Wednesday, January 19, 2022

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A 34-year-old Hayfield man has been charged following a stabbing incident in Dodge Center over the weekend. On Saturday, January 15, shortly after 12 p.m., Dodge County deputies responded to a 911 call reporting a stabbing in Dodge Center, according to Sheriff Scott Rose. The 30-year-old male...
All staff and students at Byron schools will need to wear masks when on school property beginning Tuesday, January 18. The district updates the COVID-19 numbers dashboard every Thursday, said Supt. Mike Neubeck. “School districts and counties across the state have seen a significant increase in...
Benjamin Nelson (33) stops a shot on goal during the 3-2 win over Rochester Lourdes at Graham Arena. Jake Isaak (11) guards the puck and his goaltender.
BOYS MAKE IT 3 STRAIGHT WINS OVER ROCHESTER TEAMS Dodge County’s Wildcats defeated Rochester Lourdes, 3-2, on Thursday, January 6, at Graham Arena IV. Rallying from a two-goal deficit, Dodge County captured the victory, making it their third consecutive win against Rochester teams. It beat Century...
Byron’s Caden Christenson reaches around for the basket.
Byron’s basketball boys finished the week with a 59-53 win over Goodhue, on Friday, January 7. Then the Bears were overwhelmed by Caledonia, 80-64, on Saturday. Goodhue Game Byron Scoring: Caden Christenson, 7 points, (1) 3-pointer; Reid Bielen, 9 points, (3) 3-pointers; Tyler Connelly, 6 points;...
Mike Leonhardt retires this week as the chief deputy with the Dodge County Sheriff’s Office.
Mike Leonhardt grew up in Byron with three brothers and he played football, basketball, and baseball during this time. He then attended RCTC getting his generals and played football for two years. He didn’t have any family members that were in police work but was taught by his parents to always...
A public meeting to explain Byron Solar LLC’s plan to construct and operate a 200-megawatt solar energy generating facility in Canisteo and Mantorville Townships is scheduled for 6 p.m. on Tuesday, January 25, at the Kasson-Mantorville High School. The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission is...
Isaac Ydstie, a 6-8 grade teacher from Kasson-Mantorville Public Schools, is one of two educators who has won the STEM Forward Outstanding Educators Award that celebrates educators from southeast Minnesota. “Isaac Ydstie is the embodiment of striving for STEM educational excellence,” said Ashley...
A lawsuit filed by Gerard L. Roy (Duluth Group) challenging the sale of the Old Kasson School has been dismissed in Dodge County District Court permitting the sale of the building to go forward. Judge Pam King issued the order on January 4, dismissing the complaint. The suit stemmed from a dispute...
Girls basketball teams from Byron, Kasson-Mantorville and Hayfield all saw action during the Christmas break at holiday tournaments. The KoMets and Vikings won their tournaments while the bears finished 1-1. BYRON BASKETBALL GIRLS EARN SPLIT IN HOLIDAY CLASSIC Byron’s Lady Bears entered the Rotary...
Ty Mullenbach fires a shot on goal as Gryffon Funke is blocked.
Dodge County Wildcats two hockey teams were on the road last week competing in holiday tournaments. The boys played in the Rochester while the girls traveled to Warroad. DC BOYS GO 1-1 IN KIWANIS HOCKEY TOURNAMENT Dodge County hockey boys competed in the Rochester Kiwanis Hockey Tourney on Tuesday...

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