Sunday, May 19, 2019

Dodge County Independent

The Byron girls track and field team take a team photo after winning the HVL Championship for the eighth straight season at the HVL Championship Meet in Dodge Center on May 11. The Bears also won the Section 1AA True Team championship and will take part in the Class AA True Team Meet on Saturday in Stillwater.
The Byron girls track and field team has established itself as a power over the years and as it headed into a week that had the Section 1AA True Team meet and the Hiawatha Valley League Championships, this is the time of the year where the Bears save their best for last. This year was no exception...
The weather has not been real good to area farmers this spring but local growers are getting their crops in the ground. Although the May 6 crop report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture said that only six percent of the corn in Minnesota had been planted statewide, the situation is...
The Dodge Center Lions Club recently donated $300 to the GED program at Triton Community Education. Left to right are Karen Kleinwort, GED prep course instructor, Chris Pluto of the Lions Club, and Amber Lahr, a West Concord resident working towards her GED.
A donation from the Dodge Center Lions Club is helping students in the General Educational Development (GED) program through Triton Community Education pay for the testing required to get their diploma. The GED program prepares adult learners without a high school diploma for success in the job...
Aaron Winkle (left) and Brode Hegge go for the block against Rochester Mayo.
One year ago, several schools in the state of Minnesota started a movement to have boys volleyball sanctioned as a sport in the Minnesota State High School League. As with many sports in their infancy, last year served as a test run for the 23 schools that took part in it and as the season went...
After over 40 years in the business, Joe Pearson,of P&P Appliance will be semi-retired and no longer will have a storefront. Pearson will still continue to do repairs and sell parts. For service contact him at 507-634-7007.
In 1978, Joe Pearson was asked by a friend if he wanted to start and own an appliance shop with him. Pearson said yes and 41 years later he is continuing to help the Kasson community with its appliance needs through his business P&P Appliances. After a few years of learning about the business...
Last week U.S News and World Report came out with its list of top schools in the nation. Included on that list is Byron High School. Principal Steve Willman said that having the school recognized in that way is a true honor. “It is truly an honor to be recognized for the work our staff and students...
Alekzander Wilcox, 9, of Triton salutes the American flag during opening ceremonies of the ZED (Zumbro Education District) Activity Day at the Blooming Prairie High School track on Friday, May 10.
It was an exciting day for 150 special education kids on Friday, May 10 at the Blooming Prairie High School track. These students in grades K-6 were the star attractions on this special Zumbro Education District (ZED) Activity Day. It was the 29th annual ZED Activity Day. Mostly sunny skies...
In the last couple of years Kasson-Mantorville School Resource Officer Jesse Kasel hasn’t had to worry about kids being caught with cigarettes or other traditional tobacco products. But one thing he has to worry about now is a new trend among teens across the state and country, and that is the use...
Eric Ayen, owner of Ayen Chiropractic, is excited to begin his new role as the vice president of the Byron Chamber of Commerce.
Eric Ayen, owner of Ayen Chiropractic, has only lived in Byron for the last 10 years. But like most people who make their journey to the community, he has been happy to call it his home. Now after two years of having his business in town, Ayen will be able to help out with the business community...
Kasson- Mantorville High School English Teacher and Teaching and Learning Coach Lisa Goihl will begin her new adventure this fall as the assistant principal of Instructional Leadership at River Falls High School in Wisconsin.
Since she began her career in education, Kasson-Mantorville High School English teacher and teaching and learning coach Lisa Goihl has always taken advantage of different opportunities presented to her. That's why this September, she will begin her next chapter in education, as the assistant...


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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