Sunday, September 22, 2019

Dodge County Independent

August is upon us which means one thing. Kasson Festival in the Park is coming soon.  This year’s Festival once again will feature a variety of different events for all ages, and to satisfy any different interests.    Thursday, Aug. 8    The first official event of Kasson Festival in The Park will...
About 30 years ago First Baptist Church of Kasson Pastor John Todor’s life changed forever.  For the first time in his life he was free, when his mom and him were able to escape persecution in Romania and made their way to Serbia. Recently, Todor along with his wife took his three children, ages 11...
Zach Elward, of Hayfield was the Adams Graphix WISSOTA Street Stock Feature Winner last week at the Chateau Speedway.
The hottest weather of the summer greeted fans and drivers July 19 for week 10 of racing action at Chateau Speedway in Lansing. Friday night’s action was sponsored by Motor Supply Company of Austin and Albert Lea as well as R and S Racing of Albert Lea.    All the Kids in attendance were treated to...
Madelaine Stoen
Although Madelaine Stoen’s life has been anything but easy, the 14-year-old maintains a calm, positive demeanor towards all the medical procedures and all the events that make up her life.  Her first memory of the ordeal she’s been through is taking the needle out of the port line herself. Nurses...
“Everything is so crystal clear to me about what matters and what doesn’t anymore.”  Jenny Steffe
“You look just like our mommy again,” her two youngest boys told her when Jenny Steffes put on a wig after she had lost most of her long, thick hair to cancer treatments. Steffes said, with tears in her voice, “I didn’t realize that it was so important to them to see that I was still the same...
Austin Pearson, 2-3/4 years old, posed with a balloon at the Little Farmers Barn. Austin was the very first visitor to the new attraction when it opened on Wednesday afternoon.
By all accounts the debut of the Little Farmer’s Barn was a big success at this year’s Dodge County Free Fair. The barn had an official grand opening Wednesday afternoon and little Austin Pearson of Mantorville had the honor of being the very first visitor. Located in the old fine arts building,...
Kasson-Mantorville graduate McKenzie Evans finished the Dodge County Fair this year with 12 blue ribbons, and as Overall Grand Champion for the Veterinary Science Project.
For the past 13 years, Kasson Mantorville graduate McKenzie Evans has been involved with 4-H and or FFA.  Since then she has been a household name in Dodge County, recently earning 12 Blue Ribbons out of her 15 possible chances, during the Dodge County Fair. She also received overall Grand Champion...
12 years ago Hayfield Math Teacher and Activities Director Chris Pack’s son was born with Down Syndrome.  Ever since then, his family and him have looked for ways to help raise money that support special needs programs.  For a couple of years they did the Buddy Walk in St. Paul to help support the...
Olivia Fate, Chloe Olson and Kailey Ellingson will be competing for the title of Miss West Concord Friday night at Lion’s Park. Submitted Photo.
Three young women from West Concord will be vying for the title of “Miss West Concord” this Friday night as part of the Survival Days celebration. Olivia Fate, daughter of Dayton and Sarah Fate is involved with SADD, soccer, Vacation Bible School, ice cream social, Sunday School helper and youth...
Authorities are searching for a Dodge Center woman in relation to a  hit-and-run incident in Austin last week.  According to authorities, around Noon on Friday, July 19, Austin Police say a vehicle struck a pedestrian in Austin.  According to Austin Police Captain Todd Clennon ,  the victim and...


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