Thursday, May 23, 2019

Dodge County Independent

THe City of Byron signed a purchase agreement to sell a lot to Fareway Stores, Inc for a new grocery store, according to the City's Facebook page.  The chain plans to build a 20,000 square-foot store which will be scheduled to open summer of 2020. A full story will be in next week's DCI. 
Although he didn’t grow up in Byron, Jameson Hanson is someone that has been involved heavily in the community in a variety of different ways since moving to town with his wife four years ago. Now, Hanson will begin his new role in the community as he serves as the Byron Chamber of Commerce...
  Ever since she was little, Jennifer Kelly told people that she wanted to be a veterinarian one day. Now less than 10 years after graduating from K-M High School, Kelly is doing just that, as she is a veterinarian at the Carriage House in Kasson. Kelly’s journey first began when she studied at...
  A young men's leader at a Kasson church faces sex assault charges. Michael Adam Davis, 34, was arrested on April 3 by Dodge County deputies in Dodge Center after an investigation involving an alleged sexual assault of a minor. The two met while Davis was a young men’s leader at The Church of...
Every year, one undergraduate, from colleges and universities across Minnesota is honored as the top psychology student. This year, Kristen Eggler, a 2015 graduate from Hayfield High school, received the honor. The Gustavus Adolphus College senior honors psychological science major, was recently...
Senator Dave Senjem, Dodge County Sheriff Scott Rose, and other members of the Law Enforcement Memorial Association testified at the Capitol recently, in support of having an amendment passed for its funding.
A few years ago, a tragedy occurred in Dodge County when Capt. Loring Guenther passed away from a sudden heart attack. After seeing how well the funeral was run and the amount of support that was given to his family from the Minnesota Law Enforcement Memorial Association, Sheriff Scott Rose knew he...
Nell Graham bends over the bar during an attempt in the high jump. The senior would take victories in the high jump, long jump and 800 meter run.
The Triton track and field team opened their 2019 season by getting a head start on their competition as they headed to Winona for the Lewiston-Altura Early Bird Invitational on Mar. 25. The meet featured eight teams from Southeastern Minnesota as well as La Crosse Aquinas and La Crosse Logan and...
For Karrington Wiseman the subject was cookies. Specifically, would people like cookies better if they were baked immediately or after the dough had been in the refrigerator 15 minutes. In her sample, the refrigerated cookies were preferred.
Triton fourth graders showed off their science investigation skills last week at the Triton Elementary School Science Fair. The projects were displayed in the gym during the school day with teams of judges from the community meeting with each student for an explanation of the project and how the...
Nate Bailey, right, is looking forward to raising money for Next Chapter Ministries by completing a 200 mile race this weekend. Bailey recently donated $2,500 to the organization after completing a 50 mile race.
Throughout his life Nate Bailey, of Dodge Center, has ran long distances. Soon though, Bailey will have his longest race and run of his life, as he gets set to run in a 200-mile race this weekend in Illinois. Aside from doing something that not many people can say they have done, Bailey will also...
From left, Lisa Modry, Karen Masbruch, Cheryl Frarck, Karen Masbruch, Lisa Modry and Paul Hauschild are serving it up once again at the Mantorville Opera House in A Second Helping, The Church Basement Ladies Sequel which runs April 5-28. The musical can be seen on Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and on Sunday at 2 p.m. (no Show Easter Sunday, April 21). For ticket reservations, go to or call 507-635-5420 and leave a message.
Mantorville Theatre Company (MTC) is servin' it up again at the historic Mantorville Opera House with the sequel Church Basement Ladies 2: A Second Helping! The musical runs April 5 – 28, Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. There will be no show Easter Sunday, April 21. The...


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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