Dodge Center News


01/20/2018 08:13 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Winona firefighters combat residential fire 

MNZ086-087-094-095-210515- /O.EXT.KARX.WS.A.0002.180122T0300Z-180123T0600Z/ Dodge-Olmsted-Mower-Fillmore- Including the cities of Dodge Center, Rochester, Austin, and Preston 306 PM CST Sat Jan 20 2018 ...WINTER STORM WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH MONDAY EVENING... * WHAT...Heavy snow and mixed precipitation possible. Plan on difficult travel conditions, including during the morning commute on Monday.


01/19/2018 06:50 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Authorities: Body of missing woman found in New Orleans 

MNZ079-086>088-094-WIZ017-029-032>034-200515- /O.NEW.KARX.WS.A.0002.180122T0000Z-180123T0600Z/ Wabasha-Dodge-Olmsted-Winona-Mower-Taylor-Clark-Buffalo- Trempealeau-Jackson- Including the cities of Wabasha, Dodge Center, Rochester, Winona, Austin, Medford, Neillsville, Alma, Arcadia, Whitehall, and Black River Falls 301 PM CST Fri Jan 19 2018 ...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH MONDAY EVENING... * WHAT...Snow and mixed precipitation possible. Difficult travel conditions are possible, including during the morning commute on Monday.


01/18/2018 09:43 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Registrations for the 20th Expo have started 

Dodge County businesses will celebrate the 20th Annual Dodge County Business Expo on Saturday, March 24, and registrations have already started coming in. The Dodge County Expo Committee has been meeting monthly since October to work on plans for this year's event.


01/18/2018 04:50 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Mary Jones and Mary Beth Mosier dish up Indian cuisine. Photo by Karen Jorgensen 

For anyone who likes to sample food from around the world the Seventh Day Adventist Church in Dodge Center was the place to be Sunday afternoon. All the food available for sampling, McNeilus said, was either vegetarian or vegan.


01/15/2018 09:48 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Weather-related closings and delays 

IAZ008>011-018-019-029-030-MNZ079-086>088-094>096-151300- Mitchell-Howard-Winneshiek-Allamakee-Floyd-Chickasaw-Fayette- Clayton-Wabasha-Dodge-Olmsted-Winona-Mower-Fillmore-Houston- Including the cities of Osage, Cresco, Decorah, Waukon, Charles City, New Hampton, Oelwein, Elkader, Wabasha, Dodge Center, Rochester, Winona, Austin, Preston, and Caledonia 430 AM CST Mon Jan 15 2018 ...Light Snow and Blowing Snow Could Cause Some Difficult Travel This Morning... Light snow along with some blowing and drifting snow could cause some difficult travel for the morning commute. Slow down and exercise caution if traveling this morning, and be prepared for localized reductions in visibility.


01/14/2018 06:43 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Minnesota Daybook 

IAZ008>011-018-019-029-030-MNZ079-086>088-094>096-WIZ017-029- 032>034-041>044-053>055-061-141430- 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 442 AM CST Sun Jan 14 2018 ...Cold Wind Chills Continue this Morning... Very cold temperatures combined with increasing winds of 5 to 10 mph will create wind chill readings of 15 to 30 below zero for many areas through mid ... (more)


01/12/2018 11:40 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Photos: Rochester, Faribault gymnastics 

IAZ008-009-018-019-MNZ079-086>088-094-095-WIZ017-029-032>034- 131200- /O.CON.KARX.WC.Y.0004.180113T0300Z-180113T1500Z/ Mitchell-Howard-Floyd-Chickasaw-Wabasha-Dodge-Olmsted-Winona- Mower-Fillmore-Taylor-Clark-Buffalo-Trempealeau-Jackson- Including the cities of Osage, Cresco, Charles City, New Hampton, Wabasha, Dodge Center, Rochester, Winona, Austin, Preston, Medford, Neillsville, Alma, Arcadia, Whitehall, and Black River Falls 843 PM CST Fri Jan 12 2018 ...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST SATURDAY... * WHAT...Very cold wind chills expected. The cold wind chills will cause frostbite in as little as 30 minutes to exposed skin.


