Thursday, December 13, 2018

Dodge County Independent

The K-M Lions presented a check from the October Scrap Metal drive to Dodge County Food Shelf Manager Audrey Irwin for $1,600. K-M Lions, from left: Jim Heitkamp, Larry Berghuis, Jerry Boyd, President Mark Packard and Wayne Hendrickson.
In October, the K-M Lions Club held its annual scrap metal drive. The annual event is a way to fundraise money for a local Dodge County cause as a way to help out the community. This year the Lions raised $1,600 for the Dodge County Food Shelf and recently that check was presented by the local...
There are many different paths for children as they receive their education. Growing up, some kids take to their path of learning like a fish to water. However, some other students may also need a little push that helps them get to where they want to be. In the Kasson-Mantorville district, there is...
In Minnesota, 1 out of 10 people are hungry, according to Virginia Merritt, executive director of Channel One Regional Food Bank. That's why food banks like Channel One are so important. In the middle of November, the regional food bank began its 2018 Holiday Campaign, with a objective of raising...
For several years, the Dodge County boys hockey team has done its part in the battle to help support the fight against cancer. On Dec. 8, the Wildcats gathered the community during their game with Becker-Big Lake for the team’s annual Stick It To Cancer event, which raises funds for the Eagles...
K-M 4 graders Sydney Swanson (left) and Diamond Pollard (right) helped to bring a district wide winter clothes drive this year to the schools.
Last year, Kasson-Mantorville fourth graders, Diamond Pollard and Sydney Swanson, saw that a group of people were helping to pick up trash and thought it would be great to do a community service project to help the community. From there they brainstormed and thought that it would be a good idea to...
Eric James Marquardt (32) of Dodge Center, was charged on Monday with one felony count of fleeing a peace officer in a motor vehicle, and one misdemeanor count of reckless driving. According to the complaint, on Dec.8 Deputy Breuer observed a vehicle cross the fog line and centerline and take a...
A pair of area newspapers will cease publication effective this week, the owner announced in this week’s editions. Community News Corp., which publishes the Byron Review and Star Herald of Dodge Center, made the announcement on the front pages of the newspapers this week. Larry and Melanie Dobson...
On Friday morning Dodge County Sheriff, Scott Rose, presented Samantha Pettey with one of nineteen scholarships given out this year by the Minnesota Sheriffs’ Association.   Each year individuals who are planning on becoming a Peace Officer in the state of Minnesota are able to apply for the...
A few years ago, a memorial golf tournament was started in honor of the late Loring Guenther, who was a Captain for the Dodge County Sheriff’s Office.   The goal of the tournament was to raise money for Toys for Tots, a charity that has been near and dear to the hearts of Guenther and his wife Deb...
  For many years the Triton Chapter of the MN Honor Society have helped those in need by hosting an annual blood drive.   While at first they started off by having one per year in the last five years that has expanded to one drive per semester.   Shelby Maloney, the President of the Triton...

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Kasson, MN 55944

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