Friday, July 10, 2020

Dodge County Independent

A benefit for Colby Head is scheduled for Nov. 3 at the Mantorville Saloon.
On July 1 Colby Head’s family and friends woke up to the worst news ever imaginable. After suffering from a random heart attack, Colby passed away at a hospital near his home in Wisconsin. Soon after the tragedy Colby’s family soon realized how caring the small community of Kasson and Dodge County...
A few years ago members of Dodge County 4-H started a sub group in order to learn about about different parts of the country and to specifically learn about how 4-H is different from state to state. Kelly Vincelette, Dodge County 4-H Coordinator had done this program in other counties and helped...
Rose Culbertson the “Caramel Apple Queen” posed with her new apron.  Staff photo by Alex Malm
In 2005 a group of Dodge County employees formed its own Dodge County Relay For Life Team. Since then they have been nothing but successful raising well over $100,000 since the team was formed. The team, which consists of current and former employees from the Dodge County government, has worked...
When Amanda Marsden was in high school in a small town in South Dakota, she knew that one day she wanted to become a massage therapist. In 2007 after graduating from South Dakota School of Massage Therapy, her dream became a reality and ever since she has done what she loves— helping people feel...
Many people were a bit surprised to find a white coating of snow dotting the landscape around Dodge County and elsewhere Sunday morning. The snow seemed a bit out of character for this early in the season. The excessive rain and snow is creating havoc for area farmers who are attempting to complete fall harvest. Local farmers are looking forward to sun later this week in hopes of getting their crops harvested.
One of the worst nightmares for farmers all around the country is inclement weather during harvest season. For Minnesota farmers they have gotten their fair share of bad weather, including some snowfall on Sunday. Aside from the very early season snow fall that took place on Sunday, one weather...
K-M Middle School celebrated its 10th anniversary last week with an open house, which included special guests on the grill like Superintendent Mark Matuska
At the beginning of the school year, Kasson-Mantorville Middle School principal Erin Kyllo met with her professional learning community to develop goals for the upcoming year. While the group set the bar for staff, the students and operation goals, one of the other set of goals had to do with the...
The Triton Student Council raised about $1,000 during its annual color run on Saturday.
Six years ago the Triton Student Council came together and decided that they needed to do something to support the community when it comes to mental health issues. After brainstorming the student led organization decided the best way would be to raise money for different organizations in the...
A fawn has been living at the location of the Harberts memorial since the tragic accident earlier this year.
A local state representative is asking for the public’s help in saving an orphan deer near the site of a fatal car wreck that killed a teacher and her young daughter. Last week Duane Quam of Byron shared a photo with the Dodge County Independent of a fawn in the ditch along U.S. Highway 14 on the...
  Last Friday two Dodge County residents were charged with first-degree drug possession after allegedly being found in possession of 5 pounds of meth.  According to the complaint on Oct.11 a MN Investigator received information from a DEA Agent that a large quantity of methamphetamine was...
For about four years the Dodge County Youth Hockey Association, like many nonprofits have participated in charitable gambling.  On July 30 members woke up to some of the worst news imaginable when they found out that $11,000 of their charitable gambling funds was stolen during a theft at Events ...


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