Saturday, November 17, 2018

Dodge County Independent

  People say that often times "word of mouth” is the best way to find out important information. For Dodge Center that saying was recently completely accurate. After Dodge Center’s Community Development specialist Liz Johnson heard about a grant opportunity through the DNR during a Parks and Rec...
Run, hide, and fight. That is a phase that K-M Superintendent Mark Matuska never thought he would have to use when he began his career in education. That phase echoed the halls of K-M High School last week as more than 100 first responders took place in an active shooter drill at the school....
Unique. In one word that’s how leaders of the D.C. Pumas, the only all Hispanic 4-H club in Minnesota, describe their group. Four years ago the group formed after a group of parents decided that they wanted to have their children be involved with the special program that is known as 4-H. Getting...
When former Dodge Center City Councilor Josh Jorgenson moved out of city limits he was required to vacate his seat on the council. Since he served more than half his term Dodge Center was not required to hold a Special Election to fill the seat and instead the Mayor was able to appoint someone...
K-M’s Peyton Suess (13) lobs a shot over the net while Emilee Terry (18) looks on. The Kasson-Mantorville volleyball team swept Triton on October 11 as part of what is now a 19-game winning streak.
The Kasson-Mantorville vollyball team seems ready for the stretch run. The KoMets have been on fire since a couple of early season defeats in Marshall and after defeating Triton and winning the Apple Valley Classic tournament title, K-M will turn their attention to a section tournament run after...
K-M student Andrea Richard pictured with her host family during her time as an exchange student in Japan.
Last summer Kasson- Mantorville junior Andrea Richard had a once in a lifetime opportunity. After applying for a scholarship through YFU, which is an organization that stands for Youth For Understanding she was awarded a scholarship to study in Japan for six weeks as an exchange student. Richard...
The Dodge County Food Shelf raised over $1,500 during its annual fall Christian concert.
About 25 years ago Dodge C Shelf volun- teer Dave Koehler came up with the idea to have spring Christian concerts to help raise money for the food shelf. Since then that idea expanded into having an annual fall concert as well. On Sunday, despite the snow, a room full of people gathered to Faith...
A benefit for Colby Head is scheduled for Nov. 3 at the Mantorville Saloon.
On July 1 Colby Head’s family and friends woke up to the worst news ever imaginable. After suffering from a random heart attack, Colby passed away at a hospital near his home in Wisconsin. Soon after the tragedy Colby’s family soon realized how caring the small community of Kasson and Dodge County...
A few years ago members of Dodge County 4-H started a sub group in order to learn about about different parts of the country and to specifically learn about how 4-H is different from state to state. Kelly Vincelette, Dodge County 4-H Coordinator had done this program in other counties and helped...
Rose Culbertson the “Caramel Apple Queen” posed with her new apron.  Staff photo by Alex Malm
In 2005 a group of Dodge County employees formed its own Dodge County Relay For Life Team. Since then they have been nothing but successful raising well over $100,000 since the team was formed. The team, which consists of current and former employees from the Dodge County government, has worked...


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