Sunday, January 26, 2020

Dodge County Independent

Dodge County residents gathered for precinct caucuses on Feb. 6 to choose their preferences for the 2018 governor’s election. Seventy-nine Democratic Farmer Labor members met at Triton High School in Dodge Center. They learned about this year’s candidates, debated resolutions for the party platform...
Sherry and Phil Heydt were honored as Hayfield Citizen of the Year by the Hayfield Chamber of Commerce.
Phil and Sherry Heydt were named 2017 Citizens of the Year on Feb. 10 during the Hayfield Chamber of Commerce’ 32nd-annual Citizen of the Year banquet, at Hayfield American Legion Post 330. “Everybody told us the award was for Brad, Phil said, referring to his son, Hayfield-area farmer Brad Heydt...
Dodge County Planning Commission members on Feb. 7 approved the amending of administrative language regarding commissioner term limits and animal feedlot registration and permits, among other items. Commission members have 3-year terms. Appointments are made so no more than three and no fewer than...
Kasson-Mantorville High School Cyber Club members pause for a photo. They include, from row, Joseph Peet and Courtney Bohrer. Back, Annie Buresh, Keana Meneses, and club advisor Chris Lannin. Not pictured is Julia Christensen. Members representing two teams placed first and second in their division in state competition.
Kasson-Mantorville High School’s Cyber Club is off to a nice start in its first season. K-M teams placed first and second in state competition in their division, and one of the teams placed 33rd out of 445 teams nationally. The students competed virtually at K-M on Feb. 11 against about 145 teams...
Dodge County wing Alex Nelson (right) celebrates after a shorthanded goal against La Crescent.
The Dodge County boys hockey extended its winning streak to four games last week with the latest installments coming against La Crescent and Windom Area. The winning streak is the Wildcats’ longest winning streak of the season and is part of a stretch of six wins in the past eight games. The...
Members of the junior varsity Dodge County Wildcats girls hockey team pause for a photo. They are among students helping raise money for the Dodge County Relay for Life, through the annual KoMets vs. Cancer campaign.
The annual KoMets vs. Cancer campaign is off and running. More than $2,200 was raised during a Dodge County Wildcats girls hockey game on Jan. 26, the initial event sponsored by Kasson-Mantorville High School winter sports and activities programs. Upcoming events include a K-M wrestling match (...
Dodge County Emergency Management director Matt Maas has undertaken an added position as Public Safety Answering Point (911 Dispatch Center) director in a merging of the two departments. Maas, Emergency Management director since 2009, replaces Mike Burton, who left the PSAP position after about 10...
Even within a public safety agency it sometimes takes a while for the real facts to surface. The Dodge County Sheriff’s Office found that out recently when it discovered only one of two deputies involved in saving a man’s life back in 2010 had been recognized. Deputy Scott Prins had previously been...
Area pastors partner with deputies to form chaplain program
A first-of-its-kind program in Dodge County will pair up sheriff’s deputies and area clergy members. The Dodge County Sheriff’s Office began a new program last week, with nine pastors joining the ranks of the office as chaplains. The clergy members have completed the required state and federal...


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Blooming Prairie, MN 55917

Dodge County Independent
121 West Main St.
Kasson, MN 55944

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121 West Main St.
Kasson, MN 55944


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