Sunday, September 24, 2017

Dodge County Independent

K-M’s Paul Schultz works the ball down eld against Lake City.
In the season opener against Concordia Academy, Kasson- Mantorville boys soccer coach Leo Barbosa liked what he saw from his team. The KoMets were able to play sound defensively and were able to push the ball ahead to generate scoring opportunities which in turn generated confidence....
Kasson-Mantorville’s Ethan Shea outruns a pair of Cannon Falls defenders for a big gain in the second quarter.
For a good chunk of the players on the field, the first game of the football season represents the first real varsity action in a young career. When that type of adrenaline hits, sometimes players can be too fired up and make costly mistakes that help a young player learn and grow. Other times,...
Charles Miller displays a check he earned during the Minnesota State Fair poultry competition. The Kasson teenager earned the Poultry Prince title.
Charles Miller, 17, of Kasson, was named Poultry Prince on Aug. 27 during the Minnesota State Fair. Mikayla Schlosser, 15, of Maple Plain, was named Poultry Princess. “It’s just really cool, because I’ve been working for it for two years,” said Miller, who lives on an 80-acre farm south of...
Del and Manny Guajardo are pictured earlier this year at their Kasson business, Sophia’s Thrift Store. The couple will take two truck- loads of basic supplies to Texas, for victims of Hurricane Harvey.
Del and Manny Guajardo have endured a major flood, carbon monoxide poisoning, their son’s rare bone disease – and a near-miss with the Oklahoma City bombing in 1995. They have been giving back by helping people in need at their Kasson business, Sophia’s Thrift Store, which opened in October,...
Valerie Sauder of Dodge County holds a baby lamb for anxious fairgoers in the Miracle of Birth Center at the Minnesota State Fair last week. Sauder served as a barn assistant for half of the Fair and also as a state 4-H ambassador.
Through citizenship education and leadership activities, a Dodge County teenager has engaged in positive promotion of Minnesota 4-H by serving as a state ambassador. In her second year as a 4-H ambassador, Valerie Sauder served in a leadership role this year during the Minnesota State Fair....
The Kasson-Mantorville boys soccer team played against Concordia Academy on August 24th.
The Kasson-Mantorville boys soccer team opened their season this week by traveling to Roseville to face Concordia Academy on August 24. While the 1-0 loss was a disappointing way to open the season, head coach Leo Barbosa remained encouraged with some of the things the KoMets were able to do...
K-M’s Laurel Woodrum plays the ball up eld in the second half of the KoMets’ season opener against Park on August 24.
The Kasson-Mantorville girls soccer team opened up their 2017 season last week as they hosted Park of Cottage Grove on August 24. While the weather was perfect and the action was fierce, the KoMets would come up empty handed at KMTelecom Stadium falling in a 1-0 match. Despite the defeat, head...
Luverne and Cathy Vangness were named Phantom Garden winners during the 2016 Marigold Days celebration in Mantorville.
Marigold Days committee members have so many favorite events, it's hard to choose just one. " I always look forward to the antique and flea market," Paul Larsen, Mantorville's Chamber of Commerce secretary. "The owner show is always nice- and that's kind of what started it all. And of course, the...
Longtime truck driver Scott Connor, New Ulm, is pictured during the 2016 Big Iron Classic event in Kasson.
Jim Finn was inspired upon visiting big truck shows in the mid-1990s. The Mantorville man started up the Big Iron Classic truck show, for semi-trucks and trailers, in 2000. It has grown. Finn estimates that, depending on the weather, around 20,000 people will visit this year’s 18th-annual Big...

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