Thursday, December 13, 2018

Dodge County Independent

The Kasson-Mantorville Learning Innovation Grant program has provided numerous opportunities for students to enhance their education in the district. A programmable robot that was added to Lisa Bronk’s classroom got an outstanding reaction when it was brought to life.
When discussing the Learning Innovation Grant Program, Kasson-Mantorville Director of Teaching and Learning Kelly Braun has one picture in mind. When former Project Lead the Way teacher Lisa Bronk used the program to acquire a grant to purchase a programmable robot for her classroom, the kids were...
The book report has been a necessary evil for middle school students and teachers for decades. The concept is a simple one in which a student reads a book and is assigned to describe the story to their teacher to show comprehension. In most cases, the book report is a cut and dry assignment that...
Last week 47 children in the community dedicated a week of learning and rehearsing as they got ready for performances of the ‘Christmas Carol’ which was performed last Friday and Saturday. The production began last Monday with auditions for each part, with at least one role being guaranteed to...
S.E.M.C.A.C. showed their appreciation for drivers for Meals On Wheels and a Team of volunteers who serve at the KASSON SENIOR DINING at Sunwood Apts recently. Melissa Almer, Senior Advocate, Annette Peterson,Program Coordinator and Kelly Scott. Site coordinator, served the lunch thanking the...
A few years ago a community Christmas Tree was put up and decorated at Veterans Park in Kasson. While the tree was put up and decorated by a group, there was no celebration for it. Last week that wasn’t the case as the Kasson Park Board hosted the first annual Tree Lighting Ceremony. “Other towns...
  Last year KMES 4 graders, Diamond Pollard and Sydney  Swanson saw that a group of people were helping to pick up trash and thought, wouldn’t it 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 have a toy...
Every year different communities across Dodge County celebrate Christmas by having celebrations in their towns. That is the case this year once again as local communities are gearing up for their different events. The following is a list of information about the different Christmas celebrations...
   This winter the Dodge Center Public Library is stepping outside of the bounds of typical library items. Patrons will literally be able to step outside on eight pairs of snowshoes. The library has acquired four pairs of adult sized snowshoes and four pairs of youth sized snowshoes through a grant...
A few years ago a community Christmas Tree was put up and decorated at Veterans Park in Kasson.   While the tree was put up and decorated by a group there was no celebration for it.   Tonight that will not be the case as the Kasson Park Board will be hosting a Tree Lighting Ceremony at 6:30 p.m....
 Michael James McIntosh, 56, was charged on Thursday, in Dodge County, with one count of Terroristic Threats- Cause or Attempt to Cause Terror.   According to the complaint filed in Dodge County District Court, on Nov. 27, Sgt. Peck received a report from dispatch regarding a 911 hang-up and was...

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