Monday, December 11, 2017

Dodge County Independent

The KoMets were feeling good in the closing moments …
In every sport, there are always sequences where the momentum swings backand-forth. While some sports represent the large pendulum of a grandfather clock, volleyball’s momentum shifts are more like a dog’s tail after seeing a bone out in the open. During the season for the Kasson-Mantorville...
Rosario “Chayo” Tobar is pictured with her husband, Sam Lopez, and Chayo’s granddaughter, Maxine Harris, 1. Tobar officially became a U.S. citizen on Sept. 19 in St. Paul.
Rosario Tobar is a U.S. citizen at last. The Kasson woman, known as “Chayo,” moved from Mexico in 1996, and finally took the  naturalization Oath of Allegiance this past Sept. 19 during a ceremony in St. Paul. She was among 21 people who officially became American citizens. “I cried,” Tobar said. “...
By a slim margin, voters in the Triton School District have rejected the referendum on an operating levy seeking $750 per pupil for 10 years. The referendum was defeated with 479 voting against it and 455 supporting it. Triton also had a failed referendum in 2016.
Julie Olmsted, store leader at Kwik Trip in Kasson, smiles as she cuts the ribbon during a grand-opening ceremony for the company’s new store on Oct. 26. Several local officials and Kwik Trip representatives joined in the celebration.
Kasson’s new Kwik Trip store opened with a flourish on Oct. 26. Company president Don Zeitlow joined local officials and store employees in a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the 6,000 square-foot facility on the south side of Highway 14. “It’s good for the community of Kasson, it’s good for our co-...
Hunter Jennings (right) is greeted by Nick Roussopolos after a touchdown run against Winona Cotter on October 24.
Back in summer camp, Kasson-Mantorville Matt Winkle had his eyes set on the upcoming season. With an electric sophomore season in the rear view mirror, the upcoming junior season for Winkle needed to be a step forward to help the KoMets reach the state tournament. With that in mind, he looked back...
“We all want the Stone Water Tower. We need to have an agreement that we can abide by, and not have to worry about it for another 20 years. Let’s move on and get this put to bed.” Chris McKern Kasson Mayor
The City of Kasson will continue an agreement regarding the Old Stone Water Tower through the end of the year while working with the Dodge County Historical Society to determine the best option for the future of the iconic 1895 structure. The agreement between the entities as to which is...
Kasson-Mantorville center defenseman Lexie Worden came up on a corner kick to score a big goal, but it wasn’t enough to topple Rochester Lourdes.
With any season that comes to an end, there happens to be a lot of immediate reflection to digest what happened during the course of the year. Sometimes, that process can start as soon as the final whistle is blown to think how much a team has grown or what they could have done to keep their season...
KM/Triton runner Courtney West won her second consecutive HVL championship in the girls race.
The Kasson-Mantorville/Triton cross country team is a group that puts in plenty of time in order to hone their craft. In a sport where the goal is to run a 5k as fast as possible, a strong work ethic is required in order to see the success that the team has had throughout the past two months. All...
 Members of “Team Biohazard” include, front row, from left, Anders Herfindahl-Quint and Carter Bebee. Back, Ethan Barnum, Jack Nelson, Jack Kujath and Adam Jennissen. Not pictured: Zach Alexander. The Kasson-Mantorville Middle School students set school records in Knowledge Bowl competition on Oct. 10.
Watch out for Team Biohazard. They’re seven men. On a mission. To set records. The Kasson-Mantorville Middle School eighth-graders did just that on Oct. 10 in Knowledge Bowl competition at the Southeast Minnesota Cooperative in Rochester. Team Biohazard scored a K-M Middle School Knowledge Bowl...
Residents, business owners and other community members can provide their thoughts, opinions, and ideas about the City of Kasson’s Comprehensive Plan at a community workshop to be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 1 in the commons at Kasson-Mantorville High School.
The City of Kasson is updating its Comprehensive Plan, which will help set the stage for the City’s future development, growth and public infrastructure investment.     Residents, business owners and other community members can provide their thoughts, opinions, and ideas about the plan at a...

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