Friday, November 16, 2018

Dodge County Independent

Choose smoke alarms that have the label of a recognized testing laboratory.Install smoke alarms inside each bedroom, outside each sleeping area and on every level of the home, including the basement.On levels without bedrooms, install alarms in the living room (or den or family room) or near the...
• Three out of five home fire deaths in 2007-2011 were caused by fires in homes with no smoke alarms or no working smoke alarms.• Working smoke alarms cut the risk of dying in reported home fires in half.• In fires considered large enough to activate the smoke alarm, hardwired alarms operated 93%...
 With the new school year kicking into full gear this past week, the Dodge County Independent is searching for stories about teachers.Specifically, we’re looking for area teachers who’ve made an impact on their students. We want area residents, young or old, to share stories about the teachers who...
The fire department committee was disbanded; the open meeting law was discussed along with a potential change in the animal ordinance at last week’s Kasson City Council meeting.  Mayor Steve Johnson told the council and the audience “as of now there will be no fire committee, I will handle it.”   “...
What may look like a normal backpack is actually a bag that provides nutrition, eases anxiety, improves attention span, raises academic performance and increases self-esteem.  The Kasson-Mantorville School District will officially launch its Food for Friends Backpack Program on Oct. 9. The program...
Dodge Media, the parent company of the Dodge County Independent newspaper, has taken over ownership of Dodge County Printing.  The transaction was finalized Sept. 16, transferring ownership of the printing shop from Sueann Johnson to Rick Bussler, the owner of Dodge Media. Dodge County Printing is...
There are times in life when it seems like a goal that one wants to obtain is unreachable. Sometimes, that can be as simple as losing a couple pounds or going back to school to pursue a degree.  However, it tends to get complicated when life gets in the way. People get married. They have a job....
The KoMet sideline celebrates the game-winning score in Friday’s 28-25 victory over Byron on Friday night.
 With a 1-4 record coming into Friday night’s tilt with Byron, it’s easy to say that things haven’t gone according to plan for the Kasson-Mantorville football team. While the team has made its share of mistakes that have cost games, the one thing that can be said is that the KoMets haven’t stopped...
As we progress through Dodge County’s remodel and building projects for the year, things are starting to look at little different here at the Sheriff’s Office. If you haven’t been to the courthouse in Mantorville for a while, you’ll find that County Administration, Driver’s License, Tax, Planning...
A man and a woman from Dodge County with alleged connections to a Mexican drug cartel are facing serious drug charges after police took 19 pounds of methamphetamine off the streets. Heriberto Hurquides Salazar, 21, and Alejandra Jasmin Ochoa, 22, both of Mantorville, have been charged in Dodge...

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411 E. Main St.
P.O. Box 247
Blooming Prairie, MN 55917

Dodge County Independent
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121 West Main St.
Kasson, MN 55944

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Kasson, MN 55944

 

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