Friday, March 23, 2018

Dodge County Independent

Dodge County authorities are investigating the death of a Hayfield child. On Sunday at about 11:22 a.m., the Dodge County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call from a Hayfield residence reporting a 10-year-old juvenile was found in bed unresponsive and CPR was in progress. Lifesaving efforts to...
Superintendent Brett Joyce, left, and School Board Chair Jim Jensen, right.
Triton’s school board has authorized administrators to make recommendations for reductions in programs and staff positions. Superintendent Brett Joyce said he expects the school district will have to cut $250,000 to $300,000 for the 2018-2019 school year. Triton cut about $380,000 for 2017-2018....
Nate and Kathy Oland of Owatonna are pictured with their ‘Little,’ Brady, and their son Nathan. The Olands were awarded the Big Couple of the Year award on Saturday during the annual Big Brothers Big Sisters awards ceremony in Waseca.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southern Minnesota presented several area volunteers with its annual ‘Bigs of the Year’ award this past Saturday in Waseca.  The awards include four categories: Big Sister, Big Brother, Big Couple, and School Site Big.  The Southern Minnesota Chapter, which covers Dodge...
Easton Knoll whips a pass to Lucas Heimer in the first half.
The Kasson-Mantorville boys basketball team had turned a corner in recent weeks as they closed out the regular season in winning five of its final six games. That momentum was something that the KoMets were hoping to carry into the postseason for a cinderella run as the five-seed in Section 1AAA....
Below, National Trip Winners Leah Pflaum, McKenna Jennings and Olivia Zill, from left, will represent Triton High School during the Business Professionals of America State Leadership Conference in Minneapolis. Above, TTriton BPA state participants pause for a photo.
Triton Business Professionals of America sent 27 students to the annual State Leadership Conference, held March 8-10 in Minneapolis.  Three students won trips to the National BPA Conference, and 14 members earned recognition for placing in the top 10 of their events. Those heading to the national...
John Losee doesn’t have to travel far to display his equipment for visitors coming to the North America Farm and Power Show in Owatonna.  As owner of Northland Farm Systems, Losee has less than a mile to go to bring his exhibit to the Farm and Power Show, which has become an important part of...
Chuck Bradford of Mantorville is pictured with his children, Sandra, 8, and Spencer, 10. Bradford and his wife, Abby, adopted Spencer from Russia in 2008 and adopted Sandra from Poland this past December.
There’s a Facebook photo showing a boy lifting his little sister up off the floor from behind, something loving siblings tend to do. They are smiling big, enjoying the moment captured on film by a proud parent. They weren’t born brother and sister. The boy was born in Russia, the girl in Poland....
Staff photo: Michael Anderson  A semi-truck lies on its side near the Al-Corn Clean Fuel ethanol plant in Claremont. The driver was injured when the vehicle rolled over as he was heading toward the plant.
One person was injured March 8 in a vehicle rollover near the Al-Corn Clean Fuel ethanol plant in Claremont. The semi-truck driver, Donyell Tyrone Roberts, of St. Paul, was heading to the plant when his vehicle rolled on the frontage road near Highway 14 at 120th Avenue (West Street) and 621st...
Rose to seek another term as sheriff
    Acknowledging that the Dodge County Sheriff’s Office was a “broken” agency four years ago, Sheriff Scott Rose has focused on repairing the damage during his first term as the county’s top law enforcer. It proved to be a painful transition for Rose, as he walked into a department struggling to...


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