Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Dodge County Independent

In this third week as director of the Dodge Center Ambulance Service, Jared Oscarson was settling into his new position with enthusiasm. “I can’t say enough about the volunteers, full-time and part-time staff of this service,” he said. “I’m impressed with the professionalism, integrity and...
Rep. Tim Walz visited Al-Corn Clean Fuel in Claremont on Aug 24 to learn more about the plant’s upcoming expansion exercise and reiterate his support for clean Minnesota-produced renewable biofuels. Walz was briefed on Al-Corn’s $146 million expansion exercise which will provide a significant boost...
Noise levels from the McNeilus recycling yard did not exceed state noise standards when they were monitored in July, Dodge Center Council members were told last week. Residents living near the recycling yard have complained to the city in recent months that noise levels were excessive and in...
When Luke Lutterman returned to Triton Middle School this summer as principal he felt as if he was coming home. And he was. Lutterman is a 2000 graduate of Triton High School. “It feels like home,” Lutterman said. “I always thought about coming back to Triton.” He went to elementary school in Dodge...
Former Dodge County Administrator Jim Elmquist could be returning to the job he left last spring. At Tuesday’s County Board meeting commissioners unanimously approved a motion authorizing Gary Weiers to “pursue discussions with Jim Elmquist to return to Dodge County as the county administrator.”...
The Minnesota Court of Appeals has granted a request by a coalition of public health, animal welfare and environmental groups to join the Lowell Trom family in their suit against a large hog operation in Dodge County. Trom and his wife, Evelyn, are appealing a Dodge County District Court ruling...
Though the most serious charge won’t be filed, a top prosecutor alleges a man’s decision to drink and drive was a significant factor in a little boy’s death while he innocently played in his wagon. Olmsted County Attorney Mark A. Ostrem has charged Myles Thomas Keller, 69, of Mantorville with gross...
Junior Laken Bartel will begin her second year in the net for the KoMets this fall.
From an overall standpoint, the Kasson-Mantorville girls soccer team had a terrific season last year. They captured the HVL championship after toppling their rival Rochester Lourdes in mid-October and earned the top seed in the Section 1AA tournament. Unfortunately, those good vibes couldn’t...
K-M senior Kollin Johnson battles along the boundary for a loose ball in a scrimmage against Rochester Century on August 20.
New Kasson-Mantorville boys soccer coach Leo Barbosa knows what it takes to win. As a passionate player that grew up in Brazil, he has come to the states to help instill his passion into his players. While passion is just part of the question, Barbosa is making sure that his players know that it’ll...
A picture of the Dodge County Speedway in Kasson. The venue had been hosting a soft schedule for the 2016 season, but the remainder of races have been suspended due to poor profits.
Since the Dodge County Speedway closed its gates on a regular schedule in 2015, the venue has seen many attempts to try and get it back on its feet. This summer, promoter Chris Abts was the latest to take a crack at the tall task and rolled out a soft schedule to see what the market for racing was...

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