Saturday, May 30, 2020

Dodge County Independent

Nowadays it seems like fewer and fewer farms are family operations, but one family that’s proud to be running its farm as a family operation is the Herbsts. Brian Herbst is in partnership with his son who represents the sixth generation of farmers in their family and the third generation on...
The Hayfield boys’ basketball team, the second seed in the section tournament, faced a tough test when they met Randolph, the third seed, in the section semifinals, but the Vikings proved why they were seeded higher by beating the Rockets 68-60 to advance to the championship game. Even...
After losing 43-48 to Red Wing earlier in the year, the Kasson-Mantorville girls’ basketball team was hoping their improve- ments over the second half of the season would be enough to beat the Wing- ers, but the Wingers made improvements too and their growth was apparent as they routed K-M 57-24...
It’s tough being a cop. If our jobs weren’t stressful enough the way it is, we often have to deal with even more anti-law enforcement rhetoric during an election. We all try and stay positive, focused, and motivated to continuing our calling, to keep you and your families safe, and to get home...
This is what is left of a vehicle driven by Brooke Thiele, the wife of Steele County Sheriff Lon Thiele, following a crash last week in Dodge County.
Steele County Sheriff Lon Thiele and his wife, Brooke, know how lucky they are after seeing the aftermath of their vehicle following a crash last week in Dodge County. “We know how fortunate we were that our children weren’t in the back seat,” Sheriff Thiele said referring to the crunched up rear...
Don Pappas has announced that the family is selling Mantorville’s Hubbell House to Rochester-based Powers Ventures. The Hubbell House has been owned since 1946 by the Pappas family and has been a fixture in southeastern Minnesota since 1846. The family says that they were not actively looking to...
Dodge County Emergency Management Director Matt Maas, center, has been honored with the Minnesota Emergency Management Professional of the Year award for the second year in a row. State emergency officials Brian Olson, left, and Joe Neuberger presented the award to Maas on Feb. 13 in the Twin Cities.
For the second time in as many years, Dodge County’s Matt Maas is the state’s top emergency professional. On Thursday, Maas was awarded the Minnesota Emergency Management Professional of the Year through the Minnesota Department of Public Safety’s division of Home Security and Emergency Management...
The children’s classic “Peter Pan” was brought to life at Triton Elementary School last week courtesy of the Prairie Fire Children’s Theatre. As they do each year, two professional actors from the theater, based in Barrett, Minn., spend a week at the school helping elementary youngsters rehearse...
The Westfield wrestling team trailed 21-29 after a loss by fall at 170 pounds, but the Razorbacks won the final three matches to beat Medford 36-29 on Thursday, Feb. 6. They later beat St. Charles 66-9 to end their regular season with back-to-back wins. Westfield got off to a strong start when Bo...
The Dodge County boys’ hockey team seemingly can’t lose and that continued this past week as they beat Austin 10-2 on Tuesday, Feb. 4, and Southwest Christian/Richfield 6-1 on Saturday, Feb. 8. The Wildcats got off to a fast start against Austin by scoring three goals in the first period. Brody...

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Kasson, MN 55944

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