Saturday, August 15, 2020

dci@Kmtel.com

The Kasson Police Department helped multiple kids enjoy the joy of giving back last week during the annual Shop With a Cop event.
Three years ago Jesse Reding, the Kasson Police Department Investigator was approached by Tracy Fogeleon about starting a local Shop With a Cop event. Ever since then they have done just that. After starting the annual event they were able to get the Local Business Leaders group on board right...
Santa Claus stopped by the Blooming Prairie Elementary School recently and took time to say “hello” to Jaxon Harberts, a graduate of the school last year. Jaxon is recovering from injuries suffered in a car crash last Sept. 7 that claimed the lives of his mother and sister.
It was a day that changed the lives of seventh grader Jaxon Harberts and his father Brandon forever. The day was Friday, Sept. 7, 2018, the fourth day of a new school year. Jaxon was a passenger in his mother's car, carrying the two of them and his sister Emerson on their way to school in Blooming...
This week staff members of the Dodge County Independent present their first ever Christmas gift to readers. It’s the gift of good news. The front page, along with several pages inside, has been devoted to good news stories. We have made an intentional effort to deviate from the usual practice of...
This week staff members of the Dodge County Independent present their first ever Christmas gift to readers. It’s the gift of good news. The front page, along with several pages inside, has been devoted to good news stories. We have made an intentional effort to deviate from the usual practice of...
Duane Bartel took his seat on the Triton School Board Monday night after being sworn in by Board Chair Jim Jensen. Bartel was appointed to fill a vacancy created by the resignation of board member Rodney Dostal. With the formality of the swearing in over, the board turned its attention to the...
The Kasson- Mantorville School Board approved the 2019 payable tax levy on Mon- day night during their regu- larly scheduled school board meeting. The levy amount approved by the board was set at $5,076, 836.21. The levy increase will be a increase of 4.52 percent compared to last year. Despite the...
As the Star Herald of Dodge Center ended publication last week, it leaves only one newspaper in existence in Dodge County. Over the years dating as far back as 1857, there have been newspapers in seven communities throughout Dodge County, though they hadn’t all been in operation at the same time....
Minnesota State Trooper Mitch Elzen of Dodge County is considered one of the top DWI enforcers in the state. This year he has an impressive 146 DWI arrests to date.
Every year the Minnesota State Patrol gives an award called the “Eagle Award” for the top DWI enforcer in the state. In 2018, for the first time ever a trooper from the outstate, Mitch Elzen, won the award. Elzen, who lives in Dodge County, patrols southeastern Minnesota, mostly Dodge and Olmsted...
For more than 40 years Larry Dobson has been in the world of community newspapers. While his career in telling countless stories in the community came to an end last week with the closing of his two newspapers, the Byron Review and Star Herald, his career, along with his wife Melanie’s, have been...
  A 24 year old Blooming Prairie man was arrested last night in Dodge County after allegedly failing to stop for a school bus. According to the complaint, on Dec. 18, a Dodge County Deputy Sheriff was dispatched regarding a school bus arm violation that had occured. The driver of the school bus...

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411 E. Main St.
P.O. Box 247
Blooming Prairie, MN 55917
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Kasson, MN 55944
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Kasson, MN 55944
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