Dodge Center News


04/25/2018 02:53 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Rural Dodge County House Fire Wednesday Morning 

Around 6:30 AM, the West Concord Fire Department responded to a structure fire just east of West Concord on County Highway 24. The Dodge Center Fire Department was also called in. "It looks like it [the fire] started on the second floor in the northwest corner," said Fire Chief Chad Finne with the West Concord Fire Department.


04/25/2018 07:31 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Something to chew on in the buckthorn battle 

Triton Girl Scouts Sydney Naze, 8, middle, of West Concord, and Katya Wheeler, 10, right, of Dodge Center, feed goats buckthorn while learning about them Sunday, April 22, 2018, at Camp Edith Mayo in Rochester. Jake Langeslag, of Goat Dispatch, talks about his goats to Girl Scouts on Sunday, April 22, 2018, at Camp Edith Mayo in Rochester.


04/19/2018 08:41 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Dodge County U.S. 14 solar panel layout changes 

Dodge County Commissioners last week agreed to a change in the type of screening on a solar installation near U.S. Highway 14 west of Dodge Center. Jeff Madejczyk, an environmental consultant and engineer representing the Solar Provider Group, explained that the planned installation has been reduced from a 10-acre one-megawatt-producing installation to a four-acre one-half-megawatt installation.


04/19/2018 04:07 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Employment 

Triton Public Schools will be hiring a Head Dance Coach. All postings and applications for Triton Public Schools can be found at: www.triton.k12.mn.us - under the District Office menu.


04/19/2018 11:17 AM  ~~~Source~~~
School Extra By Bob Zimmerman 

Flashback to 1955 and the two room school house in Wasioja where I began my education. There were about 15 other kids in the first floor classroom where Mrs. Burns taught grades one through four and I remember their laughter when I tried to say my teachers name, which came out of my mouth as "Mrs. Bones."


04/18/2018 06:06 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Family Time: Symphony pays kid-sized tribute to MLK, American Dream 

MNZ086-087-181630- /O.CAN.KARX.WS.W.0009.180418T1200Z-180419T0600Z/ /O.EXA.KARX.WW.Y.0019.180418T1200Z-180419T0600Z/ Dodge-Olmsted- Including the cities of Dodge Center and Rochester 323 AM CDT Wed Apr 18 2018 ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM THIS MORNING TO 1 AM CDT THURSDAY... ...WINTER STORM WARNING IS CANCELLED... * WHAT...Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 4 inches are expected.


04/17/2018 12:45 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Photos: Rochester Figure Skating Club Ice Show 'Dream On' rehearsal 

IAZ008-009-018-019-MNZ086-087-094-095-170415- /O.CON.KARX.WS.A.0009.180418T0600Z-180419T0600Z/ Mitchell-Howard-Floyd-Chickasaw-Dodge-Olmsted-Mower-Fillmore- Including the cities of Osage, Cresco, Charles City, New Hampton, Dodge Center, Rochester, Austin, and Preston 311 PM CDT Mon Apr 16 2018 ...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT... * WHAT...Heavy mixed precipitation possible. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 6 inches and ice accumulations of a light glaze are possible.


04/16/2018 10:31 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Mychal Wilmes: John Wilkes Booth and the origins of bingo 

The foul mouth that roared sent the equally obnoxious crackles rushing from the ash's branches. A fox squirrel interrupted his search for corn beneath the snow to check out the commotion before returning to his labor.


04/15/2018 08:18 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Rampage' debuts at No. 1, but it's sleeper hit - A Quiet Place' that keeps rocking the box office 

MNZ086-087-160000- /O.CON.KARX.WW.Y.0017.000000T0000Z-180416T0000Z/ Dodge-Olmsted- Including the cities of Dodge Center and Rochester 308 PM CDT Sun Apr 15 2018 ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING... * WHAT...Snow. Additional snow accumulations of 1 to 3 inches are expected.


04/14/2018 06:27 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Photos: Winter storm hits Rochester 

MNZ079-086>088-WIZ032>034-150200- /O.EXP.KARX.WW.Y.0017.000000T0000Z-180414T1800Z/ /O.CON.KARX.WS.W.0008.180414T1800Z-180416T0000Z/ Wabasha-Dodge-Olmsted-Winona-Buffalo-Trempealeau-Jackson- Including the cities of Wabasha, Dodge Center, Rochester, Winona, Alma, Arcadia, Whitehall, and Black River Falls 1254 PM CDT Sat Apr 14 2018 ...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT SUNDAY... * WHAT...Heavy mixed precipitation expected. Total snow accumulations of 7 to 10 inches, with localized amounts up to 13 inches, and ice accumulations of around one tenth are expected.


