Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Dodge County Independent

College can be a stressful time with all of the homework, essays and exams, but for Kasson-Mantorville High School graduate Nancy (Tietz) Lovaas it was even more challenging, as she was diagnosed with cancer halfway through.  Lovaas was awarded the 2015 Sandy Schumacher Courage Award from the...
I sit in my cozy kitchen and write this column for not only the first issue of November but the first in the Dodge County Independent.   Looking back, for many years those living in the area and others who moved away, continued to receive the local newspaper to let them know about their former...
The Dodge County fairgrounds could serve as a place where truck drivers park their vehicles this winter if the city and fair board agree on who should plow the area. Sue Alberts, a member of the fair board, brought the issue to the Kasson City Council last week asking if the city would plow a...
It’s 1936 and William Gillette, a Broadway actor known for his portrayal of Sherlock Holmes, has invited friends to his mansion on Christmas Eve as he recovers from a gunshot wound fired by an unknown assailant. But when a guest is murdered Gillette reverts to his Holmes persona to find the...
Trina Fjerstad (7) spikes the ball between two Cannon Falls defenders on Saturday afternoon.
The Kasson-Mantorville and Stewartville volleyball teams have routinely butted heads late in the season. For the third time in the past five years, the KoMets and Tigers will renew their acquaintances on Thursday night when they play for the Section 1AA West championship at the Mayo Civic Center.“K...
A Triton player tries to place the ball between two Stewartville defenders during its sub-section quarterfinal match on Tuesday night.
The Triton volleyball team had their season come to a close on Oct. 27 when they were swept by the hands of the Stewartville Tigers in a Section 1AA West quarterfinal. Although the result is disappointing, the Cobras showed plenty of grit during the season and show some promise going forward....
Beginning with next week’s edition of the Dodge County Independent, the newspaper will have a new print schedule.  The DCI will now be printed on Wednesdays instead of the previous schedule of Tuesdays. That means subscribers will receive their newspaper one day later than what they have been...
“Feeding People. Changing Lives.” That is exactly what the Kasson-Mantorville School District hopes to do for the sixth annual Student Food Drive, sponsored by the Channel One Regional Food Bank.  The mission of the drive is “to unite and empower area high school students in the commitment to feed...
Rilee Bjerke is one in a million for more than one reason. Every minute spent with Rilee is a miracle and not taken for granted.  Rilee and her family have been fighting for her life every second since she was just two years old. Rilee, 16, is a sophomore at Kasson-Mantorville.  At the age of two,...


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Kasson, MN 55944

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