Friday, December 9, 2022

County News

The Dodge Center Chamber of Commerce heard from one of their own last week as Mark Murch, with Scanlon, Murch and Associates, Whitewater Tax & Consulting, Inc. talked to the group about small business accounting. The basic theme of his presentation was that “you may know your business but does...
At the end of World War II, several West Concord families asked that a Catholic parish be started in town. Their wish was granted and in March of 1945, the first mass for a West Concord Catholic parish was held in a storefront on Main St. known as the Shuster building. Parishioner Jerry Meyers said...
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...
Choose smoke alarms that have the label of a recognized testing laboratory.Install smoke alarms inside each bedroom, outside each sleeping area and on every level of the home, including the basement.On levels without bedrooms, install alarms in the living room (or den or family room) or near the...
• Three out of five home fire deaths in 2007-2011 were caused by fires in homes with no smoke alarms or no working smoke alarms.• Working smoke alarms cut the risk of dying in reported home fires in half.• In fires considered large enough to activate the smoke alarm, hardwired alarms operated 93%...
As we progress through Dodge County’s remodel and building projects for the year, things are starting to look at little different here at the Sheriff’s Office. If you haven’t been to the courthouse in Mantorville for a while, you’ll find that County Administration, Driver’s License, Tax, Planning...
Apparently being parked outside the police station isn’t exactly scared and free from violent outbursts, even if it’s a law enforcement vehicle. Such was the case over the weekend at the Kasson police station. A 14-year-old boy has been charged with a felony in connection with the beating of a...

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