Thursday, June 29, 2017

Dodge County Independent

Kasson Police Chief Kent Berghuis checks a young girl’s bike to make sure it’s ready for riding.
Take a drive on a summer day and you’re sure to find some kids riding their bicycles. Before that can happen, the kids need to learn about bicycle safety. Now, some area kids can check that off their to-do list. Just Like Home School Age Child Care, in collaboration with K-M Community...
A Dodge County man was killed in a single-car crash Sunday afternoon. Todd Carl Zimmerman, 48, of Dodge Center pronounced dead at the scene. Zimmerman was driving a 2007 Chevrolet Suburban eastbound on Wabasha County Road 15 about 2.5 miles west of U.S. Highway 63 at about 1: 30 p.m. when the...
A Dodge Center man was killed in an accident in an accident Wabasha County Sunday afternoon.  According to the State Patrol report, the 48-year-old Dodge Center man was driving a Chevrolet Suburban eastbound on the County Road 15, just west of Highway 63, in Mount Pheasant Township. According to...
Triton’s Courtney West had a solid state meet, finishing second in the 3200 meter run and third in the 1600 meter run.
In the entire landscape of Minnesota high school sports, there may be few sections that have had the success that Section 1 has seen this year. The talent in the Southeastern part of the state has been undeniable and as Leif Bungum, Courtney West and Nell Graham prepared for the Minnesota State...
Kasson-Mantorville high jumper Tyler Wanous cleared six feet and two inches for the second time this year at the state track and field meet on June 9.
The Kasson-Mantorville track and field team has a tough draw when it comes to qualifying for the state meet every year. In the current twoclass system, the KoMets are mixed into Class AA where they have to compete against schools that have enrollments that dwarf the talent pool that K-M has. With...
Allen, Kenny and Ron Durst were driving tractors by age 5. “I could drive a tractor before I could tie my own shoes,” Ron said. “The workforce on the farm was the family.” The brothers went on to operate Durst Brothers Dairy, one of the region’s largest and most successful and respected dairy farms...
Can you imagine doing your job without the proper tools or equipment? Unfortunately, that’s a reality that many kids face as they head to school each fall. To prevent this predicament, the Ready, Set, Learn program of Dodge County is collecting school supplies until the end of July. Drop-off bins...
Those Vikings of old probably played some fun Viking games when they weren’t pillaging and rampaging around Scandinavia. A modern-day game called Kubb (rhymes with ‘tube’) is also known as Viking Chess. Hard to believe the burly bearded fellows with the horns had more fun than those who competed...
A former Minnesota senator is making a run for the U.S. Congress. Vicki Jensen, DFL of Owatonna, announced Monday afternoon that she wants the congressional seat currently being held by Tim Walz. In March, Walz announced he is running for Minnesota governor in 2018. In making her announcement,...
Motorists on eastbound Highway 14 west of Kasson will encounter a lane closure beginning Monday morning while crews repair concrete pavement. MnDOT maintenance workers will be repairing the concrete roadway in the eastbound right lane of Hwy 14. That lane will be closed near mile marker 197 for...


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