Thursday, January 17, 2019

Dodge County Independent

K-M volleyball standout Peyton Suess is surrounded by her family as she signed her National Letter of Intent to play for Wake Forest next fall.
As any high school athlete heads toward the end of their high school careers, the chance to play their respective sport collegiately is an honor that many don’t to get to receive. With the months winding down before they move on to their college of choosing, National Signing Day is the opportunity...
Jessica and Mark Oeltjenbruns share a hug with their children, Alexis and Isaac. They are especially thankful this Thanksgiving for each other and the gift of life. Jessica and the kids survived a car crash earlier this year in which the initial prognosis for the kids did not look favorable.
Three months and one day apart earlier this year Mark Oeltjenbruns found himself in the middle of two defining moments of his life—each one with very different outcomes. The first came on June 8 when his wife, Jessica, and their two young children, Alexis and Isaac, were in a serious car crash just...
Leif Elijah Haugland (36) was recently charged in Dodge County after an alleged minivan versus bus crash took place in Hayfield.   According to the complaint, on Nov. 16 a Dodge County Deputy was informed about a vehicle incident involving a school bus and minivan. He was advised that the minivan...
  For many years Glen and Tammy Nevala have decorated their homes with lights for holidays like Halloween and Christmas.   A few years ago however, they decided to take it a step further by creating an entire show for people in the community.   Since then they have had hundreds and thousands of...
Over the summer, K-M alum Braxton Raymond was diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor. During times such as the one that Raymond is going through, it’s always nice to know that a family is there to have your back. The K-M community has been no exception to this rule as it has played a huge role...
In 2013, Sharon Davern moved to Mantorville, moving back to Minnesota fter living in a variety of different states.  After living in Mantorville for a while, she began to hear a lot from residents that they didn’t have a say in their local city government and only a few people had a voice in what...
About 50 people were in attendance for the flag dedication ceremony at the Kasson Library last Friday.
When the new Kasson Library was built a couple of years ago, there was no doubt that it was a state of the art building and library. But something was missing. Flags. That’s why about a year and a half ago members of the VFW and Lions approached Art Tiff, the library’s director, about getting flags...
Nine years ago Angie Richards, and her husband decided on Mantorville to be their forever home. Ever since then the mother of two has been dedicated to the community. One of the main reasons for picking the area to raise their kids was because of the quality of education their kids would receive at...
New brick dugouts have replaced the old, wooden ones at the K-M baseball field this fall. The new dugouts are bigger than its predecessors and are moved back to give fans a better view of the game.
In the past, the K-M baseball field has represented a random diamond in the middle of nowhere. It’s gotten the job done, but there were little intricacies that hindered the fan experience. With several additions this fall, the hope is that not only will fans be able to get a better view of the game...
K-M’s Bailey Berge greets a St. Cloud Cathedral player as they prepared for the opening serve in a Class AA quarterfinal.
The Kasson-Mantorville vollyball team entered the Minnesota Class AA State Tournament with high hopes. The KoMets entered the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul with a record of 30-2 on the season and had been ranked either first or second in Class AA for the entire season. With the tournament’s top...


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