Monday, April 22, 2019

Dodge County Independent

This may officially be Fire Prevention Week but Triton Elementary students got an early look at fire equipment last week as firefighters from the Dodge Center and West Concord Departments visited with students in pre-kindergarten through second grade. Though the presentations varied depending on...
The Ash Borer was found in September in this row of ash trees on Holy Family Catholic Church property. the trap set by the U.S.D.A. is deep purple, a color that attracts the bugs, and hangs high up in the canopy of the tree nearest Highway 57.
Dodge County has been placed under an emergency quarantine by the state Department of Agriculture after an emerald ash borer was found in a trap mounted to an ash tree in Kasson in September. The trap and the infected tree are located between the high school and the Holy Family Catholic Church,...
Ben Triehy stands next to the gaga pit that he helped assemble in his journey to become an Eagle Scout.
One of the biggest parts of the journey to becoming an Eagle Scout is a service project. A Kasson-Mantorville High School student has turned that part of his journey into something fun for middle school student. KMHS Junior Ben Triehy first played Gaga Ball, a sort of one ball dodgeball game played...
Triton running back Drew Kelly leaps out of the reach of a Chatfield defender.
The Triton football team has been known as a team that loves to run the football. With a physical style of play, the Cobras have seen plenty of success over the years and for the beginning of this season, it didn’t seem like that philosophy had changed. However, last Friday night, Triton opened up...
Kasson-Mantorville students are getting to know a new School Resource Officer in the 2016-2017 school year after former SRO Jason Peck was promoted to Sergeant.  With the recent changes in the Kasson Police Department, Officer Jesse Kasel recently made the transition from Patrol Officer to School...
Southeastern Minnesota residents were cleaning up this weekend after a series of torrential rains went through the area last week. The rain began last Tuesday night and continued steadily into Thursday before settling into sporadic showers that continued throughout the weekend. Several inches of...
The K-M girls soccer coach shares a laugh with his team after the win over Byron. The victory was Soderberg’s 200th career victory.
Throughout their high school career, there are some moments that will stick through a player’s mind forever. Sometimes it can be something as simple as a rivalry trophy that’s defended through everything that they have or it’s wanting to win a game for their coach who has spent the time and energy...
The Kasson-Mantorville volleyball team has some high goals to achieve this season and the middle part of the schedule is where some of those goals can start to become reality. With a difficult schedule that includes the high competition in the Hiawatha Valley League schedule as well as some key...
At the end of the previous school year, the Kasson-Mantorville district received word that it would be awarded a grant from Safe Routes to School. This national program makes sure that students are able to safely walk or bike to school.  Since those in the district found out that it had been...
Every teacher knows that there are things he or she needs for the classroom. And then there are those things that are not really needed but could definitely enhance the learning process for all students. The “needs” are supplied by the school district but what about the “wants?” There are ways to...

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