Friday, February 28, 2020

Dodge County Independent

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...
For Cassie Van Every, getting out of the hospital cannot come soon enough, not only because she is missing her family, but also because her family will be one step closer to moving into a brand new, bigger home.  Cassie and her husband Jason have rented for eight years. Currently, they are renting...
Triton’s Isiah Wannarka shoots a three-pointer over Lewiston-Altura’s Taylor Ward during its Section 1AA first round game.
At the beginning of the season, first-year Triton boys basketball coach Zak Hanegraaf had a dilemma. Due to fall activities or injuries sustained in the first week of practice, three of his players that he had been counting on for minutes sustained injuries that would keep them out for the season....
The Kasson-Mantorville girls basketball team sits with the HVL championship trophy after defeating Goodhue in the conference championship game on February 20.
The Kasson-Mantorville girls basketball team earned their second consecutive HVL championship when they defeated Goodhue in the conference championship game on February 20. The win also gave the KoMets their second straight undefeated season in the HVL with a perfect 17-0 record. “Staying...
K-M wrestler Isaac Haman celebrates after his win against Byron’s Ben Adamson in a “True Second” match to advance to the state tournament.
A week ago, the Kasson-Mantorville wrestling team punched their ticket to the state tournament. With their victory over Albert Lea in the section championship, there was already going to be some KoMet pride in attendance when the team duals take place on Thursday morning. However, this team has...
The effects of hunger for an individual or family can range from poor health and slowed recovery from injury or illness to poor performance at school or work.  During 2015, Semcac Food Shelves in Rushford, Preston, Caledonia and Kasson had 8,215 visits from 1,388 households and distributed 378,046...
West Concord City Council members have agreed to set the wheels in motion to organize a task force of community members to consider the issues around a community center and the futures of both the current American Legion Hall and the former hardware store. Adeline Schletty, Donna Fitzgerald and...


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