Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Dodge County Independent

A Dodge Center man was taken to Mayo Clinic this morning after being down inside a grain bin. The man was cleaning out his grain bin and he slipped and fell under a sweeping auger. When his son went out to check on him, he saw the motor was running and not the auger. He immediately shut it off and...
Anyone who has ever been to a Triton school event or any community event in Dodge Center and the surrounding area has likely seen Chris Pluto. Often working behind the scenes, Pluto is an active member of the community. That involvement was recognized this week as Pluto was honored as the Dodge...
Triton Senior Gabriela Staub explained her senior project to a panel of teachers and community members. Her project was entitled “Developing Skin Substitutes for Burns.” The project included working with researchers at the Mayo Clinic, writing a paper and giving an oral presentation to the panel.
On the Wednesday before graduation, Triton seniors waited outside classrooms to present their senior projects to groups of Triton teachers and community members. Some were nervous, some were confident and some just wanted to get it over with. The senior project is a requirement for graduation at...
  A public meeting will be held Wednesday, June 19, at West Concord City Hall to present information to the community about a proposal to form a new Lions Club in West Concord. The meeting will start at 7 p.m. and last about an hour. District Governor-Elect Dale Lipke of Byron, Minn., and other...
There is still time to get your tickets for the first annual Dodge Refreshed Farm to Table Community Dinner on June 23 but you will have to hurry. The deadline to purchase tickets is June 17. The dinner, which will be at Coop’s Event Barn in Dodge Center,  is an opportunity to enjoy a meal prepared...
Dodge County resident Cory Packman lost his back window due to the recent hail storm in the area.
When DCI Sports Editor Chris Schad left his house in Rochester last Tuesday to cover Hayfield’s Baseball Section Championship Game in Austin, the weather was perfectly fine. But like many people in South East Minnesota that evening, their commutes home turned out to be anything but pleasant. The...
Whether you are an aviation enthusiast or just looking for a Sunday morning pancake breakfast the Dodge Center Airport is the place to be this Sunday for the 20th Annual Father’s Day Pancake Breakfast. The event is hosted yearly by the Southeast Minnesota Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA)...
While its not rare to see a variety of different animals in Dodge County, one animal spotting got a lot of attention last week. Last Tuesday, the Dodge County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a cougar sighting in Dodge Center in  a residential area north of Highway Street near Airport Drive...
Byron High School Graduate Alexandra Green, along with her fellow graduates gave hugs to those who supported them over the years after graduation Sunday.
The Byron High School Gym was filled with family, friends and community members on Sunday to celebrate the Byron Class of 2019. Tara Dunken, a teacher at Byron who was picked by the class to give a speech during graduation used the time to talk about the different lessons that the class taught her...
Ever since Tom Olson joined the Gold Cross Ambulance over 20 years ago, he has always enjoyed one thing. Helping others. Now, an  Olmsted County Sheriff Deputy, Olson will be continuing to do just that in his newest role as the Byron Public Schools School Resource Officer. Olson first became a...


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