Friday, October 18, 2019

Dodge County Independent

Besides the vibrant downtown, the championship sports teams, the award-winning schools, the state-of the art aquatic center, and the charming old neighborhoods, what makes Kasson one of the happiest places to live in Minnesota?  According to the website, Only in Your State, none of those things...
KoMet wrestlers celebrate their Class AA State Wrestling Championship after defeating Foley in the championship dual on Thursday, Feb. 25 at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul. The win capped off an undefeated season for the KoMets. Learn more about their run in this week’s sports section.
The Kasson-Mantorville wrestling team went to the state wrestling tournament with two goals on Thursday. The first was the desire to earn the second Minnesota Class AA wrestling championship in school history. The second goal was to dominate in the process. It can be said that the KoMets...
K-M powerlifter Aaron Vaith attempts a squat during a meet in Whitehall, Wisc. on February 27.
The Kasson-Mantorville powerlifting team competed in the Whitehall High School State Qualifying Meet on February 27. The meet was a large one as 18 different schools participated with a total of 180 lifters. Even though all lifters competed at the varsity level, K-M was able to hold its own. The...
By the end of this summer, Dodge County residents may not only have more places to go to find a good book to read, but may also be able to meet some more of their neighbors. The Dodge Center Library, the Mantorville Art Guild and a Triton shop class hope to team up to create 10 Little Lending...
Dodge Center officials are beginning the search for a new ambulance director following the resignation of Dan Stensrud from the position. Stensrud’s resignation was officially accepted by the council last week and his last day on the job was Feb. 19. During the search for a new director the council...
It was a good week for Kenyon-Wanamingo High School wrestlers as they won the Class A state title Thursday night for the first time ever with a 26-24 win over Frazee. Then, on Saturday, they finished the week off with freshman Jeron Matson winning the state championship at 106 pounds and four other...
Around 7:45 p.m. Kasson fire department was called to a sturcture fire at Eli and Kelly Fjerstad farm on County Hwy. 34 west of Kasson. When Kasson fire department arrived, the structure was fully engulf and small explosions were heard. A near back hoe became fully engulf. There were concerns for a...
K-M CAPTURES STATE WRESTLING TITLE! For the second time in four years, the state wrestling title is in the hands of Kasson-Mantorville. K-M captured the 2016 Class AA wrestling championship Thursday night in St. Paul by easily defeating Foley 37-21.  The KoMets also won the state title in 2013....
Dodge County commissioners will begin the search for a new county administrator after the resignation of Jim Elmquist was accepted at Tuesday’s board meeting. Elmquist, who has served as county administrator for the past six years, is taking a new position as the city administrator in Crest Hill,...
 A horrific car wreck that happened in Dodge County over 10 years ago is still affecting the Fredricksen family. Even though the crash was not Adam Fredricksen’s fault, he will forever be punished for it. Adam, 30, amazingly was able to graduate with his Kasson-Mantorville class in 2004, despite...

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