By Publisher & Editor:

Randy Carlsen


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July 30, 2014


I am sure not going to raise a stink about Mantorville sending their wastewater to the Kasson plant. The city of Kasson will be compensated. More importantly it's about neighboring communities working together.

August 20, 2014

Editorial: Busy Week

The weekend of August 9 and 10 was very busy with the Kasson Festival In the Park. If you missed out it was your loss, especially if you chose not to attend the Saturday evening performance of Home Free.

July 30, 2014

Medal of Honor

Read about some of the soldiers who receive a Medal of Honor and it's almost like reliving a Rambo movie. The most recent recipient was Sgt. Ryan Pitts who was defending an outpost by himself with the bodies of six U.S. soldiers around him.

July 23, 2014

Fair Memories

Many of my childhood memories are from when the Fair rolled into town. For the most part they were all fond memories. One memory I would like to forget is when a friend and I blew $20 on the games one afternoon.

August 20, 2014

Editorial: Missing Money

I could tell you very close to the penny where our money is. Give or take a few dollars given the fact stocks and bonds vary, I could get pretty close.

August 27, 2014

Editorial: Candidates

In a way it surprised me that there are 10 candidates for two open council seats in the City of Kasson. A majority of the time people pay lip service about the need for change and that's as far as it goes. Not this election.

August 13, 2014


Each year I attend the Dodge County Relay for Life I am humbled and amazed-hearing the stories of local people who have battled cancer. Every year I run into someone who is dealing with cancer and say, "I didn't know".

August 27, 2014

Independent investigation to take place in Dodge County

Today the Minnesota Sheriffs' Association has confirmed a complaint filed by Outer Boundary Magazine publisher Steve Krueger will be assigned to a detective from another county for investigation.

August 13, 2014

LTE Rod Peterson

I must respond to a magazine article distributed to all the households of Dodge County that made reference to the operations of the county as analogous to the Keystone Cops. This article is a farce and also an insult to all the citizens of Dodge County.











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August 20, 2014

Letter to the editor: Flom

Thank you sometimes doesn’t seem like enough when people go out of their way to help others in their community. When so many people are involved in making something like the Festival in the Park happen however, “Thank You”

August 20, 2014

Letter to the editor: Nathan Nord

I have read the Outer Boundary Magazine article. I will not say I liked reading it. Cause I didn't. But I think it’s something citizens should not just ignore. I have a hard time believing an article as extensive as this can be just "made up".

August 20, 2014

Letter to the editor: Steve Krueger (Keystone Cops)

Recently, the Dodge County Board members have made a few public statements in regards to the Keystone Cops article placed within Outer Boundary Magazine. Even though I respect each individual's opinion,