Friday, August 17, 2018

Dodge County Independent

Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton today signed the legislature’s bonding bill, which has full funding for U.S. Highway 14 between Dodge Center and Owatonna. The highway expansion finally became reality 25 years after the first Environmental Impact Study was completed in 1993. “At long, long, long last...
Devin Knudson can’t quite get around on a high pitch in the fourth inning.
There could be a cliche used that says that the action in the Section 1AAA tournament opener between Kasson- Mantorville and Winona was as hot as it could be on May 26. However, such a statement could not have been more true as the KoMets and the Winhawks went to battle in temperatures hovering ...
Vietnam veteran Don Broskoff of Dodge Center salutes as he participates in a memorial ceremony at the Mower County Fairgrounds in Austin. The fairgrounds hosted the Traveling Vietnam Wall over four days, May 16-20.
Follow the story of the Vietnam War by visiting the American Veterans Traveling Tribute, otherwise known as the traveling Vietnam Wall. That's what more than 6,000 people did in the four days the traveling tribute was set up at the Mower County Fairgrounds in Austin. "It took about 2 1/2 hours to...
A group of National Honor Society students from Triton High School cheered on participants in the Zumbro Education District Activity Day Friday in Dodge Center. The Super Heroes, from left, are Courtney West, Kiley Yankowiak, McKenna Jennings and Rhylan Peterson. They are cheering on Brady Bacon, a fourth grader from Byron, pictured in the foreground.
For Shannon Krekula of Byron, Friday’s Activity Day for students of the Zumbro Education District was a heartwarming time for her 12-year-old son, Jeffrey. He took part in a variety of activities, including races, soccer, bowling, T-ball and even some tattoos.  Krekula said the activity day was...
The Kasson-Mantorville softball team has the talent necessary to make a run late into the section tournament. With an offense that can get runs across the plate and a pitching staff that is learning from each and every start, it only takes a 10-day hot stretch to go from a inconsistent team to one...
Since her husband was killed in the line of duty 30 years ago, Sue Lange has only missed two services at the National Law Enforcement Memorial in Washington, D.C.  Lange returned once again last week to honor her husband, Gregory Lange, police chief of Claremont, who was gunned down and beaten...
During the School of Excellence celebration at Triton, kindergarten and first grade students delighted the audience by singing, “Oh, Mister Sun and Tres Pajaritos.” Other grade levels also performed during the party while many of the fifth grade students appeared in a video showcasing what makes Triton a special school.
The hard work had been already done when Nick Jurrens took over as principal at Triton Elementary last summer. His predecessor successfully coordinated all the grunt work for a top state honor, leaving Jurrens with the easy job of putting on a party to celebrate.  On Friday, students and staff...
As school comes to a close, so do the spring sports, music, clubs, and other activities. Only for them to then be restarted anew the next year.  The last band concert for the graduating class was held on a humid May day last Thursday, and it was once again as eventful as ever. The concert band is...
If there was a word to describe how the 2018 high school baseball season has gone, there’s a good chance that word wouldn’t be consistent. With a schedule that has been compacted into four weeks and teams that have been forced to practice indoors for the first six weeks of the season, there hasn’t...
The piano students of Cindy Breederland had their Spring Recital on Sunday, May 6 at Faith Community Church in West Concord. Lydia Perry of Mantorville and Valerie Sauder of Pine Island were awarded the MMTA (Minnesota Music Teachers Association) Challenge Trophy for participating in the MMTA...

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