Tuesday, July 14, 2020


The Byron community was in shock last week when they heard the news that the beloved Bob’s Smoke Stack Ribs would be closing its doors permanently. The news came on Facebook, when the company announced that they would be closing the business effective Sunday. The post explained that the decision...
Madelaine Stoen of Blooming Prairie lights the Flame of Hope as the honorary chair of the Dodge County Relay for Life Friday night in Kasson. She is going to be a freshman at Blooming Prairie High School and was diagnosed with cancer at age 3.
Blooming Prairie High School student Madelaine Stoen talked briefly to those attending last Friday’s Dodge County Relay for Life activities about her experiences as a cancer survivor. Stoen, the daughter of Amy and Randy Stoen, was diagnosed with rhabdomyosarcoma, an extremely rare type of cancer...
Two players celebrate at the conclusion of the Guns vs. Hoses softball game. Players included members of all Dodge County Fire Departments and law enforcement personnel from the county. The game was the start-off event for West Concord’s Survival Days. Money raised at this year’s game went to...
Trail Creek Coffee will be having its grand openning on Aug. 3 in Kasson from 10-3 p.m.
About 15 years ago Jim and Crystal Whitmarsh were set up on a blind date, where they went out to Pizza Hut and a coffee shop, Cyberia Cafe, in upper Michigan. Since then, they have had a dream of opening their own coffee shop.  That dream soon became a reality.  A few years ago, Jim came across an...
The History Channel hit show AMERICAN PICKERS will be coming to Minnesota this October.
Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz, and their team are excited to return to Minnesota. They plan to film episodes of the hit series American Pickers throughout the area in October 2019.AMERICAN PICKERS is a documentary series that explores the fascinating world of antique “picking” on History. The hit show...
Miss West Concord Kailey Ellingson, right, and her court, Princesses Chloe Olson and Olivia Fate, posed Friday night after the program at Lions Park during Survival Days. In addition to the Miss West Concord selection, Sydney Naze received the Key to the City and Keith Clammer was named Citizen of...
Dr. Molly Anderson-Krahn, is the new vet at K-M Regional Animal Hospital in Kasson. Also pic- tured is retired vet Dr. Bruce Bordelon, Dr. Lauren Dinsmore, and her husband Jason Dinsmore.
When Dr. Molly Anderson-Krahn, was getting her undergraduate degree from Winona State University, with a degree in Biology, she wanted to be an Athletic Trainer.  But eventually  those plans changed.  After volunteering and working at an animal clinic in Winona, Anderson-Krahn realized that she had...
August is upon us which means one thing. Kasson Festival in the Park is coming soon.  This year’s Festival once again will feature a variety of different events for all ages, and to satisfy any different interests.    Thursday, Aug. 8    The first official event of Kasson Festival in The Park will...
Madelaine Stoen
Although Madelaine Stoen’s life has been anything but easy, the 14-year-old maintains a calm, positive demeanor towards all the medical procedures and all the events that make up her life.  Her first memory of the ordeal she’s been through is taking the needle out of the port line herself. Nurses...


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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