Sunday, March 26, 2017

Dodge County Independent

A 42-year-old woman from Rochester has died in a one vehicle rollover on U.S. Highway 14 west of Kasson.  The State Patrol has not released the name of the woman pending notification of family.  The rollover happened around 10 a.m. on Highway 14 just west of County Road 9. It appears the vehicle...
When it comes to wrestling powerhouses in Southeast Minnesota, the first two schools that come up in conversation are Kasson-Mantorville and Kenyon-Wanamingo. Over the past couple of years, the two schools have had epic battles that have determined the HVL championship and given both squads a test...
K-M junior Lexie Worden cuts through the Jays’ defense for a layup on January 17.
The Kasson-Mantorville girls basketball team is beginning to play some of its best basketball of the season as the KoMets picked up victories against Waseca and Cannon Falls last week. With the wins, the KoMets have improved their record to 12-4 on the season including 11 wins in their last 12...
West Concord issued a water boil advisory Friday, Jan. 20, after a well pump malfunction resulted in a water pressure drop, necessitating a switch to another well to maintain pressurization.   “Because we lost pressure, its standard procedure to issue a water boil notice,” said city administrator,...
The explosion that occurred at the McNeilus Truck and Manufacturing (MTM) facility in Dodge Center, Minn., Jan. 11, required an incredible number of first response and law enforcement vehicles manned by an army of personnel   The disaster involved the concerted efforts of law enforcement units from...
Recently, we’ve done some training that has gained local media attention:  The Active Shooter Training we did in the Dodge County Courthouse in December, and the Simulation Training (shoot/no shoot scenarios) that we did last week.    The majority of responses we heard about our efforts were very...
The Dodge Center company where last week’s explosion injured six people has been issued 17 citations and paid out more than $30,000 in penalties for safety violations over the past decade. Minnesota Occupational Health and Safety Administration has visited McNelius Trucking and Manufacturing five...
Throughout the first half of the season, the Kasson-Mantorville wrestling team has been focused on continuing its dominance from last year. As the defending Minnesota Class AA State Champions, the KoMets have made a name for themselves within the state, but their performance is also beginning to...
April Paulson was presented the 2016 Kasson-Mantorville Lion of the Year award at the Lions Extravaganza. April has been a Lion member for six years and a volunteer for many club projects, such as helping clean up the school gym after K-M sports events, picking up trash from the bleachers after the...
An explosion rocked the McNeilus Truck Manufacturing facility in Dodge Center, Minn., Wednesday morning, resulting in four confirmed hospitalized individuals. Emergency response units from around Dodge County were dispatched to the scene, in addition to two Mayo One air transports. “Two people were...

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