Dodge Center News


10/18/2018 01:16 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Five pounds of meth recovered in Dodge County 

Two Dodge County men have been charged with first degree drug possession after a Dodge County Investigator received a tip from a Drug Enforcement Agency Agent. According to the criminal complaint, a DEA agent contacted a Dodge County Investigator on Oct. 11, saying that a large quantity of methamphetamine was being shipped out of Kasson to be sold in Minneapolis.


10/15/2018 12:07 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Two-vehicle accident in Olmsted County sends one child to hospital 

Minnesota State Patrol says it happened just after 5:00 p.m. on Highway 52 near 65th Avenue SE in Marion Township. Makayla Phillips-Tucke, 19 of Dodge Center, was driving southbound in a 2006 Chrysler Town & Country.


10/13/2018 11:59 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Classic car show to benefit the Harberts family 

Around 120 classic cars lined up at Jim's Auto Care for a car show fundraiser for the Harberts family. On September 7th, Rachel Harberts of Dodge Center was rear-ended while driving herself and her two children to school.


10/11/2018 06:40 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Stewartville Students to Hold Sweet Fundraiser for Harberts Family 

It's been more than a month since a tragic car crash on Highway 14 claimed the lives of Rachel and Emerson Harberts. The mother and daughter from Dodge Center touched many lives, and support continues to pour in from communities across southern Minnesota.


10/02/2018 05:38 AM  ~~~Source~~~
LaVonne Carolyn Boysen 

LaVonne Carolyn Boysen, 74, of Dodge Center passed away on September 26, 2018, at Mayo Clinic Hospital, St. Marys Campus in Rochester. LaVonne was born on January 23, 1944 to Everett and Cleo Louks in Dodge Center.


09/27/2018 06:46 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Monday was staffing night 

Dodge Center City Council members worked on filling openings on the Planning & Zoning Commission, City Council, Fire Department and Ambulance Service at its regular meeting Monday evening. The mayor's recommendation to appoint Matt Maas to the council was also approved.


09/27/2018 02:24 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Charges dropped in high-speed chase and crash 

Michael Skjeveland, 49 of Rochester, was arrested in August 2017 after Rochester police said he stole a vehicle and, in the following pursuit, crashed into another vehicle on Highway 56 south of Dodge Center. Skjeveland was ruled incompetent to stand trial in November 2017.


09/26/2018 10:14 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Area students learn about early 1800s at Zumbro Bend Rendezvous 

The weather may not have cooperated, but students from local schools didn't seem to mind as they attended "School Days" at the Zumbro Bend Rendezvous last week in Dodge Center. Sixth-graders from Byron and fifth-graders from Kasson-Mantorville sloshed through water and mud on Thursday to get a view of life in the early 1800s while students from Triton and Hayfield braved cold and wind on Friday.