Saturday, May 30, 2020

Dodge County Independent

A lot has been taken away from the Byron High School seniors, but now thanks to the Byron American Legion they have something they can call their own. The legion, represented by Finance Officer Gordy Bishop and Commander Carl Dewaard, presented Byron High School Principal Malia Schroeder and...
There are five seniors on the K-M softball team that lost their last high school season. To do our part to help make up for that loss we are going to give each of them the spotlight one more time. Kayla Schubert Third baseman Kayla Schubert has played on varsity for four years and has earned HVL...
The freshly mowed greens, the swinging clubs, the golf carts; they’re all signs that spring is finally here and this year more than any other golf is a welcome distraction from the world around us. While Governor Walz’s recent executive order allows for the opening of public and private golf...
Wayne and Genny outside the monastery at Meteora with the very unique and colorful rock formations.
A visit was made to the Treasury of Atrues (the inside shape of a 50 ft. high beehive) at Mycenae. Over the doorway tomb entrance was a stone slab 39 ft. x 17 ft. x 4 ft. estimated to weigh 120 tons and built around 1350 to 1250 BC    A short distance away was the fortified citadel of Mycenae from...
This is a strange time for everyone who normally attends school and the teachers are no exception. While all teachers have had to adjust to this new reality, some subjects are harder to teach virtually than others. Andrew Faller, Kasson-Mantorville’s vocal music teacher, who normally teaches large...
It may be a graduation unlike any other but the Kasson-Mantorville Class of 2020 will still have the opportunity for parents and grandparents to watch them receive their diplomas. Details are still being worked out, said Supt. Mark Matuska, but the plan is for the ceremony to be held outside in the...
The news that many student-athletes, especially the seniors, were dreading became official late last week: all activities and athletics for the spring season were canceled. It was a gut punch to many local students who were clinging to hope that at least part of the season could be salvaged. “I was...
Once the cruise ship docked in Athens and our tour group was gathered, it was off to check in at our hotel. We met our guide, James, who would be with us for the next five days, and headed to the Acropolis in Athens.   Sitting high on the hill is the Parthenon which was built over 2,500 years ago...
The Kasson City Council discussed the impact that the COVID-19 pandemic may have on beloved summer activities, such as swimming and festivals, during its meeting on Wednesday, April 22. Dan Eggler, council appointee to the Park and Recreation Commission, said there was quite a bit of discussion...
Roger Hanson was born April 25, 1918 on a farm near the Oslo area and his parents were Albert and Gena Hanson.  She was the lutefisk queen preparing the fish for 38 years for the annual lutefisk supper at St John’s Lutheran Church and also helped train in “new” volunteers like Mary Hegna and Mike...

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