Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Dodge County Independent

Jared Ellefson was making his first visit to the North American Farm and Power Show to explain how his South Dakota company can help a farmer increase yields by analyzing soil health.
While no one argues that the farm economy is suffering, a number of vendors attending last week’s North American Farm and Power Show in Owatonna said that for the most part their businesses have not seen downturn as might be expected. Several vendors said that the current farm economy means that...
Gary Walter and Rich Reyant, owners of one of the grills used,  helped out at the Steak Feed by helping prepare the 450 steaks.
The Triton FFA had another successful steak feed earlier this month serving nearly 450 meals of steak, baked potato, corn, buns and dessert. The annual event was held at Faith Community Church in West Concord. It serves as a way to thank those who donated to the chapter’s annual fall corn drive...
Shelby Bishop, Ivy Van Zuilen and Crimson Andrist eagerly checked out the book selections. Through the generosity of Dodge Center residents Dan and Sue Welsh each elementary students was able to get one book at no cost. They also could purchase additional books if they chose.
The Triton Elementary School library was buzzing with activity last week as classes took turns coming in to choose books at the annual Scholastic Book Fair. A variety of books on all sorts of topics of interest to elementary students were on display and available for purchase from Scholastic Book...
Even though she is only in third grade Dylann Sanden has been an artist since she was in kindergarten. She has done many sketchbooks, she said, and is now drawing “more realistically.”
Artwork by local students dominates the gallery walls at the Mantorville Art Guild this month. Youth from all grade levels in area schools were invited to submit their works. The art will be on display the entire month although the reception for the young artists was held on Saturday, March 16....
Every year one of the most important things for fifth grade students at Kasson Mantorville Middle School is having the opportunity to complete the D.A.R.E course. That’s why last Friday, the school honored the students accomplishments through a graduation ceremony. For School Resource Officer, and...
The size of modern farm equipment is obvious as Hudson Otte of Nerstrand is carried down the steps of a Lexion combine. Four-year-old Hudson said he would like to drive the combine, which was one of many pieces of farm machinery displayed last week during the annual North America Farm and Power Show in Owatonna. The event attracts about 22,000 people.
The Steele County Fairgrounds was a beehive of activity over the weekend as the North American Farm and Power Show brought farmers from throughout the area as well as local residents to the Four Seasons Centre. One hundred and seventy vendors filled both arenas of Four Seasons building, as well as...
First Lutheran Church of Blooming Prairie and the city’s police chief are requesting the community’s support for a toddler brutally murdered last week and dumped outside of Blooming Prairie. Pastor Heidi Heimgartner and Chief Greg Skillestad are inviting the community to take part in a group...
A 37 year old man received significant lower body injuries, Monday evening, after allegedly being run over by a vehicle driven by his mother. According to Captain Scott Behrns, from the Olmsted County Sheriff’s Office, at approximately 5:14 p.m., Olmsted County Deputies responded to a residence in...
Shopko will be closing in Kasson. One of the remaining 120 department stores, including one in Rochester, as well as Mason City and Winona, will be closing by mid-June.  Shopko said Monday the company was unable to find a buyer for its business. The company plans to begin winding down its retail...
Dodge County officials are monitoring a large ice dam that could potentially cause damage to people along the path. The dam is located just south of Berne on the Middle Fork of the Zumbro River. The dam is just west of the Highway 57 bridge that has backed up a large amount of water on the river...


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Kasson, MN 55944

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