Sunday, August 25, 2019

Dodge County Independent

What’s a man to do about a love of cars but is not able to have real ones? That answer is simple. Collect model cars. Just ask Ray Six of West Concord.  Ever since Six wrote a paper in high school about the history of automobiles, he’s been hooked on cars. His fascination for cars carried over into...
KoMets’ guard Bailey Berge goes behind the back to feed an open Kristin Scott during K-M’s win over Triton on January 26.
The Kasson-Mantorville girls basketball team has made dominating the HVL a habit that’s going to be hard to break. Over the past 43 conference games, the KoMets have watched their opponents come and go only to have them come away empty handed as they continue to defend back-to-back conference...
Kasson-Mantorville’s Keaton Schorr works around Blue Earth Area’s Dalton Nagel in the first round of the Swalla Duals on January 28.
The challenges keep coming for the Kasson-Mantorville wrestling team as it looks to defend its state championship from a year ago. Although it was to be expected that the KoMets would have a target on their back, the dominant fashion in which they have knocked down everything that has stood in...
K-M dancers spin in unison during their routine. In the front row (from left to right): Alyssa Cutshall, Makayla Griffin, Jenna Kuebler. In the back: Markayla Kujath, Olivia Dunagan.
The Kasson-Mantorville Varsity Dance Team took home the HVL Jazz championship during the conference’s dance championships on January 27.  The title marks the fourth stratight season that KoMettes have taken first in the event and also finished as a runner-up in the Kick competition later in the...
“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...


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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