04/13/2018 04:23 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Minnesota woman sought in death of husband and Florida woman 

MNZ079-086>088-094>096-WIZ032>034-041>044-053-140015- /O.CON.KARX.WS.A.0008.180414T0600Z-180416T0000Z/ Wabasha-Dodge-Olmsted-Winona-Mower-Fillmore-Houston-Buffalo- Trempealeau-Jackson-La Crosse-Monroe-Juneau-Adams-Vernon- Including the cities of Wabasha, Dodge Center, Rochester, Winona, Austin, Preston, Caledonia, Alma, Arcadia, Whitehall, Black River Falls, La Crosse, Sparta, Tomah, Mauston, Friendship, and Viroqua 1111 AM CDT Fri Apr 13 2018 ...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING... * WHAT...Heavy mixed precipitation possible. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 7 inches, and ice accumulations of one tenth to one quarter of an inch are possible.


04/12/2018 09:44 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Minnesota's Smith raises $1.84M for Senate run 

IAZ008>011-MNZ079-086>088-094>096-WIZ029-032>034-041>044-053>055- 061-121200- Mitchell-Howard-Winneshiek-Allamakee-Wabasha-Dodge-Olmsted-Winona- Mower-Fillmore-Houston-Clark-Buffalo-Trempealeau-Jackson- La Crosse-Monroe-Juneau-Adams-Vernon-Crawford-Richland-Grant- Including the cities of Osage, Cresco, Decorah, Waukon, Wabasha, Dodge Center, Rochester, Winona, Austin, Preston, Caledonia, Neillsville, Alma, Arcadia, Whitehall, Black River Falls, La Crosse, Sparta, Tomah, Mauston, Friendship, Viroqua, Prairie Du Chien, Richland Center, and Platteville 446 AM CDT Thu Apr 12 2018 ...Areas Of Dense Fog This Morning... Areas of dense fog will reduce the visibility to 1/2 mile or less at times this morning, especially along ridge top locations.


04/12/2018 04:58 AM  ~~~Source~~~
507: 04.12.18 (copy) 

MNZ086-087-094-095-120900- Dodge-Olmsted-Mower-Fillmore- Including the cities of Dodge Center, Rochester, Austin, and Preston 204 AM CDT Thu Apr 12 2018 ...Patchy Dense Fog Early This Morning... Visibilities will be reduced to 1/2 mile or less at times this morning in dense fog. Ridgetop locations will have the worst visibilities.


04/07/2018 09:15 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Flags to fly at half-staff Sunday for Minnesota firefighter 

IAZ008>010-018-019-029-MNZ086-087-094-095-080330- /O.NEW.KARX.WW.Y.0016.180408T1800Z-180409T1200Z/ Mitchell-Howard-Winneshiek-Floyd-Chickasaw-Fayette-Dodge-Olmsted- Mower-Fillmore- Including the cities of Osage, Cresco, Decorah, Charles City, New Hampton, Oelwein, Dodge Center, Rochester, Austin, and Preston 221 PM CDT Sat Apr 7 2018 ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM SUNDAY TO 7 AM CDT MONDAY... * WHAT...Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 4 inches.


04/06/2018 05:56 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Minnesota officials botched investigation into electrician 

IAZ008>011-018-019-029-030-MNZ079-086>088-094>096-WIZ017-029- 032>034-041>044-053>055-061-062045- Mitchell-Howard-Winneshiek-Allamakee-Floyd-Chickasaw-Fayette- Clayton-Wabasha-Dodge-Olmsted-Winona-Mower-Fillmore-Houston- Taylor-Clark-Buffalo-Trempealeau-Jackson-La Crosse-Monroe-Juneau- Adams-Vernon-Crawford-Richland-Grant- Including the cities of Osage, Cresco, Decorah, Waukon, Charles City, New Hampton, Oelwein, Elkader, Wabasha, Dodge Center, Rochester, Winona, Austin, Preston, Caledonia, Medford, Neillsville, Alma, Arcadia, Whitehall, Black River Falls, La Crosse, Sparta, Tomah, Mauston, Friendship, Viroqua, Prairie Du Chien, Richland Center, and Platteville 1139 AM CDT Fri Apr 6 2018 ...Blustery, Cold Through The Afternoon... Strong northwest winds at 20 to 25 mph with gusts from 35 to 40 mph will continue through the afternoon, subsiding a bit toward sundown.