Sunday, March 26, 2017

Dodge County Independent

Several Triton students received Honorable Mention in the 24th-annual Zumbro Education District’s Creative Writing Contest. The contest is for students in grades 5-12. This year’s theme: “The Day I Met …” The students chose how to interpret the prompt, and let their creativity take them away in the...
Child actors, senior citizens, and everyone in between are hamming it up, doing their outlandish best during rehearsal for the Mantorville Theatre Company’s performance of Honk! Company president Patrick Quint has to smile as they carry on. “We’ve got a lot of voice talent in the cast,” he said. “...
A Triton youth wrestling coach has died in a forklift accident near Lakeville.  Clayton Kodada, 35, of West Concord was killed Feb. 15 while operating a forklift. The hydraulic lift failed and the forklift reportedly landed on top of him. The accident happened about 11 a.m. Triton superintendent...
An elderly couple is crediting God and their deceased son for saving them from a scary and near life ending ordeal for at least one of them in a local cemetery in December. Joseph Simons, 84, of Kasson nearly died as he lay in a snowbank in Evergreen Cemetery in Mantorville while his wife, Eeanna,...
Coming into this season, Kasson-Mantorville High School was prepared to show off its newly constructed North Gym to thousands of spectators. While the K-M volleyball team was the first to break in the new digs, the girls basketball team was paying attention and when they noticed that it was the...
During the course of the year, the Kasson-Mantorville wrestling team has vowed to take everything one match and one dual at a time. Such a concept can be hard to do when defending a state championship, but simply defending the title was only part of the plan for the KoMets. They wanted to top what...
35th Annual Minnesota FoodShare March Campaign Some people face food insecurity every day, while others struggle after an unexpected expense or decrease in income.  Hunger can lead to poor health or illness in addition to poor performance at school or work.  During 2016, Semcac food shelves in...
After a few months of uncertainty, the top educator at Triton Public Schools will remain as the district’s superintendent. On Feb. 13, the Triton School Board unanimously approved a new three year contract for Brett Joyce, who has been superintendent for three years and with the district for 19...
The on-going feedlot fight in Dodge County is now in the hands of the Minnesota Court of Appeals. Oral arguments were heard Feb. 7 at the Minnesota Judicial Center in St. Paul regarding a local judge’s ruling that paved the way for more feedlots to be built in Dodge County. Three judges will now...
With his vehicle stuck in the snow at a local cemetery, an elderly man left on foot to get help, but quickly became overcome with the snow and cold conditions himself. His body temperature was quickly falling and his prognosis didn’t look good as he lay in the snow.  But things soon changed when a...

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