Saturday, March 23, 2019

Dodge County Independent

Terry Eckstein and Kim Hauer, are excited to welcome guests to their Mantorville Farms Bread and Breakfast in rural Mantorville.
For nine years, Mantorville Farms was an online business which helped put chocolates made in Mantorville in the hands of people across the country. After a tough go of things with more and more competition online, the online business came to an end in February of 2018. “Our sales were flat the last...
The Byron One Act Play Team, had a very successful year in 2019, receiving a Star Performance at State for the first time in school history. Left to right: Ivan Deyle ( Chorus), Christina Kelly( Chorus) , Maddie Harris (Mammy), Tiffany Howard( Chorus) , Josiah Rutgers (Wiley) , Riley Nelson ( Chorus) and Nia Kelly ( Chorus).
When the Byron One Act Play Team began its rehearsals for the one act play competitions in late November, there was no expectations of making it past the subsections. With a very difficult script to learn and an unusual one act play they would be performing,the expectations internally quite...
For small towns like Kasson, the police department may go a whole year without any vehicle chases. So far in 2019, they have had two chases with the same person. According to a complaint, the first incident took place on Jan.4, when a officer was dispatched in Dodge County regarding a driver...
On Sept. 26, 1970, Dallas and Sharyl Herrick, were married at Trinity Lutheran Church in Austin. The couple met in Hayfield at the bowling alley, where Dallas was in the parking lot with a good friend, watching a movie at the drive in, where he saw Sharyl walk out. At that moment, he said he was...
A State Patrol trooper was assisting another vehicle on the shoulder of westbound highway 14 in Dodge County. A Buick, driven by Isaac Olson, 30 of Dodge Center, travelling westbound lost control and struck the troopers squad, which had its emergency lights activated. Olson was transported to St....
THANK A SCHOOL BOARD MEMBER MSBA announces next week as School Board Recognition Week   The Minnesota School Boards Association has set Feb. 18-22 as School Board Recognition Week in Minnesota as a time to build awareness and understanding of the vital function an elected board of education plays...
For anyone that knew the late Rita Buehler, they knew that she was a very kind and community minded person. Aside from impacting hundreds of lives through teaching kindergarten and first grade at Kasson-Mantorville for 28 years, she also helped save over 300 lives through her generous blood...
For many years, the Klennert family has been a huge part of the Hayfield community. Grant, is the principal High School Principal at Hayfield, and his wife Michele is a 5 grade teacher with the district. Aside from working for the schools they have found  themselves apart of the local community...
Local residents will get a chance to meet the two finalists for the Triton superintendent position next week. After interviewing five semi-finalists this week the Triton School Board selected Craig Schlichting and Todd Meyer as the two finalists for the position. Schlichting is currently the...
Lloyd Henslin has always lived in Dodge County. He grew up in the country on his family’s farm, two miles outside of Dodge Center. He attended Dodge Center Schools and in 1970 graduated from Dodge Center High School. He played basketball in high school. “I sat on the bench,” he said. He thought...

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Kasson, MN 55944

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