Thursday, January 18, 2018

Dodge County Independent

K-M’s Devyn Borgstrom puts the pressure on a Cannon Falls guard in the first half on January 12.
The Kasson-Mantorville girls basketball team is going through a learning process. With plenty of youth on the roster and lone senior Lexie Worden out with an injury, the KoMets have had to throw plenty of younger players into the deep end as they navigate through the Hiawatha Valley League. Because...
Staff photo: Richard Johnson This trailer was heavily damaged by fire on Friday, Jan. 12 in Hayfield. No one was injured.
American Red Cross volunteers are helping two adults and one child following a single family home fire Friday, Jan. 12, in the 700 block of Center Ave. S. in Hayfield.   No one was injured in the trailer fire.  Red Cross volunteers will ensure those affected have a safe, warm place to stay,...
Mary Rudlong pauses for a photo at Kasson American Legion Post 333. The Eyota native was recently hired as Legion manager. She has several years of bartending experience in the area.
Mary Rudlong is ready whenever you get off from work.  That’s when many people visit Kasson American Legion Post 333, where she recently became the new manager. One of the reasons she enjoys her job so much is because she can “mingle and chat with everybody that comes in,” she said. Rudlong said...
Angelle Junge twists on top of the vault.
With the Kasson-Mantorville/Triton gymnastics team starting to come into its own, there’s a lot of buzz when one of the perennial teams come to town for a meet. On January 4, that buzz was in the air as K-M-T hosted Pine Island/Zumbrota-Mazeppa. P-I-Z-M came into the meet ranked fourth in Class A...
JoAnn and Mike O’Neill are pictured recently in Kasson.
Pinewood Derby pride swept Kasson-Mantorville Middle School on Jan. 7, as 66 youngsters in kindergarten through fifth grade – Cub Scout Pack 231- raced their model cars down the big track before a large crowd. The youngsters were judged by K-M Elementary School principal Ariana Wright, Wayne...
Members of Cub Scout Pack join Brea Weis in checking out some of the many cars entered in the annual Pinewood Derby, Jan. 7 at Kasson-Mantorville Middle School. The scouts include, from left, Chase Boelter, Grady Weis, Andrew Haney, Liam Huso, Emmett Oolman and Brennan Gray.
Pinewood Derby pride swept Kasson-Mantorville Middle School on Jan. 7, as 66 youngsters in kindergarten through fifth grade – Cub Scout Pack 231- raced their model cars down the big track before a large crowd. The youngsters were judged by K-M Elementary School principal Ariana Wright, Wayne...
Triton’s Drew Kelly shot 50 percent from the floor and led the Cobras with 24 points to help defeat Glenville-Emmons last week.
Over recent weeks, shots haven’t been falling for the Triton boys basketball team. Despite the issues, the Cobras have remained confident that they’re taking the right shots and they’ll eventually begin to fall. One of those moments came on December 28 when the Cobras traveled to Glenville-Emmons...
 Houseman autographed and donated this book to the K-M Silent Art Scholarship Auction.
Don Houseman just needed a little mentoring to open up as an artist. The 1968 Kasson-Mantorville High School graduate was first inspired by longtime visual arts instructor Marilyn Fredrickson, who saw more in Houseman than his athletic ability.  “I was pretty desperate to get into art,” he said. “I...
It was so cold, a record Dec. 27 low temperature of minus-36 was recorded in International Falls – “The Icebox of the Nation.” The city’s previous record of minus-32 was set in 1924. It was so cold, car seats felt like sandbags if the poor cars were kept outside, and bright neon signs whimpered and...
Kasson-Mantorville High School SADD president Amy Buehler serves pulled pork to school resource officer Jesse Kasel during an appreciation event Dec. 19. Several officers enjoyed dinner courtesy of K-M SADD members.
Zac Plein was a member of Kasson-Mantorville High School’s Students Against Destructive Decisions group, not so long ago. He was on the other side Dec. 19 at his place of employment, the Dodge County Sheriff’s Office in Mantorville. Plein, a Sheriff’s deputy, was among several area law enforcement...

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