Saturday, May 25, 2019

Dodge County Independent

Finally, more than a year after the death of David Riess, his wife, Lois, has been charged in connection with his murder. On Wednesday, the Minnesota Attorney General’s Office charged Lois Riess of Blooming Prairie with first-degree pre-meditated murder and second-degree murder. Riess remains...
The Kasson-Mantorville girls golf team shot a school record 353 at a HVL match in Pine Island on May 16. The KoMets’ score was helped out by Elizabeth Fagerlind’s round of 72.
For the second time this season, the Kasson- Mantorville girls golf team hit a new low. In most cases, that would be a bad thing, but in the game of golf, hitting a low is the mark of a tremendous season. The KoMets’ new low happened last week as K-M headed to Pine Island for the third HVL match of...
Sister Mary Eliot Crowley is one of the Sisters of St. Francis in Rochester who are actively involved in educating people about sexual trafficking and how to recognize it.
Human trafficking is a problem even in southeastern Minnesota, members of the St. John’s Lutheran Church women’s group and their guests were told recently. Sister Mary Eliot Crowley of the Sisters of St. Francis in Rochester and Kathy Flippin, a retired nurse at St. Marys Hospital who now is a co-...
It was a fun day for area elementary students last week at the Dodge County Fairgrounds as students participated in farm safety day.
Third graders at Triton Elementary School headed to the Dodge County Fairgrounds recently for a day of learning about safety, courtesy of the Triton FFA Chapter. The students were divided into two groups with one group visiting a grain elevator while the second group was at the fairgrounds. The...
The KoMet Pantry will be opening this fall at Kasson-Mantorville High School to help make sure that all students have the food and clothes they need to be successful.
Over the last few years, Kasson Mantorville High School staff members have noticed an increase of students and families needing things like food, school supplies, and other personal hygiene items. That’s why after having success of serving about 25 families through the high school food shelf, a...
When the school buses pull away from Triton Elementary School next month it will mean retirement for long-time district employees Julie Bowman and Cindy Lutterman.
When the buses pull away from Triton Elementary School on the last day of classes next month, it will be a bittersweet day for Julie Bowman and Cindy Lutterman. The two women, who have worked for the school for 36 and 28 years respectively, will be retiring at the end of the year. They both started...
The Triton School Board approved a number of personnel decisions Monday night, several of which indicated a new direction for the administration. Contracts were approved for Mary Morem as elementary school principal and Luke Lutterman as secondary school principal. A contract for Shane VanBeek as...
Brad Pfeifer of Byron, along with his daughter Ava and a friend, Casper Aldrich, rang the church bell at Westifled Church in Westfield Township on Sunday, May 19 to open a special spring worship service. The Rev. Heidi Heimgartner led the service.
This being the planting season, divine intervention is often asked. The Rev. Heidi Heimgartner of First Lutheran Church of Blooming Prairie provided a special blessing of the fields and farmers at a Westfield Church Spring Worship Service on Sunday, May 19. She performed the blessing, emphasizing...
As the Hayfield Activities Director, Chris Pack is tasked with finding and maintaining different sports and activities for students of all skill levels. That’s why he knew it was so important to create an opportunity for students with disabilities like his son Seth, a fifth grader at Hayfield, who...
On Jan. 27, John and Nicole Bacigalupo stopped at the McDonalds in Byron on their way home from Rochester for a milkshake and coffee. For the couple, and for a complete stranger it proved to be be the most important fast food stop in their lives. As they were leaving the drive-thru to go back on...

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