Saturday, August 24, 2019

Dodge County Independent

Kasson-Mantorville volleyball captains Madie Bigelow (left), Kendra Stenzel (center) and Jesse Riker are greeted by their teammates as they raise their trophy for fourth-place at the Class AA State Volleyball tournament last weekend.
The end of a season can be a bittersweet time for most teams. When the smoke clears from weeks of playoff competition, there’s only one team that gets to end their season with a victory while others are left to reflect on something they could have done differently or what progress they had made...
For his whole life, Bobby Fellows has been around the dog kennel business. And now he is bringing that business to Dodge County.   Bob’s Animal Friends has made the move to right outside of Mantorville. The business, originally based in Rochester, offers daycare and boarding for dogs. The boarding...
West Concord, a town with a population of about 800 at the 2010 census, had nine people run for four offices in the general election. City Administrator Theresa Booms said, “It was a great turnout for the city of West Concord. Just by the number of candidates that applied just shows great spirit...
An early morning crash Tuesday has taken the life of a 66-year-old man in Dodge County. Severt R. Fiksen of Dodge Center was killed in the crash on Highway 56 north of Hayfield. He was driving a Ford Focus that smashed head-on into a Chevy Silverado. The State Patrol reported that the Chevy was...
Mantorville has an amazing group of volunteers that serve on the Park Board. The town is justly proud of its parks; it has as many as other towns that are far larger in population.  October 15, a group of these intrepid volunteers installed playground equipment at Mantor Field. Chair of the Park...
Next weekend, Kasson-Mantorville students will perform the first show in the high school’s recently completed performing arts center, “The Sound of Music.” The show’s director promises the community that the students’ hard work since the beginning of the year will pay off.  “This is as close to...
Celebrations like these were a common occurence for the Kasson-Mantorville volleyball team last week as they defeated Stewartville and Plainview-Elgin-Millville to earn a trip to the Class AA State Volleyball tournament.
For the duration of the season, K-M volleyball coach Adam VanOort has tried to tell his team that there are highs and lows throughout the course of the year and even those highs and lows can take place during the course of a single match. In addition, he believed that the team that plays closest to...
In the last four years, the number of families accessing the SEMCAC Food Shelf has doubled, Triton High School FFA Advisor Robert Ickler said. The students involved in FFA are working to guarantee that the hundreds of families accessing this food shelf are able to have food to eat.  For their...
er Dodge County and a conditional use permit for one more was approved by the Dodge County Planning Commission Nov 2. Also approved were an interim use permit for a new mine for pit run sand and for a home on less than 53 acres in the agricultural district. Public hearings were held during the...
Members of the West Concord EDA discussed the future of the 207 West Main Street building at its Nov. 7 meeting.  The EDA chose to table any discussion on moving forward with the sale of the building. The potential buyers of the space will wait until the issue is discussed at next month’s EDA...

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