01/11/2018 08:03 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Twin Cities skating coach accused of sexually abusing girl 

IAZ008-009-018-019-MNZ086-087-094-095-120500- /O.NEW.KARX.WC.Y.0003.180112T0300Z-180112T1600Z/ /O.CON.KARX.WW.Y.0001.000000T0000Z-180112T0000Z/ Mitchell-Howard-Floyd-Chickasaw-Dodge-Olmsted-Mower-Fillmore- Including the cities of Osage, Cresco, Charles City, New Hampton, Dodge Center, Rochester, Austin, and Preston 259 PM CST Thu Jan 11 2018 ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING... ...WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO 10 AM CST FRIDAY... * WHAT...Snow and blowing snow occurring. Very cold wind chills expected.


01/11/2018 12:51 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Cold, not snow, is vital to area ski hills 

MNZ079-086>088-094-WIZ032>034-041-042-110800- Wabasha-Dodge-Olmsted-Winona-Mower-Buffalo-Trempealeau-Jackson- La Crosse-Monroe- Including the cities of Wabasha, Dodge Center, Rochester, Winona, Austin, Alma, Arcadia, Whitehall, Black River Falls, La Crosse, Sparta, and Tomah 943 PM CST Wed Jan 10 2018 ...Dense Fog Impacting Travel Tonight... Areas of dense fog will reduce the visibility to 1/2 mile or less at times. Visibility could be reduced to near zero along ridge top locations.


01/10/2018 05:58 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Stolen diapers and a missing dog 

IAZ008-MNZ079-086-087-094-WIZ032-110415- /O.UPG.KARX.WS.A.0001.180111T0600Z-180112T0000Z/ /O.NEW.KARX.WS.W.0001.180111T0900Z-180112T0000Z/ Mitchell-Wabasha-Dodge-Olmsted-Mower-Buffalo- Including the cities of Osage, Wabasha, Dodge Center, Rochester, Austin, and Alma 207 PM CST Wed Jan 10 2018 ...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 6 PM CST THURSDAY... * WHAT...Heavy snow and blowing snow expected. Plan on difficult travel conditions, including during the morning commute on Thursday.


01/10/2018 05:58 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Deputy assaulted while intervening in domestic dispute 

A Dodge County Deputy is recovering from injuries and a Dodge Center man is in custody as a result of a domestic dispute on Dec. 30. Deputy Jeff Brion, a resident of Byron, was dispatched to a residence in Dodge Center on a report of an assault in progress. The criminal complaint against Trevor Earl Broitzman alleges that Broitzman assaulted his cousin and grandmother before deputies were called to the scene.


01/10/2018 05:58 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Twin Cities technical college placed on lockdown 

IAZ008-MNZ079-086-087-094-WIZ032-110415- /O.UPG.KARX.WS.A.0001.180111T0600Z-180112T0000Z/ /O.NEW.KARX.WS.W.0001.180111T0900Z-180112T0000Z/ Mitchell-Wabasha-Dodge-Olmsted-Mower-Buffalo- Including the cities of Osage, Wabasha, Dodge Center, Rochester, Austin, and Alma 207 PM CST Wed Jan 10 2018 ...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 6 PM CST THURSDAY... * WHAT...Heavy snow and blowing snow expected. Plan on difficult travel conditions, including during the morning commute on Thursday.


01/10/2018 08:19 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Minnesota Daybook 

IAZ008>011-018-019-029-030-MNZ086-087-094>096-WIZ054-055-061- 101700- /O.NEW.KARX.FG.Y.0001.180110T0905Z-180110T1700Z/ Mitchell-Howard-Winneshiek-Allamakee-Floyd-Chickasaw-Fayette- Clayton-Dodge-Olmsted-Mower-Fillmore-Houston-Crawford-Richland- Grant- Including the cities of Osage, Cresco, Decorah, Waukon, Charles City, New Hampton, Oelwein, Elkader, Dodge Center, Rochester, Austin, Preston, Caledonia, Prairie Du Chien, Richland Center, and Platteville 305 AM CST Wed Jan 10 2018 ...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM CST THIS MORNING... The National Weather Service in La Crosse has issued a Dense Fog Advisory, which is in effect until 11 AM CST this morning. * VISIBILITY...a half mile or less through the morning.


01/09/2018 12:43 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Mark Charles Hinsch 

Mark Charles Hinsch, 62, of Waltham passed away peacefully on January 7, 2018, at St. Marys Hospital in Rochester surrounded by family and friends. Mark was born on August 29, 1955, the son of Charles and Shirley Hinsch in Dodge Center.


01/08/2018 08:13 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Safety Improvements Needed, Funding not There for Deadly MN Road 

It's well known that Highway 14 is a very dangerous stretch of road. In fact, some transportation officials have called it the deadliest stretch of highway in the state.