Thursday, July 20, 2017

Dodge County Independent

Markayla Kujath
Kasson-Mantorville’s Markayla Kujath was among high school juniors honored with an ExCEL Award by the Minnesota State High School League, March 18 during the girls state basketball tournament. ExCEL (Excellence in Community, Education and Leadership) is a recognition award given annually to high...
The 23rd-annual Food Shelf Christian music concert will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 26 at First Baptist Church in Kasson.   Performers, all from Dodge County, will include Teresa Scripture and her young sons; Concord Five, a group from West Concord; Bob & Lou Clifford; two groups from the...
Elle Schultz and Harrison Heppelman display their clarinet skills.
Kasson-Mantorville High School’s jazz, symphonic and concert bands joined Chamber ensembles March 14 in a band concert in the KMHS Performing Arts Center.  The musicians, under the direction of Anthony Boldt, played songs ranging from “Spring Can Really Hang You Up The Most (featuring the Jazz Band...
K-M fifth-graders Abby Simons and Makena Rismeyer won the ‘D.A.R.E to be a leader’ poster contest, and their posters will be forwarded to the state level D.A.R.E. competition. School Resource Officer Jesse Kasel recognized them during the ceremony to commemorate the D.A.R.E. graduation.
The parking lot at the Kasson-Mantorville middle school was almost full the afternoon of March 17 as proud parents came to see 178 fifth graders receive certificates of achievement for completing the D.A.R. E. program.   The D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) program was started in the...
Students get STEVE ready to climb a rope – which he did during the FIRST regional robotics competition in Duluth. From left to right: Keegan Leth, Nick Kremer and Justin Klepel.
At first it’s difficult to see them in the video: a bunch of Kasson-Mantorville High School students swarming with dozens more students from Minnesota schools at the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center. It’s a frenzy of activity. Machines are whirling around on a stage. And then it happens....
Dodge County held township elections March 14.All candidates who filed were up for re-election. • Ashland Township - Town Supervisor, Steve Henslin; Town Treasurer, Karen Bryngelson.• Canisteo Township - Town Supervisor, Loren Torrens; Town Treasurer, Jackie• Claremont Township -Town Supervisor,...
Dodge County Commissioners this month restated their opposition to the westerly alignment of a proposed high-speed rail line from Rochester to the Twin Cities. The commissioners reacted to a final scoping document prepared by the Minnesota Department of Transportation and Olmsted Regional Rail...
Members of the NRHEG boys basketball team celebrate after defeating Jordan High School 65-64 in the Section 2-AA championship game Friday night at the Taylor Center in Mankato. (SCT/Josh Zimmer)
Mankato – In any sport, coaches look to their star players to make the game-changing and often the game-deciding plays. However, for NRHEG High School’s boys basketball coach Pat Churchill, it was what his star player didn’t do Friday night in the Section 2-AA title game that decided the game....
Row 1, left to right: Kyrielle Peterson, Kiara Boeck, Kindra Kubat, Olivia Anderson, and Caitlyn Sowieja. Row 2 - Taylor Schandorff, Rhylan Peterson, Drew Kelly and Brady Essig (Not pictured: Natalie Donner).x
The following Triton High School choir students received superior ratings at the Section Solo/Ensemble contest, held Monday, March 6 at Riverland Community College in Austin.   Solos: Kiana Komatsu, Coltan Smisek, Shawnna Crawford, Natalie Donner, Rhylan Peterson.   Duets: Caitlyn Sowieja and...
Gunnar Ramberg will represent Triton Middle School at the Minnesota National Geographic State Bee.
Gunnar Ramberg, an eighth-grader at Triton Middle School, has qualified for the 2017 Minnesota National Geographic State Bee, to be held Friday, March 31 at MSU-Mankato.   This is the second level of the National Geographic Bee competition, now in its 29th year. School Bees were held in schools...

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