Saturday, July 20, 2019

Dodge County Independent

More than 3,900 FFA members from around the state attended the 90th Minnesota FFA state convention the last three days of April. The event was held at both the Minneapolis and St. Paul campuses with Dodge County and Byron chapters well represented. More than 350 Minnesota FFA members received their...
It’s no secret that young people like me don’t read newspapers in print form as much as our parents or grandparents did growing up. But to say that young people don’t care about newspapers at all is completely incorrect. I’m around young people a lot and one day recently I arrived to track...
On Oct. 12 Jose Alberto Hernandez-Bautista was charged with a First Degree Drug Possession charge after about five pounds of meth was found during a traffic stop in Dodge County. Those charges were dismissed on Monday, by Judge Williamson. According to a press release from Kurt J. Knusel, the...
Avery Irish was one of many KoMets that had a good week in the plate as K-M took two of three games.
The Kasson-Mantorville softball team had a great week at the plate, which led them to a pair of Hiawatha Valley League victories over Goodhue and Pine Island. Although they came up short against a strong Lourdes team to complete the three- game sweep, their offense left enough optimism that K-M can...
The Triton track and field team takes off at the beginning of a race in Medford.
If there was a week to be proud of what the Triton track and field program has accomplished, last week would have been a great example. The Cobras were solid as a team and even as the boys won the team title at the Hayfield Viking Invitational, one of their own was competing with the state’s best...
Music for the evening was provided by Hoof on the Roof, a Minnesota-based folk group that plays a combination of Upper Midwest dance tunes and Appalachian music.
It was party time in West Concord last Saturday night as nearly 150 residents and former residents gathered to celebrate “A Night at the Museum.” The event was to recognize the 25th anniversary of the West Concord Historical Museum located in the old West Concord school. Tours of the museum were...
The Minnesota Telecom Alliance announced that it received 140 scholarship applications from across the state and two winning students are from Kasson. Jora Nicole Gergen was selected to receive a $2,000 scholarship, and Garsen Schorr was selected to receive the first $2,000 Information Technology...
Despite the snow, the sixth annual K-M 5K Fun Run Walk Stroll was a success. During the event $3,000 was raised.
When Kasson-Mantorville Community Education Director Jenny Carrier, scheduled the sixth annual 5K Fun Run Walk Stroll she didn’t expect that there would be any snow. That wasn’t the case over the weekend however, as a brief winter storm made its way to Dodge County. Despite the poor weather,...
Dodge County residents will have to use detoured routes this summer when planning on driving north of Mantorville on Highway 57. Beginning next week, the roadway will be closed as construction is expected to last until October.
People often say that there are two seasons in Minnesota. Winter, and construction season. With the last glimpse of winter looking to be over, it’s now time for the new season to begin. For Dodge County area residents, one of the biggest projects that will create headache for them this spring and...
Graduation rates are soaring across the region as area schools shot above the state average. Throughout the state, schools showed impressive graduation rates in 2018. In fact, according to the Minnesota Department of Education, “more Minnesota seniors than ever before graduated in 2018, with 55,869...


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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