Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Dodge County Independent

Beginning Nov. 1, the News Enterprise will be merged into its sister publication, the Dodge County Independent. Declining readership and reduced advertising revenue are the main factors leading to the merger. For the past three years, readership has declined, despite numerous efforts to provide a...
The Kasson-Mantorville boys soccer team battled through a rough stretch this week as they dropped a pair of games. The struggles began with last Saturday’s 1-0 loss to Waseca at home and continued on the road against Red Wing on Tuesday night.  Against the Wingers, the KoMets were playing without...
The Kasson-Mantorville KoMet football team drew a huge crowd for its annual Homecoming game on Friday night as it looked to carry the momentum from last week’s thrilling victory over Byron in front of hometown fans.Unfortunately, the Cannon Falls Bombers had other ideas and picked up a shocking 14-...
Choose smoke alarms that have the label of a recognized testing laboratory.Install smoke alarms inside each bedroom, outside each sleeping area and on every level of the home, including the basement.On levels without bedrooms, install alarms in the living room (or den or family room) or near the...
• Three out of five home fire deaths in 2007-2011 were caused by fires in homes with no smoke alarms or no working smoke alarms.• Working smoke alarms cut the risk of dying in reported home fires in half.• In fires considered large enough to activate the smoke alarm, hardwired alarms operated 93%...
 With the new school year kicking into full gear this past week, the Dodge County Independent is searching for stories about teachers.Specifically, we’re looking for area teachers who’ve made an impact on their students. We want area residents, young or old, to share stories about the teachers who...
The fire department committee was disbanded; the open meeting law was discussed along with a potential change in the animal ordinance at last week’s Kasson City Council meeting.  Mayor Steve Johnson told the council and the audience “as of now there will be no fire committee, I will handle it.”   “...
What may look like a normal backpack is actually a bag that provides nutrition, eases anxiety, improves attention span, raises academic performance and increases self-esteem.  The Kasson-Mantorville School District will officially launch its Food for Friends Backpack Program on Oct. 9. The program...
Dodge Media, the parent company of the Dodge County Independent newspaper, has taken over ownership of Dodge County Printing.  The transaction was finalized Sept. 16, transferring ownership of the printing shop from Sueann Johnson to Rick Bussler, the owner of Dodge Media. Dodge County Printing is...
There are times in life when it seems like a goal that one wants to obtain is unreachable. Sometimes, that can be as simple as losing a couple pounds or going back to school to pursue a degree.  However, it tends to get complicated when life gets in the way. People get married. They have a job....

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Steele County Times & DCI

Steele County Times
507-583-4431
411 E. Main St.
P.O. Box 247
Blooming Prairie, MN 55917

Dodge County Independent
507-634-7503
121 West Main St.
Kasson, MN 55944

Dodge County Printing
507-634-2661
121 West Main St.
Kasson, MN 55944

 

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