Friday, July 10, 2020

Dodge County Independent

The Kasson-Mantorville wrestling team stole headlines in 2016 on the way to the program’s second state championship.
Another year has come and gone and while 2016 was one of the strangest years on record, it actually treated the readership area of the DCI well. In total, there were a pair of state tournament appearances along with a state championship from the Kasson-Mantorville wrestling team. There were...
At a long workshop Dec 20, the Dodge County Commissioners reviewed the budget one more time before their final meeting of the year. The final meeting was Tuesday, at which they approved the increase. In September, they had approved a preliminary budget with a 4.8 per cent increase over last year....
As a general rule, Kasson city council agendas don’t consist of items that make you pause and think “Wait . . . what?” But, the Dec. 21 agenda included a “Chicken Ordinance,” which was very much worthy of a “Wait . . . what?” Indeed, Kasson now has a fairly extensive “chicken ordinance,” which...
The Kasson-Mantorville girls basketball team takes a team picture after forward Kristin Scott (with basketball) broke the all-time scoring record with a free throw in the second half against Zumbrota-Mazeppa on December 22.
Over the past couple seasons, Kasson-Mantorville girls basketball senior Kristin Scott has had a couple numbers on her mind. She would love to help lead the KoMets to their first state championship and earn their third straight HVL championship. However, on December 22, Scott had another number on...
Kasson-Mantorville wrestler Brody Hegge stares down Triton’s Dominic Adreon, who checks the clock late in the 145-pound match.
The Kasson-Mantorville wrestling team has been dominant wherever they’ve competed over the past couple of seasons and as they jumped into their first HVL triangular of the season, they showed that they are still the kings of the conference with victories over Triton and Byron on December 20. While...
Triton wrestler Maxxon Lamoree picks up Kasson-Mantorville’s Garsen Schorr for a slam during the Cobras’ dual with the KoMets on Dec. 20.
As head coach Tyler Johnson took over the Cobra wrestling program, he let his team know that he had lofty goals for each of them coming into the season. In the Cobras’ wrestling room, there are banners that list a pair of state place-winners and a banner that is left blank as motivation for one of...
K-M guard Kollin Johnson reaches out for a loose ball along Rochester Lourdes guard Carter Greguson in the first half of their game on December 20.
The Kasson-Mantorville boys basketball team is searching for a way to find consistency during the early part of the season. While they’ve been able to show signs of being a team that could put it together and pick up some victories, they haven’t been able to find a way to maintain that level of...
By most accounts, it could be suggested the new K-M high school performing arts center (PAC) is among the area’s unintentionally best kept secrets. Just mention PAC to some people, and you may be greeted with a blank stare. The PAC is no secret to the students, of course, who have been delighted...
When talking with Hayfield, Minn., resident and retiring Dodge County commissioner, David Erickson, there’s one word that will bounce through your head about every four minutes. “Interesting.” Everything has been “interesting” to Erickson, now 80 interesting years old. Twenty years as Dodge County...
Triton’s Cole Rasmussen (top) was one of three Cobras to win two of their three matches at the St. Clair Quad.
The Triton wrestling team headed out to take place in the St. Clair Quad last Thursday night and while the team only picked up one victory, a 47-30 victory over St. Clair/Mankato Loyola, there were several individual performances that were encouraging as the team heads into its first HVL triangular...


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