Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Dodge County Independent

Luke Scherger’s request to expand his existing feedlot from 3750 head/1125 animal units of finishing hogs to 7500 head/2250 animal units was unanimously approved by the Dodge County Planning Commission last week. The request now goes to the County Board for final approval. Feedlots have become a...
A swimmer comes up for air during a breaststroke race.
The climate in the state of Minnesota is one that is constantly changing. In the winter, the struggle to stay warm as temperatures dip under zero is one that can be defeated by simply putting on another jacket or a couple more layers of clothing. But, in the summer, it’s not that easy. As the...
Last Saturday’s Hogfest celebration saw more than its share of full size tractors between the antique tractor show and the parade. And there were some children’s size pedal tractors in town.  But a look at a display on Front Street revealed a table full of scaled-down replicas of steam and gas...
One-hundred-fifty tractors will be leading the big parade from Pine Island to West Concord on Sunday, Aug. 21. This will be the 11th annual “Tractor Drive” sponsored by the Pine Island Lions, said Dean Weis, one of the drive organizers. The drive always starts in Pine Island, he said, but tries to...
They were “Horsin’ Around” at the Dodge County Fairgrounds Sunday afternoon as the Dodge County Saddle Club put on a free event. Area residents were invited to come to the fairgrounds and learn about horses. There were pony rides for the kids, Bruce Ebnet was giving wagon rides to everyone who was...
Check out our new tab - Public Safety to see Sheriff Scott Rose's Column and other public safety articles. Go to Dodge County and find the Public Safety below. I had a deputy walk in my office last week and tell me, “I was called a racist today on a traffic stop!”  With everything going on in our...
During the two-week speed enforcement campaign across Minnesota in July, officers issued more than 13,000 citations, including 33 in Dodge County. The Dodge County Sheriff’s Office led the county with 12 speeding citations followed by Kasson Police with 11 and West Concord Police with 10. The...
"Steve Johnson filed the necessary paperwork to withdraw from the ballot," Kasson Community Development Director Mike Martin said.
Within the first few hours of filing for city offices on Tuesday, two candidates emerged as contenders for mayor of Kasson in this fall’s election.  Current mayor Steve Johnson filed for re-election and will be challenged by at least one other person, Chris McKern. Both own businesses in Kasson....
K-M’s Lucas Heimer (right) tries to get around a Winona Cotter defender on Saturday morning.
The Kasson-Mantorville boys basketball team is in a period of transition this summer as Terry Pederson takes over for Kelly Raymond as the head coach. While some of the things are a work in progress under Pederson, the KoMets have responded well and had a solid showing at a tournament in Winona...


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