Friday, April 3, 2020

Dodge County Independent

The son of David and Lois Riess is speaking out publicly for the first time since his father was murdered in March. Braden Riess gave an interview to Inside Edition, set to air today at 3 p.m.  “It’s unbelievable,” Braden told Inside Edition. “I just can’t wrap my head around it. My mom was a good...
The long winter has made opening day a distant dream for the Kasson-Mantorville softball team as it eagerly awaited to break in its newly remodeled digs. With a new crow’s nest towering above home plate, the KoMets were eager to make their 2018 debut at home, but had to wait a little bit longer...
K-M golfer Ashley Johnson finished second on a tiebreaker at the Mount Frontenac Invitational.
The Kasson-Mantorville golf team has been waiting forever to get their season underway. With golf being the most weather-dependent sport of the season, the KoMets patiently waited for seven weeks as the snow melted and the courses dried out. That process included a variety of different methods to...
Broc Threinen flashes a victory sign on his first lap of the 5K last Saturday morning
Even though there was less sun and more snow than last year, nearly 200 people gathered at the K-M Community Education building on Saturday morning to raise funds for Early Childhood Education scholarships. According to Jenny Carrier, Director of K-M Community Education, it was “a great turnout....
The Blooming Prairie woman accused of killing her husband and a woman she befriended while on the run from police is headed to Florida. Lois Riess was released into the custody of Florida authorities early Thursday from Texas where she has been locked up for the past week. Florida is planning to...
Two members of the Kasson-Mantorville track & field team make a hand off during a meet in Cannon Falls on April 21.
The Kasson-Mantorville track and field team took their schedule into their own hands last week. After the weather forced the KoMets to just have one meet over the first six weeks of the season, they acted quickly once Mother Nature began to cooperate and headed up to a meet in Cannon Falls on April...
Kasson-Mantorvile pitcher Cateria Thome earned her first career varsity win in the KoMets' 3-2 win over Osseo.
The Kasson-Mantorville softball team is now 2-0 on the season as it picked up a come-from-behind victory against Osseo on April 19. The victory had a gritty feel for the KoMets as they navigated around an early deficit thanks to some solid pitching and timely hitting. “This win helps build...
K-M students helped serve breakfast to owners and employees, of local businesses, inlcluding, from left to right, Carlee Koehler, Ashley Hagedorn, and Brianna Haala.
The Kasson-Mantorville High School commons was filled on Tuesday morning with representatives and owners of businesses throughout Kasson and the surrounding area. With only a golden spring sunrise to drive through – no snow, sleet, or anything else cold or wet – attendees enjoyed a breakfast of egg...
The U.S. Marshal's Office and the Lee County Sheriff's Department met the press early Friday morning in Lee County Florida and reported that Lois Ann Riess, fugitive on the run, offered no resistance to her arrest late Thursday night.   Two hours later, Dodge County Sheriff Scott Rose met with the...
The U.S. Marshal's Office announced late Thursday night, April 19, that fugitive Lois Riess of Blooming Prairie has been caught.   She was apprehended on South Padre Island, Texas.   More details will be available on Friday from the Dodge County Sheriff's Department.   She has been on the run since...


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Kasson, MN 55944

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Kasson, MN 55944


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