Thursday, April 9, 2020

Dodge County Independent

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...
The Dodge County Sheriff’s Office has released a surveillance video obtained by investigators from the Kum and Go gas station in Northwood, Iowa in hopes of triggering leads to Lois Riess’ whereabouts. The video shows Lois Riess approach the cashier, purchase a sandwich and ask for directions south...
Donnavon Eaker, left , and Rachael Lee, of Steve’s Meat Market proudly show off the coveted Sweepstakes Award they won at the Minnesota Association of Meat Processors annual convention in St. Cloud last month. Steve’s earned 11 awards for excellence in smoked and cured meat products during the competition. Eaker has operated the meat market in Ellendale since 1973.
Making bacon and other meat products have proven to be an award-winning venture for Steve’s Meat Market in Ellendale for the past 42 years. And this year is proving to be no different.  As Rachael Lee, operations manager of Steve’s, continues to churn out various meat and sausage products, the...
Addy Murry (far right) and the rest of the Kasson-Mantorville softball team welcome Meredith Wright at home plate after her first home run of the season. Wright would hit two home runs for the KoMets in a 10-0 victory over Trition.
After weeks of waiting an opportunity finally arrived for the Kasson-Mantorville softball team to hold its season opener. While the opportunity didn’t come without some pulling of strings to have its matchup with Triton switched from a home game to a road contest, the KoMets showed that it was...
Bailey Delzer (left) and Hannah Elias (right) were crowned Dodge County Dairy Princess last Friday night at the Milton Township Town Hall.
The Dodge County chapter of the American Dairy Association (ADA) crowned two young ladies as Dairy Princesses on Friday evening during a banquet at the Milton Township Town Hall. Approximately 65 attended the banquet and enjoyed a meal prepared by Omar’s Kitchen Catering from West Concord. Hannah...
The U.S. Marshal Service is now offering a reward for the capture of accused murderer Lois Riess of Blooming Prairie. Dodge County Sheriff Scott Rose said the U.S. Marshals have upgraded the Riess case to a major case as of today and is now offering a reward of up to $5,000 leading to the arrest of...


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Kasson, MN 55944

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