Monday, October 22, 2018

Dodge County Independent

The Dodge County 4-H Auction set a new record this year by bringing in just under $50,000. Auctioneers Travis Warmka and Steve Searles provided their services to auction off the animals for about 80 bidders that came out to support the 4-H program.
For 4-H animal exhibitors, the Dodge County Fair brings an opportunity to show their animals and make some big bucks at the same time. And this year this did it in record-setting fashion. The 4-H Ribbon Auction held Saturday morning brought in nearly $50,000, easily surpassing the previous record...
Nancy Tobiason-Kramer sang and performed on her guitar at the opening ceremony for the national tour of Remembering Our Fallen. She lost a brother, SFC John J. Tobiason of Hayfield, in Iraq in 2007.
A surviving family member of a fallen soldier from the Iraqi war urges people to remember soldiers who have been killed in the War on Terror and their stories. Nancy Tobiason-Kramer of Mantorville shared her special request at the opening ceremony of the Remembering Our Fallen display at the Dodge...
A Dodge Center man was killed Wednesday morning in a one vehicle rollover in Dodge County. The crash happened around 5:30 a.m. on Highway 56 near U.S. Highway 14 in Wasioja Township.  The State Patrol has identified the victim as Michael Joe Anderst, 64. He was driving a 1990 Mazda Miata. Anderst...
School buses are usually crammed with kids, but last weekend at least one Kasson bus was stuffed with something a little different. On Saturday. Ready, Set, Learn of Dodge County (RSL) held a Stuff the Bus event outside the Shopko store in Kasson. The idea was to stuff the bus with school supplies...
Fallen peacemakers are being recognized in a unique way as vehicles go cruising down the roadways. Special license plates are now available honoring Minnesota’s fallen heroes. The special license plates are extra special for a Kasson man. Roger Berge was instrumental in getting the plates approved...
When Jerry and Jane Struthers moved into their home along Mantorville Avenue almost 50 years ago, the street outside their Kasson house was a gravel road.  Much has changed over that time as it has become the busiest road in Kasson next to U.S. Highway 14. The Struthers are facing yet another...
The Dodge County woman accused of murdering a woman in Florida completed the court-ordered printing in court Wednesday morning. Lois Riess, 56, of Blooming Prairie, had her finger, palm and foot prints rolled in court following a court order requiring her to do so last week.  At the hearing...
A 7-year-old boy drowned in a pond in rural Dodge County Tuesday night. Sheriff Scott Rose said the name of the boy is being withheld pending notification of family. Emergency crews responded to Naylor’s Pond on 160thAvenue north of Highway 14 around 4:18 p.m. Tuesday. The sheriff’s office received...
When Kasson police chief Kent Berghuis became aware of the allegations of sexual misconduct against one of his officers, he knew it was going to be a black eye on the agency.  Having an officer accused of a crime, especially sexual abuse, is the worst nightmare for any law enforcement official. It’...
Don’t ever be fooled into thinking things are status quo at the state’s oldest county fair. When the Dodge County Free Fair opens its gates next week in Kasson, there will be new adventures awaiting fairgoers. The fair, which is in its 161styear, runs July 18-22. Perhaps the greatest adventure that...

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