Sunday, September 24, 2017

Dodge County Independent

It was a dark and stormy and hot and beautiful Dodge County Fair. The 160th-annual event, held July 19-23 in Kasson, featured an early bout of heavy rain, and Fairgoers took shelter when tornado sirens went off Wednesday. Hot weather set in Friday and Saturday. And Sunday was lovely. The...
The Dodge County Sheriff has confirmed his office is investigating a possible tornado touchdown Wednesday afternoon north of Claremont. Sheriff Scott Rose told the DCI that emergency management director Matt Maas will be surveying damage with weather officials to determine if it was a tornado that...
Members of the Kasson-Mantorville 14u baseball team pose for a team photo after being awarded the Youth 1st Team Award prior to a game in Kasson last week. The team earned the award after a vote by the umpires in various tournaments throughout the season.
The Owatonna Huskies Bullpen Club in partnership with Youth 1st, The Walser Foundation, Federated Insurance, Jostens, Pearson, Cashwise, Bennerotte & Associates and the Minnesota Twins Community Fund have selected the Mantorville KoMets Baseball Team as the recipient of a Youth 1st Team...
Kasson-Mantorville softball player Addie Murry (right) and Meredith Wright took part in the Colorado Sizzler Tournament over the Independence Day week. The pair also participated in the 18u tournament’s All-Star game.
In Minnesota, the softball season can be one filled with wet and cold weather as teams try to hack it out over a two month period to gure out which team is the best in the state. Because of the post-ponements and quick nature of games, the softball season seems to fly by in the spring and most...
Water has been lowered for repairs on the Zumbro River dam in Mantorville.
If you think the water near the dam in Mantorville seems lower than usual, you’re not imagining things. Mantorville Mayor Chuck Bradford said the city lowered the water level temporarily so workers could do some maintenance on the walkway and the structure underneath the dam.  The city...
The Osman Shrine Dragon Patrol, of Rochester, added color to Kasson’s 2016 Festival in the Park. This year’s event is scheduled for Aug. 10-13.
It’s quite a lineup for Kasson’s 28th-annual Festival in the Park, set for Aug. 10-13 in and around Veterans Memorial Park. You could watch blacksmithing demonstrations, go splat! or WHOP! in the belly-flop contest, help lead your team in archery “combat,” and try an obstacle course challenge...
Runners finish the Wyatt’s Sunshine 5K Walk/Run on May 13 in Kasson. Donations totaling more than $8,500 will help the National Alliance on Mental Illness.
A total of $8,554.51 was raised during the Wyatt’s Sunshine 5K Walk/Run on May 13 in Kasson, according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness’ Southeast Minnesota afliate in Rochester.  Hundreds of people participated in the event at Veterans Memorial Park. It honored the memory of...
Public safety officials responded Friday afternoon, July 14, to a single-vehicle rollover near Houston’s Greenhouse on North Mantorville Avenue in Kasson. A Jeep Cherokee rolled onto its top. Visible responders included Kasson police and firefighters and the Minnesota State Patrol. Further...
The weather was perfect for racing on Friday night at Chateau Raceway in Lansing and the racing was as spectacular as the reworks that capped off the night. After three straight weeks of rainouts, Mother Nature allowed the season to resume. It was just the sixth night of racing action this...
Sauder is joined by two of the three sheep she will show at the County Fair.
The Dodge County Fair features plenty of crops, but the cream of the crop is a Dodge County 4-H participant who is now a leader of leaders. Val Sauder, a Pine Island senior and member of 4-H for the past 10 years, recently earned a spot on the leadership team for the 4-H state ambassadors. “I...

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