Thursday, August 22, 2019

Dodge County Independent

KoMet wrestlers wear shirts with “In Memory of Sofia” scripted on the backs as part of Owatonna’s “Take Down Cancer” event.
The Kasson-Mantorville wrestling team is beginning to hit its stride toward the end of the regular season schedule and its team success hasn’t waned despite being tested repeatedly throughout the season.  Last week, the KoMets traveled to Owatonna to take on the Huskies, who were the seventh-ranked...
Another Triton Wolf Ridge trip is in the books, and once again, all involved came home with countless memories and adventures.  Temperatures were relatively warm (close to 20 degrees!) when 103 freshmen, senior leaders, staff and parents boarded the buses early in the morning on Jan. 15. As the...
The Dodge Center Council was scheduled to meet earlier this week to discuss options after United Prairie Bank rejected the city’s offer to buy 12 vacant lots in the Greystone Subdivision for $5,000 each. City Manager Lee Mattson and HRA Executive Director Amy Yochum told council members last week...
Some say things happen for a reason. Some say its karma. For Holly Burow, her purchase of Rhodes Tax Service in West Concord is a result of “divine intervention at a meatball supper.”  Burow purchased the business from Vicki Rhodes last fall and officially took over on Oct. 1.  Burrow, who at the...
Maggie Eisenbeis, 24, of Kasson, is slowly crossing off continent after continent that she has traveled to, but this journey is much more than something to cross off a list. Submitted photo
Maggie Eisenbeis, 24, of Kasson, is slowly crossing off continent after continent that she has traveled to, but this journey is much more than something to cross off a list.  “She has the continents all marked up on the wall of her childhood room to cross out each continent as she goes there. She...
K-M Fourth graders Mikaila Blewett (left) and Rylie Poncelet build a spaghetti bridge with the help of Benchmark Electronic Engineer Mark Ostman. Photo by Shannon Granholm.
 Kasson-Mantorville Elementary School students were experimenting with marshmallow catapults, spaghetti bridges and rockets as part of the fifth annual Engineering Day on Jan. 19. “Our purpose of engineering day is to create excitement for engineering, make authentic connections between STEM (...
Bill Kase receives the 2015 Business Person of the Year plaque from Kasson Chamber President Jon Christensen and last year’s winner Cathy Pletta. Photo by Shannon Granholm.
 Bill Kase was selected as the 2015 Business Person of the Year at the Kasson Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting on Jan. 21. “This person showed up a couple times, and this person has a huge log because this person has no ability to say no to anything,” last year’s winner Cathy Pletta said of the...
Jorge Rocha
 A Claremont man is facing three felony charges, including first-degree attempted murder, following an incident at a Claremont apartment on Jan. 19. Jorge Juan Rocha, 49, made his first appearance at a bail hearing in Dodge County District Court last Thursday before Judge Jodi Williamson where he ...
The winter slick roads where the cause of a three car accident this morning near Claremont that involved a Dodge Center resident, Adam Booth, 35. Booth, according to Minnesota State Patrol, was headed westbound on Highway 14 around 11:26 a.m. Tuesday. Booth lost control of his Dodge Durango,...
Jorge Juan Rocha, 49, of Claremont has been charged with first-degree attempted murder in connection with a stabbing Tuesday night at a residence in Claremont. Rocha made his first court appearance Thursday in Dodge County District Court where the judge ordered him held on $250,000 bail with...

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