Tuesday, January 18, 2022

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Plunging Arctic air has been mixed with more moderate average highs and lows so far this year. Yes, we’re only 13 days into 2022, but there are only 66 days until spring springs in southeastern Minnesota. I know, it’s too early to be talking about spring, or is it? Well, spring is set to roll...
We had a brown Christmas this year. It’s a bit ironic in that Southeast Minnesota had up to 12-inches of snowfall earlier in the month, but it was gone by Christmas. However, the region has had a “White Christmas” 68 times out of 87 since 1933 or 78 percent of the time. The last brown Christmas was...
Most of the world crawled into a hole and pulled the hole in after them when the coronavirus hit the planet with deadly impact. “I know vaccination requirements are unpopular...My administration has put them in place not to control your life, but to save your life and the lives of others,” said...
Christmas is Saturday, Dec. 25. But what is Christmas? It’s a mad dash for retail businesses to end the calendar year with a burst of sales. In some cases, it’s a make or break time of the year. Hallmark, the card company, has shifted its emphasis from selling Christmas cards to sappy love stories...
Weather prognosticators were giving residents in the area a heads up for a snow dump that was building up in the Colorado Rockies and would hit us Friday afternoon. Based on those advanced warnings many southeast Minnesota schools closed the doors for the day as a precaution. Byron public schools...
Whenever a business does something for the first time, there's a great chance of failure. Dodge County Independent opened its doors to an open house at our new office location hoping that folks from Dodge County and Byron might show up to view our new office space, and celebrate Christmas in Kasson...
Communities all over Dodge County are gearing up to celebrate Christmas — the birth of the Messiah, Jesus Christ. Kasson and Mantorville are marking the kick off with Christmas in Kasson and Christmas in Mantorville on Saturday, Dec. 4. In Kasson Santa’s Parade gets underway at 8:30 a.m. at the KM...
Dogged tenacity proves that a perfect record is not a pass that allows a person or a team to claim victory when facing a lesser opponent with a blemished record. Kasson-Mantorville’s KOMETS proved that last Thursday night at US Bank Stadium when they took on the undefeated Becker Bulldogs in...
Local, state and federal officials dedicated Highway 14, from Dodge Center into Steele County, at a 10 a.m. ceremony last Tuesday on a stretch of the newly sculpted four-lane at Dodge County 3. A gathering of Minnesota State Patrol, Minnesota Highway Department officials, the Gov. Tim Walz, U.S....
Southerly winds were whipping up the crowds at Mayo High School’s stadium as Kasson-Mantorville’s KOMETS squared-off against the Byron Bears in a decisive game that would decide the champion of Section 1AAAA. No, I’m not going to relive the game blow-by- blow, but I’ll try to convey the enthusiasm...

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