Friday, July 19, 2019

Dodge County Independent

After interviewing the two candidates for the city council seat left empty by the resignation of Ryan Christensen, the remaining Mantorville city council members appointed Luke Nash to fill the spot. Christensen is moving to Kasson and so had to give up his chair on the council. His last official...
When Curt Naylor was driving from Rochester to Mankato to pick up his transcripts on a September day in 1989, he stopped by the K-M district office, to drop off an application. Around the same time Naylor had dropped off his application, the school district was scrambling after losing a first...
Hayfield first baseman Easton Fritcher hauls in a pickoff attempt in the bottom of the first inning against Triton on Apr. 16.
Hayfield baseball team had a tough game against Waterville-Elysian- Morristown. The Vikings would fall in that game by a score of 13-1and it was the equivalent of a horse stumbling out of the gate. However, the baseball season is a marathon and one bad game can only dictate a season if a team lets...
William Kent Krueger entertains and enlightens the audience at the Dodge Center Public Library last week as part of the SELCO Author Tour 2019. The tour has Minnesota authors visiting libraries served by SELCO, Southeast Minnesota Libraries Cooperating.
The SELCO Author Tour 2019 came to Dodge Center last week in the form of Minnesota author William Kent Krueger. Krueger, a St. Paul resident and writer of Minnesota-based mysteries, talked to a standing room only crowd in the meeting room of the Dodge Center Public Library. He talked about reading...
Dodge Center along with sixty-three schools in Minnesota, will benefit from $2.3 million in planning assistance and infrastructure grants that support the Safe Routes to School program, the Minnesota Department of Transportation announced this week. This includes grants provided to the City of...
Valerie Sauder of Pine Island and Katrina Thoe of Hayfield will serve as Dodge County Dairy Princesses for 2019. Left to right: Valerie Sauder, Hannah Elias and Katrina Thoe.
Valerie Sauder of Pine Island and Katrina Thoe of Hayfield will serve as Dodge County Dairy Princesses for 2019.   They were crowned at the American Dairy Association banquet held April 14 in Milton Township. They will represent Dodge County as public relations ambassadors and spokespersons for the...
Members of the Seventh Day Adventist Church in Dodge Center were ready to serve those who came to try a variety of international vegetarian foods at the church’s second annual International Food Festival.
The Dodge County Seventh Day Adventist Church served up a variety of tasty international vegetarian fare earlier this month at its annual International Food Festival. This was the second year for the event, said church member Donna McNeilus, who coordinated the day. The setup was a bit different,...
Schools across the state and country are always trying come with innovative ways to help their students learn better, and to be prepared for the future. That’s exactly the case for the Kasson-Mantorville School District. At Kasson-Mantorville Elementary School next year, there  will be changes made...
The Kasson-Mantorville HOSA organization held its 10th annual sponsored blood drive last week. During the drive, 27 people donated blood meaning up to 81 lives can be saved.
The Kasson-Mantorville biomedical career awareness student organization began having biannual blood drives at the school in 2015. Since that time they, along with community members, have helped save 675 lives through their blood collection efforts. That tradition continued last week as the 10th...
For 47 years, Steve Johnson, owner of Zumbrota Ford, has been in the car dealership business. Last week, one of his most successful accomplishments may have been completed, when the dealership opened its new building, as they will now also have  a Chrysler dealership, along with its Ford...


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