Sunday, November 19, 2017

Dodge County Independent

The Kasson-Mantorville boys soccer team played against Concordia Academy on August 24th.
The Kasson-Mantorville boys soccer team opened their season this week by traveling to Roseville to face Concordia Academy on August 24. While the 1-0 loss was a disappointing way to open the season, head coach Leo Barbosa remained encouraged with some of the things the KoMets were able to do...
K-M’s Laurel Woodrum plays the ball up eld in the second half of the KoMets’ season opener against Park on August 24.
The Kasson-Mantorville girls soccer team opened up their 2017 season last week as they hosted Park of Cottage Grove on August 24. While the weather was perfect and the action was fierce, the KoMets would come up empty handed at KMTelecom Stadium falling in a 1-0 match. Despite the defeat, head...
Luverne and Cathy Vangness were named Phantom Garden winners during the 2016 Marigold Days celebration in Mantorville.
Marigold Days committee members have so many favorite events, it's hard to choose just one. " I always look forward to the antique and flea market," Paul Larsen, Mantorville's Chamber of Commerce secretary. "The owner show is always nice- and that's kind of what started it all. And of course, the...
Longtime truck driver Scott Connor, New Ulm, is pictured during the 2016 Big Iron Classic event in Kasson.
Jim Finn was inspired upon visiting big truck shows in the mid-1990s. The Mantorville man started up the Big Iron Classic truck show, for semi-trucks and trailers, in 2000. It has grown. Finn estimates that, depending on the weather, around 20,000 people will visit this year’s 18th-annual Big...
Emergency personnel tend to role-playing “victims” during a multi-agency/multi-discipline mass casualty training exercise, Aug. 24 at the Dodge County Fairgrounds. Several agencies will be evaluated on their performance.
It was a bad accident. A car pulled in front of a school bus, which hit the van, entered a ditch, and rolled onto its side. Both vehicles were full of people. There were 30 or 40 victims; several were killed. Squads of law enforcement and emergency personnel from around the area responded...
Trom Eayrs named Best Lawyer in America
The prestigious law career of a former Dodge County woman has earned her the honor of being named one of the “Best Lawyers in America.” Sonja Trom Eayrs, an attorney with the Minneapolis-based law firm Lindquist & Vennum, picked up the coveted legal honor last week.  “Best Lawyers in America”...
Je  Palmer (left) tosses a bean bag during one of the games at each hole during the K-M football golf tournament on August 19. For more photos check out page A7.
A year ago, Kasson- Mantorville boys soccer coach Leo Barbosa took over for Dave Bahr. While he had the experience of coaching with the junior varsity team in his previous season with the KoMets, there still was a bit of a learning curve which all coaches go through when stepping up to the...
Kasson-Mantorville volleyball standout Peyton Suess reaches to de ect a shot against Hay eld last fall. The junior announced her commitment to the Wake Forest volleyball program last week.
Kasson-Mantorville junior Peyton Suess has been a force since stepping on the court for the volleyball team as an eighth grader. With her size and athleticism creating mismatches for opponents, Suess has become not only one of the top players in the state of Minnesota, but one of the elite...
Kasson Public Library circulation technician Patricia Shaffer-Gottschalk smiles as Henry Hiatt, 5, Kasson, checks out the solar eclipse on Monday at the Kasson Public Library. A large crowd gathered for the event- the first total solar eclipse since 1979 and the last until April 2024.
Art Tiff expected 100 people or less would attend the Kasson Public Library’s Summer Reading Program “block party” in early June, and about 400 showed up. The library director also was uncertain about attendance at Monday’s solar eclipse event. But people swarmed the grounds, the hosts briefly...
Pat Dibble, one of the coordinators for Ready, Set, Learn, places glue sticks in a student's new pencil box. She and other volunteers prepared bags of school supplies for about 235 children.
Some area children are now ready to take on the school year.  Volunteers with Ready, Set, Learn, a back-to-school program, handed out backpacks full of school supplies to qualified Dodge County children at St. John’s Lutheran Church on Aug. 14 and 15.  Kathy Connelly, a Hayfield counselor...

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