Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Dodge County Independent

Galen Heinle displays a plaque honoring his many years in law enforcement. The Dodge County deputy sheriff retired Jan. 26.
After 24 years of law enforcement service, Galen Heinle got to thinking about the future. “It took me a lot of time to think about what I want to do,” the Dodge County Sheriff’s deputy said. “Do I want to retire? I love my job, but my mind and body says it’s time to hang it up and enjoy retirement...
K-M’s Bailey Berge (left) drives into the paint against Triton on January 19.
The Kasson-Mantorville girls basketball team saw its offense take a step forward last week as they had balanced efforts against Zumbrota-Mazeppa and Triton. While K-M could only come up with one win in the two contests, the growth of the team is an encouraging sign as they head into the late...
Tim Steffl shovels the walk outside Minnesota WiFi on Monday in downtown Kasson. The Mantorville man said he embraces Minnesota winters: six to 12 inches of heavy, wet snow was expected from late Sunday through late Monday in the region.
Six to 12 inches of heavy, wet snow fell atop ice in southeast Minnesota from late Sunday through late Monday, and Tim Steffl was in his element. The Minnesota WiFi field representative from Mantorville was shoveling his walk outside the downtown Kasson business for the fifth time late Monday...
Drew Kelly huddles with Biddy Basketball players. The volunteer coach is a junior basketball player at Triton High School.
Basketball players raced up and down the floor at Triton High School on Saturday, smiling, and never seeming to tire. They did need a little help scoring. But only because they’re pint-sized players, in preschool through third grade. It was Week One of Biddy Basketball. Quite the spectacle. “We...
K-M Superintendent Mark Matuska
Five teachers in the Kasson-Mantorville school district have gone through three stages of contract grievances and could enter into arbitration against the district. The difficulty is that Education Minnesota, the state entity representing public school teachers and educationals support...
K-M’s Devyn Borgstrom puts the pressure on a Cannon Falls guard in the first half on January 12.
The Kasson-Mantorville girls basketball team is going through a learning process. With plenty of youth on the roster and lone senior Lexie Worden out with an injury, the KoMets have had to throw plenty of younger players into the deep end as they navigate through the Hiawatha Valley League. Because...
Staff photo: Richard Johnson This trailer was heavily damaged by fire on Friday, Jan. 12 in Hayfield. No one was injured.
American Red Cross volunteers are helping two adults and one child following a single family home fire Friday, Jan. 12, in the 700 block of Center Ave. S. in Hayfield.   No one was injured in the trailer fire.  Red Cross volunteers will ensure those affected have a safe, warm place to stay,...
Mary Rudlong pauses for a photo at Kasson American Legion Post 333. The Eyota native was recently hired as Legion manager. She has several years of bartending experience in the area.
Mary Rudlong is ready whenever you get off from work.  That’s when many people visit Kasson American Legion Post 333, where she recently became the new manager. One of the reasons she enjoys her job so much is because she can “mingle and chat with everybody that comes in,” she said. Rudlong said...
Angelle Junge twists on top of the vault.
With the Kasson-Mantorville/Triton gymnastics team starting to come into its own, there’s a lot of buzz when one of the perennial teams come to town for a meet. On January 4, that buzz was in the air as K-M-T hosted Pine Island/Zumbrota-Mazeppa. P-I-Z-M came into the meet ranked fourth in Class A...
JoAnn and Mike O’Neill are pictured recently in Kasson.
Pinewood Derby pride swept Kasson-Mantorville Middle School on Jan. 7, as 66 youngsters in kindergarten through fifth grade – Cub Scout Pack 231- raced their model cars down the big track before a large crowd. The youngsters were judged by K-M Elementary School principal Ariana Wright, Wayne...


Steele County Times & DCI

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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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