Thursday, July 2, 2020

Dodge County Independent

Last Saturday’s Hogfest celebration saw more than its share of full size tractors between the antique tractor show and the parade. And there were some children’s size pedal tractors in town.  But a look at a display on Front Street revealed a table full of scaled-down replicas of steam and gas...
One-hundred-fifty tractors will be leading the big parade from Pine Island to West Concord on Sunday, Aug. 21. This will be the 11th annual “Tractor Drive” sponsored by the Pine Island Lions, said Dean Weis, one of the drive organizers. The drive always starts in Pine Island, he said, but tries to...
They were “Horsin’ Around” at the Dodge County Fairgrounds Sunday afternoon as the Dodge County Saddle Club put on a free event. Area residents were invited to come to the fairgrounds and learn about horses. There were pony rides for the kids, Bruce Ebnet was giving wagon rides to everyone who was...
Check out our new tab - Public Safety to see Sheriff Scott Rose's Column and other public safety articles. Go to Dodge County and find the Public Safety below. I had a deputy walk in my office last week and tell me, “I was called a racist today on a traffic stop!”  With everything going on in our...
During the two-week speed enforcement campaign across Minnesota in July, officers issued more than 13,000 citations, including 33 in Dodge County. The Dodge County Sheriff’s Office led the county with 12 speeding citations followed by Kasson Police with 11 and West Concord Police with 10. The...
"Steve Johnson filed the necessary paperwork to withdraw from the ballot," Kasson Community Development Director Mike Martin said.
Within the first few hours of filing for city offices on Tuesday, two candidates emerged as contenders for mayor of Kasson in this fall’s election.  Current mayor Steve Johnson filed for re-election and will be challenged by at least one other person, Chris McKern. Both own businesses in Kasson....
K-M’s Lucas Heimer (right) tries to get around a Winona Cotter defender on Saturday morning.
The Kasson-Mantorville boys basketball team is in a period of transition this summer as Terry Pederson takes over for Kelly Raymond as the head coach. While some of the things are a work in progress under Pederson, the KoMets have responded well and had a solid showing at a tournament in Winona...
The 2016 K-M Blue Diamonds include Caitera Thome, Abby Zahn, Gabby Grover, Kayli Zelinske, Faith Tenkley, Ashlee Tenkley, Elle Hager, Libby Maxon, Ashlyn Maxson, Lizzie Johnson, Madisyn Hairsine and coaches Clint Thome, Mark Zahn and Travis Wiuff.
The K-M Blue Diamonds were recognized on Friday afternoon for their outstanding sportsmanship with the Youth 1st Team Sportsmanship Award for their conduct during a tournament in Owatonna last month.  The Youth 1st Team Award recognizes positive behavior from players, coaches and everyone...
It was one of the hottest and most humid days of the summer when the group of nearly 40 bicyclists pedaled into West Concord. They arrived at Veterans Park about noon where they stopped briefly to rehydrate and grab a snack from the van accompanying them while several headed to Ginny’s Drive-In or...


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