Sunday, May 28, 2017

Dodge County Independent

K-M fifth-graders Abby Simons and Makena Rismeyer won the ‘D.A.R.E to be a leader’ poster contest, and their posters will be forwarded to the state level D.A.R.E. competition. School Resource Officer Jesse Kasel recognized them during the ceremony to commemorate the D.A.R.E. graduation.
The parking lot at the Kasson-Mantorville middle school was almost full the afternoon of March 17 as proud parents came to see 178 fifth graders receive certificates of achievement for completing the D.A.R. E. program.   The D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) program was started in the...
Students get STEVE ready to climb a rope – which he did during the FIRST regional robotics competition in Duluth. From left to right: Keegan Leth, Nick Kremer and Justin Klepel.
At first it’s difficult to see them in the video: a bunch of Kasson-Mantorville High School students swarming with dozens more students from Minnesota schools at the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center. It’s a frenzy of activity. Machines are whirling around on a stage. And then it happens....
Dodge County held township elections March 14.All candidates who filed were up for re-election. • Ashland Township - Town Supervisor, Steve Henslin; Town Treasurer, Karen Bryngelson.• Canisteo Township - Town Supervisor, Loren Torrens; Town Treasurer, Jackie• Claremont Township -Town Supervisor,...
Dodge County Commissioners this month restated their opposition to the westerly alignment of a proposed high-speed rail line from Rochester to the Twin Cities. The commissioners reacted to a final scoping document prepared by the Minnesota Department of Transportation and Olmsted Regional Rail...
Members of the NRHEG boys basketball team celebrate after defeating Jordan High School 65-64 in the Section 2-AA championship game Friday night at the Taylor Center in Mankato. (SCT/Josh Zimmer)
Mankato – In any sport, coaches look to their star players to make the game-changing and often the game-deciding plays. However, for NRHEG High School’s boys basketball coach Pat Churchill, it was what his star player didn’t do Friday night in the Section 2-AA title game that decided the game....
Row 1, left to right: Kyrielle Peterson, Kiara Boeck, Kindra Kubat, Olivia Anderson, and Caitlyn Sowieja. Row 2 - Taylor Schandorff, Rhylan Peterson, Drew Kelly and Brady Essig (Not pictured: Natalie Donner).x
The following Triton High School choir students received superior ratings at the Section Solo/Ensemble contest, held Monday, March 6 at Riverland Community College in Austin.   Solos: Kiana Komatsu, Coltan Smisek, Shawnna Crawford, Natalie Donner, Rhylan Peterson.   Duets: Caitlyn Sowieja and...
Gunnar Ramberg will represent Triton Middle School at the Minnesota National Geographic State Bee.
Gunnar Ramberg, an eighth-grader at Triton Middle School, has qualified for the 2017 Minnesota National Geographic State Bee, to be held Friday, March 31 at MSU-Mankato.   This is the second level of the National Geographic Bee competition, now in its 29th year. School Bees were held in schools...
The Department of Commerce’s Consumer Services Center is available to help consumers with questions, concerns, or complaints following a damaging storm, flood, or tornado.   High winds on March 6 caused extensive damage around southeastern Minnesota. A barn was moved off its foundation on the Wayne...
Plaza Morena Campestre Grill may soon begin business in the former Dairy Queen building in Dodge Center.
Jose Herrera, owner of Plaza Morena Campestre Grill restaurants in Owatonna and Albert Lea, said he hopes to open a third restaurant/bar in the former Dairy Queen building in Dodge Center.   He was awaiting a liquor license and hopes to purchase the building from Minneapolis-based Dairy Queen this...
K-M senior Brendan Knoll puts up a three-pointer in the first half. Knoll would make the shot for his 1,000th career point.
During the course of the season, the Kasson-Mantorville boys basketball team had shown that they had the talent to compete with some of the top teams in the area. However, there were other times when the results didn’t match the effort that was being put on the court. While it was a season-long...

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