Saturday, May 30, 2020

Dodge County Independent

West Concord’s summer backpack program is off to a flying start, organizers said, as they aim to help those students who rely on free and reduced lunches during the school year. “It’s been amazing what some of our people have done,” said Shannon Lisowski, who along with Lisa Westlund, coordinates...
After 16 years, the park around Kasson’s old water tower is getting an update. For the last week, Bernie Buehler, his daughter Mary and Nic Matejcke laid down new pavers on the path leading to and surrounding the water tower.  While the city is responsible for maintaining the water tower, the Dodge...
“I apologize for stepping out of bounds, BUT we gotta do what we gotta to do now,” was the comment made by Kasson Mayor Steve Johnson in response to his indiscretion of having the Veterans Memorial Park shelter removed without City Council approval. The park shelter in Kasson is once again at the...
Former St. Louis Rams and Minnesota Golden Gophers guard Mark Setterstrom looks on as Javis Williams lunges toward the bag at the “Hogs N Dogs” camp at KMTelecom Stadium on Saturday morning.
When watching a NFL game in today’s era, the game has evolved into one that craves the spotlight. A quick highlight on ESPN shows quarterbacks, running backs and receivers making spectacular plays and scoring touchdowns in the process. Even levels of the defense get some highlights with sacks,...
The Kasson-Mantorville baseball team saw its season come to  a close sooner than they would have liked, but they had several standouts that helped make it a positive one. For that, Brendan Knoll, Andy Plein, Jack Peterson and Drew Kirmse were all honored as All-HVL selections during the team’s end...
The Dodge Center City Council has given City Administrator Lee Mattson approval to make a job offer and begin salary negotiations for a new ambulance director. Mattson said at Monday night’s meeting he was recommending the city offer the position to Jared Oscarson, currently clinical coordinator of...
UPDATE:   The Steele County Sheriff has identified the victim of an apparent murder as Richard William Jurgensen, 22, of Medford. Sheriff Lon Thiele said Tuesday afternoon the cause is an apparent homicide, but provided no further details as to how Jurgensen died. An autopsy was completed Monday in...
The condition of a 41-year-old stabbing victim in West Concord has improved, the West Concord Police Chief reports. Chief Shannon Boerner said that the unidentified victim is in stable condition at St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester. Boerner said investigators met with the victim Friday to get his...


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