Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Dodge County Independent

Five students at Kenyon-Wanamingo Middle School have been selected for the Minnesota 7th and 8th Grade Boys’ and Girls’ Honors Choirs. The selections were made by the American Choral Directors Association of Minnesota. Students selected included Tate Erlandson, Daniel Cruz and John Helland. Seventh...
Juniors Eslin Smit and Hildur Gunnarsdottir have loved their experience so far at Kasson-Mantorville High School and can’t wait for the experiences they are yet to have.  The two foreign exchange students arrived in the United States this past August and will stay the remainder of the school year...
In the state of Minnesota, finding good hockey players isn’t a challenge. However, the Dodge County Wildcats are making a habit of developing their talent to get them ready for the collegiate level. Since 2013, the Wildcats have produced seven collegiate players including Dana Rasmussen, who...
The Triton Cobras had a successful season on the gridiron that ended just short of an appearance in the section championship game. Despite their disappointment, Triton had a strong representation on the All-District team with six Cobras making the cut. Leading the way was senior Jax Bryngelson who...
When a school hires a new coach, it usually means that there is a new guy on the block. However, in the case of new Kasson-Mantorville softball coach Paul Mann, his 20 years of coaching experience means he’s anything but new to the community. Mann has filled a variety of roles for K-M. He served as...
Theresa Coleman officially became the administrator for the City of Kasson last week as the City Council unanimously approved her employment contract. Under the terms of the contract she officially began her duties on Nov. 2 with a base salary of $95,888. The contract was approved with the only...
West Concord residents will get a chance to express their opinions on the future of the West Concord Municipal Liquor Store at a public hearing later this month. The hearing is mandated by state law as the liquor store has finished two of the past three years in the red. The hearing will give...
College can be a stressful time with all of the homework, essays and exams, but for Kasson-Mantorville High School graduate Nancy (Tietz) Lovaas it was even more challenging, as she was diagnosed with cancer halfway through.  Lovaas was awarded the 2015 Sandy Schumacher Courage Award from the...
I sit in my cozy kitchen and write this column for not only the first issue of November but the first in the Dodge County Independent.   Looking back, for many years those living in the area and others who moved away, continued to receive the local newspaper to let them know about their former...
The Dodge County fairgrounds could serve as a place where truck drivers park their vehicles this winter if the city and fair board agree on who should plow the area. Sue Alberts, a member of the fair board, brought the issue to the Kasson City Council last week asking if the city would plow a...

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