Friday, April 27, 2018

Dodge County Independent

The sap was running on a rainy morning recently as the kindergarten classes at Triton Elementary School boarded the buses for the “Sugar Shack.” The Sugar Shack is a small building on Billie and Jeff Cowell’s property in rural Claremont. It is there that the sap collected from the maple trees is...
An Eagle Scout project, awarding seal coat bids and the results of a water tank inspection were among the items discussed at the most recent West Concord City Council meeting last week. Council members gave their approval to an Eagle Scout project by West Concord Scout John Zeller. Zeller requested...
As Cody Snow, 29, works his field on the outskirts of Kasson, he notes the positive. “We have good moisture for planting,” he said. “It is making for good germination.” Snow has a concern shared by most farmers, though. This field corn farmer is concerned about the future moisture. “I’m hoping for...
K-M pitcher Chante Thome delivers against Lake City on April 14. The senior pitcher threw a perfect game against the Tigers with 10 strikeouts in the 10-0 victory.
The Kasson-Mantorville softball team is looking to establish themselves early this season. Even though their week started with a loss to Zumbrota-Mazeppa, the KoMets were able to do that by defeating Lake City and picking up a big win over Osseo to improve to 4-1 on the year. The week started with...
K-M players celebrate after the final out is recorded against Rochester Lourdes on April 15.
The Kasson-Mantorville track and field team got its first meet of the season in on a beautiful Friday afternoon hosting Red Wing and Glencoe-Silver Lake. The meet proved to be a great opportunity to set a baseline as the season gets underway. Standing out for the KoMets was Tyler Wanous, who placed...
Kasson-Mantorville softball players McKenzie Hemann (left) and Chante Thome sign their letters of intent to play collegiate softball at a ceremony on April 14. Hemann will attend Viterbo University while Thome will pitch at Kentucky State University.
Two standouts on the Kasson-Mantorville softball team made their collegiate commitments official on April 14 as Chante Thome and McKenzie Hemann signed their letters of intent. Thome, a pitcher for the KoMets, signed with Kentucky State and has been impressive during the early part of the season....
The Triton Elementary School kindergarten classes eagerly headed outside recently as they prepared to test the packages they had designed that would ensure that a raw egg could survive a drop from the roof of Triton Elementary to the ground below. The students, with the help of their parents, took...
Needed street improvements and an update on the wastewater treatment plant were among the topics discussed by the Claremont City Council at their April meeting last week. Councilmember Marie Lindblom, a member of the Public Works Committee, gave an update on the streets the committee has determined...
To some, he’s the director of the internationally-recognized Institute of Newspaper Technology. To others, he’s a syndicated columnist whose columns are carried by more than 60 industry-related journals throughout the world. His fictional syndicated column, The Good Folks of Lennox Valley, is...
The stories are in many ways different. A five month old in a car seat barely old enough to smile, a teenager out with friends, a parent running a few last errands of the day or a grandparent shopping for gifts for their children and grandchildren. That is where the differences end, however, as...

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