Saturday, April 4, 2020

Dodge County Independent

After the girls team advanced to the second round of the Section 1AA Golf Tournament in Rochester, the Kasson-Mantorville golf team had a different goal on the second day to see if they could push anyone through to the state tournament. At the end of the day, K-M had two golfers have an excellent...
Peggy Marquette, third from left, organized some family members to show their support for Officer Julio Baez, who attempted to take his life June 2. Marquette and her grandchildren, Detrick and Abrie, as well as her son’s girlfriend, Lisa, held signs declaring, “Law Enforcement Lives Matter” at the corner of Mantorville Avenue and Main Street in the downtown Kasson Friday night.
Soon after Peggy Marquette moved to Kasson last August she came across Officer Julio Baez late one night. He assisted her in getting money from one of the banks. It was an encounter that left a lasting impression on her. “We really liked him,” Marquette says. “He’s really a nice cop. He was such a...
Angela Organ cut the ribbon during a celebration of the new outdoor stage at Berne Pizza last Wednesday night. Pictured with her are area businessmen, from left: Paul Czaplewski, Roger Eillingson, Jerry Eillingson and Ron Pappenfus.
As a youngster David Derby remembers throwing around Swiss flags on the grounds of Zwingli Church by Berne during the annual Swissfest. He’s never lost his love for the church, which is one of the reasons he didn’t hesitate to help out when a new stage was needed.  The Rochester area builder...
“Team Oeltjenbruns” is asking for prayers after two small children were severely injured in a motor vehicle crash in rural Steele County Friday afternoon. Jillian Dahl Proft identified the victims of the crash through a Facebook posting as Jessica Oeltjenburns and her two children, ages 3 and 1....
Two young children ages 2 and 3 were critically injured Friday afternoon in a motor vehicle crash on the east side of Steele County. Sheriff Lon Thiele said the children were passengers in a car driven by a 31-year-old woman. Their exact conditions are unknown, but they were airlifted by Mayo One...
Breaking News: Crash critically injured two
The Steele County Sheriff office is investigating a two-vehicle collision that happened around 2 p.m. at southeast 64th AVE and southeast 38th St.This is located quarter mile east of Aurora Lutheran Church in Steele County. Two passengers from a car were airlifted by Mayo One from the scene. More...
Dodge County Sheriff Scott Rose has identified the Kasson police officer involved in a shooting incident last weekend as 51-year-old Julio Baez. Baez remains in critical condition at St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester. He is a 14-year veteran of the department.  Rose said the case in being...
The Kasson-Mantorville girls golf team of Elizabeth Fagerlind, Ashley Johnson, Molly Sorensen, Taya Lindquist, Emma Brookman and Annabel Smith, qualified as a team for the second day of the Section 1AA Tournament in Rochester.
At the beginning of the season, almost every golfer has the goal written down to make the second day of their section tournament. As the Kasson-Mantorville girls golf team approached last week’s Section 1AA Tournament, they knew that they had a couple of young golfers that could find their way to...
Wesley Asprey (left) is given his diploma by K-M Board of Education Chair Kent Harfmann at graduation ceremonies Sunday afternoon in Kasson. Asprey was one of 143 seniors to graduate this year from K-M.
As is tradition every June, Kasson-Mantorville High School honored its latest graduating class on last Sunday afternoon. In front of a jam-packed Home Federal Arena, the KoMets graduates remembered their rise through the ranks and were given advice as they enter the world with their diplomas in...
The halls of Kasson-Mantorville Elementary School were abuzz Thursday morning as staff and students celebrated K-M’s 2018-2019 Teacher of the Year, Rita Buehler.  She was honored with a surprise parade through the school-- not just for the TOTY award-- but also for her 30-year career in teaching...


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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