Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Dodge County Independent

The stories are in many ways different. A five month old in a car seat barely old enough to smile, a teenager out with friends, a parent running a few last errands of the day or a grandparent shopping for gifts for their children and grandchildren. That is where the differences end, however, as...
A pair of Kasson-Mantorville middle school students has hit the national championship with their technovation project, allowing them the opportunity to show it off to the president of the U.S. this week. Andrea Richard and Lydia Mindermann, both eighth-graders, were chosen to take part in the White...
K-M second baseman McKenzie Hemann is mobbed by her teammates after her fourth-inning home run put the KoMets on the board against Pine Island.
Coming into the season, two of the important cogs of the Kasson-Mantorville softball team were the arm of senior pitcher Chante Thome and the bat of senior second baseman McKenzie Hemann. During their game with Pine Island on April 7, both were on display as the KoMets came from behind to earn a 4-...
Triton football coach Don Henderson (right) stands with his wife, Joan, at an open house on Saturday evening. The event was held to celebrate Don’s recent induction into the MFCA Hall of Fame
Triton football coach Don Henderson sat in his office during a blustery day last week. Since he also serves as the school’s athletic director, he was in the middle of rescheduling several contests that were derailed due to rain and snow in the area. “If this were earlier in my career, I’d kick you...
Triton High School FFA members were recognized at the Region VIII banquet at Zumbrota-Mazeppa High School last week including Brianna Fitzgerald as Region VIII Star Farmer and a finalist for state Star Farmer and Jack Crowson as Region Star in Agribusiness. The Fish and Wildlife team of Craig Weber...
Claremont City Council and EDA members got a look at the expansion plans for the Al-Corn plant. This as they consider a tax abatement or alternatively tax incremental financing to help with the expansion that includes the widening of 5th Street. The council also agreed to work with the engineering...
A pair of Kasson-Mantorville middle school students has been chosen to present their project at the White House Science Fair next week. Andrea Richard and Lydia Mindermann, eighth-graders at K-M, will show off their project, a smartphone app called Mayo Free Time in the west wing of the White House...
Three young Dodge County women will be sharing the title of Dodge County Dairy Princess for 2016. The three were officially crowned Saturday at the annual dairy banquet held at the Milton Township Hall. Sharing the title are Makaila Klejeski, Morgan O’Brien and Haley Reber. Organizing the annual...
When Rachel Wilmes moved to Rochester in 2007 and was considering activities at the YMCA, she was torn between basketball and swimming. The problem, Rachel said, was that she was afraid of the water. Her mother, Kathy, resolved the dilemma when she signed Rachel up for swimming. It was obviously a...
Dodge County’s jail population jumped more than 25 percent in 2015, costing taxpayers about a half of million dollars to keep criminals locked up. The jail census jumped to 22 last year from 16 the previous year, according to Sheriff Scott Rose. Criminals from Dodge County are housed at the Steele...

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