Sunday, March 26, 2017

Dodge County Independent

In what is believed to be the first of its kind case in Dodge County, a Rochester man has been charged with murder in connection with the drug overdose death of another man late last year. Donte D’Andre Wilkins, 19, was charged March 1 with two felony counts of second-degree unintentional murder...
The sport of wrestling can be categorized as an individual sport. In the end, each match is a one-on-one encounter that can be won or lost by a person’s individual achievements. For the Kasson-Mantorville wrestling team, that individual aspect caused the KoMets to be put in the discussion as one of...
Throughout the year, the Kasson-Mantorville girls basketball team has had plenty of experience in close games. With nine of their 27 regular season games coming down to six points or less and a 7-2 record in those games, the experience of being locked in a tight matchup should be looked at as an...
Grabbing a rope to leap into the Zumbro River off a high limestone cliff known as “Grim” has been a favorite summer pastime of kids and adults for years in Mantorville. But the cliff is eroding and rocks are tumbling into the river, creating danger just below the surface. “They call it ‘Grim,’ just...
KMTelecom has received a 2016 matching state grant of just more than $764,000 to serve 195 unserved households, nine unserved businesses, the Mantorville Township building, and a small section of west-central Olmsted County.   It is part of the Border-to-Border Broadband Development Grant Program,...
A Rochester man has been charged in connection with the drug overdose death of a Dodge Center man in early December. Donte D’Andre Wilkins, 19, faces two counts of second-degree and third-degree murder in the death of Tyler Reed Gray. Wilkins appeared in Dodge County District Court Friday morning...
Ross and Jan Mickelsen moved to Kasson in January last year to be closer to their daughter who is ill. Ross retired from the U.S. Post Office and also worked as a cameraman at a TV station and as a driver for a van to transport disabled people to appointments. Jan owned and operated a floral shop...
As manager of a local fitness club, Ashley Applen had only met a teenager who used the gym on the night before he committed suicide. But the tragedy has inspired her to lead a crusade to spread awareness of mental health issues.  “He played with my son and was very well known for interacting with...
One year ago, the Kasson-Mantorville wrestling team put an exclamation point on the dominant season they were having on its way to the program’s second state championship. With nine wrestlers qualifying for the state tournament, it showed the top-level talent that the school has produced in order...


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