Saturday, November 18, 2017

Dodge County Independent

K-M’s Peyton Suess delivers the serve against Winona on September 5.
When it comes to the current state of the Kasson- Mantorville program, there are two names on the roster that have helped get the KoMets to a competitive level. Peyton Suess has been at the varsity level since she was in eighth grade and her tremendous ability to finish has earned her a...
Visitors check out big rigs at the Fairgrounds
Hundreds of fans lined the route Saturday as colorful semi- trucks paraded from the Dodge County Fairgrounds to Byron and Mantorville and back during the 18th annual Big Iron Classic. It seemed like an endless line of trucks. In fact, Big Iron organizer Jim Finn said, there were probably...
Workers prepare the site of the new Kwik Trip, under construction on the southeast side of Kasson. The store is expected to open Oct. 19.
Kasson’s new Kwik Trip gas and convenience store will open at 5 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 19. A ve-day grand opening starts Tuesday, Oct. 24, and a ribbon-cutting ceremony is scheduled for 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 26, said Kwik Trip district leader Will Welch, who oversees 16 stores. The new, larger...
Kasson-Mantorville kindergarten teacher Beth Postier greets a future KoMet during the Marigold Days parade, Sunday in Mantorville. Dozens of units entertained a big crowd as part of the 52nd-annual event.
Mantorville went from quaint hamlet to small metropolis and back to quaint in two days. Parking was big city-like. People and dogs were everywhere, hundreds of them, and there was much to see and do: music and food and games and cars and crafts and fishing and music and Melodrama and food and...
K-M’s Paul Schultz works the ball down eld against Lake City.
In the season opener against Concordia Academy, Kasson- Mantorville boys soccer coach Leo Barbosa liked what he saw from his team. The KoMets were able to play sound defensively and were able to push the ball ahead to generate scoring opportunities which in turn generated confidence....
Kasson-Mantorville’s Ethan Shea outruns a pair of Cannon Falls defenders for a big gain in the second quarter.
For a good chunk of the players on the field, the first game of the football season represents the first real varsity action in a young career. When that type of adrenaline hits, sometimes players can be too fired up and make costly mistakes that help a young player learn and grow. Other times,...
Charles Miller displays a check he earned during the Minnesota State Fair poultry competition. The Kasson teenager earned the Poultry Prince title.
Charles Miller, 17, of Kasson, was named Poultry Prince on Aug. 27 during the Minnesota State Fair. Mikayla Schlosser, 15, of Maple Plain, was named Poultry Princess. “It’s just really cool, because I’ve been working for it for two years,” said Miller, who lives on an 80-acre farm south of...
Del and Manny Guajardo are pictured earlier this year at their Kasson business, Sophia’s Thrift Store. The couple will take two truck- loads of basic supplies to Texas, for victims of Hurricane Harvey.
Del and Manny Guajardo have endured a major flood, carbon monoxide poisoning, their son’s rare bone disease – and a near-miss with the Oklahoma City bombing in 1995. They have been giving back by helping people in need at their Kasson business, Sophia’s Thrift Store, which opened in October,...
Valerie Sauder of Dodge County holds a baby lamb for anxious fairgoers in the Miracle of Birth Center at the Minnesota State Fair last week. Sauder served as a barn assistant for half of the Fair and also as a state 4-H ambassador.
Through citizenship education and leadership activities, a Dodge County teenager has engaged in positive promotion of Minnesota 4-H by serving as a state ambassador. In her second year as a 4-H ambassador, Valerie Sauder served in a leadership role this year during the Minnesota State Fair....

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