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By Publisher & Editor:

Randy Carlsen

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© Copyright Dodge County Independent 2015

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May 6, 2015

Facebook

So many people are on social media and Facebook these days. I look at my Facebook page only for family photos coming my way. It's too time consuming to look at every message and respond.

May 20, 2015

Letter to the editor: Kim Madson

have many concerns regarding the meeting of “planning and zoning” held Monday May 11, 2015 in reference to the Old Kasson Elementary School.  It was an extremely drawn out long evening.

May 13, 2015

Letter to the editor: Melisa Ferris

I am opposed to the conversion of the old Kasson school into 24 apartment units, but not because of the proposed income level of the target residents: I oppose the density of the proposed project. The issue that most of the neighbors have with this proposal is its density.

May 6, 2015

Wrestling Great

Wrestling great Laverne "Verne" Gagne died at the age of 89 last week. Well into my adult years Verne Gagne was a professional wrestling star and hero.

May 27, 2015

Document

Amazing what a person might come across when looking for an old document. In our safe I found the "Articles of Incorporation" document for the Kasson Centennial committee.

May 6, 2015

Which Would be Worse

I am not sure which could be worse. Would you rather work in an impound lot in a big city where vehicles get towed and the owner has to come and pay a fine to retrieve a vehicle or would you rather work in an airport and deal with passengers who have lost luggage?

May 13, 2015

Sold

The rumor is no longer a rumor. As of July 1, 2015 the Dodge County Independent & Shopping News newspaper will be under new ownership. This will mark 52 years of the newspaper under the ownership of the Carlsen family.

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May 27, 2015

Ticked Off

I was walking through the woods last Sunday to a fork of the Zumbro River behind our house. My son bought a kayak and was anxious to try it out. It was shorts weather, but I opted to wear a long sleeve shirt and sweat pants. I feared for the ticks.

May 20, 2015

Editorial: Crazy Week

With the announcement of the change of ownership of the DCI circulating it has been a bit hectic around here. Can't get any work done. In one way that is a good thing because people care and appreciate what two generations in the newspaper business have been able to accomplish.