennett. After graduating from …
Verlyn Edward Pool
Verlyn Edward Pool, 80, passed away on Tuesday, May 7, 2024, at Cottagewood Senior Communities in Rochester MN. Verlyn was born on November 14, 1943, to Vernie and Phyllis (Vrieze) Pool. He was …
Ralph George Charlton
Ralph George Charlton, 83, Rochester, MN, formerly of Kenyon, MN, passed away on Wednesday, April 10, 2024, in Mayo Clinic Hospital - St. Mary's Campus. Ralph was born on November 30, 1940 in …
Leona Rae Rike
Leona Rae Rike, 98, of Claremont, MN formerly of Paulding, Ohio, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 9, 2024, at home surrounded by her family. Leona was born on January 23, 1926, in …
Marlene “Kay” Weigang
Marlene “Kay” Weigang passed away peacefully on April 29, 2024, at Mill City Senior Living in Faribault, MN. She was born September 19,1934 to Carl and Margaret (Nebel) Norelius. Kay grew up in …
Community
SUMMARY COUNCIL MINUTES Monday, April 22, 2024 This published information is a summary of the full minutes of the April 22, 2024 Dodge Center City Council meeting. A copy of the full minutes is …
My grandma never used the words, Memorial Day. The special Monday in May when we honor those who gave their lives for our country, was always Decoration Day to her. That’s likely because in May …
Congratulations to the latest Profile of a Graduate Award Winners! These students continue to be leaders and role models. They have excelled in the profile area of Critical Thinking. The Triton …
Community
Wednesday, April 24, was Administrative Professionals Day. Triton Public Schools would like to recognize and celebrate the administrative assistants who keep our school offices running smoothly and …
Triton High School continued its tradition of awarding students for excellence in the fine arts. Students in grades 9-12 received letter awards and trophies in choir, band, and theater on Thursday, …
Local refuse haulers, Hometown Haulers, which serviced Rochester, Byron and all of Dodge County announced their sale last month. The transfer was effective on May 1st. This is the notice of the …
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Boomers have a drug problem, but not the kind you might think
Baby boomers – that’s anyone born in the U.S. between 1946 and 1964 – are 20% of the population, more than 70 million Americans. Decades ago, many in that generation experimented with drugs that were both recreational and illegal. …
How the Gaza humanitarian aid pier traces its origins to discarded cigar boxes before World War II
Palestinians in Gaza have begun receiving humanitarian aid delivered through a newly completed floating pier off the coast of the besieged territory. Built by the U.S. military and operated in coordination with the United Nations, …
Newer vs older cars: Which lasts longer?
Cheap Insurance compares the pros and cons of owning an older car vs. a newer car.
What is the average cost of a wedding in the US?
Rocket Loans breaks down the average cost of a wedding in the U.S. today, from the dress to the venue and more.
Best (and worst) states for access to mental health care: How does yours stack up?
Hers reports on mental health professional shortage areas in the U.S.