Saturday, April 4, 2020

Dodge County Independent

A college basketball game between Iowa State (ISU) and Kansas State (KSU) usually isn’t a big deal in southeastern Minnesota, but it is this year because former KoMet Kristin Scott plays for the Cyclones and former Byron Bear Ayoka Lee plays for the Wildcats.             Since Lee is a redshirt...
Carson Abbott as Brom Bones, left, and Dane Holmes, as Ichabod Crane, right, both try to gain the attention of Ashley Johnson, as Katrina, center.
It’s a story that many people are familiar with. The Washington Irving story of schoolteacher Ichabod Crane, Katrina, Brom Bones and the townspeople and children of the haunted New England town of Sleepy Hollow. The Kasson-Mantorville Drama Department will be presenting the one-act version of “The...
Katya Wheeler, left, and Mya Matecjek were the first and second place winners, respectively, in the Triton Middle School Spelling Bee last week. They will go on to compete at the Regional Spelling Bee in Rochester in February.
Seventeen Triton Middle School students gathered at the Middle School Library last week to compete in the district Spelling Bee. Thirteen rounds later, Katya Wheeler and Mya Matejcek placed first and second and earned a trip to the Regional contest on Feb. 11 in Rochester. The rules for the Bee...
Residents from Byron and surrounding area with physical disabilities will soon have a safe place to play thanks to two grants worth $175,000 that the city of Byron was recently awarded.  The majority of the grant money, $100,000, came from the Department of Natural Resources (DNR), while the other...
The Westfield Razorback’s up-and-down season continued as they lost to Maple River 27-39 and Tri-City United 29-34 but beat St. Claire-Mankato Loyola (SC-ML) 48-24 on Tuesday, Jan. 7.             Against Maple River, Westfield’s Bo Zweiner and Lane Lembke both won by fall at 113 and 120 pounds,...
Coming off the Cannon Falls Invitational where six Byron wrestlers were placewinners, the Bears continued their success this week as they beat the Triton Cobras 55-21 on Thursday, Jan 9. Byron Head Coach Ryan Radke said his team did a good job executing throughout the match. “We wrestled our style...
Last weekend’s hockey game between the Dodge County Wildcats and Amery Wildcats featured two teams from opposite sides of the Mississippi River, but even supposed enemies can come together to support a greater cause. That’s exactly what happened as together they raised over $5,000 for cancer...
Kasson-Mantorville High School Cade Spreiter and Malia Schubert as the 2019 Minnesota State High School League AAA award winners for the 2019-2020 school year.             The AAA award is awarded to student-athletes who excel in academics, arts, and athletics.             Academically, Spreiter...
The December Hero Award winners posed with their certificates.
Triton Elementary School honored its December “Heroes” and gave out the December Golden Awards at an assembly last week. Students who show exceptional behavior and helping others are chosen as Heroes for the month. December Heroes included: Kindergarten: Talon Buenvenida, Skippy Edwards, Corbyn...
As Byron Middle School (BMS) enters a new decade, the students will encounter a new way of learning thanks to a $100,000 grant that the school recently received from the Bush Foundation. BMS Principal Richard Swanson said his school already had a relationship with the foundation after their seventh...


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Kasson, MN 55944

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