Sunday, July 5, 2020

Dodge County Independent

Kasson Police Chief Kent Berghuis, who is retiring the end of June, grew up in Marshall, where his parents were on the school faculty. He participated in football, some wrestling and was a member of the DeMolay youth organization in the community, plus he liked hunting and fishing.    He then...
There are eight seniors on the Triton track and field team that lost their last high school season. To do our part to help make up for that loss we are going to give each of them the spotlight one more time. Kendra Petersohn             Kendra competes in sprints, hurdles and relays for the Cobras...
Chase O’ Connor had a prolific varsity wrestling tenure at Kasson-Mantorville High School. He was an All-State selection two times, an All-Conference honoree two times, earned three varsity letters and helped the KoMets defeat Simley for the 2013 state team title. After graduating in 2015, he began...
Students from kindergarten to high school have lost the ability to go to school and see their friends, but something they can still do is read and now thanks to the Kasson Public Library (KPL) they’re able to do even more reading. The KPL staff did that by distributing free books at one of the five...
Folmer Carlsen was Minnesota’s youngest newspaper owner when he bought the Dodge County Independent in 1963. In addition to his duties as owner and publisher he served for 10 years on the Kasson City Council and was mayor from 1984 to 1986.
Folmer Carlsen was born in Denmark on the Island of Fyn in 1934 which was also was the home area of Hans Christian Andersen, the children's author.   Denmark was occupied by Germany during WWII and a German fighter base was located nearby. He said he remembered the English would conduct bombing...
After helping his team reach the state tournament and only losing one senior off last year’s team, Hayfield left fielder Kolby Tapp would rather be striving for another shot at winning state, but at least this pandemic won’t end his baseball career.             He recently chose to continue his...
After being cooped up inside for the past month and a half, this past weekend’s fishing opener was a breath of fresh air for tons of Minnesotans. To keep fishermen and women healthy, Department of Natural Resources Commissioner Sarah Strommen urges anglers to use good judgment when choosing where...
A lot has been taken away from the Byron High School seniors, but now thanks to the Byron American Legion they have something they can call their own. The legion, represented by Finance Officer Gordy Bishop and Commander Carl Dewaard, presented Byron High School Principal Malia Schroeder and...
There are five seniors on the K-M softball team that lost their last high school season. To do our part to help make up for that loss we are going to give each of them the spotlight one more time. Kayla Schubert Third baseman Kayla Schubert has played on varsity for four years and has earned HVL...
The freshly mowed greens, the swinging clubs, the golf carts; they’re all signs that spring is finally here and this year more than any other golf is a welcome distraction from the world around us. While Governor Walz’s recent executive order allows for the opening of public and private golf...

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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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