Thursday, June 27, 2019


There will be plenty of competitions like quilt making again this year at the Dodge County Free Fair.
Milking cows. Baking pies. A new hotdish. Eating. Hula hoops. Quilt blocks. Whatever you like to do, there is probably a contest related to it at the Dodge County Fair. Contest activities get under way on Wednesday, July 17, with a milking cow competition scheduled for 3 p.m. On Thursday, July 18,...
The Dodge Center Seventh Day Baptist Church will be celebrating its 160th anniversary on Saturday.
The Dodge Center Seventh Day Baptist Church is celebrating its 160th anniversary on Sabbath (Saturday), June 29th. Pastor Bill Shobe is planning an opportunity for covenant renewal in the Sabbath morning worship service at 9:30 a.m. that day. The congregation was originally organized as the Wasioja...
For the past 18 years Derby Builders has been a staple of the area when it comes to custom built homes.
For his entire life, Berne native Dave Derby has always been in the construction business.  For the last 18 years he has owned his own business, Derby Builders out of Rochester.  Earlier this year Derby, won perhaps the most prestigious honor of his career thus far, when a house that his company...
Remodeling is nearing an end and West Concord officials are confident that the West Concord Public Library will be re-opening to patrons on July 8 in its old location at City Hall. To prepare for the move from the temporary quarters in the old hardware store the library is now closed to the public...
Mower County farmers not able to plant their crops this season due to flooded or wet fields can sign up through mid-July for a federal program that will help them plant cover crops on those acres. USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service in Minnesota is offering a special Environmental Quality...
Construction at the Lions Park in West Concord is under way.
It’s been difficult because of the weather, but Lions Park in West Concord is starting to get its new look. “It’s been coming along good,” West Concord Maintenance Director Keith Clammer said last week, at least until the rains came. “We’ve gotten a lot done when it’s dry.” After girls from Brownie...
A farm accident in Dodge Center last Friday lead to injuries. According to Dodge County Sheriff Scott Rose, around 9:30 a.m. Dodge County Dispatch received a report of a male caught in a grain bin at a farm south of US Hwy 14 on 165 Ave.  Deputies on scene found the man in the bottom of a grain bin...
Berne Wood-Fired Pizza will be hosting a family-friendly special event called “Celebrate America” on Wednesday, July 3rd from 5-8 p.m. In addition to weekly wood-fired pizza and outdoor concerts, this event will pay tribute to America’s veterans and service men and women. As part of the evening,...
For decades hundreds of people have participated in the Kasson Public Library Summer Reading Program.  That tradition has continued once again this year with 628 participants so far this year. That number is continuing to grow, Pat  Shaffer-Gottschalk, the summer reading program coordinator said. ...
A Dodge Center man was taken to Mayo Clinic this morning after being down inside a grain bin. The man was cleaning out his grain bin and he slipped and fell under a sweeping auger. When his son went out to check on him, he saw the motor was running and not the auger. He immediately shut it off and...


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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