Friday, July 19, 2019

Dodge County Independent

When the school buses pull away from Triton Elementary School next month it will mean retirement for long-time district employees Julie Bowman and Cindy Lutterman.
When the buses pull away from Triton Elementary School on the last day of classes next month, it will be a bittersweet day for Julie Bowman and Cindy Lutterman. The two women, who have worked for the school for 36 and 28 years respectively, will be retiring at the end of the year. They both started...
The Triton School Board approved a number of personnel decisions Monday night, several of which indicated a new direction for the administration. Contracts were approved for Mary Morem as elementary school principal and Luke Lutterman as secondary school principal. A contract for Shane VanBeek as...
Brad Pfeifer of Byron, along with his daughter Ava and a friend, Casper Aldrich, rang the church bell at Westifled Church in Westfield Township on Sunday, May 19 to open a special spring worship service. The Rev. Heidi Heimgartner led the service.
This being the planting season, divine intervention is often asked. The Rev. Heidi Heimgartner of First Lutheran Church of Blooming Prairie provided a special blessing of the fields and farmers at a Westfield Church Spring Worship Service on Sunday, May 19. She performed the blessing, emphasizing...
As the Hayfield Activities Director, Chris Pack is tasked with finding and maintaining different sports and activities for students of all skill levels. That’s why he knew it was so important to create an opportunity for students with disabilities like his son Seth, a fifth grader at Hayfield, who...
On Jan. 27, John and Nicole Bacigalupo stopped at the McDonalds in Byron on their way home from Rochester for a milkshake and coffee. For the couple, and for a complete stranger it proved to be be the most important fast food stop in their lives. As they were leaving the drive-thru to go back on...
  Newly hired Dodge Center Ambulance Director Alexander Tubonjic resigned from his position effective last Friday. Tubonjic took over as ambulance director earlier this year after living in Florida for 21 years. The Dodge Center City Council is expected to take a vote tomorrow during a special...
The Byron girls track and field team take a team photo after winning the HVL Championship for the eighth straight season at the HVL Championship Meet in Dodge Center on May 11. The Bears also won the Section 1AA True Team championship and will take part in the Class AA True Team Meet on Saturday in Stillwater.
The Byron girls track and field team has established itself as a power over the years and as it headed into a week that had the Section 1AA True Team meet and the Hiawatha Valley League Championships, this is the time of the year where the Bears save their best for last. This year was no exception...
The weather has not been real good to area farmers this spring but local growers are getting their crops in the ground. Although the May 6 crop report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture said that only six percent of the corn in Minnesota had been planted statewide, the situation is...
The Dodge Center Lions Club recently donated $300 to the GED program at Triton Community Education. Left to right are Karen Kleinwort, GED prep course instructor, Chris Pluto of the Lions Club, and Amber Lahr, a West Concord resident working towards her GED.
A donation from the Dodge Center Lions Club is helping students in the General Educational Development (GED) program through Triton Community Education pay for the testing required to get their diploma. The GED program prepares adult learners without a high school diploma for success in the job...
Aaron Winkle (left) and Brode Hegge go for the block against Rochester Mayo.
One year ago, several schools in the state of Minnesota started a movement to have boys volleyball sanctioned as a sport in the Minnesota State High School League. As with many sports in their infancy, last year served as a test run for the 23 schools that took part in it and as the season went...


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