Monday, October 23, 2017

Dodge County Independent

Ingvild Herfindahl was hired as the new library director at the Dodge Center Library earlier this year, replacing Angie Fern who had moved away. Herfindahl had been the Kasson Library children’s librarian for several years when she decided to pursue her master’s degree in Library and Information...
The Claremont City Council last week made several adjustments to its program to encourage construction of single-family residences in the Claremont Development. The city owns 14 single-family lots that are available on a first-come, first-served basis for those who wish to build a home. Under the...
Earlier this month Kasson Mantorville Middle School sixth-grade students went beyond the school walls to learn about nature on the annual trip to the Eagle Bluff Environmental Learning Center in Lanesboro.  The lead teacher of the trip, Matt Nelson, estimated that there were 165 students and 40...
Using money raised from their annual Corn Drive, the Triton FFA Chapter delivered 1,105 pounds of food to the Dodge County Food Shelf in Kasson. Each year the chapter solicits donation of corn and soybeans from area farmers as well as cash. The crops are then sold to the elevator with the money...
Habitat for Humanity is making a difference for another Dodge County family, but not in its typical way. For the first time in the county’s history, a family is moving out of a Habitat house and a new family is moving in.  The Habitat house, located in Mantorville, was dedicated to the previous...
An eighth grade confirmation group from St. John’s Lutheran Church in Kasson put on an appreciation dinner for Dodge County law enforcement officials to show them that they appreciates all they do for the community on Nov 4.  The smoked pork sandwich dinner was hosted for the Dodge County Sheriff’s...
The Dodge Center Chamber of Commerce heard from one of their own last week as Mark Murch, with Scanlon, Murch and Associates, Whitewater Tax & Consulting, Inc. talked to the group about small business accounting. The basic theme of his presentation was that “you may know your business but does...
At the end of World War II, several West Concord families asked that a Catholic parish be started in town. Their wish was granted and in March of 1945, the first mass for a West Concord Catholic parish was held in a storefront on Main St. known as the Shuster building. Parishioner Jerry Meyers said...
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...

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