Saturday, August 24, 2019

Dodge County Independent

West Concord residents stepped up again this year to donate a record number of socks and air fresheners for the veterans at the Minnesota Veterans Home in Hastings. Each year the West Concord American Legion Auxiliary collects the socks and air fresheners for the veterans. Staff at the home say...
Summer Art Camps return to the Mantorville Art Guild this year. Seventeen art programs are scheduled throughout the summer, said the Art Guild’s Theresa Hoaglund. The camps begin on June 10 with two day Pottery classes. Two pottery classes for ages eight to 10  are scheduled for June 10 and 11 and...
The Triton  community came together last week to present 26 flags and stands to the Triton High School. The flags will be placed in all high school classrooms.
Triton High School classrooms will each have an American flag when school resumes next fall thanks to the efforts of several Triton area groups. The 26 flags and stands were presented to Triton High School officials last week. The idea for the flags came from Triton High School Teacher Ali Horejsi...
After almost three decades of being the driver’s education coordinator for Kasson-Mantorville, Bryan Johnson will be passing the keys to Dillon Denter as Denter will now the driver’s education coordinator.
Almost four decades ago, Bryan Johnson began his career as a driver's education teacher for Kasson-Mantorville. Although, he will still be continuing to teach the course this fall, he will be passing off his responsibility of being the drivers education coordinator, to Dillon Denter, who has been...
Last Thursday, members of the Olmsted County Sheriff’s Office, were called to a farm home in rural Byron, for someone who may had been shot. After hours of having County Road 3 shut down, and multiple agencies investigating, Captain Scott Behrns, of the Olmsted County Sheriff’s Office, explained...
Rachel Johnson and School Board member Amy Olson, share a hug during the K-M graduation on Sunday.
Four years ago, Kasson-Mantorville High School Principal Trent Langemo, and a freshman class started at the school together. Now four years later, that same class walked across the graduation stage, on Sunday. During the graduation ceremony School Board Chairperson, Kent Harfmann, spoke to the...
Karissa Otterbein says she has been drawing since she was a little child. “Since I could write I’ve been drawing,” she said. While she hasn’t taken an art class since ninth grade she has continued to draw, has been a member of the Triton Art Club and is capping her high school career by designing...
15 years ago Josh Larsen graduated from Kasson-Mantorville High School. This September, the current Stewartville Middle School principal will once again be in the district, this time as the K-M Middle School Principal. Larsen was chosen after 33 candidates applied to be the next middle school...
When Hayfield K-12 Principal Grant Klennert, was preparing his high school graduation speech last week, he decided to get advice from an unconventional group. Instead of talking to other administrators or staff members, he decided to stop by the two kindergarten classes and ask the students to give...
Finally, more than a year after the death of David Riess, his wife, Lois, has been charged in connection with his murder. On Wednesday, the Minnesota Attorney General’s Office charged Lois Riess of Blooming Prairie with first-degree pre-meditated murder and second-degree murder. Riess remains...


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