Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Dodge County Independent

The weather was perfect for racing on Friday night at Chateau Raceway in Lansing and the racing was as spectacular as the reworks that capped off the night. After three straight weeks of rainouts, Mother Nature allowed the season to resume. It was just the sixth night of racing action this...
Sauder is joined by two of the three sheep she will show at the County Fair.
The Dodge County Fair features plenty of crops, but the cream of the crop is a Dodge County 4-H participant who is now a leader of leaders. Val Sauder, a Pine Island senior and member of 4-H for the past 10 years, recently earned a spot on the leadership team for the 4-H state ambassadors. “I...
Claremont City Administrator Marie Lindblom pauses for a photo at City Hall. The former city councilwoman began her new job July 5.
Marie Lindblom hit the ground running in her new job as Claremont’s city administrator. Among her early goals: to be part of a team that works to improve the Dodge County city of about 540 people. “We have a lot of ideas, and we would like to implement them,” said Lindblom, who started...
Competitors – human and canine – prepare for judging at the Dodge County Fair 4-H dog show.
A good crowd of competitors participated Saturday, July 8 in a 4-H dog show, part of the Dodge County Fair in Kasson. Dogs large and small were judged on a variety of topics, including obedience and showmanship. “I love it. This is a great event,” said Melissa Seljan, a sophomore-to-be...
Dodge Center’s street reconstruction project is in full swing. Work began in mid-June on the project, expected to cost just less than $3.5 million. The contractor is BCM Grading- Excavating of Faribault.  Work scheduled for this year should be finished in the fall, City Administrator Lee...
This uniform and helmet worn by WWI veteran Wilford Tully is on display at the Dodge County Historical Society Museum.
Teaching history is important for members of the Dodge County Historical Society, especially the history that had a big impact on their county - including World War I. They’re honoring this era, as 2017 marks 100 years since America entered the “War to End All Wars.” The Mantorville-based...
Recent Kasson-Mantorville graduate Brendan Knoll went 4-for-7 at the plate and threw 2/3 of an inning of shutout baseball at the Play Ball Minnesota High School Baseball All-Star Series in Chaska last weekend.
Throughout the course of his senior season, Kasson- Mantorville baseball player Brendan Knoll has been a leader on and off the field.    As a four-year starter, he’s been able to help some of the younger players adapt to playing baseball at the varsity level while backing his experience up by...
Former Kasson-Mantorville wrestler Noah Ryan poses with the National Freestyle Championship trophy after his Minnesota Blue team won the title at the Junior National Duals in Tulsa, Oklahoma last weekend.
Former Kasson-Mantorville wrestler Noah Ryan helped the Minnesota Blue team win the Freestyle championship at the Junior National Duals in Tulsa, Oklahoma on June 24. The recently graduated senior joined a star-studded lineup that included several other elite wrestlers from around the state.   “The...
Matt Norland is congratulated by Judge Jodi Williamson after being sworn in Monday as a Kasson policeman.
Matt Norland was sworn in Monday as a Kasson policeman. The 26-year-old from Owatonna took the oath from Dodge County Assistant Chief Judge Jodi Williamson while family members looked on at the county courthouse in Mantorville. “I was nervous,” he said. “But it’s a very good experience.”...
It’s Road Construction Season in Kasson. The city’s street assessment project means several streets are closed off while the work gets done.
  You head west on Main Street in Kasson and turn north onto Sixth Avenue Northwest. Oops. Road’s out.   Under construction.   Gotta turn around.   Let’s try Seventh Avenue. Nope. Construction.   Eighth? Uh, no. It’s Road Construction season. Plan accordingly.   “There are so many stories going...

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