Friday, July 10, 2020

Dodge County Independent

This has been a year unlike any other and that’s especially true for Byron’s Amy Kyllo; but for her it’s been a unique year for an entirely different reason other than COVID-19.             For the past 10 months she’s served as the 66th Princess Kay of the Milky Way.             As Princess Kay,...
Cade Spreiter, a 2020 graduate of Kasson-Mantorville High School was inducted into the Naval Academy Class of 2024 Thursday, June 25, and will begin six challenging weeks of basic midshipman training as part of Plebe Summer. Approximately 1,200 candidates are selected each year for the Academy's "...
If you drive by Randy Scott’s home you will often find him detailing a car in his yard.
Randolph “Randy” Scott grew up in Augusta, GA where His his father worked as a prison guard in a family of four boys. Randy said he played football and basketball while in high school and would play tennis in the city parks and was in the scout program.                   He had a variety of jobs...
Moriah Mastin, 16, is accustomed to kids playing the ‘hold your breath underwater’ game at the Kasson Aquatic Center where she’s a lifeguard. But something told her there was something wrong with a preschool girl who was underwater for too long just five minutes into her shift on Tuesday, June 30....
Accused killer Lois Riess entered a not guilty plea Tuesday morning in Dodge County District Court.Riess made the plea remotely from the Steele County Detention Center in Owatonna where she has been held since Friday.This was Riess’ first court appearance on Minnesota charges accusing her of...
Watching a handful of the nation’s larger school districts openly and enthusiastically cancelling contracts with their local law enforcement for their School Resource Officers leaves many of us in law enforcement both puzzled and concerned. School District officials have indicated in many of these...
A member of the Mantorville VFW unit for more than 60 years, Harold Wilke rode on the VFW float during one of the Marigold Days parades.
Harold Wilke has lived in Kasson since 1954 but was born in 1926 near Wasioja where he lived on a small farm with a sister, Ruth; a twin brother, Harry and another brother, Leonard. He started first grade at the school in Wasioja but when his parents moved to manage the old county poor farm between...
For K-M kicker and punter Aaron, Thursday, June 18, was a big day. That’s because it was the day he received a pair of letters form Nick Goeser, special teams coordinator for North Dakota State University (NDSU). In one of the letters Goeser wrote, “I think NDSU might be a great fit for you.”...
The Byron school board discussed Byron participating in the Inside Out Initiative and the filing deadline for the four four-year term positions open for the school board election on Tuesday, Nov. 3, during its meeting on Monday, June 15. Activities Director Jon Buchanan presented on the Inside Out...
After months of speculation as to what will move into the closed Shopko building in Kasson, it is now official that the structure will be remodeled into a commercial retail center. A.C.S. of Kasson officially closed on the 36,000 sq. ft. building on May 27. Shopko filed for bankruptcy in 2019 and...

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