Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Dodge County Independent

It’s fast approaching – the 2019 Byron Brrr Fest scheduled for Thursday, Dec. 12 through Saturday, Dec 14. The annual event gets under way at 6 p.m. on Thursday with the tree lighting with the mayor and a performance by the Byron High School Choir. There will also be free hot cocoa and cider....
The State Patrol has released the names of the victims in Wednesday night’s deadly crash near Claremont. Dead are Jay Wayne Logan, 57, and his wife, Elizabeth Ann Logan, 52, of New Richland.  The patrol said both Jay and Elizabeth were wearing their seat belts and no alcohol is believed to be...
A deadly crash on a stretch of roadway that has become known as the “Highway of Horrors” claimed yet two more lives Wednesday night. Two people died on Hwy. 14 at County Road 3 on the east edge of Claremont around 6 p.m. The State Patrol is in the process of identifying family members before...
As of Nov. 5, 2,051 cases of e-cigarette, or vaping, product use associated lung injury (EVALI) have been reported to CDC from 49 states (all except Alaska), the District of Columbia, and one U.S. territory, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). In addition, the CDC...
The Dodge County Food Shelf and other Semcac services are now moved into their new facility in Kasson. The offices are now located at 20 E. Veterans Highway. Semcac has a variety of services it offers in Kasson, said Outreach Director Wendy Todd, who works out of the main Semcac office in Rushford...
The cast and crew of The Miracle Worker got together after the matinee performance for a group photo. Back row, left to right, Ashtyne Avery, Emma Esplan, Alex Gruber, Dasmine Marquardt, Sydnee Sawyer, Raymond Anderson, Josh Crofton; Row 2 -  Director Karen Kleinwort, Bennet Ruhland, Morgan Pluto, Cory Utech, Tess Zastrow, Julianne Auer, Connor Kleinwort, Hanna Strom, Director Anne Schreiber; Row 3 - Isabella Selthun, Mary Zill, Paris Ellingson, Jasmine Bolster, Lena Moe; Front Row - Kaitlyn Krupa, Colton M
This year’s fall show at Triton was the award-winning play “The Miracle Worker,” directed Karen Kleinwort and Anne Schreiber. All involved considered it a very successful run, said Schreiber. The cast and crew performed at a senior citizen matinee on Nov. 5, followed by the general admission...
“In a world where you can be anything, BE KIND.” Building on last year’s successful event, Hayfield Elementary School celebrated its second annual “Kindness Week” Nov. 4-8. Elementary teacher Nicole Smith explained she started the kindness initiative in the school last year and “we had such a great...
The Dodge County Board of Commissioners met for a regular meeting last week during which they adjusted the Waste-to-Energy {WTE} service charge for waste haulers, postponed action on whether or not to help share the cost of a Highway 14 Access Study and received an update on third quarter...
Charles Schaal has been pastor at the First Congregational Church in Dodge Center since August 2015 and is also the pastor for the Cowboy Church held in Dodge Center.
Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018 began like most Sundays for Charles Schaal, pastor of the First Congregational Church in Dodge Center. He was at the golf course in Dodge Center where he generally went for breakfast before heading to the church to conduct services. It was there he began to feel the effects of...
Last Tuesday, just hours apart, two police officers here in Minnesota took their own lives, leaving behind spouse, fiancé, kids, family, friends, and co-workers. One of these officers, Sgt. Cory Slifko, was the husband of Katie Berge, who grew up here in Dodge County. This just over a month after...

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