Friday, September 20, 2019

Dodge County Independent

Dodge County resident Cory Packman lost his back window due to the recent hail storm in the area.
When DCI Sports Editor Chris Schad left his house in Rochester last Tuesday to cover Hayfield’s Baseball Section Championship Game in Austin, the weather was perfectly fine. But like many people in South East Minnesota that evening, their commutes home turned out to be anything but pleasant. The...
Whether you are an aviation enthusiast or just looking for a Sunday morning pancake breakfast the Dodge Center Airport is the place to be this Sunday for the 20th Annual Father’s Day Pancake Breakfast. The event is hosted yearly by the Southeast Minnesota Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA)...
While its not rare to see a variety of different animals in Dodge County, one animal spotting got a lot of attention last week. Last Tuesday, the Dodge County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a cougar sighting in Dodge Center in  a residential area north of Highway Street near Airport Drive...
Byron High School Graduate Alexandra Green, along with her fellow graduates gave hugs to those who supported them over the years after graduation Sunday.
The Byron High School Gym was filled with family, friends and community members on Sunday to celebrate the Byron Class of 2019. Tara Dunken, a teacher at Byron who was picked by the class to give a speech during graduation used the time to talk about the different lessons that the class taught her...
Ever since Tom Olson joined the Gold Cross Ambulance over 20 years ago, he has always enjoyed one thing. Helping others. Now, an  Olmsted County Sheriff Deputy, Olson will be continuing to do just that in his newest role as the Byron Public Schools School Resource Officer. Olson first became a...
When Stamate Skliris was growing up in Worthington Minn., his best friend and him would ride their bikes to the Nobles County Courthouse, to see Judge Flynn, his best friend’s dad precede over cases. Ever since then Skliris knew he wanted to be an attorney. “I knew that Judges like him play a very...
The Byron girls 4x100 relay team of Payton Sampson, Kirsten Nelson, Katie Lambrecht, Olivia Amundson punched their ticket to state with a qualifying time of 50.33 seconds in the Section 1A Meet in Winona.
The Byron track and field team will have five representatives for the Minnesota Class A Track and Field Meet this week as Austin Freerksen qualified in the long jump and the girls 4x100 meter relay team punched their ticket to St. Paul with another strong performance. Freerksen is making his way to...
West Concord residents stepped up again this year to donate a record number of socks and air fresheners for the veterans at the Minnesota Veterans Home in Hastings. Each year the West Concord American Legion Auxiliary collects the socks and air fresheners for the veterans. Staff at the home say...
Summer Art Camps return to the Mantorville Art Guild this year. Seventeen art programs are scheduled throughout the summer, said the Art Guild’s Theresa Hoaglund. The camps begin on June 10 with two day Pottery classes. Two pottery classes for ages eight to 10  are scheduled for June 10 and 11 and...
The Triton  community came together last week to present 26 flags and stands to the Triton High School. The flags will be placed in all high school classrooms.
Triton High School classrooms will each have an American flag when school resumes next fall thanks to the efforts of several Triton area groups. The 26 flags and stands were presented to Triton High School officials last week. The idea for the flags came from Triton High School Teacher Ali Horejsi...


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