Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Dodge County Independent

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...
The 2016 K-M Blue Diamonds include Caitera Thome, Abby Zahn, Gabby Grover, Kayli Zelinske, Faith Tenkley, Ashlee Tenkley, Elle Hager, Libby Maxon, Ashlyn Maxson, Lizzie Johnson, Madisyn Hairsine and coaches Clint Thome, Mark Zahn and Travis Wiuff.
The K-M Blue Diamonds were recognized on Friday afternoon for their outstanding sportsmanship with the Youth 1st Team Sportsmanship Award for their conduct during a tournament in Owatonna last month.  The Youth 1st Team Award recognizes positive behavior from players, coaches and everyone...
It was one of the hottest and most humid days of the summer when the group of nearly 40 bicyclists pedaled into West Concord. They arrived at Veterans Park about noon where they stopped briefly to rehydrate and grab a snack from the van accompanying them while several headed to Ginny’s Drive-In or...
Organizers of Claremont’s annual Hogfest celebration say some changes made for this year will make the annual event more family friendly and fun than ever. The event kicks off Saturday morning at 8 a.m. with a 5K Fun Run/Walk and coed volleyball, human foosball and coed softball tournaments at 8 a....
He may not be Tiger Woods, but for years Minnesota native Bill Israelson has been tearing up the courses around the country as a professional golfer. The 59-year-old has an impressive list of accomplishments on his golf record. Some of them include playing in three U.S. Opens, winning many...
It could have been a much different scene as a plane crashed and flipped over on a country road outside of Dodge Center Friday morning. Three people escaped serious injury as they essentially walked away unscathed.  The crash happened on County Road 9 just south of 630th Street northeast of Dodge...
Claremont is gearing up for its annual Hogfest celebration with this year’s event scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 6. There have been a couple of changes made to the event this year, organizers said, as the event has been scaled back to one day. The event is aimed at being family friendly and all...


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