Saturday, April 20, 2019

Dodge County Independent

Dodge County offices will be closed until noon on Monday, Feb. 25 due to the dangerous driving conditions.  County offices will open at 12 p.m.
Deputies have been working all day rescuing stranded motorists - some who had been stuck on their cars since last night.  We've had plows, tow trucks and squads stuck throughout the day.  The county will be pulling plows at 4pm for the night.  Most roads in Dodge County are impassable!  Heavy winds...
Most people have heard the old saying “a dog is a man's best friend.” That saying is completely accurate. I met my best friend when I was still living in St. James when I was covering a clear the shelter event at the local animal shelter. A couple of my buddies that volunteer at the shelter were...
Every year the Minnesota Newspaper Association holds a statewide college newspaper competition recognizing the most outstanding work by college journalists. This year being crowned the winner of the General Excellence Award was the Echo, the college newspaper at Rochester Community and Technical...
Dodge County Sheriff Scott Rose says the David Riess homicide case has now been referred to the Minnesota Attorney General’s Office for review. Rose said his investigators had been at a stand-still on the case waiting for the alleged murder weapon to be released by Florida authorities for forensics...
About forty fourth graders participated in the Block Kids competition last week at KMES.
There was plenty of creativity from Kasson-Mantorville fourth graders last week as 40 students competed in a Block Kids event hosted by the Southeast Minnesota Chapter of the National Association of Women in Construction. During the evening, students have a limited amount of time to build a...
Seventh-graders Jasmine Broskoff, Elizabeth Hukee, Claire Terpstra and eighth-grader Cameron Vermilyea are creating an app to reunite lost and found pets with their families.
Three teams of Triton students, two from the middle school and one from the high school, are busy building apps that will be entered in the upcoming Minnesota Technovation challenge. Technovation is an international competition that is designed to get more girls interested in science, technology,...
Kasson-Mantorville’s Nic VanOort shakes the hand of members of the Simley wrestling team after the KoMets were upset in the Section 1AA championship dual on Feb. 16.
Entering the Section 1AA team wrestling tournament, the paths of Kasson- Mantorville and Simley seemed intertwined. The two teams were ranked first and second in The Guillotine’s Class AA rankings and in each of the past two years, the KoMets were able to get the best of the Spartans in the section...
The interview process for a new superintendent of schools did not go exactly as Triton School Board members had expected, but at the end of the process the board unanimously agreed to offer the position to Triton High School Principal Craig Schlichting. Board members had anticipated interviewing...
The DC Pumas was awarded the Left to right: Front, Maria Floriano, Giselle Gonzalez, Christopher Feliz, monica Rodriguez, Christy Felix, Regional director and Lisa Dierks. Back left to right, state program leader and associate dean, Jennifee Skuza, Mireya Serrano, Gil Gonzalez, Dodge County 4H program coordinator Kelly Vincelette, and director of field operations Bob Byrnes Back, State Mireya Serrano Giselle Gonzalez, Maria Floriano, Monica Rodriguez, Christy Felix and Christopher Felix.
Four years ago, the first ever all Hispanic 4-H Club was formed in rural Minnesota. That group club is known as the DC Pumas and is apart of the Dodge County 4-H program. Last week,during a conference for county elected officials the DC Pumas was recognized for its hard work,and was awarded 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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