Sunday, November 19, 2017

News

By a slim margin, voters in the Triton School District have rejected the referendum on an operating levy seeking $750 per pupil for 10 years. The referendum was defeated with 479 voting against it and 455 supporting it. Triton also had a failed referendum in 2016.
Julie Olmsted, store leader at Kwik Trip in Kasson, smiles as she cuts the ribbon during a grand-opening ceremony for the company’s new store on Oct. 26. Several local officials and Kwik Trip representatives joined in the celebration.
Kasson’s new Kwik Trip store opened with a flourish on Oct. 26. Company president Don Zeitlow joined local officials and store employees in a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the 6,000 square-foot facility on the south side of Highway 14. “It’s good for the community of Kasson, it’s good for our co-...
“We all want the Stone Water Tower. We need to have an agreement that we can abide by, and not have to worry about it for another 20 years. Let’s move on and get this put to bed.” Chris McKern Kasson Mayor
The City of Kasson will continue an agreement regarding the Old Stone Water Tower through the end of the year while working with the Dodge County Historical Society to determine the best option for the future of the iconic 1895 structure. The agreement between the entities as to which is...
 Members of “Team Biohazard” include, front row, from left, Anders Herfindahl-Quint and Carter Bebee. Back, Ethan Barnum, Jack Nelson, Jack Kujath and Adam Jennissen. Not pictured: Zach Alexander. The Kasson-Mantorville Middle School students set school records in Knowledge Bowl competition on Oct. 10.
Watch out for Team Biohazard. They’re seven men. On a mission. To set records. The Kasson-Mantorville Middle School eighth-graders did just that on Oct. 10 in Knowledge Bowl competition at the Southeast Minnesota Cooperative in Rochester. Team Biohazard scored a K-M Middle School Knowledge Bowl...
Residents, business owners and other community members can provide their thoughts, opinions, and ideas about the City of Kasson’s Comprehensive Plan at a community workshop to be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 1 in the commons at Kasson-Mantorville High School.
The City of Kasson is updating its Comprehensive Plan, which will help set the stage for the City’s future development, growth and public infrastructure investment.     Residents, business owners and other community members can provide their thoughts, opinions, and ideas about the plan at a...
The 1895 Old Stone Water Tower. The City of Kasson will revisit a 20-year agreement with the Dodge County Historical Society regarding the structure.
Kasson’s City Council on Oct. 11 postponed discussion on the future of a joint agreement regarding the 1895 Old Stone Water Tower until the Wednesday, Oct. 25 meeting. An agreement between the City and the Dodge County Historical Society was signed when the iconic tower was restored in 1997. It...
Rick Bussler, Publisher, Dodge County Independent
For the first time, the Dodge County Independent has captured four national awards for journalistic excellence. The newspaper picked up the top honors last week at the National Newspaper Association’s annual convention in Tulsa, Okla. The DCI was one of six publications in Minnesota to win awards...
Juniors Addison Luebbe, right, and MaKenzie Noble brave the rain and smile for the crowd.
Kasson-Mantorville High School celebrated Homecoming Week in style this past week, with dress-up days, all sorts of contests, a coronation ceremony, parade and pep fest. Eli Herbst and Kaitlyn McNeil were crowned King and Queen before the big Homecoming parade on Oct. 6. The parade, held in a light...
Bill Jensen, Kasson, and Fran Bell, Dodge Center, enjoy the parade while being pulled by Jensen’s Norwegian Fjord horses, Sena, left, and Nora during Sunday’s “Operation Christmas Child” parade.
There were big smiles all around Sunday as the second-annual Operation Christmas Child parade took to the streets of Kasson. Horses and vehicles led the way on an ideal fall day during the event, sponsored by St. John’s Lutheran Church.  The annual project collects school and non-liquid hygiene...
Staff photo: Richard Johnson Carter (left), Gabi and Diego Espinoza have been busy 4-H members for years. The Kasson youngsters are pictured with some of the many awards they’ve earned over the years.
    Diego Espinoza is a veteran member of the Zumbro Rockets 4-H club. He’s been there, done that. At age 10. The Kasson youngster started out as a “Cloverbud” (4-H members in kindergarten through second grade) and is starting his sixth year in the organization. He and his dairy cows earned a grand...

Pages

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

 

Sign Up For Breaking News

Stay informed on our latest news!

Manage my subscriptions

Subscribe to Greer Citizen newsletter feed