Sunday, July 5, 2020

Dodge County Independent

It’s tough being a cop. If our jobs weren’t stressful enough the way it is, we often have to deal with even more anti-law enforcement rhetoric during an election. We all try and stay positive, focused, and motivated to continuing our calling, to keep you and your families safe, and to get home...
This is what is left of a vehicle driven by Brooke Thiele, the wife of Steele County Sheriff Lon Thiele, following a crash last week in Dodge County.
Steele County Sheriff Lon Thiele and his wife, Brooke, know how lucky they are after seeing the aftermath of their vehicle following a crash last week in Dodge County. “We know how fortunate we were that our children weren’t in the back seat,” Sheriff Thiele said referring to the crunched up rear...
Don Pappas has announced that the family is selling Mantorville’s Hubbell House to Rochester-based Powers Ventures. The Hubbell House has been owned since 1946 by the Pappas family and has been a fixture in southeastern Minnesota since 1846. The family says that they were not actively looking to...
Dodge County Emergency Management Director Matt Maas, center, has been honored with the Minnesota Emergency Management Professional of the Year award for the second year in a row. State emergency officials Brian Olson, left, and Joe Neuberger presented the award to Maas on Feb. 13 in the Twin Cities.
For the second time in as many years, Dodge County’s Matt Maas is the state’s top emergency professional. On Thursday, Maas was awarded the Minnesota Emergency Management Professional of the Year through the Minnesota Department of Public Safety’s division of Home Security and Emergency Management...
The children’s classic “Peter Pan” was brought to life at Triton Elementary School last week courtesy of the Prairie Fire Children’s Theatre. As they do each year, two professional actors from the theater, based in Barrett, Minn., spend a week at the school helping elementary youngsters rehearse...
The Westfield wrestling team trailed 21-29 after a loss by fall at 170 pounds, but the Razorbacks won the final three matches to beat Medford 36-29 on Thursday, Feb. 6. They later beat St. Charles 66-9 to end their regular season with back-to-back wins. Westfield got off to a strong start when Bo...
The Dodge County boys’ hockey team seemingly can’t lose and that continued this past week as they beat Austin 10-2 on Tuesday, Feb. 4, and Southwest Christian/Richfield 6-1 on Saturday, Feb. 8. The Wildcats got off to a fast start against Austin by scoring three goals in the first period. Brody...
Some students learn best by doing and thanks to grant money from the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) the students at Zumbrota Education District (ZED) South are getting academic skills by running their own fishing lure business. Carl Olson, science teacher at ZED South, said that just by...
Members of the Young Riders and Ripley Believe-It-Or-Not 4-H Clubs were offering ice cream sundaes last week at the American Legion Post in Dodge Center. For a free will donation, diners got ice with a variety of toppings to choose from. From left to right are Amelia Bucher of the Young Riders Club, Laurellee Burt, Nyla Winslow and Clara Burt of the Ripley Club.
The Young Riders and Ripley 4-H clubs joined forces with the Dodge Center American Legion last week to help out a Dodge Center family that lost their home in a fire on Jan. 6. The Legion serves burgers every Thursday night and last week the two 4-H Clubs were on hand to provide ice cream sundaes to...
It was a Blind Date with a Book at the Kasson Public Library last week. As Kiersten Hall holds the books about Tasse, the little dog, Carmen Tribbett tells how she came to write the children’s book to help youngsters understand Alzheimer’s Disease.
After 15 years as a wedding videographer, Kiersten Hall decided to write down the stories of the  mishaps and adventures of her job. After 18 years of caring for her husband as he progressed through the stages of Alzheimer’s Disease, Carmen Tribbett decided to use children’s books as a way to talk...

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