Saturday, May 30, 2020

Dodge County Independent

After eight years of service to the City of Kasson, Chief of Police Ken Schuck will retire from the Kasson Police Department. Schuck presented his letter of resignation to the Kasson City Council at the July 13 meeting. He will continue to serve as police chief until Aug. 31.  While Schuck...
The park shelter that has been the center of controversy in Kasson for the past month was returned to the city only after the Minnesota State Auditor’s Office inquired about it. City administrator Theresa Coleman confirmed that she received an inquiry about “suspected fraud” related to the shelter...
With the 2016 legislative session over transportation remains the biggest outstanding issue facing the state, State Sen. Vicki Jensen told Dodge County Commissioners last week. Jensen addressed the board as part of her efforts to communicate with local government bodies in her district. “I know the...
The Triton School Board officially went on record Monday night asking voters to approve an increase in general education revenue of $750 per pupil in a special election held in conjunction with the Nov. 8 general election. The average amount levied by local districts in Minnesota is $1,000 and...
A West Concord teenager has been charged in connection with the death of another teen in a car crash in Dodge County last December. The Dodge County Attorney’s Office has charged Candace Marie Utech, 17, with one felony count of criminal vehicular homicide and a misdemeanor count of reckless...
(Right) looks on as some children interract with a driver prior to a race at Dodge County Speedway in Kasson earlier this summer.
If one were to have a conversation with Chris Abts, it wouldn’t take long to realize that he has a life-long passion for racing. Ever since he was a kid, Abts has spent a majority of his life around a racetrack, particularly the Mississippi Thunder Speedway in Fountain City, Wisconsin. Abts and his...
Farmers rarely get to show off their old tractors. “If we didn’t have the tractor parade, they might just sit in the weeds,” said Bob Senjem, one of the two founding fathers of the Dodge County tractor parade. He, Frank Ness and Frank’s nephew, Tom, spearhead the event each year. The three men...


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