Thursday, April 27, 2017

Dodge County Independent

“The people of this community are spoiled with this paper.” That’s what judges of the state newspaper contest said in presenting three journalistic excellence awards to the Dodge County Independent (DCI). For the first time ever, top state honors have made their way to the DCI. Last week, the DCI...
The security at the Dodge County courthouse is going to receive a $19,500 upgrade when a new 3-D bag and jacket scanner arrives in about six weeks. Entering the courthouse is already a fairly meticulous affair, with sergeant Richard Allee or two other deputies at the ready to go through bags,...
The Kasson Domino’s Pizza restaurant is back to full capacity and then some following a renovation that has been ongoing for the last few months. According to Domino’s franchise owner, Marty (Paul) Gritz, the updated building is drastically more efficient and adheres to all current Domino’s...
One of the busiest places in Kasson early on weekday mornings is the Just Like Home School Age Children Care building at 304 W. Main St. - the old Folkestad building. The facility is licensed to care for 120 children before and after school and on snow days, holidays and during the summer. All the...
    The State Patrol has identified the victim of Saturday’s fatal car crash west of Kasson as Stephanie Dawn Sholtz, 42, of Rochester.  She was alone in the vehicle when it rolled over on U.S. Highway 14 near County Road 9. The patrol reports Sholtz was wearing her seat belt and no alcohol was...
A 42-year-old woman from Rochester has died in a one vehicle rollover on U.S. Highway 14 west of Kasson.  The State Patrol has not released the name of the woman pending notification of family.  The rollover happened around 10 a.m. on Highway 14 just west of County Road 9. It appears the vehicle...
When it comes to wrestling powerhouses in Southeast Minnesota, the first two schools that come up in conversation are Kasson-Mantorville and Kenyon-Wanamingo. Over the past couple of years, the two schools have had epic battles that have determined the HVL championship and given both squads a test...
K-M junior Lexie Worden cuts through the Jays’ defense for a layup on January 17.
The Kasson-Mantorville girls basketball team is beginning to play some of its best basketball of the season as the KoMets picked up victories against Waseca and Cannon Falls last week. With the wins, the KoMets have improved their record to 12-4 on the season including 11 wins in their last 12...
West Concord issued a water boil advisory Friday, Jan. 20, after a well pump malfunction resulted in a water pressure drop, necessitating a switch to another well to maintain pressurization.   “Because we lost pressure, its standard procedure to issue a water boil notice,” said city administrator,...
The explosion that occurred at the McNeilus Truck and Manufacturing (MTM) facility in Dodge Center, Minn., Jan. 11, required an incredible number of first response and law enforcement vehicles manned by an army of personnel   The disaster involved the concerted efforts of law enforcement units from...

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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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