Tuesday, July 16, 2019


There will be plenty of competitions like quilt making again this year at the Dodge County Free Fair.
Milking cows. Baking pies. A new hotdish. Eating. Hula hoops. Quilt blocks. Whatever you like to do, there is probably a contest related to it at the Dodge County Fair. Contest activities get under way on Wednesday, July 17, with a milking cow competition scheduled for 3 p.m. On Thursday, July 18,...
The Dodge Center Seventh Day Baptist Church will be celebrating its 160th anniversary on Saturday.
The Dodge Center Seventh Day Baptist Church is celebrating its 160th anniversary on Sabbath (Saturday), June 29th. Pastor Bill Shobe is planning an opportunity for covenant renewal in the Sabbath morning worship service at 9:30 a.m. that day. The congregation was originally organized as the Wasioja...
For the past 18 years Derby Builders has been a staple of the area when it comes to custom built homes.
For his entire life, Berne native Dave Derby has always been in the construction business.  For the last 18 years he has owned his own business, Derby Builders out of Rochester.  Earlier this year Derby, won perhaps the most prestigious honor of his career thus far, when a house that his company...
Mower County farmers not able to plant their crops this season due to flooded or wet fields can sign up through mid-July for a federal program that will help them plant cover crops on those acres. USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service in Minnesota is offering a special Environmental Quality...
Construction at the Lions Park in West Concord is under way.
It’s been difficult because of the weather, but Lions Park in West Concord is starting to get its new look. “It’s been coming along good,” West Concord Maintenance Director Keith Clammer said last week, at least until the rains came. “We’ve gotten a lot done when it’s dry.” After girls from Brownie...
  A public meeting will be held Wednesday, June 19, at West Concord City Hall to present information to the community about a proposal to form a new Lions Club in West Concord. The meeting will start at 7 p.m. and last about an hour. District Governor-Elect Dale Lipke of Byron, Minn., and other...
There is still time to get your tickets for the first annual Dodge Refreshed Farm to Table Community Dinner on June 23 but you will have to hurry. The deadline to purchase tickets is June 17. The dinner, which will be at Coop’s Event Barn in Dodge Center,  is an opportunity to enjoy a meal prepared...
Whether you are an aviation enthusiast or just looking for a Sunday morning pancake breakfast the Dodge Center Airport is the place to be this Sunday for the 20th Annual Father’s Day Pancake Breakfast. The event is hosted yearly by the Southeast Minnesota Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA)...
Summer Art Camps return to the Mantorville Art Guild this year. Seventeen art programs are scheduled throughout the summer, said the Art Guild’s Theresa Hoaglund. The camps begin on June 10 with two day Pottery classes. Two pottery classes for ages eight to 10  are scheduled for June 10 and 11 and...
Sister Mary Eliot Crowley is one of the Sisters of St. Francis in Rochester who are actively involved in educating people about sexual trafficking and how to recognize it.
Human trafficking is a problem even in southeastern Minnesota, members of the St. John’s Lutheran Church women’s group and their guests were told recently. Sister Mary Eliot Crowley of the Sisters of St. Francis in Rochester and Kathy Flippin, a retired nurse at St. Marys Hospital who now is a co-...


Steele County Times & DCI

Steele County Times
411 E. Main St.
P.O. Box 247
Blooming Prairie, MN 55917

Dodge County Independent
121 West Main St.
Kasson, MN 55944

Dodge County Printing
121 West Main St.
Kasson, MN 55944


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