Sunday, May 28, 2017

Editorial

The Steele County Times continues to evolve. Over the last couple of weeks our county staff writer has taken a new position in another one of our properties. Shannon Granholm (formerly Kinley, she recently got married) has been promoted to the news editor position over at the DCI in Kasson. Our...
Over the years I have covered many criminals and the crimes that go along with them. Some are shocking to the conscience, others are downright silly and humerous while there are those that are horrifying and sad. For obvious reasons, some stick out in my mind more than others.  One of those cases...
As I enjoyed the Fourth of July in Blooming Prairie, I couldn’t help but notice all the fun and excitement the different events brought to the faces of young and old alike. Even before the fireworks filled the night sky, people definitely were getting a bang out of the festivities. From people...
With high school graduation wrapping up a few weeks ago, it’s now time for my family to focus on getting another teenager off to college in less than two months. That can be a scary proposition, especially when it comes to church and associated faith moments.  Last week my son, Caleb, and I made a...
Eating out for breakfast has never been as such a flippin good time as last Saturday’s Breakfast on the Farm event in Steele County. In amongst all the lessons about the dairy operation at the Clover Glen Farm near Claremont, some folks received their breakfast through the air. Jim Kuper, known as...
In today’s issue, the staff at the Steele County Times is providing our readers something different than most weeks in our newspaper.  Granted, we have had special sections, tabs, etc., but we have never combined two topics into one section before. And that is what our readers will get in the first...
… And the winner is: US Bank and the new Vikings stadium. Well, that really depends on one’s perspective.  Perhaps this should read: And the losers are small town newspapers and the rural communities served by US Bank. The forthcoming Minnesota Vikings stadium in Minneapolis will be called US Bank...
Paul Dale is lucky to be alive. And he wouldn’t be alive if it wasn’t for the efforts of his wife, Laura and the emergency responders in Blooming Prairie. I can relate to Paul in a couple of ways. First, I have no memory of what happened back in January for at least 20 minutes when I ended up with...
Over the years I have come across people who have expressed difficulties in finding good work experience and have gaping holes in their resumes.  This summer we have the perfect opportunity for teenagers specifically to get a jump start on finding some valuable experience in the newspaper business...
Yes, the June 9 Referendum for the New Richland-Hartland-Ellendale-Geneva School District is finally upon those in the school district.  And it is an important vote for the school district, because it will determine what will become of the Ellendale and New Richland facilities in the coming years....

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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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